The name of the college and its motto are shown on the flying ribbons, which symbolize zeal for heights.
At the center of the emblem is the lamp of knowledge that stands for Christ College. It is placed in the midst of "Panch-tattva" , namely earth, water, fire, air and sky.
The constellation of seven stars, called "saptarshi" , stands for the enlightened and liberated Christites who would lead the nation to true freedom like the former directs the sailors to the pole star.
There are seven lines each to the four directions. The number seven being a symbol of perfection indicates our tireless efforts for harmony with God, Humanity and Nature.