Buntain Theological College

Programme Detail: Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.)

Language of this entry English (UK, International)
Name of Programme / Training Resource Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.)
Type of Training Individual standalone programme
Reference Number B.Th.
Description It is a three-year leadership programme of 108 credit hours designed for those who have successfully completed Pre-University (10+2) examination and desire to enter into full-time ministry as pastors and Bible teachers. This programme also facilities those intending to pursue further theological education.
Keywords B.Th., Theology, Bengal, India, English
Languages Programme Available in English (UK, International)
Other Languages
Country and region where programme is available India / West Bengal
Area of Ministry and Focus Bible Teaching and Training / Theology
Residential/Non Residential Residential
Full-time or Part-time Full-time
Level Degree
Cost Range From US$1,000 to less than US$10,000
Actual Cost Rs. 26,050 per annum
Bursaries/scholarships available Yes
Actual Length 3 years
Average hours of study per week 40
Methods of instruction Classroom instructions, Computer facilities, Library resources and Field experiences.
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) 90
Prerequisite Programmes Class XII Board Exam Pass (HS, PU, ISC, etc.)
Other Prerequisites Candidates who seek admission to the Buntain Theological College must ... 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 the English language (or Bengali language, in case of Bengali Section candidates). 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 B.Th.
Qualifications this programme is part of
Programme Accredited by ATA (Asia)
Other Accrediting Bodies Asia Theological Association