The student shall do the examination in individual courses according to the prescribed schedule and mode.
Before entering the final comprehensive examinations, the student must have passed all the examinations and have completed all other requirements.
The final comprehensive examinations for M.Th. Degree will be written and oral. Written Examination: The candidate submits 6 topics of which 3 are taken by lot at the time of examination and the candidate writes on one for a duration
of 3 hours. Oral Examination: The candidate submits 18 topics from the subjects covered during the course. The Faculty chooses 10 topics out of this list and 3 Professors ask questions on these for 10 minutes each.
The defense of the dissertation is as follows: The candidate is given 20 minutes to expose the material. The director examines him/her for 20 minutes, the second reader for 15 minutes and the third reader 10 minutes. There is provision
for questions also from the public for 5 minutes.
The final grading shall be based on the results of the courses, seminars, book reviews, the dissertation and the comprehensive examinations (written & oral) as given below:
Courses (1 point per credit) 26 points
Seminars 08 points
Evaluation of Literature (Book Review) 10 points
Comprehensive Written 15 points
Comprehensive Viva Voce 15 points
Dissertation 20 points
Defence 06 points
The dissertation carries hundred marks in all: eighty percent for the written work and twenty percent for the defence.
The candidate should pass in all the prescribed subjects, seminars, evaluation of literature, dissertation and final comprehensive examinations with a minimum of 60% marks.
Certificate of Master's Degree in Theology will be issued only after the verification of the aforesaid norms and conditions.