Madressa Taleem – un – Niswaan

Girls Madressa – Pietermaritzburg

Madrassa Taleem – un – Niswaan is an Islamic Institute for Girls which is located in Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-Zulu Natal, dedicated to the service of the noble tertiary Islamic education. The aim and objective of the madrasah is to promote all aspects of Islamic theology, Jurisprudence, correct recitation of the Holy Qur’an, Tafseer and Prophetic traditions with proper Islamic Tarbiyah.

Educating a Nation

It is well known that to educate one woman is akin to educating a nation and that the first school of a child is the mother’s lap. Keeping this in mind, the Madressa has formulated a syllabus which is structured on the pristine foundation of Divine sources i.e.: the Holy Qur’an, Mubarak Sunnah of Nabi S.A.W (practices and teachings), and the teachings of the esteemed and learned scholars and pious luminaries, so that our daughters of today can become upright women, good wives and ideal mothers, to rear well educated, noble and pious children, who will have high morals and she herself, will be a beacon of knowledge, guidance and proper Islamic morals in the community.

Madrassa Taleem – un – Niswaan

Girls Madressa 



This is a one year course and prepares new-comers for the first year of Aalimiyyah, focusing on basic Islamic teachings and recitation of Qur’an.

Aalimiyyah – Academic Islamic studies

This is a four-year intensive course in which Qur’an (Tafseer, Tajweed, Translation), Hadith (Prophetic Traditions) and Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence) is taught.