INA THEOLOGICAL OPEN UNIVERSITY

India's first open university for theological studies

Founder's Message

Time again God is So Faithful in my life that He enabled encouraged me to accomplish the grate works for God. Indeed my earlier life was centered around with my parents. I am so grateful to God that God has given such a wonderful parents especially my father who was a Deacon of the local church of south India rendered his life to me in order to teach and train my childhood between Church and home.

In this process, he had initiated and introduced many good habits where I could develop and design my feature. The important teachings which I have grasped from my father, it is not irresistible and unforgettable one. Specially he had taught me not to use broken words. As I begun my journey with my parents as a regular church goer nurtured me through spiritual discipline and motivated with lot of questions of humanity and later I came to know there was answer in the Bible for all of my quarries and questions. My childhood was not normal it means I have lost my father and me longing for love, which usually every child will enjoy from his father. From that day onwards, my heart was seeking the Heavenly Father for all my thirst and needs. These habits poised me to meditate the word of God to mobilize myself first than the people for the Kingdom of God. Eventually I have invested my life to carry on the God's Mission in this Universe, rather than involving any of my earthly opportunities, resources, which were acrossed in my life time. Subsequently, God has transformed my heart that I need to available and accountable for His call and commission in this process I could able to realize and recognize the appointment of God for me to fulfill His VISION of 21' CENTURY. Indeed for His Glory alone He Himself shape and sharpen me to participate in this Ministry as a role of leadership. God directly reveled and spoken to me through His scriptures that I had a gift of Evangelism the word of wisdom and Discernments so as to understanding the things which happen now and future. In order to understand these gifts, God used me in different level of people and the Fields and Events.

Moreover God intervened in my life and He had talked to me through Meditations of the Holy Scriptures Dreams and Visions. In this context, when I go to His presence; He will revel what is going to be happened in future for His people and the Nation, and this was purely started to work through this ministry activities, also many people they have witnessed through this Ministry that they have been benefited in their ministries and lives. On that day onwards when the Lord hath launched this Vision of 21' Century activated as an Indian National Apostolic Diocese consequently established the INDIAN NATIONAL APOSTOLIC THEOLOGICAL OPEN UNIVERSITY which is committed for the Theological Upgradation Studies and Trainings to the inopportunity specially the Gospel workers of unorganized Independent field and to all those who want to continue their Higher Studies and research as an external /Distance /overseas Educational systems.

We Believe In

    There is one God, infinite and existent in three Personalities , Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, the Creator and Sustainer of the Earth and Heaven , who reveals Himself in Jesus Christ in the perfect holiness and love.

    The Holy Bible containing the sixty-six books of the Old Testament and the New Testament is the fully and uniquely revealed and inspired Word of God, infallible, inherent, and entirely trustworthy and the ultimate authority in all matters of faith and conduct.

    The full Deity and humanity of the Lord Jesus Christ, His representative and substitutionary death, resurrection and ascension.

    The dignity of man created in the image of God, his fall, his universal sinfulness and consequent subjection to God's wrath and condemnation, his need of redemption from the guilt, penalty and power of sin, his/her salvation by the grace of God, through repentance and faith alone in Lord Jesus Christ.

    The illuminating, regenerating, indwelling and sanctifying work of the Holy Spirit enabling believers to live a holy life and equipping them to serve responsibly in society.

    The spiritual unity of all believers in Christ, composing the Church, the body of Christ, visibly expressed in worship, fellowship and service to humanity.

    The mission of the Church consists primarily of the evangelization of the world, and especially the unreached and unengaged peoples through the proclamation of the Gospel by word and deed so that individuals and families find new life in Christ and churches are planted.

    The personal, visible return of the Lord Jesus Christ and the resurrection of all, they that are saved unto eternal life, and they that are lost unto eternal death.

    The Successful Christian life is to give God what God's, and give to the Nations (Government) what Nation's.

Enroll Yourself

Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Missions and Church Planting
  • Diploma in Evangelism
  • Diploma in Theology
  • Diploma in Social works

Degree Courses

  • Bachelor of theology
  • Bachelor of Divinity
  • Bachelor of Biblical Studies
  • Bachelor of Missiology

Post Graduate Courses

  • Master of Theology (New Testament)
  • Master of Theology (Old Testament)
  • Master of Divinity Master of Philosophy
  • Theology in Mission Field and Social Service

Doctoral Studies

  • PhD (Doctor of Philosophy)
  • DD (Doctor of Divinity)
  • DD (Doctor of Divinity) Honorary for the Eligible Candidates

Certificate Courses

  • Certificate Course in Theology
  • Certificate Programme in Pastoral Counseling

Bridge Courses

Yet to Come

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

  • The completed application forms for admission should be returned to the Dean or Registrar with, 2 recent passport size photographs.
  • 2 copies of a transcript of your previous studies.
  • A completed Statement of Purpose or your Vision.
  • A brief write-up of your research proposal (for research degrees).
  • 2 letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the Dean or Academic Registrar, one from a leader of your church or denomination, and the other from the principal or a teacher of the institution in which you completed your previous theological degree.
  • A recent medical report from a qualified doctor.
  • A letter of financial undertaking for the whole course of studies.
  • Application fee of Rs.100 for degree and Diploma and Rs.200 for P.G Courses, Rs. 500 for Doctoral Studies.
  • Students can apply directly to-the following University office or to the concern Study Centers in person or by Post/Courier.
  • The Fees may pay by Cash in Person or By Money order the Registrar of the University or by Demand Draft(DD) in favour of 'INA Theological Open University' Payable at Gudiyatham Branch ( Vellore Dist, TN).
  • All Correspondence Should be write to The Registrar, INA Theological Open University, No.7, Church St, Ashok Nagar, Gudiyatham-632602, Vellore Dist, Tamilnadu, India.

Campus Life

Bishop Office

Prayer Cottage 1

Prayer Cottage 2

Incampus Chapal

Guest House

TOU Office

Study Centre

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