Fr. Dominic Bernatsha Selvaraj SDB, belonging to the Salesian Province of Tiruchy (INT) successfully defended his Licentiate thesis in confirmation of his Licentiate in Pastoral theology with Specialization in youth ministry at the Universita Pontificia Salesiana, Rome. ‘Youth Volunteering: with particular reference to Tamil Nadu, India’ was the title of the thesis. The discussion of the thesis was conducted by the panel of professors consisting of Professor Kevin Mwandha who presided over the panel, Professor Sahayados Fernando the first guide, and Professor Marcello Scarpa the reader. At the end of the discussion, the panel of professors declared Fr. Dominic Bernatsha Selvaraj as a license holder in Pastoral Theology with specialization in youth ministry.