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Bridge Course popular among Madrasa students

Aligarh: Bridge Course introduced in AMU Aligarh three years ago for madrasa pass students for modern and higher education is now a popular choice of madrasa students. Admisison or entrance (competitive) examination for the current session (2016-17) was held in AMU’s Arts Faculty premises on 23 July for which madrasa pass students from Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow; Darul Uloom Deoband, ‘Jamiatul Falah, Azamgarh; Madrasatul Islah, Saraimeer (Azamgarh); as well as those from madrasas affiliated to Madrasa Boards of Bengal, Assam, Delhi, Gujrat, Bihar etc had reached AMU. Many of the madrasa students from different states said that they had heard a lot about this Bridge Course which is specially for students of religious madrasas who want to study modern subjects in science and arts for higher education.

Bridge Course Academy’s Asstt. Director Bachan Ali Khan said that this will be the fourth batch of Bridge Course and before this, three batches have passed and their results were cent per cent and most of the boy and girl students have succeeded in getting admissions in important modern courses of this University like BA English (Hons), Economics, BA, LLB, Science etc and have earned a unique moral and educational standing in AMU and other universities. He further said that an important characteristic of this course is that students of different sects and way of life live and study in an atmosphere of peace and understanding.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 September 2016 on page no. 14

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