The Scientific Council reviewed the results of the entrance examinations. It was noted that the applicants successfully passed the examinations.
Protopresbyter Giorgi Zviadadze, informed the members of the Scientific Council about the decision to separate the study of the Canonical Law from the Department of Church history, Canonical law and Asceticism to form an independent department as the Department of Canonical Law. He noted that, the establishment of this department will promote the development of the study of this branch of Theology at Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary in the future. The Scientific Council approved the aforementioned decision. It was noted that a warm environment conducive for intensive work is created at Tbilisi Theological Academy and Seminary, and also the defense of scientific dissertations is carried out on a high level. Special attention is paid to the order, timely commencement of lectures and delivery of lectures on a high academic level.