All the applicants seeking admission to Union Biblical Seminary should be a member in good standing with a local church for at least two years. The application form can be downloaded from the link provided under the tab APPLICATION FORM. A payment of Rs 700 (non-refundable) should be made to the Finance office before or during the submission of the duly filled Application Form. This payment can be done via online transfer and the bank details can be obtained by sending an email to The last date for submitting the duly filled application form is 15th December 2021.

Filling up the Admission Form

Fill up the Application Form according to the instruction given in each section and use a separate sheet of paper where ever necessary. Only a complete Application Form will be accepted for processing by the Academic office. A complete Application Form consists of

  • Duly filled Application Form
  • Sponsor’s Letter
  • Recommendation Letter from the Local Church/Organisation
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical Form
  • Financial Statement form
  • Salary Slip/Salary Certificate/Form-16/Last one-year bank statement of Parents/Spouse/Sponsor
  • Birth Certificate/Proof of the date of Birth
  • Conduct Certificate from the Previous Educational Institution
  • Educational (and qualifying exam, if applicable) transcripts and Certificates
  • Migration Certificate and Transfer Certificate
  • Two passport-size photos
  • Copy of Aadhar

Kindly note that incomplete forms will not be processed for admission till the remaining documents arrive.

Reference Forms should only be sent by the Referees directly to the Seminary in a sealed envelope. After the application is submitted, all communications regarding the entrance examination and admission will be sent to the email address and phone number provided by the applicant. Kindly, provide your personal Email ID and Phone number.  

Entrance Examination

The UBS Entrance Examination for BD and MTh will be conducted online. The resources for the entrance examination and the pattern of question papers can be accessed on the Entrance Exam Resources page on the UBS website. Other details will be sent to the candidate via email once the application is accepted by the Admission Committee. The details of the Entrance Exam are as follows:

 Entrance Examination

 Bachelor of Divinity (Serampore)

All applicants for the BD course are required to pass an entrance examination consisting of three papers: Biblical Knowledge, General Knowledge and English.

Master of Theology

All applicants for the MTh (Serampore & ATA) degree courses are required to pass an Entrance Examination consisting of three papers: English, General Knowledge, and a paper in their respective branch of study with 60% of minimum marks.

Date for BD Online Entrance Exam

  • The Registrar’s Office will notify you after receiving the Applications

Date of MTh Online Entrance Exam

  • The Registrar’s Office will notify you after receiving the Applications


The details of the interview will be sent to the candidates one week prior to the date of the entrance examination. For MTh the interview will be conducted by the department faculty.

Notification of Admission

For MTh and BD, the Admissions Committee meets after the process of the interview, and the applicants are normally informed whether they have been admitted or not within two weeks from the date of the interview through email. The Seminary is under no obligation to give specific reasons for their refusal of admission to any applicant. Under no circumstances should any applicant come to the Seminary without having received official notification from the Registrar offering him/her admission.