Admissions Info

Three Year Course in Islamic Studies and Arabic

Download the application form here: Three Year Course in Arabic and Islamic Studies


Six-Year Alim Fadil Course

Download the Application form here Alim Fadil (Six Yr Course)


Who Can Apply?


Admission Requirements.  Prospective students:

  • Must have completed their Grade 12 (Matric) *
  • Must be versatile in English
  • Must be able to read the Arabic script and texts proficiently
  • Must be self-motivated and committed to a six year programme

* Please consult the office for exemptions!


Admission Recommendations.  Prospective students:

  • Memorisation of a significant portion of the Qur’ān
  • Produce letters of recommendation from two upright persons from the community
  • Provide testimonial from last school
  • Provide written commitment from parent/guardian

An interview or series of interviews will be conducted with the prospective student and if necessary his parent/guardian.

Application Process

Prospective Students are advised to:

  • Study the Prospectus and related documents and discuss it with your family and friends
  • Obtain additional information from sources such as community scholars or open forums where the Jāmi`ah will be showcased
  • Arrange for a day visit to the Jāmi`ah where you will be allowed to sit-in on classes and interact with students and teachers
  • Complete the Application Form and submit it to the Jāmi`ah offices before the 30th November of each year.
  • Submit their application forms and related documents to the Jāmi`ah Offices at: 32 Dolly Rathebe Road, Fordsburg, Johannesburg


NB. Submission of an application is not a confirmation of admission