The Orientation course in Islam Supplements and Complements the Academic studies and provides facilities and opportunities for better understanding of religion and enhances the quality of Interpersonal relationships with high moral standards.
The course is directed to build a strong foundation of high moral values for a better understanding of other religions, secular values and peaceful coexistence in the multi-cultural, multi religious and multilingual country of ours.
The students are trained and equipped to enable them to transmit this understanding for the betterment of the society and nation.
Quality of the highest order in every sphere is the aim of the institution and every effort is made towards that end.
To promote knowledge and to make students reflect positively on their own Identity, beliefs, values, rights and experiences in the shade of Holy QurÃ¡n and the tradition of the Prophet Muhammad(Peace be upon Him).
To develop a positive attitude which in turn helps the spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of the students and makes them emotionally and mentally sound.
To develop and refine individuals with love, kindness, patience, compassion and selflessness to shape better citizens, who can contribute in building a peaceful and a stable society.
The RI Coordinator - Mrs. H. Abida, Assistant Professor, Department of English
Subcommittee members of the RI forum:
Dr. (Mrs.) S. Rizwana Begum Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Mrs. Rasheeda Banu, Associate Professor, Department of Home science
Mrs. Jamal Sayeedha Tabassum, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Mrs. A.Faiz jahan, Assistant Professor,(Department of English
Dr. (Mrs.) Shaik AzeemTaj, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology.
In the Orientation course in Islam, Religious instruction classes are conducted for Muslim students on every Thursday by a team of dedicated Muslim Staff members followed by an Annual Exam in the month of March.
Renowned speakers are invited to address the students on topics related to Islam on Fridays at the College masjid.
The course and the lectures are compulsory for all Muslim students and staff members.
An Essay writing competition on the Life and Teachings of Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) is also held every year, which is compulsory for all Muslim Students and many Non-Muslim Students also participate enthusiastically. They are encouraged to write in three languages English, Urdu and Tamil.
The Best three essays from Art, Science and Commerce Stream are selected. The First prize winners are awarded with Certificates and Prizes on the College Day. The Second and the Third prize winners are awarded on the occasion of the R.I Annual Function Day.
Regular meetings are held with the Working Committee members to discuss various issues.
The curriculum has been carefully designed to incorporate the basic tenets of Islam.
The textbooks prescribed for UG courses are â€œIslam Beliefs and Teachingsâ€ by Ghulam Sarwar and for PG courses,â€œA Treasury of Hadith and Sunnahâ€ by Dr.Mazhar U.Kazi.
In the year 2016, our beloved Chairman, Janab Moosa Raza Saheb, introduced an essay writing competition to the muslim and the non muslim students of the Institution. Muslim students were asked to write an essay on the different themes of Thirukural and the non muslim students were encouraged to study the life history of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him), as it would promote secular understanding of the religion. The winners are awarded on the college day with Cash Prizes.
The following were the topics on which the essay writing competitions were held -
For Muslim Students â€“ The Importance of having Good Character as described in the Thirukural.
For Non-Muslim Students â€“ Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) as an embodiment of virtues.
For Muslim Students â€“ The significance of abstaining from Backbiting as reflected in Thirukural
For Non-Muslim Students â€“ Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) â€“ A Messenger of Peace and Brotherhood
For Muslim Students â€“ The Glory of Rain
For Non-Muslim Students â€“ Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) â€“ The Best of all Mankind
For Muslim Students â€“ The possession of Decorum/ Good Conduct (Kural 139)
For Non-Muslim Students â€“ Prophet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) â€“ A Great Leader
For Muslim Students â€“ â€œThirukural 40 -the benefits of learningâ€
For Non-Muslim Students â€“ â€œProphet Muhammad (Peace and Blessings be upon him) â€“ a loved leaderâ€.
In the year 2017, Interdepartmental RI competitions - "JUST BLISS - A STEP CLOSER TO PARADISE" was introduced. A number of on-stage and off-stage events are conducted under Islamic perspective to promote the understanding of the religion in an entertaining manner. JUST BLISS is an event looked forward by students with utmost excitement and has been a huge success.
On the 3rd of February 2020, an initiative was set up at the college masjid under the name â€˜JOY OF GIVING charity cornerâ€™. It was inaugurated by the Principal Dr. Shanaz Ahamed and the Vice Principal Dr. Amthul Azeez. A cupboard was placed at the college masjid and it will be kept open during the college hours for staff and students to donate generously material of any kind which is in usable condition. Anyone who is in need is free to help themselves from the charity cupboard.
Council for Peace classes are conducted for students, where interactive Islamic Discussions on current affairs are held.