Prospective Students

The BD course leads to the Degree granted by the Senate of Serampore College - Kolkotta. Four years of resident study in the Seminary is required for this course. Besides the BD Curriculum, the seminary offers courses related to Syriac, Liturgy of the Church, Homiletics and Church History for getting Diploma from the Seminary.


A candidate who is to be admitted to the BD degree course at the seminary should have the following qualifications The candidate should have at least a Bachelor's Degree in Arts, Science or Commerce from a recognized university. The candidate should produce a certificate of recommendation from his/her diocesan and sponsoring bishop along with his/her application for admission. He/She will have to produce a similar letter from his/her parish priest, the baptism certificate, as well as a certificate of good health from a competent physician The candidate shall appear, when so invited and at his own expense, for a written entrance examination in Biblical Knowledge, Church History, General Knowledge and General English. If selected for interview, the candidate shall appear for a personal interview. The decision of the seminary faculty is final in selection.

Application Procedure

The students can avail the application form either from the seminary website or from the seminary office during the office hours. The application form has to be submitted to the Registrar of the Seminary prior to the last date of submission (either by post or in person), with the necessary documents as mentioned in the form.