Textbooks and Stationary

The required text books are listed below. 

To minimize postage fees, students outside the UK are advised to purchase all Al-Qalam publications in one go.

A list of book stores where our books can be purchased can be found here

Whenever possible, consider opting for the Maktabatul Bushra edition of the textbooks due to its valuable introductions and footnotes.

Text Books: Full-Time Classes

Year 1

Apart from Qisas, all the other books can be purchased from the institute.

PDFS

PDFs for the following books will be sent on Microsoft Teams:

Arabic Practice

الصغری في التصريف

Year 2

Quran Translation

This copy of the Mushaf has space for writing notes and translation (In Urdu, known as Bayadh-Wala)

These are available in 13-lines and 15-lines per page format. It is recommended that students purchase the layout and script that they use for their daily recitation or memorisation.

15 Line (Uthmani Script King Fahd Quran Printing Complex)

15 Line (Subcontinental Font)

13 Line (Subcontinental Font)

Students may also make notes in an exercise book.

PDFS

PDFs for the following will be sent on Microsoft Teams:

Zaad as-Saliheen

al-Kubra fi an-Nahw

Year 3

Mishakaat al-Masaabeeh

It is highly recommend to acquire the al-Maktabah al-Bushra copy which is available in one complete volume. 

Tahzeeb Seerah Ibn Hisham by Abdus Salaam Haroon

Option 1

Option 2

Other options are available here.

A PDF is available here.

There are various versions of تهذيب سيرة ابن هشام. Students should ensure they acquire the one by عبد السلام هارون.

Duroos al-Balagah

Students should try to acquire the Al-Qalam edition with the commentary, مزجاة البضاعة.

Year 4

PDFS

PDFs for the following will be sent on Microsoft Teams:

FSTU Logic

Year 5

Students can acquire any copy of نزهة النظر; it is not necessary or recommended to purchase the above copy.

Text Books: Part-Time Classes

Year 1

Year 2

PDFS

PDFs for the following will be sent on Microsoft Teams:

Zaad as-Saliheen

Al-Kubra fi an-Nahw

Year 3

Quran Translation

This copy of the Mushaf has space for writing notes and translation (In Urdu, known as Bayadh-Wala)

These are available in 13-lines and 15-lines per page format. It is recommended that students purchase the layout and script that they use for their daily recitation or memorisation.

15 Line (Uthmani Script King Fahd Quran Printing Complex)

15 Line (Subcontinental Font)

13 Line (Subcontinental Font)

Students may also make notes in an exercise book.

PDFS

PDFs for the following will be sent on Microsoft Teams:

الصغری في التصريف

Recommended Stationary

Black Pen

Blue Pen

Green Pen

(Preferably handwriting or fine liner pens, not ballpoint)

Pencil

Rules

A5 Exercise Books