Bachelor of Arts in Islamc Studies

Eligibility for Admission:

For HSC equivalent passed students Minimum GPA of 2.5 in S.S.C and H.S.C (or equivalent) exams separately. In case of GPA of 2.00 in any of the S.S.C or H.S.C (or equivalent) examinations - the total GPA should be 6.00. Students of all groups (Science, Humanities and Business Studies or equivalent) at HSC or equivalent levels are eligible for admission in Economics Department.

Credit Hours

To obtain BA in Islamic Studies, a student have to complete 144 credits with a minimum CGPA of 2.00. Students take courses in each semester and these courses have credits assigned to them and the credits are counted towards the degree. Credit hours for a course are assigned on the basis of a 22 week semester and 2 classes of 60 minutes duration each week. Lab classes ( if any) will be of 1 and half hour duration in a week for each course. If any student fails in any course he/she will get opportunity to improve the grade by retaking the same in the subsequent semesters. The program having 8 semesters normally extends over four academic years.

Students willing to obtain a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Islamic Studis will have to follow the general guidelines of degree requirement of the University. The courses organized under four groups as shown below:

Course Type/Areas/Group Number of Courses Credit

A: Basic Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit

B: General Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit

C: Core Courses

Course Code Course Title Credit
DIS 211 Islamic Studies 3.0
DIS 425
DIS 427
DIS 428
Research Work/ Thesis
Project Appraisal


Course Code Course Title Credit
DIS 126 Viva Voce 1.0
DIS 226 Viva Voce 1.0
DIS 326 Viva Voce 1.0
DIS 426 Viva Voce 1.0
Total 4

Welcome to MA in Islamic Studies at Hamdard University Bangladesh

At Hamdard University Bangladesh, we offer a distinguished Master of Arts program in Islamic Studies designed to deepen your understanding of Islamic scholarship and heritage. Here's what you need to know about our program:

a) Duration of the Program:
  • Years: 02
  • Semesters: 04
b) Admission Requirements:
  • Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree from any recognized university, whether domestic or international.
  • All candidates are required to take part in an admission test and undergo a Viva Voce interview.
  • Successful applicants must achieve qualifying marks as determined by the university authority.
c) Total Minimum Credit Requirement:

To complete the program, students must earn a minimum of 75 credits.

d) Minimum CGPA Requirements for complete the program:

A minimum CGPA of 2.25 is necessary for graduation.

f) Maximum Academic Years of Completion:

The program must be completed within a maximum of 3 years, including the possibility of an additional academic year.

At Hamdard University Bangladesh, we strive to provide a holistic educational experience that blends academic rigor with spiritual enrichment. Our faculty members are dedicated to nurturing your intellectual growth and guiding you towards scholarly excellence.

Join us on a transformative journey into the heart of Islamic studies. Apply now and embark on a path of discovery, enlightenment, and personal growth at Hamdard University Bangladesh.