Kachin Theological College


Kachin Theological College

Kachin Theological College (KTC) is a member of Association for Theological Education in South East Asia (ATESEA). It is located in Nawng Nang, Myitkyina, Kachin State (Northern Myanmar), Myanmar. It is an evangelical school under Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC).

The 57th Graduation Ceremony was held in March 3, 2007. 101 students are conferred with Diplomas: 54 (B.Th) graduates, 25 (L.Th) graduates are in Kachin, 2 (L.Th) graduates are in English, 5 (B.Min) graduates and 15 (M.Div) graduates. [reference: external link 1] .

The Diamond Jubilee (75th anniversary) celebration along with the 58th commencement service of the college will be held on March 24-30, 2008 [source # 2] .

Kachin Theological College started with missionaries who came to Kachin.

Brief History

1932-First would be a Bible School started by missionaries with a handful of Christians, in Bhamo, Kachin State.

1935-Bible School transferred to Kutkai, Northern Shan State, Course extended to 2 years.

1959-Course upgraded to 3 years and certificates given.

1966-Bible School moved to the present campus situated in Nawng Nang, Myitkyina, Kachin State.

1974-Course upgraded to 4 years and Diplomas given.

1985-Licentiate Theology Course begun.

1990-B.Th. Graduation held and degrees conferred.

1997-M.Div. program commenced.

Later- B.Min program begun. [Reference: external link 2]

Diamond Jubilee Celebration (75th anniversary) will be held on March 24-30, 2008 (1932-2007)

External links

1)* [http://www.kachinnews.com/read.asp?CatId=12&NewsId=91&Title=KTC+Jawng+Yu+Poi%2C+Nawng+Nang+Kaw+Galaw Internet article on KTC Graduation Ceremony]

2)* [http://www.classroom.pbu.edu/bbenjamin/cm243/wegman Internet Article on KTC History]

ources

1) Interview with Professor from Kachin Theological College, March 2007.

2) Diamond Jubilee Celebration of Kachin Theological College (Invitation Pamphlet)


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