Buntain Theological College

Programme Detail: Diploma in Theology (Dip.Th.) - Bengali medium

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Diploma in Theology (Dip.Th.) - Bengali medium
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number Dip.Th.
Description It is a 2-year basic leadership programme of 72 credit hours designed for those who have successfully completed high school (Class X Board) examination and desires to enter into full-time ministry as pastors and church workers. It is available in Bengali only.
Keywords B.Th., Theological, Buntain, Pastor, Teacher, Bengal
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International)
Other Languages English
Country and region where programme is available India / West Bengal
Area of Ministry and Focus Bible Teaching and Training / Theology
Residential/Non Residential Mixed
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Diploma
Cost Range Variable according to means
Actual Cost US$ 750 per month
Bursaries/scholarships available No
Actual Length 3 years
Average hours of study per week 40
Methods of instruction Lectures, Class works, Assignments, etc.
Percentage of time spent in formal learning (e.g. lectures, structured reading, work-books, etc.) 80% (approx)
Percentage of time spent on non-formal skill-based learning (e.g. learning on the job and supervised practice, etc.) 10% (approx)
Percentage of time spent in informal unstructured learning (e.g. prayer times, teamwork). 10% (approx)
Average number of students who take the programme per year (or, if this is a new programme, the number who can be accommodated) 15
Prerequisite Programmes Class X (Madhyamik) pass
Other Prerequisites 1. have a definite personal experience of salvation in Jesus Christ. 2. have a conscious call of God upon their lives for Christian service. 3. produce their academic certificates / mark-sheets in original. 4. be at least 18 years of age at the date of admission. 5. be in a good state of health. 6. have proficiency in the use of Bengali language. 7. have the local pastor's recommendation established by the involvement in the local church. 8. be of good reputation which will be verified by confidential reference forms.
Qualifications gained Dip.Th.
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by ATA (Asia)
Other Accrediting Bodies Asia Theological Association