It is our effort to provide you an open and enabling environment to support your search. We are students and senior friends come together as a community to understand our faith, our society, our vocation and ourselves. Student Christian Movement can help you to develop a faith perspective that will empower you to confront the surrounding realities.
SCMI is affiliated to the World Student Christian Federation, the oldest ecumenical student movement, founded in Vadstena, Sweden in 1895 moulded by the great evangelical awakening. The Federation grew with the emergence of national movements including the Indian SCM founded in 1912 at Serampore, Kolkata. SCMI has the history of generations of students who tried to discern their context and mission who strived to become genuine Christians in different walks of life.
SCMI has thirteen regions all over India covering nineteen states with rich and large cultural diversity. Local Unit is the main expression of the life of SCMI, where students try to articulate their faith response to the world. Local Units come together and constitute 'Region' helping each other to sustain the Regional specificities in study and action. SCMI brings the Regional SCMs together to evolve the student agenda and function as a National Movement.
The National Office of SCM of India and its Programme Centre is based in Bangalore. Students can make use of the Centre, which is equipped with a Library, facilities of conference hall and accommodation for upto sixty people.
AIKYATHA is the official journal of SCMI, exploring the implications of Christian faith for the student world. The SCMI Newsletters carries reports of activities at various levels of the Movement.The Bible Study Booklets are prepared to facilitate group studies in SCM units seeking the standpoint of the Gospel to the Challenges of the Times.