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Encyclopedia > Beta Chi Theta
Beta Chi Theta
Founded June 2, 1999 (1999-06-02) (age 8)
Type Social
Scope National
Motto "Above All Else, Brotherhood"
Colors Black, Silver, and White
Symbol Rampant Lion with The Knot
Chapters 6 Chapters, 5 Colonies
Headquarters 9663 Santa Monica Blvd Suite 498
Beverly Hills, CA, 90210
Homepage http://www.betachitheta.com/

Beta Chi Theta (ΒΧΘ) is a national South Asian interest social fraternity established in 1999 at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). On June 2, 1999, Beta Chi Theta was formally acknowledged by the university and granted membership into the UCLA Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC). Beta Chi Theta was originally founded by 8 students and today has over 400 brothers in California, Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Indiana, Florida, and Minnesota. The founding principles which support and give purpose to Beta Chi Theta are: creating and maintaining a strong, close-knit Brotherhood, honoring Tradition, actively pursuing Service to Humanity, increasing South Asian Awareness, promoting Academic Excellence, and building a unified Nationwide Network. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2087x2305, 1241 KB) Summary Fraternal Seal authored and mantained by Beta Chi Theta. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... Binomial name Ucla xenogrammus Holleman, 1993 The largemouth triplefin, Ucla xenogrammus, is a fish of the family Tripterygiidae and only member of the genus Ucla, found in the Pacific Ocean from Viet Nam, the Philippines, Palau and the Caroline Islands to Papua New Guinea, Australia (including Christmas Island), and the... The terms fraternity and sorority (from the Latin words and , meaning brother and sister respectively) may be used to describe many social and charitable organizations, for example the Lions Club, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Rotary International, Optimist International, or the Shriners. ... This article is about the color. ... This article is about the chemical element. ... This article is about the color. ... A colony is a probationary member of a national fraternity. ... Beverly Hills 90210 was a popular primetime television soap opera that aired from 1990 to 2000 on the Fox Network. ... The University of California, Los Angeles (generally known as UCLA) is a public research university located in Los Angeles, California, United States. ... is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Oklahoma (disambiguation). ... This article is about the U.S. state of Tennessee. ... For other uses, see Indiana (disambiguation). ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Largest metro area Minneapolis-St. ...



We, the brothers of Beta Chi Theta, in order to form a national fraternity based on leadership, cultural consciousness, and most importantly brotherhood, believe in the advancement of one’s self by way of community service, academic preeminence, and perpetual kinship.

National Founding Fathers

  • Abu Abraham
  • Hashu Datwani
  • Samir Khandhar
  • Ankur Kumar
  • Ashish Nagdev
  • Ankur Parikh
  • Roshan Patel
  • Ali Zhumkhawala


Beta Chi Theta actively seeks to promote Service to Humanity through active engangement with the local communities of its respective chapters. Many local chapters host "service weeks" in efforts to focus energies on a particular problem of interest to the local chapter. Some of the causes supported by the fraternity's chapters include:

  • Cancer Awareness (University of Oklahoma)
  • Breast Cancer Awareness (University of California San Diego)
  • Heart Disease Awareness (University of Texas at Austin)

In addition, Beta Chi Theta has accumulated over 14,000 hours of documented community service.[[1]]


"Above all else, Brotherhood"

North-American Interfraternity Conference

  • On April 23rd, 2006, Beta Chi Theta became the first and only nationally recognized South Asian fraternity through its acceptance of membership into the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC). Additionally, at seven years of age, it is also the youngest fraternity ever to become a member of the NIC.[citation needed]
  • All chapters and colonies of the fraternity are either members of their host institution's Inter-Fraternity Council (IFC) or are currently pursuing membership.

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Active Chapters

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Active Colonies

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External links

  • Beta Chi Theta National Site

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