Teaching of Nazra Quran in Grade-1 To 5 As Compulsory Subject

The notification of Teaching of Nazra Quran in Grade-1 To 5 As Compulsory Subject has been issued on 14th July 2021 by the Punjab Curriculum &Textbook Board, Lahore. The Punjab Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran Act, 2018 (Act XVII of 2018) entails that teaching of the Holy Quran is compulsory for Muslim students in all educational institutions (Public Sector / Private Sector / Deeni Madaris) in Punjab.


Teaching of Nazrah Quran in Punjab Schools Class-1 To Class-5th


The Punjab Compulsory Teaching of the Holy Quran (Amendment) Act, 2021 (Act XIV of 2021) binds the teaching of the Holy Quran as a separate compulsory subject for Muslim students in all educational institutions in Punjab.

Accordingly, Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) in its 83rd “BOARD” meeting held on 23.06.2021 revised the Scheme of Studies and included the subject of “Nazra Quran” in Grades I-V as a separate compulsory subject as per following Schedule:

Nazra Quran Teaching Schedule 2021

Grades Distribution of Paras Periods Per Week For Nazra Quran Marks For Nazra Quran
I Quran Qaida and last 04 Surah of Holy Quran 03 50
II Paras 1 & 2 03 50
III Paras 3 & 8 03 50
IV Paras 9 & 18 04 50
V Paras 19 & 30 04 50

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As an initial step, all educational institutions (Public Sector / Private Sector | Deeni Madaris) in Punjab shall teach Naazrah Quran in Grades I-V as a separate compulsory subject with effect from the forthcoming Academic Session 2021-22.

Meanwhile, PCTB has initiated the due process to introduce the “Teaching of the Holy Quran” as a separate compulsory subject for all Grades (I-XII) and it will also be conveyed as soon as possible.

All educational institutions are required to make necessary arrangements for teaching of Nazra Quran for Grades I-V as per the Schedule mentioned above.

It is, therefore, requested that the teaching of Naazrah Quran for Grades I-V be ensured in all educational institutions (Public Sector / Private Sector / Deeni Madaris) within your jurisdiction and monitor its implementation in true letter and spirit.

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