Diploma in Worship and Music (DWM)

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Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam
Recognized by the Senate of Serampore (University) ********************************************************************* *************
Patron: H. H. Baselios Marthoma Mathews III, Catholicose of the East & Malankara Metropolitan
Vice President: H. G. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios Metropolitan
Director : H.G. Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem Metropolitan
Principal: Rev. Fr. Dr. Reji Mathew
 Dean of Studies: Rev. Fr. Dr. M. P. George
 Registrar: Rev. Fr. Dr. Ninan K. George
 Asst. Director: Rev Fr. Dr. Mathew Varghese
 The Sruti School of Liturgical Music (founded in 1989), the Music Department of the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, has great pleasure in announcing admission for the new batch of Graduate Diploma Course in Church Music and Worship. It is our hope to train young priests, sisters and laymen in improving the quality of liturgical music in our churches.
 Plus 2 is the minimum qualification to apply for admission. The application is to be recommended by the Parish Priest or Pastor.
Application Form should send by Post to Director, Sruti School of Liturgical Music, Orthodox Theological Seminary, P.B. No. 98. Kottayam – 686001. Two Passport Size Photos, Photo copies of Aadhar card and Mark Sheets (SSLC book, your higher degree Mark list and Certificates) should attach with application. Incomplete application should be rejected.
Senate Examined Courses
1. WM 401 Introduction to Worship and Music in the Hebrew Bible
2. WM 402 Introduction to Worship and Music in the New Testament
3. WM 403 Introduction to the Theology of Christian Worship and Music
 4. WM 404 Introduction to Worship Leading and Preaching
5. WM 409 Introduction to Indian Music-either Hindustani Music or Carnatic Music
6. WM 407 Music Theory II
College Examined Compulsory Courses
1. WM 405 Music Appreciation
2. WM 406 Music Theory I
3. WM 408 Ear Training and Sight Reading
4. WM 410 Applied Major Instrument
5. WM 411 Class Voice
6. WM 412 Introduction to Ethnomusicology
College Examined Optional Courses
 1. WM 415 Introduction to Syraic Music
 2. WM 417 Music Therapy
Duration: One year, two semesters (June to October & November to March)
Class: Partially Online
 Rev. Fr. Dr. Reji Mathew (Principal)
 H.G. Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem Metropolitan (Director)
 Rev. Fr. Dr. M.P George (Dean of Studies)
 Rev. Fr. Dr. Jacob Mathew
 Rev. Fr. Dr. Mathew Varghese (Asst. Director)
 Rev. Fr. Mathew Koshy
Rev. Fr. Joji K.Joy
Rev. Fr. Brince Alex Mathews
 Rev. Fr. Dr. Varghese P Varghese (Syriac Music)
 Rev. Fr. Dr. Georgy Joseph (Music Therapy)
 Rev. Fr. Jacob K. Thomas
Mr. Ajith Kumar (Carnatic Music)
 Mr. Promod George (Instrumental Music)
 Mr. Jarly Mathew Thalikasthanam (East Syriac Music)
Mrs. Sindhu Biju (Receptionist) Mob: + 91 9446196038
1. Application & Admission : Rs. 2500
2. Course Fee: Rs.12500
3. University fee and others: Rs. 6000
 At the time of admission Rs.10, 000/- And the remaining amount in 2 installments (September& January). Foreign students should pay the entire course fee at the time of admission.
Scholarships are available for deserving students.
The students have the opportunity to participate in the campus life and co-operate worship in the Seminary Chapel at the appointed time. All the students are expected to keep the discipline of the Seminary campus. 85% Attendance is must for the completion of the course ******************************************************************