Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute is both an academic and applied centre of theology. It conceives theological education as a means to understandingthe Gospel in the Indian context. The salient features are the following.
- To conceive and build a relevant theological education taking into consideration the hope and aspirations and the pain and pathos of the marginalised, especially the women, dalits and adivasis & to involve in their social struggles.
- To evolve praxis-oriented method of learning, so as to prepare students for pastoral & other Christian ministries.
- To foster an inclusive community through corporate worship, mutual care and fellowship.
- To encourage freedom of critical reflection and research through seminars, consultations, workshops, training programs and publications.
The academic year of the College is from June to April every year, where all the Courses – Bachelor of Divinity (4 years), Master of Theology (2 years), Doctor of Theology (3 years) as per Senate regulation are offered at Gurukul as residential and full time study. Two types of accommodation are provided – single for men and women and family for M.Th. and D.Th. students.
We follow the semester system, accommodating the new curriculum introduced by the Senate of Serampore College. For the current academic year 2016-2017, the first semester begin from 12th June to 15th October, 2016 and the second semester from 23rd October, 2016 to 8th April, 2017.