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The theological seminary established in Udayagiri, Mulanthuruty is a prestigious spiritual institution and milestone of the Universal Syrian Orthodox Church, especially for its segment in India namely Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church

The Syrian Orthodox Church has a profound history of theological education and scholasticism. Ancient Syriac medium theological schools of Edessa and Nissibis serve as testimonies to this fact and they were in a sense the first Christian universities for Christian theological education.

  Upcoming   Events  


19 April 2017
Seminary Convocation

Convocation ceremony of the Final Year Students

18 -19 April 2017
Feast of Patron Saint Mor Ephrem

Evening Prayer and Procession on 18 April at 6 pm
Holy Qurbano on 19 April 7am

09 - 16 April 2017
Passion Week

09 April Hosanna Sunday- 16 Easter Sunday

21 March 2017
Second Semester Examination

Senate and College Exams
(21 March to April 8)

News & Updates

  • Seminary Convocation 2017
    The Convocation ceremony of 19 students of the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary held at St. Ephrem Chapel. The ceremony was graced by the presence of H.B. Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I Catholicos and H.E. Dr. Mor Severios Abraham Metropolitan. His Beatitude awarded Diploma to the out going Students. Dr. Alexander Jacob IPS, the chief guest for the day, delivered the Convocation address. The Principal, Rev. Adai Jacob Corepiscopa, the faculty members and many faithful attended the ceremony.

  • Feast of Saint Ephrem
    Seminary Community observed the Feast of Patron Saint Mor Ephrem on 18/19 April

  • H.E. Mor Theophilos Georges Saliba Metropolitan's visit
    Patriarchal Delegate His Eminence Mor Theophilos Georges Saliba Metropolitan (Archbishop of Mount Lebanon & Tripoli) visited the Seminary on 15 Feb 2017

  • 14th Theological Dialogue in Rome
    The 14th meeting of the International Joint Commission For Theological Dialogue Between The Catholic Church and The Oriental Orthodox Churches Meeting took place in Rome from January 22-27 2017. H.E. Mor Theophilose George Saliba of Mount Lebanon and H.E. DR. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose from India, represented the Syrian Orthodox Church in the Commission.

  • 25th Dukhrono of Aboon Thomas Mor Theophilose Metropolitan
    25th Dukhrono of Late Lamented Aboon Thomas Mor Theophilose Metropolitan was observed at St. Ephrem Chapel (MSOT Seminary) on 12-01-17. Resident Metropolitan, H.E. Dr. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose celebrated the Holy Qurbono and delivered the Memorial Speech.

  • Christmas Eve 2016
    The Christmas Eve of the Seminary Community was celebrated on 22 Dec 2016. The auspicious occasion was blessed by the gracious presence of HB Aboon Mor Baselius Thomas I Catholicos, HE Mor Gregorios Joseph Metropolitan, HE Mor Theophilose Kuriakose Metropolitan, HE Mor Anthimos Matthews Metropolitan, V. Rev Dr Adai Jacob Cor- Episcopa, V.Rev E.P.John Cor-Episcopa Eramangalath and many other distinguished members from the Seminary fraternity.

  • 11th Dhukrono of Late Lamented Mor Julius Yeshu Cicek Metropolitan
    Seminary Community has observed the11th Dhukrono of Late Lamented Mor Julius Yeshu Cicek Metropolitan on 29 October 2016

  • Abouna Daoud Lamei and delegates from the Coptic Orthodox Church
    A delegation representing the Coptic Orthodox Church led by Abouna Daoud Lamei visited the Seminary and given a lecture about 'Mission and Evangelism' on 5 Nov 2016

  • 13th Anniversary of Episcopal Consecration
    On 13th Anniversary of Episcopal Consecration(29.09.2016) of H.E. Dr. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose Metropolitan, Seminary Community and Members from various spiritual organisations felicitated His Eminence.

  • Annual General Body Meeting 2016
    The Annual General Body and Executive Committee meetings were convened on 30 August 2016

  • Coptic Orthodox Church Members' Visit
    The Bishop and members from Coptic Orthodox Church, Canada visited the Seminary and participated in the Evening Prayer on 12 August 2016

  • Sponsors Meet 2016
    A Sponsors Meet was organized in the honor of distinguished well-wishers, sponsors and contributors on 07 May 2016

  • Seminary Convocation 2016
    The Convocation ceremony of 28 students of the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary was held on 16 April 2016 at St. Ephrem Chapel.

  • Christmas Celebration
    Christmas Celebration was held at Seminary Garden on 19 Dec. 2015

  • Study tour to Mylapore
    The Faculty and students visited Mylapore on 12th & 13th of November 2015. HE Mor Theophilose Kuriakose Metrpolitan celebrated the Holy Qurbana at San Thome Basilica where St. Thomas (The Apostle of India) entombed .

  • National Seminar
    National Seminar on the 'Role of Women in the Christian Church: An Ecumenical Perspective' was held at Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary on 14 July 2015

  • World Environment Day
    Seminary Community observed the World Environment Day. HE Mor Theophilose Kuriakose Metropolitan blessed the occasion and started a fruit Garden by planting a pomegranate tree.

  • Seminary Convocation 2015
    The Graduation ceremony was held at St. Ephrem Chapel on 21st April 2015. The gathering was presided over by H B Aboon Mor Baselios Thomas I Catholicose & Rev. Dr. Mathew Illathuparambil (Rector, St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary, Alwaye) delivered the Convocation address.

  • Blessed release of Hekamtho Journal's first Volume
    His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Aprem II Patriarch graciously released the first volume of Hekamtho Journal. Hekamtho is a biannual Academic Journal intended to share the Syrian Orthodox Church’s perspective on various theological, socio-cultural and missiological issues scholastically!

  • Holy Apostolic Visit
    H.H. Moran Mor Ignatius Aprem II visited MSOT Seminary on 12th February 2015

  • Sorrowful Demise of Prof. Albert Rauch
    MSOT Seminary grieves the deep sorrowful demise of Prof. Dr. Albert Rauch (1933-2015), a well-wisher of the Seminary. He was the founder and Rector of the Institute for Oriental Churches(1968-2013) in Regensburg. Father Albert had a special love for Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church. He made numerous visits to Kerala and had shared a personal relationship with H.E Dr. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose Metropolitanand Rev.Dr. Adai Jacob Corepiscopa( both of them were his graduate students in Germany, Regensburg). Father Albert was an exceptional personality, with thorough theological knowledge and led a very modest and spiritual life. His funeral services will be held at Regensburg Cathedral on 21 January at 13:00. May his blessed soul rest in peace!

  • Dukrono of Mor Thomas Theophilose Metropolitan
    Seminary Community observed the 22nd Dhukrono of H.E. Thomas Mor Theophilose Metropolitan on 12th January 2015.

  • Ecumenical Bishops' Conference at Rome
    H.E.Dr. Kuriakose Mor Theophilose Metropolitan presented a paper on the "Eucharist - The Mystery of Communion. A Syrian Orthodox Perspective " on the International Ecumenical Bishops' Conference held at Rome.

  • Dhukrono of H.E. Mor Julius Yeshu Cicek
    Seminary Community observed the Dhukrono of H.E. Mor Julius Yeshu Cicek.
    V. Rev. Michael Ramban celebrated the Holy Qurbono and Prof. Fr. George M. Vadath gave the Memorial Speech.

  • Syriac Research Centre and Bishop's House
    The foundation stone of Syriac Institute and Bishop House was laid down on 19.10.2014 by H.G. Dr. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose

  • Visit by WCC delegates
    WCC Programme Ececutive for Interreligious Dialogue Dr. Clare Amos and Dr. Alen Amos visited Seminary.

  • Kothamangalam Pilgrimage
    A Pilgrimage to the tomb of St. Yeldho Mor Baselius Bava, Kothamangalam was held on 2nd October, 2014.

  • 11 years of Blessed Episcopacy
    Seminary community celebrated the joyous occasion of 11th year of Episcopal Consecration of Resident Metropolitan on 29Sept2014.

  • Annual General Body and Executive Meetings
    The Annual General Body and Executive Meetings were convened on 27 September at MSOT Seminary.

  • Annual Picnic@ Alappuzha
    The "day out" was blessed by the presence of our Resident Metropolitan, Principal Achan, and the other faculty members.It was made even more special by the excellent hospitality shown by the members of St. George Simhasana Church, Alappuzha.

  • A New Website for M.S.O.T. Seminary
    Malankara Syrian Orthodox Seminary rejuvenated its website and it was graciously launched by Resident Metropolitan of the Seminary. Principal Rev. Dr. Adai Jacob Corepiscopa felicitated this new venture made by the Communication dept. of the Seminary.

  • New Lecture Hall Inaugurated
    New Lecture hall of our seminary inagurated by H.E. Dr. Mor Theophilose Kuriakose Metropolitan in the presence of V. Rev. Adai Jacob Corepiscopa and all the faculty members.

  • Human Welfare forum
    Seminary students initiative, Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka Iwas Human Welfare forum offered voluntary work at Kothamangalam Taluk Hospital on 9 Aug 2014.

  • Rev. Dr. Mathew Vellanickal
    Seminary was honored by the presence of renowned NT Scholar Rev. Dr Mathew Vellanickal who gave a talk on "Exegetical Analysis of the Gospel".

Our Location

Malankara Syrian Orthodox
Theological Seminary

Udayagiri, Vettickal P.O.,
Mulanthuruthy, Ernakulam,
Kerala, India-682314

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