Aizawl Theological College is affiliated to Senate of Serampore College (University). The college was established in the year 1905 and is located in Aizawl, Mizoram. The primary aim of the college is to train Mizo Christians for various ministries of the church.
Candidates can pursue Bachelor’s, Master’s and Research courses from ATC. The programmes offered by this college are, BD, B.Th. and BD (Hindi), BCS, M.Th., PhD in Theology and Doctor of Ministry. Apart from these courses, candidates can apply for some diploma courses as well. The admission to UG and PG courses will be based on Entrance test and Interview session.
The applications for ATC admissions are available at college office or can be downloaded from the official website of ATC. Candidates are required to fill the application form and submit it upon completion along with the required fee before the last date.
The college offers a variety of undergraduate programmes in the field of theology to the eligible candidates. The programmes available under UG courses are, Bachelor of Divinity (BD), Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) and Bachelor of Christian Studies (BCS). Apart from these courses, candidates can apply for Diploma in Clinical Pastoral Counselling as well. The course duration of BD and B.Th. is 4 years, while DCPC can be obtained in 1 years’ time.
The eligibility conditions to get admission to the above mentioned programmes is as follows:
|BD||Candidates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree can apply for this course. Those who have obtained a degree in B. Th. Can also pursue BD studies||Entrance test and Interview|
|B.Th. and BD (Hindi)||For B.Th., candidates must have a HSLC Certificate, while for BD studies in Hindi, candidates are required to have a five year certificate of HSSLC and a four year BA programme pass certificate||Entrance test and Interview|
|BCS||Candidates with a graduate degree in any field from a recognized university will be eligible. Also, a holder of B.Th. degree from Serampore College can apply as well.||Entrance test and Interview|
|DCPC||Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in the field of arts can apply for this diploma course||-|
The selection of the candidates will be based on the entrance test conducted by the authorities of ATC. The entrance test will have questions related to bible knowledge, general knowledge and English. Candidates passing the entrance test will be called for the interviews which will be conducted by the Faculty and Theological Education Board of Mizoram Presbyterian Church Synod.
The selected candidates will then be called to the college head office to complete the admission formalities along with the original required documents for the purpose of verification.
Aizawl Theological College offers a master’s course in the field of Theology to the eligible candidates. The duration of M.Th. course is 2 years. The six disciplines included in M.Th. programme are as follows:
The eligibility criteria followed by ATC for M.Th. programme is as follows:
|M.Th.||Candidates must be holder of Serampore BD degree with minimum 60% aggregate marks along with required specialization papers||Entrance test and Interview|
The admission to any of the six disciplines of M.Th. programme will be granted on the basis of entrance test and Interview session. The candidates will be required to write an entrance test in English and the subject of their specialization. Those who qualify in the entrance test will be called for interview session. The final list of selected students will be notifies. Shortlisted candidates must go for the admission process completion to the college office.
Candidates can pursue Masters in Christian Studies as well, details for which can be obtained from The Registrar, Senate of Serampore College, Serampore- 712 201, Dist. Hoogly, West Bengal, India.
A doctoral degree in the field of Theology can be obtained from Aizawl Theological College. The programme is a four year residential doctoral course. The specializations covered under this programme are, Christian Theology, New Testament and Missiology.
The eligibility requirement for this programme is as follows:
|Doctoral in Theology||Candidates must be holder of Serampore M.Th. degree with minimum 60% aggregate marks or equivalent||CET|
Candidates will have to appear for Common Entrance Test (CET) and they have to undertake Research Methodology course by the SATHRI under Senate of Serampore College. Thereafter, they will have to appear for interview session and the shortlisted candidates will be called for completing the admission process.
The applications can be obtained via online as well as offline mode. The offline application will be available at the office of the Aizawl Theological College while online forms will be made available on its official website. The duly filled application form will have to be submitted to the college office before the last date.
|Date of Entrance Exam for DCPC & (B.D.)||22 Jan, 2020|
|Date of Entrance Exam for M.th||22 Jan, 2020|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College