Pathanamthitta, Kerala

Admission Notice


Applications are invited from born again, baptised and dedicated bachelors who are 17 and above for admission to the following courses commencing from 28th April, 2017.

1. B.Th. Programme

BBI offers a three year Bachelor of Theology programme in English medium. Those who have passed Pre-degree/Plus Two/Intermediate or its equivalent may apply for the B.Th. programme. Those who have successfully completed a two year Bible School training in English medium after passing their S.S.L.C. also will be admitted to the B.Th. programme. In exceptional cases Plus Two failed candidates also will be considered for auditing this course. There is no fee for this programme.

2. P.G. Programmes (M. B. S., M. Div. & M. Th.)

BBI offers a two year residential Master in Biblical Studies (M. B. S) programme, a two year residential Master of Divinity (M. Div.) programme and a three year residential Master of Theology (M. Th.) programme in Christian Theology . Those who have passed B.Th. or its equivalent with C+ (75% Marks) may apply for these programmes. Those who have passed a secular degree with a second class may also apply for the P. G. programmes. There is a nominal fee for these programmes. 

A New M.Th. Programme

BBI will be offering a new M. Th. course in Applied Linguistics and Bible Translationfrom the coming Academic Year. Any spiritual brothers from the Brethren assemblies with any bachelor degree can join this new programme. 


Applications are invited from born again believers (both male & female) for admission to the following Distance Education courses. Application forms can be submitted round the year.

1. M. B. S. 

Qualification: A secular degree in any field OR Mature candidates (25 years and above) without a secular degree can be admitted after passing an entrance examination in the following areas. i. Bible Knowledge,       ii. Christian Experience,  iii. Proficiency in English Language;  Duration: 2 years 

2. M. Div. 

Qualification: A Bachelors Degree in Theology, or a secular Bachelors Degree with theological education. Duration: 2/3 years 

3. M.Th. 

Qualification: B. D. / M. B. S./ M. Div./ a Secular Master's degree/a Professional Degree with good academic records. Duration: 2/2/2/4/4 years 

All courses are offered only in English medium. Prospectus and application forms can be had from the Office of Admissions/Academic Dean, Brethren Bible Institute, Elanthoor-Pariyaram P.O., Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, India-689 643 by paying rupees 100 by means of M.O.

Those from abroad need to send rupees 150 by crossed demand draft in favour of "Brethren Bible Institute," Pathanamthitta. Prospectus and Application forms can be down loaded from our web sites  <> or <> . 

The last date for submitting the application for the residential programme  is April 4, 2017. Application forms can be submitted round the year for the Distance Education courses. 

For more information contact Academic Dean. Mob. +91-9447265500,
0468-2224045 (O.T. Cheriyan, Secretary).