The Globe and The Bible : Suggests the spreading missionary presence of the Syro-Malabar Church in the world.
Bread and Wine (Wheat and Grapes) : Recalls one of the fundamental roles of priesthood, namely Eucharistic celebration.
The Cross : The very symbol of salvation.
Lance : Represents St. Thomas the Apostle, the Father in Faith of the Syro-Malabar Church. (According to tradition, St. Thomas was martyred in Madras-Mylapur pierced by a lance).
The Branch in Blossom : The traditional symbol of St. Joseph, the heavenly Patron of the seminary.
Lux et Sal (Light and Salt) (Mt. 5:13-14) : Points to the mission of all Christians, especially of the priests, to be the light of the world and the salt of the earth.
Ryi Li Emarai (Feed my sheep) (Jn. 21:15) : These Syriac words remind the priests of their duty to follow in the footsteps of Jesus, the Good Shepherd.
The Star-studded Crown : Is the pleasing reminder of the Carmelite tradition of the Seminary.