1. JDV Centre for Science and Religion Studies
This has been in operation for more than 13 years. Recently its services have been expanded to reach a wider section of our society. The Master's in Interfacing Science, Philosophy and Religion (MSPR), the JDV Chair of Science-Religion Studies, a specialised science and religion library, scholarships for postgraduate students and research scholars, a regular lecture series in the area of science-religion interaction, weekend seminars, etc., are some of its regular activities.
2. JDV Centre for Pastoral Management
This Centre has been functioning for almost 10 years. It offers the MPM (Master’s in Pastoral Management) Programme to train a cadre of well-informed pastoral leaders with high level managerial skills and administrative expertise, based on Christian principles and tradition.
3. JDV Centre for Applied Ethics
This Centre aims at promoting serious study, reflection, research and publication on the ethical and moral impact and implications of recent developments in the world around us, particularly in the context of globalization and scientific-technological developments.
4. JDV Centre for Spirituality
This Centre aims to advance in-depth study and application of spiritual heritage of the East and the West. An integral spirituality will be the specific focus of the Centre. In view of this, the Centre will promote study and research especially in the various spiritual traditions of Asia in particular and of the world.
5. JDV Centre for Women's Studies
Women's Study Centre aims at examining through a gender lens, the inter-linkages between cultural practices, social processes and development approaches. It intends to create gender exerts in the fields of media - print and electronic and that of information and communication technology. It seeks to provide the participants the knowledge, skills and information in the field of gender, culture and development.