MUMBAI: Abu Talha Ansari‘s pleasure knew no bounds when he secured 83.40 % in SSC, outcomes of which have been introduced on Friday. However there may be another excuse for him to be overjoyed. He has accomplished his ‘hafiz’ course (memorization of the Quran) too.
Ansari is amongst 22 huffaz (plural of hafiz) or hafiz from Malvani (Malad)-based Jamia Tajveedul Quran Madrassa and Noor Meher Urdu College, run from the identical constructing, who’ve cleared the SSC examination this yr.
“Out of twenty-two huffaz who took the SSC examination this yr, 14 handed with distinction whereas 8 have gotten above 60 % marks. We’re glad our college students have executed so effectively,” says the school-madrassa founder Syed Ali.
Many individuals use their further dwelling as “vacation dwelling” or lease out to earn more money. However Ali, widespread as Ali bhai, a businessman, turned his Malad bungalow into an academic establishment. Starting in 2000, the college and madrassa, produced its first batch of SSC cross outs with 13 hafiz in 2011. Within the final one decade it has produced 97 hafiz who additionally cleared SSC and plenty of of whom have gone for larger research or are working.
“A few our hafiz are actually engineers, medical doctors and pharmacists. They’ve joined the mainstream job market and incomes respectable salaries,” says Ali Bhai.
The talk to modernise madrassa schooling is outdated one. Most madrassas are reluctant to introduce fashionable topics like science and maths of their curricula as they worry it is going to dilute the schooling of non secular topics. Nonetheless, experiment executed by Ali Bhai, with presently by lecturers on the faculty and 9 for the madrassa, reveals a method ahead. “This may be replicated at many madrassas within the nation. Training of non secular topics just isn’t disturbed in any respect whereas fashionable topics are taught,” says profession counsellor Shaikh Akhlaq Ahmed who had initially helped the founder with steerage and counselling of scholars.
This yr, says Hafiz Aijaz, a trainer and supervisor on the Malad establishment, was actually powerful. “For eight months, college students have been taught on-line on account of lockdown. They attended offline lessons just for 4 months however we made them work arduous,” says Hafiz Aijaz.