Online Traditional Islamic Learning Program for Women (English)

eMahad is offering an Online Traditional Islamic Learning Program in English language covering in depth study of Quran, Hadith, Fiqh, Usul al Fiqh, Arabic Grammar and Language. The program will be taught by teachers from different parts of the world who have studied traditional Islamic disciplines from countries including South Africa, UK, US and Pakistan. All teachers are senior students of Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad Naqshabandi (db).

The classes will be conducted in English with no reliance on Urdu language, through state-of-the-art paid online classroom software. The program is conducted free of cost.

Duration: 5 years
Schedule:  Mon, Tue, Wed and Thu from 10am-1pm (Pakistan time)
Language: English/Arabic
Total workload per week: 12 hours + Practice/Takrar Sessions + Individual Study


InshaAllah all Classes will start from August 1st, 2017

Please note: We are accepting transfer students from other institutes into 2nd and 3rd year of the TIL Program.
2nd and 3rd year classes will begin on August 1, 2017 inshaAllah. If you would like to transfer into 2nd or 3rd year of the TIL Program from another institute please email with (1) the name of the institute you wish to transfer from, (2) grades for exams, (3) reason for transfer. If you are unable to provide final exam scores, eligibility to enter into 2nd and 3rd year  will be determined upon evaluation.

Frequently Asked Questions

1: I only understand basic Urdu and I am more comfortable in English which program should I join?

Ans: There will be two separate Online Traditional Islamic Learning programs run for women, one in English and one in Urdu. In the English Program, all lectures delivered and all texts used will be in English or in Arabic. In both programs, a strong focus will be on learning Arabic in the initial years.
Examinations will be conducted in the respective languages of the programs.

2: What is the fee for this course?
Ans: The course is run for free.

3: How will I get the books/texts?

Ans: We will try to arrange soft-copies/scanned versions of all books that will be taught during the program. Those of you are based in countries where books are available would be encouraged to purchase their own book set.

4: Which curriculum will be followed?
Ans: A five year curriculum is designed based on the curriculum of Wifaq ul Madaris al- Arabiya Pakistan’s curriculum. Our curriculum has some additional features to cater to the needs of our global audience. The subjects covered include Quran, hadith, fiqh, usul al fiqh, Arabic language and grammar.

5: How are the examinations conducted?
Ans: Internal examinations by eMahad will be conducted during the year and also final examination will be conducted online.
Those of you who can visit our parent institution Mahad al Faqir al Islami in Jhang, Pakistan or at our affiliated institutes in different parts of the world will be asked to sit for onsite exams conducted by eMahad.

6: Can I give Wifaqul Madaris al Arabiya Examinations?
Ans: As per the rules of Wifaqul Madaris al Arabiya the students who study the program online are not allowed to sit in the exams conducted by the body.

7: What degree will I receive by the end of the course?
Ans: By the end of the course, Mahad al-Faqir al-Islami, Jhang will issue you a degree.

8: How are the classes going to be conducted?
Ans: Classes will be conducted online through state-of-the-art classroom software.

9: Will I have access to recordings if I miss any class?
Ans: Yes, recordings will be made available after every class.

10: Do I have takraar/practice sessions in addition to the teaching sessions?
Ans: Yes, there will be 2-3 hours of takraar/practice sessions per week.

11: How much weekly workload should I expect in total?
Ans: Initially for the first 6 months, the total workload will be around 10-12 hours per week.