Gurukul offers Doctoral Research programmes recognized by the Senate of Serampore College. The Doctor of Theology (D.Th.) is oriented towards research. Doctor of Theology (D.Th) is offered in the Department of Christian Theology and History of Christianity.

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.

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 D.Th. Programmes

  • Applicant should have completed M.Th. in the same branch of the proposed D.Th. studies in First or High Second Class or Applicant who in the opinion of the Research Committee of the Senate of Serampore College holds an equivalent qualification.
  • The applicant, after passing M.Th. should have completed at least three years of work experience.
  • Applicant should have been engaged in post – M.Th. research activities and should have competence in the language(s) required for the particular field of study.


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 15th February 2020, with late fee 10th March 2020. 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


Interview Centre
The Interview Centre for D.Th. will be held at Gurukul Campus.