Admission to

1. For admission to the Institute as a student one must be presented:

a. By the Rector of the seminary, if he resides in the Seminary.
b. By one’s proper Superior if the applicant is a religious or cleric residing outside.
c. By testimonial letter from an ecclesiastic acceptable to the Institute in the case of other applicants.

2. Minimum requirements for admission to the first year of studies are:

a. Undergraduate degree in secular subjects.
b. The completion of one year of special training in English and Latin (or Syriac) and other subjects according to a Syllabus approved by the Institute.

3. Promotion to a new academic year.

B.Ph students will not be allowed to begin a new academic year, if they have still to be improved in two or more main subjects of previous year.

4. For admission to the second (theology) stage of the first cycle:

a. An applicant must have completed a two year course of philosophy.
b. He must have a working knowledge of Greek, Latin and Syriac so as to be able to translate the easy N.T. portions, the documents of the Ecclesiastical Magisterium, and the liturgical and patristic texts.

5. Admission to the Higher cycles:

a. For admission to the second cycle (Cycle of specialization) the applicant should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology, canonically valid with a second class pass in the examination. b. In case of students coming from other theological Faculties having a Bachelor’s Degree canonically valid with less than a second class pass, the Faculty reserves to itself the right to conduct an entrance examination at the direction of the President and two Professors of the Faculty. c. An exception may be made for those students who enter second cycle after completing two years of philosophy and four years of theological studies in Catholic seminaries, following an examination of the programme covered and the vote of the Syndicate