Christ Church College, Kanpur

Christ Church College, Kanpur is a college established in 1866, affiliated with Kanpur University,[1] in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Earlier in 1840, SPG Mission School was established to educated Christian students. Later its name turned to present one.[2] It is managed by Church of North India (C.N.I). Agra Diocese, managed by the Christ Church College Society, Kanpur.[3]

Christ Church College
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Established1866; 156 years ago (1866)
PrincipalDr. Joseph Daniel
26°28′21″N 80°21′08″E / 26.472542°N 80.352352°E / 26.472542; 80.352352Coordinates: 26°28′21″N 80°21′08″E / 26.472542°N 80.352352°E / 26.472542; 80.352352
AffiliationsChhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University


Christ Church College, Kanpur, the oldest college of the city (1866), carries a historic heritage of supreme educational service and standards. The College began as an S.P.G. Mission school in the 1840s to educate children and those who chose it. First called Mission School, then Christ Church School, it grew into a college affiliated first to the Calcutta University in 1866, then to the Allahabad University in 1892, later to the Agra University in 1927, and last, to the Kanpur University (now the C.S.J.M. University) in 1966.


The undergraduate and graduate programs offered are:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science



Christ Church College has planned to establish itself as a University very soon.


  1. ^ a b "Affiliated colleges: Kanpur District". Kanpur University. Archived from the original on 1 September 2018. Retrieved 29 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Christ Church College launches website, physics lab". The Times of India. 7 August 2009. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012.
  3. ^ "About us". Christ Church College, Kanpur. Archived from the original on 3 February 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2011.

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