ACTS Academy of Higher Education,
‘Acts Academy of Higher Education’ is located in Rayasandra, Bangalore. In the beginning, it was known as ‘ACTS Institute’ started in 1979. ACTS Institute, an acronym for Agriculture, Crafts, Trades and Studies, began as a vision given to Dr. Ken. R. Gnanakan during his studies in London in May 1977. Returning to India in October, 1978, Dr. Gnanakan set out to implement the vision for young people in India.
ACTS Institute started in a housing colony in Koramangala, Bangalore on July 1, 1979. From those humble beginnings, started a work that has impacted many lives not only in India but also in parts of Asia. Since 1979, Acts Academy is moving forward, and has trained more than 1000 students, offering theological and ministerial training along with vocational training.
In addition, it has two major subsidiary projects: Boutique Centre which trains Academy students in Boutique Management, and involves in income generating activities. Second subsidiary project is ‘Acts Institute of Sustainable Development’ (AISD) involved in waste management, Organic farming, and waste water Treatment and training students in these areas. Currently 30 persons are employed in Acts Academy of Higher Education and its subsidiary projects. Acts Academy of Higher Education a part of ACTS Group is registered with the government and moving forward without any legal issues. Currently, Dr. Rajesh heads Acts Academy of Higher Education.
Affiliations & Recognition.
All programmes of ACTS Academy of Higher Education are accredited by Asia Theological Association, the leading accrediting agency for theological education all over Asia. ACTS is also affiliated to the International Council for Higher Education, a global body networking educators all over the world.
ACTS has direct links with Andhra University, Visakhapatnam and our degrees are recognized by AU for higher studies.
1. Campus Based Programmes -
Diploma in Life Skills (2 years) - Entrance 10th std
Bachelor of Arts in Ministry (3 years) - Entrance 12th std/PUC
Master of Divinity (2 years) - Entrance B. Th/B.A in Ministry
Master of Divinity (3 years) - Entrance any university degree
Integrated academic, vocational training and practical ministry is part of the curriculum
2. Distance Education -
Bachelor of Arts in Ministry - Entrance 12th std/PUC
Master of Divinity - Entrance B. Th/B.A in Ministry
Master of Divinity - Entrance any university degree
Master of Theology - Entrance Master of Divinity
Doctor of Ministry - Entrance M. Div with 10 years experience
Doctor of Philosophy - Entrance M. Th
Programmes offered in collaboration with Centre for Religious Studies, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam:
3. M.A in Religious Studies:
Eligibility - B.A in Christian Studies from any recognised university,
B.A in Ministry (ATA/Serampore) B.Th (ATA/Serampore)
4. M. Phil & Ph.D:
Eligibility - M. A. in Religious Studies from Andhra University
M.A. in Christian Studies from a recognised university
Master of Divinity (ATA/Serampore)
Master of Theology (ATA/Serampore)
To apply for any of the above programmes, download the application form, fill in the required information and send a demand draft (Diploma/B.A – Rs 150, M. Div/M.Th – Rs 200, D.Min/Ph.D – Rs 500) favouring "ACTS Academy of Higher Education" to:
ACTS Academy of Higher Education
54, KHB Colony
5th Block, Koramangala
For more information visit http://www.actsacademy.in.
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