جامعۃ العلوم الاسلامیہ، بنوری تاون، کراتشی
Jame'at Ul-uloom ul Islamia, Banori town, Karachi
|Established||1954 (1374 Hijri)|
|Founder||Hazrat Maulana Sayyed Muhammad Yousef Banuri (R.A)|
|Affiliation||Darul Uloom Deoband|
|Chancellor||Hazrat Maulana Dr. Abdul Razzaq Iskander Sahab|
|Vice-Chancellor||Hazrat Maulana Sayyid Muhammad Sulaiman Yousuf Banuri Sahab|
|Address||Jamia Uloom-e-Islamia Banuri Town Karachi 5, Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan|
|Affiliations||Wifaq ul Madaris|
Jamia Uloom-e-Islamia (Urdu: جامعہ علوم اسلامیہ, Jāmi‘ah ‘Ulūm-i Islāmīyah / جامعۃ العلوم الاسلامیہ, Jāmi‘atul-‘Ulūmul-Islāmīyah) is an Islamic School situated in Banoori Town, Karachi, Pakistan. The school continues the tradition of the Darul Uloom system initiated by Darul Uloom Deoband. As of 2007[update], there are about twelve thousand students in different departments of the Jamiah and its branches, including a number of foreign students from over sixty countries all over the world.
Mission and Objectives
- To prepare such Ulama and preachers of Islam who are, on one hand, highly qualified in their fields of education and on the other hand, are equipped with the qualities of piety, sincerity and dedication. It should be their sole purpose to safeguard the fundamental tenets of religion, to propagate it and to lead people to the straight path.
- To establish contacts with other religious universities, madrasahs and educational centers and to co-operate with them in the field of knowledge, experience and teaching.
- To acquaint the new generation with Islam, Islamic values, etiquette and Islamic culture.
- To publish literature against false and heretic ideologies for the rectification and guidance of the Muslim Ummah.
- To arrange translation and publication of important and useful Arabic books into Urdu and vice versa.
It has been described by the International Crisis Group as the "fountainhead of Deobandi militancy" in Pakistan, due to the madrasa playing a major role in helping establish and sustain a number of jihadi organisations, including Harakat ul-Mujahidin (HUM), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), and Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP).
Assassinations of Scholars
On 2 November 1997, two scholars at Jamiat-ul-Uloom-ul-Islamia, Maulana Habibullah Mukhtar (Rector) and Mufti Abdus Sami, were burnt to death when two motorcyclists hurled an explosive device at their van. Another Rector, Maulana Yousuf Ludhianvi, was shot dead by gunmen in Karachi on 18 May 2000. Mufti Nizamuddin Shamzai, the then head of the madrassa, was killed on 30 May 2004 when armed men ambushed his vehicle in front of the Binori Mosque. On 9 October 2004, another associated scholar, Mufti Jameel Ahmad Khan, was killed when his vehicle was fired upon by two gunmen on motorcycles. On 13 May 2012, Maulana Aslam Sheikhupuri was killed when gunmen on two motorcycles shot at his car, Sheikhupuri had been associated with school for 25 years. 
- Mullah Omar, founding leader of Taliban
- Maulana Masood Azhar, leader of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM)
- Asim Umar, leader of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS)
- Qari Saifullah Akhtar, leader of Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI)
- Azam Tariq, leader of Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP)
- Fazlur Rehman Khalil, leader of Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM)
- Abdul Aziz Ghazi, leader of Lal Masjid (Red Mosque)
- Abdolmalek Rigi, leader of Jundallah
- Number of Students
- Aims and objectives of the Jamia
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