Identifying the Role of the First ‘Qawmi Madrasah’ Darul Uloom Deoband in the Indian Subcontinent


  • Abdul Momen Ph.D. Candidate, Academy of Islamic Civilization, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia; and Associate Professor, Department of Islamic History & Culture, Jagannath University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mansoureh Ebrahimi Associate. Professor, Academy of Islamic Civilization, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Ahmad Muhyuddin Hassan Senior Lecturer, Academy of Islamic Civilization, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.



British Colony, Darul Uloom Deoband, Role, Indian Subcontinent


When Darul Uloom in Deoband was founded, the Muslims endured a difficult period under the British. Darul Uloom was a ray of light for the preservation of Islamic education. The primary objective of this study is to elucidate the protective role played by Darul Uloom Deoband. The study also investigates the institution's endeavors in safeguarding Muslim principles and promoting educational advancement. Data were obtained and examined through direct observation, texts and articles. The results show how Muslims came to understand defending Islamic values and education against Western harm and how Darul Uloom played a vital role during difficult times under British colonial rule.


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How to Cite

Momen, A., Ebrahimi, M., & Hassan, A. M. (2023). Identifying the Role of the First ‘Qawmi Madrasah’ Darul Uloom Deoband in the Indian Subcontinent. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(SI14), 65–71.