About Us


CHRISTHA JYOTHI SCHOOL is a co-educational institution managed by the CMI fathers. The school is located away from the busy town. on Hole Narsipura Road. The peaceful atmosphere, scenic beauty and aesthetic structures of the campus induce the best from every student who chooses to be in this abode of wisdom and learning. this institution aims at the holistic development of the students to feel confident and competent, to face the challenges of an ever changing society.

St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara (1805-1871) Our Founder

St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara was born in Kainakary, Kerala. After early education and priestly studies he was ordained priest in 1829. He founded the Indigenous religious congregation for men- CMI(Carmelites of Mary Immaculate) on 11th May 1831 and CMC for women. He was a pioneer in education, social reformation , spiritual revival and educational upliftment of our country. St. Kuriakose Elias was gifted as a illustrious scholar, Educationist, prolific writer, poet, multi-linguist, social reformer and an organizer.

Deeply rooted in god, St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara spent hourS and hours in union with god. This god experience made him radiant. He was popularly called as the ' man of god.' Kuriakose Elias Chavara was canonized as saint by the pope Francis on 23rd November 2014 .


Christa Jyothi School is a minority institution managed by the St. Thomas Education Society, and organized by the CMI (Carmelites of Mary Immaculate fathers) to achieve the supreme educational goals. It is open to all without any distinction of caste or creed. The school imparts education in both CBSE & STATE Curriculum. The medium of instruction is English. We aim integrated development of all students who pursue the education in our institution. The institution expects every student to realize this ideal by acquiring true knowledge in the atmosphere of cordial and fraternal relationship of mutual love and respect, enabling oneself to become ideal citizen of the nation.


Christa Jyothi School strives to abide by its vision "KNOWLEDGE AND INTEGRITY" The school tries to inculcate knowledge to achieve integrated growth in every field. The aim of the school is not merely preparing its pupil for examinations: rather it has a higher and noble goal of effectively helping the students competent in the areas of academic, cultural, social ,physical and spiritual life. It further aims at awakening the individual in building up of character to draw best from a child's personality.