Course - Post Graduate
Master of Theology

About the program

Master of Theology (MTh) is a two-year regular, but non-residential degree program in Practical Theology combining an intellectually challenging and practically significant study program to suit the nature of Christian Ministry in a changing, challenging and complex socio-political, and religio-cultural environment. The program provides an opportunity to reflect theologically upon the practices of ministry, develop the necessary competencies to engage the field practically and effectively, and assists in the Continuous Professional Development.

Disciplines offered:

  • Missiology
  • Christian Counselling
  • Christian Education

Course of Study

In the pursuit of being intellectually challenging and practically significant programs, the course of study focuses on both conceptual and procedural knowledge through various learning methods and environments, such as lectures, reading assignments, seminars and presentation, field exposure, placement and internship, field training, projects, and workshops. Students are to engage in critical reflection and action throughout their theological formation for the purpose of knowing and experiencing the realities and possible ways of meaningful, effective and productive engagement.

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

Eligibility: B.D. or M.Div. from a recognized body/University or its equivalent deemed fit by the Academic Committee. Ministerial experience is an advantage for admission.

Admission process: Candidates are required to sit through an Entrance Examination and Personal Interview. The dates of the Entrance test and interview is July 16, 2019.The timing for the MTh Entrance Exam is 10am to 1 pm. The syllabus for the entrance exam shall be as follows-

  • English
  • Reasoning and General Knowledge
  • Theology
    • Church and its Ministry in the Indian Context
    • Subject Specific Question

Career Prospects:

  • Teach in Theological colleges/seminaries
  • Counselors in the Local church or Christian Organization
  • Leadership in the Local church
  • Leadership in Christian organizations
  • Work in NGOs

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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