United Theological College (UTC)
is a theological seminary situated in the southern city of Bangalore
in the state of Karnataka
in South India
. UTC was founded by Bernard Lucas in 1910 and is affiliated to the Senate of Serampore College
Since 1976, it has been granted the status of an autonomous
O. V. Jathanna, Principal's Report 2007-2008, Saplings
, United Theological College, Benson Town, Bengaluru. p.
2 college under the University. The current Principal is Rev. Dr. John Samuel Raj.
UTC's motto comes from Matthew
20:28 in the Vulgate
: SICUT FILIUS HOMINIS NON VENIT MINISTRARI SED MINISTRARE ET DARE ANIMAM SUAM REDEMPTIONEM PRO MULTIS
which translates as "Even as the Son of man is not come to be ministered unto, but to minister and to give his life a redemption for many". It is sometimes condensed to Not to be Served but to Serve
In the University emblem the motto is in Greek (not in Latin): οὐ... διακονηθῆναι ἀλλὰ διακονῆσαι
The UTC was granted autonomy in the year 1976 by the Senate of Serampore College
. The following are the courses offered by the College: