Department of Christian Studies

About the Department

The Department of Christian Studies was started in 1984 as an Endowment Chair in Christianity during the post-centenary Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the University of Madras.  It was inaugurated by Mother Teresa of Calcutta.  Presently the Department is one of the mainline Departments of the University of Madras and it offers two P. G. courses (M. A. in Christian Studies and M. A. Christian Scriptures), M. Phil., Ph.D. and four P.G. Diploma courses (. P. G. Diploma in Ethics and Human Resource Management, P. G. Diploma in Ethics and Biotechnology P. G. Diploma in Spirituality and Counselling, P. G. Diploma in Biblical Languages and Interpretation) and Certificate course (Christian Scriptures and Interpretation).



Objective
  • Scientific study, research, and analysis of the Christian scripture and traditions with a concern for evolving contextual theologies, promoting inter-religious understanding, and serving the cause of social transformation
  • Study Christianity in relation to other religions of India and to the social, cultural, and political contexts of India, especially of Tamilnadu
  • Promote job-oriented courses linking religion and ethics with emerging fields of specialisations today.
  • Work towards establishing a Centre for Advanced Study and research in Christianity


Mission
  • Introducing Christian education in secular higher educational institutes of the country to promote inter-religious understanding and social transformation


Vision

 

  •   To engage in scientific study and research of religion and religious scriptures from a comparative perspective
  • To respond to the ethical challenges and dilemmas of our modern society from an inter-disciplinary perspective
  • To contribute to social transformation by researching into religious and cultural resources

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Launch of Journals

  • The Department of Chritian Studies has launched a bi-annual research journal by name "Indian Journal of Christian Studies". It will carry research articles relating Christianity to social, cultural and other public issues.

News & Announcements

Online Hall Ticket for Arrear (UG/PG/PROF.)  / O.T(Private study) candidates -  November 2018 Examinations

University Examinations Time Table November - 2018 

M.L. Degree (Private Study)  Revaluation result - June 2018

M.L (Private Study) - PCP Classes has been postponed to 16-11-2018

PCP Classes Schedule  for II Year M.L (Private Study) for all Branches

The Condition for Candidates applying for the post of Dean - College Development Council is Changed and the last date of application is extended to 22-10-2018

Annual Report Proforma for the Affiliated Colleges for the Academic Year 2017-2018

Annual Report Proforma for the Research Institution for the Academic Year 2017-2018

Annual Report Proforma for the University Library for the Academic Year 2017-2018

Circular - Downloading of Tender Document Free of cost

Provisional Degree Certificate - April 2018

Notification and Application for Educational Agencies for Starting New Arts and Science colleges, Professional Colleges(MBA / MCA courses alone), Existing college for further affiliation and for starting additional section(s) in the existing course(s) for the academic year 2019-2020

Online Registration for Qualification Approval (Assistant Professor)

UG/PG Degree Examination totalling Results -

  M.L.Degree (Non-Semester) Examination Application  December – 2018

List of Elective courses to be offered in Semesers I & III in the Department of Energy

University Departments Provisional Selection list for the year 2018-2019

KIND ATTENTION TO UNIVERSITY FACULTY: ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE INDICATOR (API) FOR THOSE WHO QUALIFY FOR CAS PROMOTION AFTER 11-07-2016

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Proforma for Reviewing Autonomous Status by UGC for Autonomous Colleges- University of Madras

GST rates for various services and goods of the University

UGC Regulations - July 2016 - Adoption in the Ph.D.Regulations

ACU  Summer School  April - May 2018

Dept of Counselling Psychology houses a fully functional Student Counselling Centre at its premises- Contact 044-25399878/25399879

REVISED GUIDELINES FOR NOMINATING EMERITUS PROFESSOR,  HONORARY EMERITUS PROFESSOR,  PROFESSOR AND HONORARY ADJUNCT FACULTY

Application for the New Courses in Certificate Course in Autism Spectrum Disorder / Learning Disabilities and PG Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy in the Department of Counselling Psychology

New Health Insurance Scheme 2016 for the employees of University of Madras - List of Hospitals

New Health Insurance Scheme 2016 for the employees of University of Madras

Travelling Allowance for Various Meetings of the University 

Approved Fixed Rate Contract for a period of two years (2016-2018)

Bibliometric analysis of publication on breast cancer in India (Published in Current Science; vol 110, 2016) - UNOM in the third edition

Curriculum Development Committee - Database on Curriculum Development - Format

Format to be submitted by Affliated collleges/Research institutions for Ph.D Program Continuation

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