Jamia Binoria

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Jamia Binoria Al Alamia (الجامعۃ البنوریۃ العالمیۃ)
(الجامعۃ البنوریۃ العالمیۃ)
Established 1979 (1398 Hijri)
Type Islamic university
Religious affiliation Deoband
Chancellor Mufti Muhammad Naeem
Vice-Chancellor Maulana Noman Naeem
Rector Maulana Farhan Naeem
Students 8,000 (total)
Location Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Campus Urban (12 acres)
Affiliations Wifaq ul Madaris
Website www.binoria.org

Jamia Binoria is an international Deobandi Islamic educational institute located in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is regarded as one of the most modern madrassas.[1] It should not be confused with the Jamiah Islamiya madrassa in Binori Town, Karachi.

Jamia Binoria was founded by Mufti Muhammed Naeem in Rajab 1398 A.H. or 1978 CE.[2] It is affiliated to Ittehad Tanzeematul Madaris-e-Deeniya (ITMD), a confederacy of five religious education boards.[3] At one time, Jamiah Binoria is said to have had the highest enrollment of foreign students in Pakistan. But the international enrollment dropped following the September 11, 2001 attacks.[4] In 2005, it had around 3,000 male and 500 female students, including students from United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany and the Far East.[4]

Departments[edit]

  • Administration Department
  • Computer Department
  • Dar-ul-Iftaa Department
  • Department of Books (Kutub)
  • Department of Hifz-ul-Quran
  • Department of Publication
  • Department of Tajweed-ul-Quran
  • Department of Takhassus
  • Department of weekley akhbarul madaris
  • Department of "FATWA" for free Religious Help
  • Department of Writer
  • Madrasa-tul-Banat (Female Section)

Notable alumni[edit]

Shaykh Suhayl Teli

Graduated from Stuyvesant high school in 1991 and attended Columbia University for 3 years as a biochemistry/pre-med major. Achieved Dean's List every semester and had an overall GPA of a 3.67; took MCATS (95%tile score) and was about to apply for medical schools...then, suddenly had the opportunity to go on for "higher studies" to pursue Ilm (dars-e-nizaamii) in Jamia Binoria, Karachi from 1994-2000. For the last decade (since returning from studies till present) is a full-time Ustaadh/teacher in Darul Uloom New York in Jamaica, Queens.

Shaykh Abdul Nasir Jangda Abdul Nasir Jangda is the founder and director of Qalam Institute. He was born and raised in the Dallas area. At the age of 10 he went to Karachi, Pakistan to memorize the Quran. He excelled in his memorization and committed the entire Quran to memory in less than 1 year. He then returned home and continued his school education. After graduating from High School, he went back to Karachi to study the Alim Course at Jamia Binoria. He graduated from the rigorous 7 year program in 2002 at the top of his class and with numerous Ijaazaat (Licenses) in various Islamic Sciences. Along with the Alim Course he concurrently completed a B.A. and M.A. in Arabic from Karachi University. He also obtained a Masters in Islamic Studies from the University of Sindh. He taught Arabic at the University of Texas at Arlington from 2005 to 2007. He has served as an instructor and curriculum advisor to various Islamic schools and Islamic studies programs. He served as the Imam at the Colleyville Masjid in the Dallas area for 3 years. He is a founding member and chairman of Mansfield Islamic Center. Abdul Nasir is an instructor with Bayyinah Institute, where his class “Meaningful Prayer” has traveled the country. His latest projects include Quran Intensive (a summer program focusing on Arabic grammar and Tafsir), Quranic analysis lectures, Khateeb Training, chronicling of the Prophetic Biography at www.qalaminstitute.org, and personally mentoring and teaching his students at the Qalam Seminary.

Mufti Mohammad Farhan, PhD.

Mufti Farhan was raised in Long Island,New York. He completed his primary education and High School in New York. He pursued his education for 8 years in Islamic studies. In which, he completed a bachelor's degree in Arabic and Islamic Sciences, specializing in hadith studies, and then went on to complete an M.A. in Islamic Theology from the same institute, Jamia Binoria Internationl University, Karachi, Pakistan. Finally, he accomplished a PhD in Islamic Jurisprudence and Law, from the same University. He is also specialized in Islamic Economics and Finance. Currently, he is the Director of Islamic Affairs for Muslims on Long Island, Inc. and the Islamic Center of South Shore, Valley Stream, Long Island. He is also the member of The Board of Jurists, Shariah Board of New York. Member, Zabahia Halal Monitoring Committee, NYC Member, NY Local Task Force for Halal Food Standard Alliance of America (HFSAA) Member, North American Imam Federation (NAIF) Co-founder and President of a Non-for-Profit org. for youths, Bani Adam aka. Children of Adam.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Karachi erupts' The Nation, June 25, 2005
  2. ^ Official site
  3. ^ Hasan Mansoor. 'Spellbound in Seminaries' June 18, 2006
  4. ^ a b 'Madrassas ask for foreign support' BBC News, September 2, 2005

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