Formation Programmes

The Institute offers strict formation to the candidates to priesthood, married couples celibate laymen and affiliated persons. For candidates to Priesthood- Qualification: Year 12 and above
I. In the Minor Seminary
No. years
NAME OF THE COURSE
DURATION
STAGES OF FORMATION
1 ST YEAR INITIATION COURSE ONE YEAR CANDIDACY
2-3 YEARS
PLUS TWO COURSE
TWO YEARS
ASPIRANCY
4TH YEAR
PRE- PHILOSOPHY
ONE YEAR
ASPIRANCY
II .In the Major Seminary
5-7 YEAR S
PHILOSOPHY COURSE
with graduation from University
THREE YEARS
PROBATION
8-9 YEARS
REGENCY COURSE
TWO YEARS
1-2 PROFESSION
10-13 YEARS
THEOLOGY COURSE
FOUR YEARS
3-6 PROFESSION
13 YEARS
THEOLOGY COURSE/ ORDINATION TO DIOCONATE
SIX - 12 MONTHS
STABILITY
 
ORDINATION TO PRIESTHOOD
 
FORMATION PROGRAMME FOR LAYMEN, MARRIED COUPLES AND AFFILIATED PERSONS
No. of years
DURATION
STAGES OF FORMATION
1-2 YEARS
TWO YEARS
ASPIRANCY
3-4 YEARS
TWO YEARS
PROBATION
5-11 YEARS
SIX YEARS
COMMITMENTS
  AT 11 TH YEAR STABILITY

* Promotion to each stages of formation takes place at the candidate's written request and at the descision of the person incharge of formation and after proper examination.