Faith Theological Seminary

"Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature"      Mark 16:15

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Welcome to the Overseas Distance Education Centre under Faith Theological Seminary, Kohima, India.

The Overseas Study Centre is presently located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, headed by Dr. Esckinder Taddesse Woldegebrial, who has degrees in Doctorate of Theology and  a Doctorate in Philosophy. This study centre has been launched to strengthen our academic programs in line to the residential study program. With a team of scholarly professors, the students will be engaged in rigorous academic work. For research purposes, our students will get access to libraries of some of the best Universities and theological seminaries in Canada, Ethiopia and India. Currently, only Students in Ethiopia can enrol for the Distance Education under the Study Centre. Very soon, we will be launching Study Centre even in the other countries.


Faith Theological Seminary                                        Dated : 24th June 2020


(Students under African Institute for International Studies from Overseas and Ethiopia may enrol)


     Guidelines for filling Online Application Form SAMPLE data for reference. (Click here)

2. Letter of Recommendation is to be filled by (1) a church official, (2) a teacher/mentor, and mail to

   Click to download (a) Letter of Recommendation : 1   

                               (b) Letter of Recommendation : 2 


 Distance Education Courses Offered : 

1. Master of Theology (M. Th)   (NEW)

1. Department in Systematic Theology

       Dr. Esckinder Taddesse Woldegebrial (Doctorate in Theology and Ph.D in Philosophy)

       Dr. AlemBazez (Doctorate in Philosophy)

2. Department in Biblical Theology

       Dr. Esckinder Taddesse Woldegebrial (Doctorate in Theology and Ph.D in Philosophy)

3. Department in Practical Theology

       Dr. Menkir Isayas (Doctorate in Christian Education)

4. Department in Missiology

       Dr. Ruokuozelie Pienyii (Doctorate of Philosophy in Missiology)

       Dr. Kholi Salew (Doctorate in Ministry)

2.  Master of Divinity (M.Div)

3.  Master of Ministry (M.Min)

4.  Bachelor of Theology (B.Th)

5.  Diploma in Theology (D.Th)



  Overseas Distance Education Center :  


Dr. Esckinder Taddesse Woldegebrial


Doctorate in Philosophy (Ph.D):  South African Theological Seminary Johannesburg, South Africa.

Doctor of Theology (Th.D): Asia Baptist Graduate Theological Seminary (ABGTS), Philippines.


Contact Address:

Esckinder Taddesse Woldegebrial, CMC Rd. Addis Ababa- 24211, Ethiopia.

Contact Number: +251 927956870  /   Email :


  Head Office Address :  

Faith Theological Seminary

Jotsoma, Kohima, Nagaland, India.

Contact Address:

P.O Box- 431, Kohima - 797001, Nagaland, India , Contact Number: +919436001730

Email: , Website:



1. M. Th (Master of Theology)

Qualification for admission

- A Master of Divinity degree from a recognized Seminary / university,  or a  postgraduate degree from a recognized University

Course Duration: 2 years.

2. Master of Divinity (M. Div)

Admission Requirements

    - An undergraduate degree from a recognized university, or a bachelor degree from a recognized Seminary. 

Course Duration : 2 years.

3. Master of Ministry (M.Min.)

Admission Requirements

   - An undergraduate degree from a recognized university ,or a bachelor degree from a recognized Seminary. 

   - A good moral character, displaying a true born again Christian. 

   - A strong recommendation from the pastor. 
Course Duration:   2 years.

4. Bachelor of Theology (B.Th)

Qualification for Admission

   Candidates must have successful completed Senior High School (Class 12),  or  class 10 passed with a Two Years Diploma Graduate           (Diploma in Theology - D.Th).   

Duration of Years: 3 Years

5. Diploma in Theology 

Qualification for admission

    Candidates must have successful completion of Senior High School (Class 10).

Course Duration: 2 Years