Dr. Enoch C. Kumar       
P.O. Box # 9519 6th Block, Koramangala Post office
Bangalore- 560095 Karnataka, India
Academic Information
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The educational program at Shalom Baptist Bible College & Theological Seminary is unique in that it emphasizes a balanced approach to knowledge and practicality in and through the local, New Testament Church. Shalom specializes in training men and women for service in their local church. With that philosophy in mind, Shalom offers the following programs.

Shalom Baptist Bible College

Bachelor of Religious Education (B.R.E.)
Bachelor of Theology (B. Th.)
Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div.)

Shalom Baptist Theological Seminary

Master of Religious Education (M.R.E.)
Master of Divinity (M.Div)
Doctor of Religious Education (D.R.E.)
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

General Requirements for Admission

Who should Apply
Shalom was established to train men and women for Christian service. The following are encouraged to apply.

Those who are preparing for full-time Christian ministry as pastors, evangelists, missionaries, teachers, and other related fields.
Those who are interested in gaining a richer knowledge of the Word of God that they may be of greater service to the lord and their local church.

When to Apply
You may apply to Shalom Baptist Bible College & Theological Seminary any time Shalom accepts qualified students as long as there is space available. Because there is no application deadline, prospective students are encouraged to apply early.

Application for Admission

Application Form (pdf)

Three weeks should be allowed for processing an application for admission. Upon completion of processing, an applicant is notified in writing of the approval or rejection of his application. In the event an application is received too late for complete processing before the opening of the Bible College & Theological Seminary, the student is granted a tentative admission. Such admission, however, may be withdrawn and the enrollment canceled if, during the processing, information is revealed which would have led to disapproval prior to the tentative enrollment. An applicant will be given official status as a student until his application is completely processed. Shalom Baptist Bible College & Theological Seminary does not discriminate against applicants and students on the basis of race, color, nationality, or ethnic origin.

First-time Students
First-time applicants are encouraged to use the following checklist throughout the applications process:
1. Fill out the Application form or call to have one sent to you.
2. Attach 3 recent photographs.
3. Enclose original School or College Transcripts.

Academic Classification
Full-time Student
Any student who is enrolled in at least twelve credit hours per semester and is working toward a Degree.

Part-time Student
Any student who is enrolled in fewer than twelve credit hours per semester and is working towards a Degree.

Non-credit Student
Any student who is auditing a course. No credit or certificates is given for completion of the course. Auditing is a privilege extended to students interested in attending classes. Mid-term and Final examinations are not required. Only a limited number of auditors is allowed.

Academic Standards
We intend that each graduate will have received the best training possible therefore, high academic standards are maintained. Students are expected to do a high level of work commensurate with their educational backgrounds. A report of grades will be issued to each students at the end of each semester's work according to the following grade and point scale.

Grade Points
A - Excellent
B - Above Average
C - Average
D - Below Average
F - Failure

Students may easily figure their grade Point Average by dividing the total number of grade points earned by the total number of classes taken.

Other codes used on grading reports/transcript are the following.
I - Incomplete.
W - Withdrew from school with official permission.
WP - Withdrew from course passing.
WF - Withdrew from course failing.

After eight weeks, grades still incomplete will automatically be recorded as
Students making unsatisfactory progress for one semester will be placed on
academic probation the following semester.

Class Schedules
The class schedule consists of five periods beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 1.00p.m.The schedule is flexible enough to allow all students to enroll full time.

Graduation Requirements
The following graduation requirements are necessary for a student to be eligible to receive a Diploma or Degree:

1. Evidence of approved Christian character, meeting the scriptural qualification for Christian work.
2. Completion of required semester hours within the prescribed program of studies and at least a 1.0 grade-point average. Graduate school requires a 2.0 grade-point average.
3. Satisfactory completion of all practical training requirements.
4. Attendance for at least two semesters at Shalom
5. All outstanding financial obligations due to Shalom must be paid or satisfactory arrangements made for their payment. Transcripts and diplomas will not be issued if accounts are not fully paid.
6. Signed agreement with doctrinal statement.
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