09 July 2011

New Stamp from India…



Date of Issue : 8 July 2011

India Post issued a commemorative postage stamp on United Theological College, Bangalore on 8 July 2011.

Image source: Mansoor B., Mangalore


United Theological College

United Theological College (UTC) is a theological seminary situated in the southern city of Bangalore.

The College was inaugurated in July 1910 under the name “The United Theological College of South India and Ceylon” as “a Christian College where students may obtain a sound theological education”. It was established through the co-operation of the London Missionary Society, the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society, The United Free Church of Scotland, the Arcot Mission of the Reformed Church in America and the Trustees of the Jaffna College Funds and the S.P.C.K. in Scotland also gave their support.

The students and Faculty of the College come from different parts of India and Abroad. Such a multi-cultural and international community offers unique cross-cultural experience and opportunities for growth in ecumenical awareness.It is affiliated to the Senate of Serampore College (University). Since 1976, it has been granted the status of an autonomous college under the University.

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