The 2019-2020 academic session of NIITS will start on July 18, 2019, and will end on April 25, 2020. The deadline to receive a completed application for BTh and MDiv along with support materials is June 30, 2019.

Any applicant for admission should normally be recommended for this program by their local church pastor. The pastor should have known the student for at least two years.

Entry Requirements

Candidates for admission should have:

  • successfully completed the pre-university course (10+2 or equivalent).
  • completed 18 years of age for BTh.
  • a satisfactory proficiency in the medium of instruction.
  • a convincing Christian experience of salvation.
  • a clear commitment to Christian discipleship and service
  • desire and readiness to be prepared for Christian ministry

Candidates without the pre-university course pass, but above the age of 40, can apply as mature candidates. Such candidates may be required to demonstrate their ability to study at BTh level.

Candidates should submit the following forms:

  • Completed Application
  • Application Fee of Rs.200
  • Pastor’s Reference General Reference (x2)
  • Written Testimony (500 words, guidelines included)
  • Educational Certificates (Attested copies)
  • Medical Certificate (General Report)
  • Baptismal Certificate
  • Sponsorship and Financial Aid Form


A personal interview with the admission committee is a must and there are no exceptions to this.


Fee details can be found here.

Last Date for Application

The deadline, for receiving applications is June 30 each year, after which a late fee (Rs 100) is payable.

Academic Year (2019-2020)

NIITS follows the four-week modular teaching method in three terms a year.  The current terms are:

Term 1: July 22 (Mon) – October 12 (Sat), 2019

Student Study Break: October 13-20, 2019

Term 2: October 21 (Mon) – December 14 (Sat) 2019

Student Winter Break: December 15, 2019, to January 19, 2020

Term 3: January 20 (Mon) – April 25 (Sat), 2020

2019-2020 Graduation & Commencement: Saturday, April 25, 2020