Ruhalaya is the major seminary of the Missionary Society of St Thomas the Apostle (MST). It is situated at the outskirts of Ujjain, a city of historical and religious importance in Madhya Pradesh, India. Ruhalaya Philosophate was started in 1986 and the Theologate in 1997. Ruhalaya Philosophy faculty is affiliated to the Pontifical Urban University, Rome through the Decree No.1020 of the Congregation for Catholic Education, Rome, dated 22 October, 1998. Ruhalaya Theology faculty is affiliated to Paurastya Vidyapeedam Vadavathoor, Kottayam, Kerala through the Decree No. 1068/2006/4 of the Congregation for Catholic Education, Rome, dated 15 September, 2006.
In the past 32 years, 879 students completed their philosophy and 311 students completed their theology studies here. At present, Ruhalaya has 16 members on the staff and 94 resident students in philosophy and 56 resident students in theology.