Annoor Arabic college was established with the noble aim of advancing Islam by training Uzamas and hafiz who could recite Allah 's book-The Holy Quran by memory this institution is situated at Siyambalagaskotuwa in the Kuliyapitiya Electorate in the district of Kurunagala.
The Inauguration this institute was commenced on the 15th of April 1990 with 15 students in the Kithab section and 10 students in the hafiz section from its inception this college has successfully functioned as a full-time Madrasa
The madrasa is being managed by a group of highly qualified educators from the area.
the educational function of the madrasa is carried out in two separate section in one section students follow a course of studies of 7 years duration leading to the qualification "Al-Alim in this section students qualify as follows:
4th year G.C.E(O/L)
5th year Al-Alim – part1
6th year G.C.E(A/L)
7th year Al- Alim part II (final)
At the end of 7 years, students complete their education and receive the " Annoori "title.
The second section is devoted to memorizing the quran this is a 3 year course and in these three years students complete memorizing the holy quran as a part of this course students also learn Tamil Sinhala and English languages they study Urdu as an additional language.
In addition arrangements have been made for all students to follow a course in information technology.
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
There are 17 teachers including the principal in charge of the Arabic syllabus of the educational programme. There are two Hafiz in charge of students memorizing the holy Quran. All these are full-time teachers in addition to the full-time teachers. There are 15 part-time teachers. Out of 160 students who are studying at present, 30 are engaged in memorizing holy Quran
ACHIEVEMENTS OF THIS COLLEGE
To date 138 Alims and 75 Hafiz have passed out. Two of these students were awarded scholarships to pursue higher studies in Egypt, Libya,Bangladesh, Pakistan and India. They have now completed their studies abroad
A 125 X 30 sq. feet building has been constructed to house the class rooms. Another building 109 x 25 sq. feet in size has been constructed to provide residential facilities to students. A block of land one acre in extent has been purchased recently for the construction of accommodation facilities for teachers.
EXPENDITURE INVOLVED IN MAINTAINING THE COLLEGE
Total monthly expenditure including expenses involved in providing food is Rs.600,000.00. A small fraction of this is recovered from the students. Therefore, on the whole we depend on the generosity of our well wishers and for the survival of this institution.
We have introduved a ‘one-day meal in a year’ programme to raise funds for the college. Many have joined this programme and regularly contribute a day’s meal expense annually. The daily food expense amount is Rs.10,000.00. We appeal to you to join this programme and support this worthy course.
Annoor Arabic College stands as a symbol of faith of all muslims in Islam. Cointribute generously and strengthen your faith in Allah.
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