Northeast India

Clark Theological College, founded in 1972


Clark Theological College was established for the purpose of training Christian ministers. It is the first theological college named after the first missionary who came to Nagaland in 1872. The college is co-sponsored by the Ao Baptist Church Association (ABCA) and Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBBC).

CTC exists to "provide pastors, teachers, evangelists and missionaries to serve the church in India and abroad who will preach the Gospel in the power of the spirit with spiritual and social sensitivity and cultural relevance in their respective lands and to give sound biblical, theological and holistic training to Christian leaders with a view to disciple all nations to Christ." (Vision & Mission Statement).


  • Provides Integrated Bachelor of Divinity, Bachelor of Divinity, M.A. in Pastoral Ministry, and Master of Theology degree programs
  • Provides training opportunity to 253 students (2007 enrollment - one of the largest in Northeast India)
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Name:         Takatemjen Ao
Title:            Principal
Email:          ctcprin@yahoo.com
Phone:         91-369-222-6064
Fax:             91-369-222-6716
Address:      Aolijen
                   P.O. Box Mokokchung-798601
                   Nagaland, India