General Information (Online)

Thank you for your interest in SAIACS. SAIACS desires to have a life-changing impact upon its students by providing training that goes beyond classroom lectures. You can apply for any degree program immediately using the online application.

SAIACS will accept only those whose requisite theological degrees are from colleges or seminaries accredited by the Asia Theological Association, or affiliated to the Senate of Serampore College, or other institutions recognized by ATA. In other cases, applicants may be required to take additional Qualifying Examinations.




  • JANUARY (last date for applying, November 30)
  • JUNE (last date for applying, March 31)
  • OCTOBER (last date for applying, August 31)


  • JANUARY (last date for applying, November 30)
  • JUNE (last date for applying, March 31)


1. Application Form

The fee for the application for PGDip/MA/MDiv is Rs. 2000/- and for DMin Rs. 3000/-. 

The Admissions Committee will not consider calling an applicant for Entrance Exams and Interview until all the required fields in the application form are completed, and the application form is submitted along with supporting documents. Any exemption, due to unavoidable circumstances, must be obtained from the Online Manager upon a written request to

  • A recent passport-size colour photograph of the applicant (less than 3 months old) has to be uploaded along with the online application form. Informal photographs or selfies are not accepted.
  • All the transcripts, mark sheets and certificates must be scanned and uploaded as required. Note that the all the originals will be verified. For any clarification, please write to
  • The link to the reference form will be emailed to your referees once you add their email addresses and click on the ‘Send Email’ button. Please note: We do not accept reference letters from friends, family, and SAIACS employees. If your referees did not receive the email, please ask them to check their “Spam/ Junk email” folder.
  • The application cannot be processed if the required documents are not scanned and uploaded along with the application form.

To make the payment online please use the following link and select the ‘Admission Fee’ option. Click here or copy-paste this link – (

If you are paying the fees via bank transfer, please email us ( the transfer details, account number and your application number so that we could track your payment. For Google Pay or other UPI payment send your name, Transaction Id, Date and your application number.

Click below for bank/UPI transfer


2. Entrance Examinations and Interview

Entrance examinations and a personal interview are mandatory for all SAIACS applicants in the admission process. An invitation to personal Interview is not a guarantee of admission. 

The exact date and time will be intimated to the applicant, if called for entrance exams and interview.

English Language Requirements

Like an IELTS exam, the SAIACS English exam will test writing and reading. Speaking and listening will be assessed in the interview. The entry requirement is achievement in the SAIACS English exam of the following grade:

DMin and Masters programmes 6.0

Alternatively, applicants may produce an IELTS or TOEFL certificate of the equivalent grade. Applicants are advised that they need to take the English examination very seriously and prepare for it thoroughly. For some this will mean months of work prior to the entrance examination.

For resources for English preparation, applicants may look up the website of the IELTS in India, where they will find many resources advertised. Applicants should choose resources that will address their own known weaknesses.

Typing and computer skills are an absolute necessity at SAIACS. Students must obtain these skills in advance.


3. Qualifying Exams

Those applicants who have graduated from a non-ATA institution, and those who have secured a grade below B+ from ATA/Serampore institutions, will need to take Qualifying Examinations (online).  These exams will be held online prior to the Entrance Exams.  There will be a nominal fee collected from the applicants for each Qualifying Exam taken.


4. Confirmation of Admission

Those offered admission must confirm their acceptance in writing, and pay their initial down payment of 1st Instalment of the fee and the registration fee of Rs. 5000/-, by the specified date mentioned in your admission offer email. 

Information about the exact dates of beginning of the modules and other details will be communicated later. 


5. Contact Information

The Online Department Office
SAIACS, 363 Doddagubbi Cross Road,
Kothanur, Bangalore 560077

Phone: +91 8494949684 / 9606100392

You can contact us from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm and from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm from Monday to Friday.


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