The core academic programme that offered by the university, lasts for 12 years and is divided into four levels namely; secondary (5 yrs), senior secondary (2 yrs), Degree (3 yrs) and Post Graduation (2 yrs). The academic curriculum which is envisaged by incorporating Islamic and Modern human science subjects, contains Quran, Hadeeth, Fiqh, Tafseer, Taswuf, Aqida (Islamic theology), Mantiq (Islamic logic), Islamic history, history of Islamic civilization, science and technology, mathematics, social science, computer and information technology, etc. Enough attention is paid to make the students well acquainted and equipped in four languages: English, Arabic, Urdu and Malayalam. After completing the first two levels successfully, DHIU makes it mandatory for each and every under graduate student to pursue degree course in any of the arts or humanities subjects (Economics, English, History, Politics, and Sociology etc…) offered by the major universities. Unlike the first three levels, the level of PG is characterized by the specialization allowing the students to excel in the areas of their interest among the various fields of Islamic sciences under any one of the five departments. After the successful completion of these four levels of continuous 12-year stream of education, DHIU awards on every student the honorific title of “Al-Hudawi”. In order to achieve the Al-Hudawi Sanad Certificate students have to submit one Master Thesis and Degree Dissertation to their department.

Admission Criteria

Each year DHIU enrolls only bright and talented students aged below 11 ½ in the year of application. The applicant should have successfully completed or is completing the public exam of fifth standard of primary Madarasa education program offered by the SKIMVB. The admission is based only on merits and intellectual potentials of applicant that are evaluated through rigorous oral and written entrance tests. The centralized admission process (CAP) offers the applicant the facility to choice the institution that he wants to carry his study there and by this process the top credits scorers are enrolled according to the availability of seats in the main campus and its affiliate colleges and it also ensures transparency in admission. No any recommendation or special quota are allowed or reserved for any groups of society. The call for application is made in the Arabic month of Sha’ban every year, while the entrance test is held in the first week of Shawal. The aspirant should fill the application form available in the official website or in the main office of DHIU on or before Ramadan 20. The class for the new batch starts in the second half of the Shawal same year. In its 12 year course, the university doesn’t enrol in any level other than the seconary first class.


To elevate the academic level of students, university offers many vivid and unique extra-curricular activities including seminars on relevant issues, interaction with notable personalities, publication of books and CDs and arrangement of intellectual group discussion inside and outside the campus about the current events and topics, yearly arts fest, Indoor and Outdoor Orientation Camps at various eco-friendly villages of intra and inter-state, Mahallu survey, academic tour to the different institution run under the different organization and principles.

Class Promotion Criteria

Continuous and comprehend evaluations program is developed by the board of examination to check out the academic progress of students. The board conducts each year three terminal examinations at the first two levels of secondary and senior secondary and who is able to achieve the fixed percentage of marks is allowed for the promotion into the next year. The centralized evaluations system is setup to evalute the annual exam of secondary fifth year and senior secondary final year. The board conducts semester based (two semester each year) examinations at Degree and PG level and the promotion to the next semester/year depends on the successful completeion of these examination. The whole programs including the evaluation are supervised directly by the board of examination and they are independent to take any decision related to the examination. In these levels, university offers the supplementary examination for such students who failed to achieve the fixed percentage of credits. The student who filed twice in a class is removed from the university.