Distance Education Programme in Theology(DEPTh)

The Distance Education Programme in theology is being launched from January 2013.


  • Available in two Modes: Online Mode & Correspondence Mode.
  • You can study theology staying at home, along with your current employment or occupation. It allows you to follow a pace to suit your own life-situation
  • It is open to people from all walks of life and backgrounds, irrespective of age or gender.
  • It is financially affordable to those who cannot afford the high cost of attending regular degree classes in a Theologate or University.
  • Professors with proven scholarship and rich teaching experience have prepared the lessons.
  • It allows for choosing from a number of optional lessons to suit the needs and interests of different groups: teachers, doctors, nurses, lawyers, political workers, business persons, catechists, etc.
  • It offers you a Diploma in Theology on the successful completion of two phases of study which may require a minimum period of two years.


  • The minimum requirement for a candidate is plus two level of education, and enough knowledge of English to follow the lessons and to write answers/assignments. (Presently Lessons are available only in English)
  • The course is open to all persons desiring to deepen their Christian Faith irrespective of age or gender. The focus, however, will be on the lay faithful.


  • Online Registration

  • Candidates can register through this site by clicking on the link 'New Registration' and top bar. Fill all the details with correct e-mail id which will be the user id to use our online portal on successful registration. Candidate will receive an e-mail on registration with the details.
  • Once successfully completed the online application form, the candidate can print it using the print option available in the Profile area. The printed form should be signed by the applicant and should be sent to the address given below with the necessary documents.
  • Application by Post/in Person

  • Application forms can be downloaded from our here or can be obtained from Vidyajyoti office directly/by post. The application forms duly filled up must be sent the address given below.

Documents to be sent

  • Both for Online Applicants and Application by Post/Hand should be attached with:
  • 1. Copies of previous certificates and mark sheets as proof of academic qualification
  • 2. Two recent photographs (passport size)
  • 3. Cheque/Demand Draft for the prescribed registration fee. (For details for registration fee, click here.)

Registration Process

  • Once we receive the application for registration the applicant will be provided with an Enrolment Number, and in the case of online students, a user name and password for accessing study materials

General Instructions

  1. DEPTh is designed as a life-enrichment study programme leading to a Diploma in Theology. It may be completed in two phases of 30 credits each.
  2. The courses are structured in a simple format to help students to acquire a basic knowledge of key aspects of the Christian scriptures and of Christian theology.
  3. Lessons will be sent to the registered students in installments either by post or online.
  4. The programme envisages setting up of Regional Centres taking into account the number of students from a region/State. Staff guides will be available at Regional Centres for consultation and guidance.
  5. Contact classes will be held at Vidyajyoti, Delhi and at the Regional Centres. Details will be intimated in due time

Evaluation System

  1. Students will be required to submit a Summary Paper in prescribed format after completing each lesson as will be directed. It may be sent to the Course Director by post or through email.
  2. There will be a written examination at the end of each phase covering all basic courses, and will be held at Vidyajyoti, Delhi, and at the Regional Centres.

Fees for applicants from India

The fee structure with effect from 01.01.2017 is the following (All amounts are in Indian Rupee)

DetailsCorrespondence ModeOnline Mode
Registration,Course Fee and Examination Fee - Phase 136003400
Course Fee and Examination Fee-Phase 134003200

Note:One could pay it separately, either at the beginning of each phase or together as Rs.7000/ (correspondence) Rs.6600 (Online) at the beginning itself.

All payments to be done by DD/Cheque to be drawn in favour of “Vidyajyoti” payable at Delhi. You can also make an online transfer – Details are given below

Account holder’s name
Bank name
Syndicate Bank
St. Xavier’s School Branch,Raj Niwas Marg, Delhi – 54
Account No.

Please intimate us with details after you remit the amount in the bank by Email - director@vjdepth.in

Fees for applicants from countries other than India

Consolidated fees (Registration fee, Course fee for 2 phases, Examination fee and Diploma fee):250 US Dollars

Please make your payment to the following bank account

Account holder’s name
Jiv Prakash Vidyapeeth
Bank name
Syndicate Bank
St. Xavier’s School Branch,Raj Niwas Marg, Delhi – 54
Account No.

Please intimate us with details after you remit the amount in the bank by Email - director@vjdepth.in


Completed application form and all communications should be directed to:

The Director

Distance Education

Vidyajyoti College of Theology

4-A, Rajniwas Marg

Delhi – 110054

Have any query?

Contact over phone

Contact our office +919205210426/+919968190110 between 7.45AM-3.00PM Monday to Friday

Communicate through e-mail

Send your queries through e-mail director@vjdepth.in

Communicate through post

Send your queries through post to the address mentioned at the top of this site