Andhra Christian Theological College is one of the best Christian Institution which was established in the year 1964 as a result of the Kretzmann's Commission servicing to the various Church societies in Andhra Pradesh. In 1964 it was located at Luthergiri in the river town of Rajahmundry in East Godavari District. In 1990s it was relocated on the banks of Hussain Sagar excess water canal (north) in Gandhinagar, Hyderabad.
Some of the facts of the college are:
Academic – The college offers internal programmes, distance learning programmes , continuing pastors theological education programmes and online courses to the students.
Internal Programmes- It includes:
Centre for Distance Learning- College offers distance education to the students at degree and diploma level in Christian Studies and Bible Training. The programme provides understanding of Christian faith, history, doctrines and practical dimensions of ministry to interact with their neighbors and professional colleagues in their common quest for meaning of life. College conducts seminars for imparting education.
Continuing Pastors Theological Education- It includes:
Online Courses – The college offers online education only to the students who outside India. It includes 3 stages
Stage 1) - Certificate in Theology
Stage 2 )- Diploma in Theology
Stage 3) - Bachelor in Theology
The college has very spacious library with more than 38000 books and 35 subscribed periodicals.
The college facilitate various co-curricular activities including a throwball court, a tennis court, a basketball court, a volleyball court, a table tennis room and a large ground that is used for playing football and cricket
Christian Home Festival, Carey Day, CSI Day, Reformation Day, Independence Day are celebrated in the college.
The Hall System
ACTC has hall system in which church tradition are taught.