Gospel and Plough Institute of Theology,
Shuats, Rewa Road, Naini-211007
Phone: +91-532-2684501
Fax: +91-532-2684394
Email: shiatstheology@gmail.com

Gospel and Plough Institute of Theology

About us
SHUATS being established under U.P. State Act No. 35 of 2016, as passed by the Uttar Pradesh Legislature is offering 'Theology' as an academic discipline. The Ministry of Human Resource Development of India (Ref: D.O. No. F. 20-71/2005-U-3, December 21, 2005) has clarified that in terms of the provision under article no (1) of the Constitution of India, the University may conduct its courses in 'Theology' in whatever mode it wants to, as it has the right to do so. On the basis of the above mentioned notification, the University Grants Commission, in its letter No. F.6-1 (II)/2006 (CPP-I), dated 15th July 2006 issued clarification that the Ph.D. Degree in Theology awarded by SHUATS, formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Deemed to be University is a specified and valid degree as per section 22 of the UGC Act 1956.

The Faculty of Theology had a humble beginning in 2002 in a small class room with seven students. It was in 2003 when the foundation of Gospel and Plough School of Theology was laid with ground breaking ceremony but was consolidated in 2008. Now it has grown to be a full Faculty. The special strength lies in Faculty of Theology along with Faculties of Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Science, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health Science. A student in Theology learns not in isolation of walls of a seminary but in the context of an environment of five other faculties with twelve thousand students in the campus.

"Equipping and producing servant leaders who know God’s word, engage in God’s world and discern God’s will for His entire ‘oikoumene’ following the legacy of the Founder"

‘Feed the Hungry and Serve the Land’

Mission Statement:-
Train and Equip Christians leaders and scholars integrating
academic excellence-mission praxis- spiritual values

Core Values:-
1.Christ Centered
2.Value Based Education
3.Life Affirming

Thrust Areas:-
1.Biblically Grounded
2.Contextually Rooted
3.Ministry Oriented
4.Servant Leadership
5.Personal and Social Transformation

Courses offered by the Faculty of Theology
  • Three Year Full-time Undergraduate Program is offered on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
  • The CBCS provides choice for students to select from the prescribed courses (core, elective or minor or soft skill courses). The choice based credit system provides a ‘cafeteria’ type approach in which the students can take courses of their choice, learn at their own pace, undergo additional courses and acquire more than the required credits, and adopt an Interdisciplinary approach.The Post-graduate degree program is combination of Lecture-Tutorial-Seminar-Research that includes completion of a dissertation of 15-20,000 words on an approve subject in the branch of specialization. The student has option to choose elective course offered by other Faculties of the University. The Doctoral candidates are required to undertake 30 Credits course work, Comprehensive Examination and write a PhDThesis of 45 Credits.

Sr. Course Cr Duration Eligibility Fees Admission Form
1. Bachelor of Arts (BA) 120 Six semesters 10+2 & Entrance exam Rs. 6000/- (Per Semester)     Click Here
2. Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Theology 140 Six semesters 10+2 and Entrance exam Rs. 6000/- (Per Semester)     Click Here
3. Bachelor of Divinity 140 Six Semesters 10+2 and Entrance exam Rs. 6000/- (Per Semester)     Click Here
4. Master of Arts (MA) in Old Testament/New Testament/Christian Theology/ Religions/ History of Christianity/Missions/Christian Ministry/Counseling/Communication 70 Four Semesters B.A (Hons) Theology / B.D. Rs. 8000/- (Per Semester)    Click Here
5. Master of Theology (MTh) in Old Testament/
New Testament/Christian Theology/ Religions/History of Christianity/ Missions/ Christian Ministry/ Counselling/ Communication
70 Four Semesters B.A (Hons)Theology / B.D. Rs. 8000/- (Per Semester)    Click Here
6. PhD Theology in Old Testament/
New Testament/Christian Theology/ Religions/ History of Christianity/ Missiology/ Christian Ministry/Counselling/Communication
75 Six Semesters M.A Theology/ M.Th. Rs. 36000/- (Per Semester)    Click Here

Sr. Diploma & Certificate Courses Cr Duration Eligibility Fees Admission Form
1. Discipleship 20 Twelve weeks Call & commitment    
2. Certificate in Horticulture/ Management/Rural Community Development/ Diary Technology/ Journalism/Mass Communication 25 One semester Concurrently offered to Bachelor of Arts/ B.A(Hons)/  Bachelor of Divinity students    
3. Certificate in Applied Theology 25 One semester Concurrently offered for
undergraduate of Agri/ Tech/ Humanities/Science
Rs. 1500/- (Per Semester)  
4. PG Certificate in Applied Theology 40 Two semester Post- graduate students Agri/tech/Huma/Science Rs. 1500/- (Per Semester)  
5. Certificate in Chaplaincy 25 One Semester
Modular form
Teaching Faculty    
6. Diploma in Theology 80 Four
10+2 & Entrance Exam Rs. 3500/- (Per Semester)    Click Here