Hifz Programme

Hifz Programme – Main Features

  1. Hifz option can be exercised by a student once he/she has been promoted to grade-IV.
  2. For all hifz students a ‘nazra’ test will be taken in March. Those who do not qualify in the first test will be given a second chance in April. All those students who have cleared the ‘nazra’ test and atleast achieve 1A+2Bs in the three major subjects will be allowed to joint he Hifz programme.
  3. Maximum period for hifz programme is three years which includes initial improving of Nazra and reinforcement (dohrai) at the end.
  4. For hifz students, Saturday will be observed as a normal working day except one Saturday in a month which will be observed as a closed holiday.
  5. Any student being absent on Saturday without a valid reason (validity will be determined by the Head Office) will carry out detention on the next working day.
  6. Hifz students holidays will be lesser in number than the normal students.
  7. The new hifz students will be evaluated for initial 08 weeks before a non-suitability report is raised against a particular student (The non-suitable students will be asked to join regular classes after the summer break).
  8. The second evaluation will be carried out in December and non-suitable students will be asked to join the regular classes after the winter break.
  9. Those students who do not achieve the following targets will be asked to join the regular classes:-
    • End of first year: 07 Paras memorized
    • End of second year: 18 Paras memorized
    • End of third year: 30 Paras memorized with “dohrai”
  10. If the school considers a student’s performance unsatisfactory (e.g “daily Sabaq” “sabqi” & “manzil” weak), lack of interest, Poor discipline and non serious attitude of the parents and the student; that particular student will be asked to join the regular classes at any time of the year.
  11. Constant motivation, encouragement and co-operation are required from the parents for creating a conducive environment for the hifz students. The diaries should be checked and signed regularly by the parents.
  12. In the Hifz programme, ‘SABAQ’ plays the most important role in attaining high proficiency level. If memorization of the daily ‘SABAQ’ is weak, than the entire programme will be problematic. Parents must take full responsibility of the daily SABAQ.
  13. The stipulated time period for completing the Hifz is 2 ½ years and the remaining period will be utilized to prepare for the ‘Wafaq’ test or for completing the desired task.

Hifz Students’ Leave Policy

  1. Head Teachers of the respective branches can approve the leave of the Hifz students for only one working day (exclusive of Saturday, Monday and for that Friday when adjacent Saturday is a holiday).
  2. Under special circumstances, a Hifz student can proceed on 07 days leave (Saturday and Sunday inclusive) only after the leave has been approved from the Head Office.
  3. A hifz student is required to be very regular. Absence on any Saturday is taken very seriously. Missing more than five Saturdays in one Hifz academic year will result into reversion to regular classes.
  4. Any Hifz student who is absent without approved leave from 05 to 10 days will NOT be allowed to attend the school for the number of days which are equal to TWICE the number of days of absence (i.e if a Hifz student remains absent without the approved leave for 05 days, he/she will not attend school for 10 days. A Hifz test will be conducted on re-joining the Hifz class.
  5. A Hifz student will be immediately asked to join the regular class if the days of absence without approved leave exceed 10 days.
  6. For a normal absence, if a written leave application is not received on the succeeding day of absence, a fine of Rs 300/- will be imposed for a single absence.

Hifz Academic Policy

  1. Memorization of the Quran is not only a great honour but a huge responsibility. The school plays an important role in setting up an organized routine for the Hifz students. Another important role of the school and the parents is during the transition from the Hifz programme to regular mainstream classes. For understanding the role of school for academics of Hifz students, it is sharing some major policies and routines with you.
  2. The Hifz students attend English, Urdu and Math classes once a week to keep the students current with their academics.
  3. First year in Hifz will be called Hifz 1 Second year in Hifz will be called Hifz 2 Third and the last year will be called Hifz 3
  4. When Hifz I and Hifz II students are reverted to regular classes of grade IV and grade V due to their unsatisfactory performance in Hifz; they can join the regular classes without any entrance test.
  5. If the student has completed the Hifz in Hifz II, the student will join grade V.
  6. As for midyear and final examination of Hifz I ,HIfz II and Hifz III the syllabus will be sent in advance for English, Urdu and Maths.
  7. The midyear and final exams will carry 50 mark each of all three subjects.
  8. All Hifz III students will join Grade-VI on the basis of their May/June examination.
  9. The school will not prepare the students for grade VII. If any student is interested in joining grade VII then he/she will take the entrance of grade VII after self study or preparing themselves on their own.
  10. The purpose of the Hifz academic programme is to ensure that our Hifz students while joining the regular classes have a smooth transition. In addition to the emphasis on regular studies we also offer the following opportunities to our Hifz students.
  11. Extra Curricular Activities
    • Access to library where they are allowed to borrow books for reading.
    • Games sessions to keep our Huffaz and Haafizaat physically fit and active. Regular matches are also arranged.
    • The Tarbiyah session is a special favourite where Hifz students are involved in character building through stories from Seerah of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and the Sahabah (R.A)
    • Science has been introduced but with no exams
    • Dua book has also been introduced from Hifz I.