The city of Bangalore:
The city of Bangalore has always been popular for its important IT companies. The technological developments that have taken place in the city have given it the name of ‘silicon valley of India’. A huge number of management institutes and a pleasing weather throughout the year has always been a major attraction for students from almost all corners of the world to come here and make this city their study destination. Some of the prominent institutes in city include Indian Institute of Management Bangalore and IISc Bangalore. The city also hasseveral medical and engineering institutes. It is a multi cultural city where people of diverse states speak diverse languages. The local language is Kannadahowever.
Garden City College in a nutshell:
With more and more players entering the educational field, the trend seems to be towards those institutions which provide education in multi disciplines under one roof. More and more colleges and universities are turning into the multi disciplinary form, offering courses in humanities, commerce and management, sciences, fashion and hospitality all under one roof. Having said that, it’s not easy to manage and operate such a huge plethora of courses as it requires a huge manpower and administration. One such college in the garden city of Bangalore which has this expertise is the Garden City College.
Affiliated to the Bangalore University, the Garden City College (GCC), Bangalore was formed in the year 1992. Since February 2013 however, the college has been granted a deemed university status. It offers undergraduate and post graduate courses in Commerce and Management, Information Technology, Life sciences, Fashion, Media, Hospitality and Paramedical Studies. The institute is divided into two campuses namely the Garden City College of Sciences and management and Centre for Higher Learning.
More about GCC:
GCC, Bangalore has 18 departments where it offers under graduate as well as post graduate courses to its students.With over 2000 students studying at both the campuses, the institution has more than met its goal of providing affordable world class education to all. It has also been accredited with an “A” certificate by the NCCA. GCC is an esteemed institution which aims at offering world-class affordable education to students from the different strata of the society by nurturing human morals and ethics and by imparting knowledge, which stresses on life skills.
The institute also strives to build a learning culture that epitomizesbrilliance in teaching, endorses lifelong-learning and trains students for the challenges that life throws at them. Modern facilities, an amazing faculty, job-oriented courses and international students from all across the world make the institute a name to reckon with. Life at GCC is an amalgamation of life altering activities. The placement cell of the institute supports programmes that augment their chances of a smooth evolution from students to future managers. The cell has successfully brought the top most organizations to the campus. It also co- ordinates and assists students to find appropriate part time jobs after classes to support their living expenses.
Other multi discipline Universities in Bangalore:
Founded in the year 1980, GITAM University is another privately funded institute which offers multi discipline courses to students. The institute is sub divided into various institutes like Technology, Science, management, International Business, Pharmacy, Architecture, Law and a separate centre for distance learning. Although the organization was established in Vishakhapatnam, it has fully fledged campuses in Hyderabad and Bangalore.
Another institute, which was founded in the year 1969 and has been imparting education in multi disciplines in Bangalore, is the Christ University. Formed by the Priests of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, Granted a Deemed University status in 2008, The Christ University provides undergraduate and post graduate courses in Humanities, Sciences, Commerce and management, Law, Business Administration and social sciences. It also imparts education for professional courses in various fields namely, Business Management, Computer Application, Mass Communication, Hotel management, Social Work, Tourism and Engineering.
Christ University in a nutshell:
Accredited by A+ certification by the NAAC, it was the first institute in Karnataka to be granted that accreditation. It now has two campuses, one in the heart of the city which covers an area of around 25 acres and the newly constructed campus on the Mysore Road, which is around 75 acres campus.Undergraduate students have the option to go for a one year Bachelor of Education, Four years Bachelor of Hotel management, five years of Bachelor of Law and an integrated B.Tech/ M.Tech. It also provides a three year graduation programs in B.A as well as B.A.
The award for the highest human beat box assembly formed by the students also went to Christ University and was registered in the Guinness book of world records. This shows that the institute is not just ahead in studies but also lays proper emphasis on the extracurricular activities. The Christ University has a huge hall that canhouse thousands of people. There is also anenormouscanteen in the campus of the college and a hostel for women. There are several activity clubs for students in the college and the university also looks after the education of the underprivileged children.
The beautiful city of Bangalore has a brilliant ambience that attracts students from various corners of the country to visit the city and make it their permanent abode.The city has been lucky to have so many multi discipline institutes which provide multi discipline education for ample career choices. Thus, studying in the city can add outstanding experiences to the life of students and professionals alike. Not just studying, Bangalore has massive career opportunities which persuade students to come and settle here permanently.Other cities of Karnataka like Mysore also have some known colleges which provide education under varied subjects. The trend is catching on and is expected to grow in the coming years.
Sonali Dheri is an experienced writer who writes on a wide range of educational topics. She uses her creative forces to write informative content on all the latest study programs, institutes, biotechnology colleges, various journalism coursesand education news and issues.