Gurukul offers Graduate programmes recognized by the Senate of Serampore College. The Bachelor of Divinity (BD) degree course which is of four years duration and also B.Th. to BD Upgrading programme of two years programme for B.Th. degree holders of the Senate of Serampore College, and tries to integrate courses that are stipulated by the Senate of Serampore College (University) and other special courses that reflect the nature of the ‘Bold Theological Vision’ of Gurukul in order to make the study of theology holistic and contextual.

Gurukul follows the rules and regulations formulated by the Senate of Serampore College for all Degree programs unless or otherwise specially mentioned in the cases of academic programs offered by the College.

English is the medium of instruction for all the courses and therefore, a reasonable proficiency in the English language is required of all candidates. Gurukul conducts a Remedial English course, for those candidates as advised by the Faculty on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination and interview. The Remedial English course for B.D. students runs concurrently with the courses during the academic year.

The Prospectus and Application Form for admission can be obtained from the Registrar’s Office on payment from the second week of September, which will provide the detailed guidelines on admission procedure. You can also download the application from our website and send the duly filled in form with the required documents to the Registrar’s Office. Both Eligibility and Entrance Examination Centres are charted below.


Eligibility for B.D. Programmes

Gurukul will admit the following categories of applicants for the B.D. Degree Course. An applicant shall be:

  • Graduate possessing a Bachelor’s Degree of any recognized university in India or its equivalent from abroad approved by the Senate of Serampore College.
  • B.Th. degree holder with a First or Second Class of the Senate of Serampore College with a pass in the Qualifying English I & II for the two years Up-grader Course.
  • Securing a Theological Degree/Diploma of Universities/Theological Seminaries of India and other countries subject to the approval of the Senate of Serampore College prior to the admission.


Last Dates for Submission of Application Forms
The filled-in application with all the documents and required fees must reach the Registrar’s office on or before 10th December2019, with late fee 20th December 2019.The contact details are as below:

The Registrar,
Gurukul Lutheran Theological College and Research Institute,
94, Purasawalkam High Road
Kilpauk, Chennai – 600 010
Tamilnadu, India.


Examination Centre
The entrance examinations for B.D. programme will be held at Gurukul Campus.