Sathya Veda Seminary aims to provide high quality academic and spiritual education. SVS offers M.Div, B.Th and Dip.Th programmes accredited by Asia Theological Association(ATA). All these programmes are taught in English. There is also C.Th / CPT programme offered in Hindi and English.
MASTER OF DIVINITY (M.DIV)
Master of Divinity program is a comprehensive post-graduate theological program that is designed to prepare students for leadership, teaching and full-time service in the churches, or para-church organizations or NGOs. The curriculum is designed to instruct students in the study of theology in its wider sense, so that they may grow in the knowledge of God, discover and develop their God-given gifts and become persons with passion and desire to influence the community and transform them through various projects and activities.
The entrance requirement into the three year Master of Divinity degree programme is, successful completion of a University undergraduate degree [Bachelor degree in Arts, Science, and Commerce] or equivalent. Those who have appeared for the Final BA/BSc/BCom degree examination and are awaiting their results will be admitted provisionally until the end of the first semester. Once the duly authorized certificates is produced the admission will be confirmed.
ATA-accredited Bachelor of Theology [B.Th] degree is equivalent to a University undergraduate degree. However, advanced credit up to 10 courses towards the Master of Divinity degree can be granted only to those who have secured a B grade average or above in their B.Th. degree programme.
Mature candidates above twenty-five years with a basic qualification of 10th and five years of ministry experience are qualified to join this program.
To develop students leadership and administrative skills and equip them to become better and greater leaders who are competent in serving modern society.
To train and prepare the students to become Biblical Scholars, who are competent to teach the Bible and other subjects in a highly academic environment with confidence and capability.
The program also aims to prepare students to take up ministerial positions in the church such as Pastor, youth worker, a social worker in the NGOs agency, teachers in schools, music director, organist, Bible translator, field workers in different projects etc.
BACHELOR OF THEOLOGY (B.TH)
Bachelor of Theology is a three years graduate-level entry course designed for young people who have completed the age of 18 years and have passed 12th class. They should have a deep commitment to serve people without colour, culture and creed differences.
The program provides an ideal grounding on the way to active Christian ministry for students who aspire to take up ministerial positions of Pastor, Church youth worker, a social worker, teachers in schools, worship leader, field workers and much more.
The entrance requirement for the three years Bachelor of Theology degree programme is successful completion of 12 years of schooling or equivalent. Those who have appeared for the HSC/+2 and are awaiting their results will be admitted provisionally until the end of the first semester. Once the duly authorized certificates is produced the admission will be confirmed.
DIPLOMA IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY (Dip.CM)
It is a two years course offered by the college, designed for mature candidates. These candidates should be above 25years old and must be in the ministry for at least three years. Dip.CM does not need any previous educational qualification of any sort.
DIPLOMA IN THEOLOGY (Dip.TH)
Diploma in Theology. It is a two-year course for those who pass matriculation or equivalent (10th/SSLC pass). The Candidates must have completed18 years and should have a deep commitment to Christian Ministry.
The program provides an ideal grounding for students who aspire to take up ministerial positions of a pastor, church youth worker, social worker in a church-related agency, a teacher in elementary mission schools, worship leader, field missionary and much more
The entrance requirement into the two-year Diploma in Theology programme is successful completion of 10 years of schooling or equivalent. Those who have appeared for the SSC/SSLC and are awaiting their results will be admitted provisionally until the end of the first semester.
Mature candidates who do not meet the required entrance qualification, but are at least 22 years of age, will be admitted into the programme on the basis of a qualifying exam set at the 10th standard level [three courses].
The ATA-accredited two-year Diploma in Theology is an equivalent of the HSC/+2. Applicants who have completed successfully a two-year programme that has an entrance requirement of successful completion of 10 years of schooling [SSC], but is not ATA-accredited, must appear for and successfully pass a qualifying examination consisting of three papers for Dip.Th in Biblical Studies, Theology and Christian Ministry. However, such applicants will not be granted any advanced credit toward the B.Th degree.Mature candidates who do not meet the required entrance qualification, but are at least 25 years of age, will be admitted into the programme on the basis of a qualifying exam set at the 12th standard level [three courses].