Mohammad Najeeb Qasmi

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Muhammad Najeeb Qasmi Sambhali
Qasmi receiving memento from former Indian Cricket Team Captain Mohammad Azharuddin on 8 April 2015
Alma materDarul Uloom Deoband, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi University
Founder ofAl-Noor Public School, Sambhal
Muslim leader
AwardsWatan Ke Ratna Award 2019

Mohammad Najeeb Qasmi Sambhali is an Indian Sunni Islamic scholar who established Al-Noor Public School, Sambhal. He is an alumnus of Darul Uloom Deoband, Delhi University and the Jamia Millia Islamia. He has authored Dars-e-Hadith, Dars-e-Quran, Islahi Mazameen, Journey to Madina, Qur'an and Hadith - Main Sources of Islamic Ideology and Umrah Ka Tariqah


Mohammad Najeeb Qasmi is a grandson of Ismail Sambhali who was a hadith scholar and an activist of the Indian Independence movement.[1] Ismail Sambhali was professor of hadith at the Madrasa Shahi in Moradabad and his students include Athar Mubarakpuri and Nizamuddin Asir Adrawi.[2] Najeeb Qasmi studied traditional dars-e-nizami at the Darul Uloom Deoband and graduated from there in 1994.[3][4] He received a B.A. from Jamia Millia Islamia and an M.A in Arabic from the Delhi University. He completed his doctoral studies at the Jamia Millia Islamia.[5][4]

Qasmi established Al-Noor Public School in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh on 21 December 2018. The foundation stone was laid down by teachers of the Darul Uloom Deoband and Jamia Millia Islamia.[6] His articles have appeared in Monthly al-Bayyinat of Jamia Binoria and in Jahan-e-Urdu.[7][8] His articles regularly appear in The Inquilab, The Munsif Daily, The Siasat Daily, Urdu Times, Avadhnama and other Indian and Pakistani newspapers like Daily Jang and Daily Express.[9][10] He also writes on his website, which was released in a function held in Riyadh on 4 January 2013 by a number of Indian scholars.[11][5][12] Saudi Gazette in its report called the website a brain child of Qasmi.[13] At the launch program, Qasmi said, "Given the popularity of the Internet, many new websites with Islamic names are launched regularly, misinterpreting Islamic teachings. This website provides reliable Islamic content for users".[3] He launched Hajj-e-Mabroor application to help provide accurate information about Hajj and Umrah.[14] It was released in 2015 in by Muhammad Mustafa Azmi.[15][16][17] The application has articles, books and videos of Qasmi in English, Hindi and Urdu covering various aspects of Hajj and Umrah.[17][18] In 2019, Qasmi was conferred with the Watan Ke Ratna Award.[19]

Literary works[edit]

Qasmi's set of 38 books was released by Muhammad Mustafa Azmi whilst his six books were released in Ansari auditorium of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) by the former VC of JMI, Talat Ahmad, Akhtarul Wasey and Abul Qasim Nomani.[20][21] His books include:[22]

  • Dars-e-Hadith
  • Dars-e-Quran
  • Islahi Mazameen (released by Akhtarul Wasey)
  • Journey to Madina
  • Qur'an and Hadith - Main Sources of Islamic Ideology
  • Umrah Ka Tariqah


  1. ^ report, Saudi Gazette (16 December 2013). "Hadith presentation launched in Riyadh". Saudigazette.
  2. ^ Asir Adrawi. Dastan-e-Natamam (in Urdu). pp. 72, 73.
  3. ^ a b "Islamic website with extensive library launched". 20 January 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Website to highlight the contribution of Ulama of Indian subcontinent". 7 January 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Flashes from the Muslim World". youngmuslimdigest. 22 May 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  6. ^ "سنبھل میں النور پبلک اسکول کے افتتاحی پروگرام میں ملک کی نامور علمی شخصیات کی شرکت". FikroKhabar.
  7. ^ "Articles of Qasmi on Jahan-e-Urdu". Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  8. ^ ٹاؤن, جامعہ علوم اسلامیہ بنوری. "مضامین برائے مفتی محمد نجیب قاسمی سنبھلی | جامعہ علوم اسلامیہ بنوری ٹاؤن".
  9. ^ "Najeeb Qasmi's articles on". Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  10. ^ "Articles of Dr Najeeb Qasmi". Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  11. ^ "New Islamic website inaugurated in Riyadh". milligazette. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  12. ^ "New Islamic website launched". 7 January 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  13. ^ "New Islamic Website Launched". Saudi Gazette. 11 January 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  14. ^ "'Hajj-e-Mabroor' the new mobile app for Hajj & Umrah". Muslim Mirror. 26 July 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  15. ^ "Indian launches Urdu mobile app for Haj pilgrims". Economic Times. 17 June 2015. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  16. ^ "Hajj-e-Mabroor app launched in 3 languages". 7 August 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  17. ^ a b "Hajj & Umrah Apps Launched". islamicvoice. Archived from the original on 24 September 2020. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  18. ^ "'Hajj-e-Mabroor' app launched". SaudiGazette. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2020.
  19. ^ "A Tribute to Maulana Azad". 17 November 2019. Retrieved 19 November 2019.
  20. ^ "Set of 38 Islamic books in 3 languages launched". saudigazette. 22 March 2016. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  21. ^ "جامعہ ملیہ میں ڈاکٹر نجیب قاسمی کی 6کتابوں کا اجراء (6 books of Dr Najeeb Qasmi released in Jamia Millia Islamia)". Urdu News – اردو نیوز. 9 April 2018.
  22. ^ ""وطن سماچار" نے ڈاکٹر محمد نجیب قاسمی کو علمی وسماجی خدمات پر ایوارڈ سے نوازا". fikrokhabar. Retrieved 1 April 2020.

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