|Founder(s)||Ayatullah Syed Muhammad Abul Hasan|
|Mission||To impart religious education to Shia Muslim students|
|Focus||Jurisprudence, Theology, Literature|
|Principal||Maulana Syed Jafar Rizvi|
|Location||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Address||Madrasa Sultan-ul-Madaris, Jagat Narain Road, Lucknow-226003.|
The Sultan ul Madaris Urdu: سُلطان المدارس; is a Shia Islamic Madrasa (religious school) for higher religious education in Lucknow, India. Major course of studies include Jurisprudence, Theology and Islamic Literature.
It was founded in the year 1892 by Ayatullah Syed Muhammad Abul Hasan. The extensive madrasa buildings were erected under the supervision of the Nawab Mehdi Hasan Khan, a philanthropist of Awadh. The foundation stone was laid down in 1911 and the central hall was inaugurated by the then Lieutenant-Governor of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh Sir John Prescott Hewett. Sultanul Madaris is the second Shia religious school in Lucknow. The first one was Madrasatul Imamia - Which was closed down by the Britishers and the third being Jamia Nazmia.
The following courses are offered by the Madrasa:
- Darjat Tahtaniya
- Darjat Fokaania
- Darj-e-Sannad-ul-Afazil (Duration 3 Years)
The first two courses Darjat Tahtaniya and Darjat Fokaania consisting of seven Darjas (levels/stages) is the primary course.
Major personalities who have received education from Sultanul Madaris include, but are not limited to:
- Maulana Sayyid Ali Naqi Naqvi
- Maulana Hafiz Kifayat Hussain.
- Maulana Syed Ibne Hasan Naunaharavi, Principal, Madrasatul Waizeen.
- Zafrulmillat Ayatollah Syed Zafarul Hasan, Principal, Jawadia Arabic College, Banaras.
- Baba-e-Mantiq Maulana Syed Abdul Hussain.
- Maulana Ibne Hasan Karbalai, Karachi.
- Prof. Saiyid Nurul Hasan, Former Governor of West Bengal.
- Prof. Shabihul Hasan Naunaharavi, Lucknow University.
- Prof. Syed Suleman Abbas Rizvi, B.H.U.
- "Aqa-e-Shariat" Maulana Syed Kalbe Abid.
- Maulana Syed Hasan Rizvi, Karbala-e-Moalla, Iraq.
- Maulana Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, President All Jammu & Kashmir Shia Association
- Maulana Murtuza Husain "Fazil Lakhnavi", Lahore.
- Dr. Syed Kalbe Sadiq.
- Maulana Syed Hasan Naqvi, Lucknow
- Prof. Imran Raza Rizvi.
- Maulana Syed Mohammad Mehdi Zayadpuri.
- Maulana Syed Wasi Mohammad, Principal, Wasiqa Arabic College, Faizabad.
- Maulana Muhammad Mustafa Jauhar, Adeeb, Karachi.
- Maulana Ariful Millat Mufti Syed Arif Husain Rizvi Mujtahid. Ex-Principal, Sultanul Madaris, Khairpur.
- Maulana Syed Muhammad Adil Rizvi (Rizvia Karachi)
- Ayatullah "Baqir-ul-Uloom" Maulana Syed Mohammad Baqir
- Ayatullah "Hadi-ul-Millat" Syed Mohammad Hadi.
- Maulana Syed Mohammad, Ex-Principal, Sultanul Madaris.
- Maulana Syed Ali, Ex-Principal, Sultanul Madaris.
- Maulana Syed Hussain, Prof. Faqihat, Jamia Sultania.
- Maulana Syed Ali Hussain, Lecturer, Faqihat, Jamia Sultania.
- Maulana Altaf Haider, Lecturer, Faqihat, Jamia Sultania.
- Ayatollah Syed Mohsin Nawab Rizvi Mujtahid,
- Khateeb-e-Akbar Allama Mirza Mohammed Athar (Former Principal, Shia College Lucknow)
- Maulana Syed Abu Iftikhar Zaidi, Imam-e-Juma, Burundi.
- Maulana Aalim Husain, Shair Arabi
- Maulana Khadem Husain
- Maulana Syed Riyaz Akbar Aabedi Barahvi, Mombasa
- Maulana Mohammad Hasan Maroofi, Imam-e-Juma, Hussaini Mission, Hounslow, London
- Madrasatul Waizeen
- Jamia Nazmia
- Sultanul Madaris
- Jamia Imania, Varanasi
- Jami'ul Uloom Jawadia, Varanasi
- Hoza-e-Ilmiya Wasiqa, Faizabad
- Babul Ilm, Mubarakpur, Azamgarh
- Jamia Haidariya, Khairabad Mau.
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