Newly-launched por­tal to help Madarsa Board con­duct ex­ams

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - - LUCKNOW -

LUC­KNOW: The state gov­ern­ment is all set to con­duct Madarsa Board ex­am­i­na­tion with the help of newly launched por­tal of the UP Board of Madarsa Ed­u­ca­tion.

All in­for­ma­tion re­lated with the ex­am­i­na­tion and de­tails con­cern­ing cur­ricu­lum would be up­loaded at the web­site,, said Monika S Garg, prin­ci­pal sec­re­tary, mi­nor­ity wel­fare and waqf board, on Satur­day.

The state gov­ern­ment had launched the por­tal on Au­gust 18 this year and in­structed the madarsas to up­load pic­tures of class­rooms, to­tal area, num­ber of teach­ers, their Aad­haar num­bers, ac­count de­tails of the madarsas etc on the board’s web­site by Septem­ber 15.

The ex­er­cise was aimed at bring­ing in trans­parency in the work­ing of Is­lamic schools.

Now, madarsas could for­ward ap­pli­ca­tions con­cern­ing is­su­ing of recog­ni­tion cer­tifi­cate through the por­tal. They could also avail ben­e­fits of all wel­fare schemes by mak­ing for­mal ap­pli­ca­tion on this in­ter­ac­tive por­tal.

Ut­tar Pradesh has around 560 aided mi­nor­ity ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tions that of­fer stud­ies in Is­lamic the­ol­ogy and re­li­gious laws. On an av­er­age, ev­ery aided madarsa has around 17 teach­ers. The gov­ern­ment gives an aid of Rs 4 to 5 lakh monthly to each of the in­sti­tu­tion.

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