B.S. Abdur Rahman University,
Seethakathi Estate,
Chennai -600048.
Phone :+91-44-22751347,48,50,75


The school was established in the year 2010 to  offer various academic programmes leading to the award of certificates, Diplomas, Under Graduate, Post Graduate and research degrees in Islamic Studies.

The Honourable Chancellor Dr. B.S.Abdur Rahman established Kilakarai Bukhari Aalim Arabic College in the year 2000 to promote “Tomorrow’s ULAMA” - Islamic Scholars capable of addressing modern issues and guiding the younger generation of Muslim Ummah. After 10 years of experience, Kilakarai Bukhari Aalim Arabic College has become School of Islamic Studies under B.S.Abdur Rahman University.

The school has introduced a world class curriculum taking into consideration of the expertise from the world famous Al Azhar University, Egypt and Ummul Qura University, Holy Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Special features of Islamic Studies Programme:

  • Islamic Studies in UG and PG level is an interdisciplinary Program that focuses on betterment of humanity in general and faith based studies in particular.

  • It includes variety of fields like Quranic studies, Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic finance, Islamic History, History of civilization, Philosophy, Comparative Religion, Computer applications etc.

  • Besides, for effective Arabic language skill development ‘Arabic for Non Arabs’ methodology is embedded.

  • The programme is offered both in Arabic and English Medium. 


Computer Lab:

A computer lab with internet facility.

Seminar Hall:

A well equipped seminar hall with capacity of 200 seats.


In addition to the central library, the School also has a Department library which comprises 9000 volumes of books in Arabic, English and regional language.