The Principal is the head of the institution who serves as the secretary of the Board of Theological Education. S/he is accountable to the Board of Theological Education. The Principal is responsible for all affairs of the institution including financial matters as mentioned in the BCM Constitution and Rules (p.116). 

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The Vice principal will assist the Principal in administration. S/he will take over the charge of Principal in the absence of the Principal. S/he is in-charge of M.Th. Programme.

Faculty Council

The Faculty Council is a governing body within the college. It has authority over matters pertaining to the academic programmes, discipline, internal policy matters for the welfare of the students and community as a whole.


  1. Academic Dean (or Dean of Bachelor of Divinity (BD) Studies): The Academic Dean works for the progress of the academic programme of the college. S/he is also responsible for the smooth functioning of the BD programme. Besides, all the academic records and related matters of MDiv, MTh, Ministerial and Missionary Training, DipMS, and DipCM are taken care of, in consultation with the respective Deans, by the Academic Dean’s Office.
  2. Dean of Ministerial Training: The Dean of Ministerial Training takes care of the Ministerial Training programme, which is undertaken in three levels: (1) Probationary Pastors’ Orientation, (2) Lay Leadership Training and, (3) Pastors’ Refresher Course.
  3. Dean of Missionary Training: The Dean of Missionary Training is in-charge of Master of Divinity (MDiv) Programme and Diploma in Mission Studies (DipMS) programme.
  4. Dean of Research and Development: The Dean of Research and Development Programme is the facilitator of the programme. S/he helps/coordinates scholars from different disciplines to do research on relevant issues in the present context, and organizes faculty–student seminar and other seminars; and s/he is the editor of AICS Journal.
  5. Dean of Practical Ministry: The Dean of Practical Ministry facilitates Students’ Field Education for both MDiv and BD students every year. The Dean contacts local churches, social centers, and mission fields for placements of students of different classes to do Field Education, including concurrent or weekend ministry. As Field Education or practical ministry is credited, based on the reports of these various practical ministries, the Dean gives evaluation of each student’s performance, and awards grades to be included in their overall exam grades.



  • Principal: Rev. Dr. C. Vanlaldika  
  • Vice-principal: Rev. Dr. Rev. Dr. B. Lalramhluna
  • Dean of Graduate Studies: Rev. Dr. James Chuaukailiana 
      *also Dean of Extension Studies (BCS and DipCS)
  • Dean of Post-Graduate Studies: Dr. Keciziuying Siang  
  • Dean of Mission Studies: Dr. Andrew Lalhmangaiha
  • Dean of Research and Development: Dr. Lalruatkima 
  • Dean of Practical Ministry: Rev. H. Ramthianghlima
  • Dean of Centre for Baptist Studies: Rev. Dr. Vanlalhruaia Khiangte