The programme of studies for both specializations of the Second Cycle of Theology (M.Th.) has been articulated so as to be completed in a period of two years. Some of the more basic courses are repeated every year, whereas other courses are offered once every two years, so that, within a period of two years, every student has the possibility of covering the entire programme.


Basic Courses 30 Credits
Courses of Specialization 14 Credits
Optional Courses (Any Three) 06 Credits
Seminars 9 Credits
Practical Experience in Youth Animation 5 Credits
Final Thesis 12
Total 76

At the conclusion of the course every student is required to present a dissertation, comprising of a minimum of 100 pages and a maximum of 120 pages from general introduction to general conclusion, scientifically elaborated under the guidance of a professor approved by the Academic Council of Kristu Jyoti College. Participation of the college seminars during the two years of M.Th. is obligatory.


  • Fundamentals of Pastoral Theology (2 Credits)
  • Fundamentals of Youth Ministry (3 Credits)
  • Fundamentals of Catechetics (3 Credits)
  • History of Catechesis and Youth Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Youth Catechesis (2 Credits)
  • Bible in Pastoral Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Moral formation and Pastoral Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Theological Anthropology in Pastoral Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Psychology of Religion (2 Credits)
  • Sociology of Religion (2 Credits)
  • Announcing Christ in a Multi Religious Context (2 Credits)
  • Theory of Communication and Pastoral Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Skills in Communication (4 Credits)
  • Youth Animation (2 Credits)
  • Youth Counselling (2 Credits)
  • Skills in Youth Ministry (2 Credits)
  • Youth Spirituality (2 Credits)
  • Juvenile Jurisprudence (2 Credits)
  • Theory of Education (2 Credits)
  • Salesian Pedagogical Method (2 Credits)
  • Value Education (2 Credits)
  • Liturgy in Pastoral Care (2 Credits)
  • Analysis of Indian Society (2 Credits)
  • Organization and Management in Pastoral Care (2 Credits)
  • Spiritual Direction of Youth (2 Credits)
  • Youth Liturgy (2 Credits)
  • Youth Groups and Movements (3 Credits)
  • Urban Youth Culture (3 Credits)
  • Pastoral Care of Migrant Youth (3 Credits)
  • Fieldwork (5 Credits)
  • Final Thesis (12 Credits)
  • Methodology of Scientific Work
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Empirical Research
  • Modern Language: Italian/German
  • 1. This is a course consisting of 6 trimesters
  • 2. The academic year is divided into three trimesters:
    • First Trimester: from the beginning of June to the end of August
    • Second Trimester: from the beginning of September to end of November
    • Third Trimester: from the beginning of December to the middle of March (with two weeks break during Christmas season).
  • Every candidate is obliged to attend all the classes of every prescribed subject.
  • There will be an evaluation of each subject dealt with during the course
  • The degree will be awarded only on the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions and after the successful defence of the final dissertation.
Admission to M.Th closes on 15th May. Application forms can be downloaded, kindly contact us for more information.