Application Process

Application Dates

Applications open on the 1st of June and close on the 25th of August. 

If places are taken up, applications will be closed earlier. 

Due to limited resources and our focus on quality, we can only offer spaces to a restricted number of students on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applications are only taken for year 1. We do not accept applications for other years.

Application Process

Stage 1: Complete Application Form

Applicants must fill out and submit the Al-Qalam application form.

Stage 2: Contact From Admission Team

The application will be checked by our admission team. If the applicant satisfies the initial requirements, a member of staff will be in contact via WhatsApp.

Stage 3: Admission Fee

A student reference number will be issued, and a £15 application fee must be paid

Payment details can be found here.

The applicant should send a confirmation of the payment of the admission fee.

Stage 4: Interview and Entrance Exam

After the application fee has been received,  an interview will be arranged.

Interviews for applicants from Leicester will be conducted onsite. 

Interviews for applicants from outside Leicester will be conducted online

Stage 5: First Installment

Successful applicants will be given a place on our course. 

The first instalment of fees should be made between 15th and 28th of August. 

Stage 6: Addition To Microsoft Teams

After the first installment has been received, the applicant will be added to our learning platform, Microsoft Teams.

Students should purchase the necessary textbooks

Stage 7: First Day of Madrasah

The first day of madrasah will be 29th August.

On this day, staff will assist online students in ensuring they can join the learning platform and familiarise them with the online class setup. 

Thereafter, classes will commence as usual. 

Probation Period

Probation Period 1

Initial admission is for a 10-week probation period (Term 1) culminating in an examination.

During this time, performance and, more importantly, attendance will be monitored and reviewed. Students with satisfactory performance and attendance will secure a place on the course. 

Probation Period 2

After Year 2 in the full-time course and Year 3 in the part-time course, students' performance and attendance will be reviewed. 

Only students with satisfactory attendance and performance in class and exams will be granted a place in the later part of the course.