Upon meeting the academic requirements of the International Open University and the standards of performance of the Quran memorization, a student is awarded a certificate in the Quran memorization.
1. Course Requirements
The Quran Memorization course consists of live tutorial sessions conducted online.
In order to graduate from Juz 26-30 memorization course, a student must:
• Memorize last 5 juz of Quran.
• Receive the minimum total score defined in the section below.
• Recite to the teacher the whole khatmah.
2. Score Requirements
The minimum requirement for a student to successfully pass the Memorization course is:
• Receive the total score minimum: 65%
3. University Requirements
i. Clearance from the Admissions Office
The successful completion of all categories of the Quran Memorization program includes successful receipt of the attested (notarized) document at the IOU Headquarters in the Gambia.
The required document to be sent via airmail is:
– An attested copy of passport. In case of passport unavailability, any other official photo ID may be accepted by the Admissions Office (national identity card, driver’s license, etc.).
International Open University
21 Kanifing Mosque Road,
P.O. Box 2340,
Kanifing South, KMC,
Tel: +220-4379687 / +220-9666612
ii. Clearance from the IOU Payments Department
The graduation requirements for the Quran Memorization program include receiving “No Dues” clearance email from the IOU Payments department.
The University dues requiring clearance include the monthly registration fees.
Any outstanding balance with IOU, i.e. dues, must be cleared prior to the graduation.
4. Graduation Fees
All students are required to pay a standard certificate-processing fee of $150 USD upon completion of the program prior to the graduation. The fee covers attestation of the IOU accredited certificate and the postal charges.
Note: students who have successfully completed IOU’s Tajweed 102 course will receive the certificate with a special note of having learned tajweed rules as well, in sha Allah.