Institute of Theology
Admission open for Bachelor of Divinity for the Academic Year 2017-2018. You can download the Application form from website or contact The Registrar, +91 9100916872.

Entrance Examination

  • Applicants seeking admission to the B.Th. / B.D. courses need to appear for an entrance examination in Christian Knowledge, General Knowledge, and Proficiency in the English language.

    Scripture Knowledge Exam: This exam will assess your familiarity with the History of Israel, Prophets and their ministry, Gospels and Paul's letters.
    Reference Books: Wren and Martin.High School English Grammar and Composition. New Delhi: S. Chand, 1973. Hewings, Martin, Advanced English Grammar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

    English Exam: These exams will assess your basic reading and comprehension skills, vocabulary knowledge, grammar (tenses, articles, prepositions, conjunctions, active and passive voice, direct and indirect speech) and writing skills.
    Reference Books: Achtemeir, Paul J. Inspiration and Authority: Nature and Function of Christian Scripture. Peabody: Hendrickson, 1999. Carr, D. Re-reading the Bible with New Eyes: Some Basic Question. Bangalore: UTC, 2008.

    General Knowledge Exam: This exam will test your awareness on current affairs and your basic knowledge in science, politics, sports and social spheres.
    Reference Books: Mathew, Mammen. Manorama Year Book 2013/14. Kottayam: Malayala Manorma, 2013/14.

Academic Policies & Procedures


Academic Life

CIT believes that a systematic theological education is crucial to a comprehensive and proper understanding of God's Word. Every student is expected to do his or her best in studying and understanding the Scripture. The following guidelines apply to the academic life of every student:

Spiritual Life

CIT affirms that men and women are suited for Christian service by their personal holiness, spiritual giftedness, academic competence and ministry skills. This means that personal qualities are as important as the acquisition of knowledge and ministerial skills.


CIT provides scholarships up to 80% of their total fees. Students in need of financial assistance for their studies can apply for their scholarships. Scholarships will be made available to students also on the basis of their academic and all round performance.