Al-Jamiatul Arabiatul Islamia Ziri (আল জামিয়াতুল আরবিয়াতুল ইসলামিয়া জিরি )

Al-Jamiatul Arabiatul Islamiah, Ziri is a privateand the third largest Qaumi Islamic university in Bangladesh. Mujahede Millat Shah Moulana Ahmad Hasan established the Jamiah, in 1328 Hijri (1910) .

It is situated at Ziri, Patiya about five km east from Chittagong. The Jamiahhas the motto to introduce such a curriculum in the field of study which, can give scope for knowledge befitting the modern scientific requirement, beside the perfectness in the Islamic theology so that the outcomers may adjust themselves with the changing circumstances in every spheres of life and can prove themselves worthy followers of Islam and ideal citizen of the country wherever they live in. Accordingly Arabic and Mother tongue have been included in the courses of study giving special attention to the Islamic Sari’ah. In addition, there is also provision for vocational training which help the students to build their career as a self-reliant man. At present, it has 55 teachers and 1600 students among whom 1000 are orphans. The Jamiah looks after some Islamic educational institutions of this area so that they can improve their curricular activities.

Information and Address :
Established 1328 Hijri (1910)
Type Islamic university
Chancellor Shah Mohammad Toyab Shaheb
Academic staff 55 (2010)
Students 1600 (2010)
Location Ziri, Patiya, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Campus Rural

The Jāmiʿah has currently these departments of education and classes: Dept. Of Nooranee (kinder Garten),
Dept. Of Nazira and Hifz and Classess from elementary level to the Dawra-e-Hadith(M.A. Class).

Post–Graduate Classes:
The Jāmiʿah currently offering Postgraduate degree in the field of six subjects.
These subjects are: IFTA (Islamic law), Tafseer, Adab (Literature),
Takhassus Fil Hadith (Specialized Course in Hadith), Qirat, Bengali and English languages.

Short Course Curricula:
It is a branch of Jāmiʿah’s Education Dept. for the Students of Schools, Colleges, and Universities
who are eager to become Alim. The students have to complete a course consisting of five years to become an Alim.

Vocational Trainings and Other Courses:
Besides the regular classes and courses,
the Jāmiʿah maintains a Charitable Dispensary,
Hospitals and Primary Medical Training Course and
it also maintains a Technical Center for Training in Welding, Electricity, Plumbing etc.

Other Trainings and Hifz Competition:
The Jāmiʿah organises training courses of Hifz-e-Quran,
Qirat, Arabic Grammar etc. It also organeses a Hifz
Competition between the Teenaged Huffaz of Bangladesh every year
at its compound under its Tahfeejul Quran Organization and distributes
lucrative prizes amongst the winners.

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