Application for ITQSHHB diploma programme opens

|     Azlan Othman and Lyna Mohamad     |

THE Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) in a press release announced that enrolment to the ‘Aliyah Qira’at Diploma programme at Institut Tahfiz Al-Quran Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah (ITQSHHB) for the 2019-2022 session is now open.

The enrolment is open to Muslim citizens and residents of Brunei Darussalam. Applicants must possess Jayyid (good) grade in at least four subjects in their Brunei Religious Education Certificate (SPUB) or at least four credits in the Brunei Cambridge GCE ‘O’ Level including Malay and Arabic Language, or equivalent subjects.

Applicants must also pass the enrolment interview and possess a health declaration from recognised government health centres. Foreign applicants whose parents are working in the public or private sector in the country can make a written application to the Chairman of the ITQSHHB Board.

Application forms can be obtained at the institute’s office at Simpang 175, KM 2, Jalan Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha, Bandar Seri Begawan, BA2112, Brunei Darussalam during office hours. Alternatively, the forms can be downloaded from the MoRA’s website at

The closing date to submit the forms is Saturday, February 16, 2019.

Interested applicants can contact Ustazah Himesadeja binti Adenan @ Adinin at 8896931 or 2222090/093/096 ext 231 for further details.