The extension education studies is a three year degree program offering B.Th / Dip.Th, with a minimum of 32 courses/papers for private candidates. The candidates shall present themselves for all the required contact classes when and where they are conducted.

The IBC Extension Program is designed for those who have the desire to learn the Bible systematically but have no opportunity of going to a Bible college. The aim of this program is to equip the believers with sound biblical and theological knowledge so that they may become partners in God’s mission. The courses prepared will help the students to be scripturally and academically sound, oriented towards ministry and empowered by the Holy Spirit.

Degrees Offered

B.Th. in English & Dip.Th. in Malayalam

Minimum qualifications required for B.Th. is P.D.C or +2 and for Dip.Th is S.S.L.C. Application for these courses may be submitted to the coordinator by 20th April each year.

Fees

Application Form

India: Rs. 100/-
Gulf Countries: Rs. 200/-
U.S.A: $ 15/-

Course Fee

The College will provide the notes for each Course. The fee for each paper will be as follows

India: Rs.500/-
Gulf Countries: Rs. 1,000/-
U.S.A: $ 50/-

For the notes, the fee is to be sent to the office in advance

Duration: The program is designed for three years during which the candidate must complete all course requirements. However, registration for the program will be effective for five years, within which all the examinations must be cleared. If any paper is pending beyond that, the candidate must register afresh.

Contact Class: The college will conduct contact classes before the commencement of each semester examination. The dates for the same will be announced in advance.

Examination: The college will conduct examinations each semester and the grades will be sent to the candidates. For those unable to come to IBC & Seminary, the examination can be arranged at approved regional centers on special requests from the candidates.

Assignments: Each course will have two graded assignments. The course syllabus will specify details regarding the same.

The Grading System

The progress of study will be indicated by a numerical/letter grade as follows

First Class                         Second Class               Third Class

A+ (80% and above)         B+ (65%)                        C+ (50%)

A (75%)                               B (60%)                          C (45%)

A- (70%)                              B- (55%)                         C- (40%)

Grading system for final exam is 60% and internal assessment is 40%.

To graduate, all course requirements must be completed. Students who fail to score a minimum ‘C-’ grade for each course will have to retake that examination.

Curriculum

Diploma in Theology (Malayalam)
  • Introduction to the Old Testament
  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Early Church History
  • History of Israel
  • Introduction to the Pastoral Epistles
  • Introduction to Mission and Evangelism
  • Indian Church History
  • A Detailed Study of the Gospel of John
  • Systematic Theology
  • Acts of the Apostles
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Study of Prophetical Books
  • History and Doctrines of Pentecostal Churches
  • Discipleship
  • Book of Hebrews
  • Poetic and Wisdom Literature
  • A General Study of Pauline Epistles
  • Major World Religions
  • Christian Ethics
  • Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ
Bachelor of Theology (English)
  • Introduction to the Old Testament
  • Introduction to the New Testament
  • Early Church History
  • Introduction to Christian Education
  • History of Israel
  • Introduction to the Pastoral Epistles
  • Introduction to Mission and Evangelism
  • Foundations of Church Growth
  • Indian Church History
  • Pentateuch
  • A Detailed Study of the Gospel of John
  • Systematic Theology
  • Acts of the Apostles
  • Hermeneutics
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Modern Religious and Secular Movements in India
  • Leadership and Church Administration
  • General Epistles
  • Study of Prophetical Books
  • History and Doctrines of Pentecostal Churches
  • Discipleship
  • Cross-cultural Mission
  • History of Reformation
  • Book of Hebrews
  • Poetic and Wisdom Literature
  • A General Study of Pauline Epistles
  • Major World Religions
  • Christian Ethics
  • Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ
  • Introduction to Communication

Application form

Download the application form – English

All correspondence regarding Extension Program must be sent to:

Rev. Vinoji Thomas, Coordinator,
Extension Program,
India Bible College,
Hebron, Kumbanad – 689 547,
Kerala, India.

Tel: 0469-2657776, 9447039684