Waiver Eligibility

Waiver Eligibility of "Aqleem-a-Sukhan"


To be eligible for the "Aqleem-a-Sukhan" waiver, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a Pakistani citizen
  • Be a Hafiz-e-Quran (have memorized the entire Quran)
  • Be between the ages of 18 and 40 years old
  • Have a valid CNIC (Computerized National Identity Card)
  • Be of good character
  • Be physically and mentally fit
  • Be fluent in Urdu and English

Documents Required

Applicants must submit the following documents along with their application form:

  • Copy of CNIC
  • Hafiz-e-Quran certificate
  • Two passport-size photographs
  • Matriculation certificate
  • Intermediate certificate
  • B.A. degree
  • Character certificate from a local Imam or school principal
  • Medical certificate from a government doctor

Selection Process

The selection process for the "Aqleem-a-Sukhan" waiver is as follows:

  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on their academic qualifications and Hafiz-e-Quran certificate.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be called for an interview.
  • The final selection will be made by a committee of scholars.

Benefits of the Waiver

The "Aqleem-a-Sukhan" waiver provides the following benefits to successful applicants:

  • Free tuition fee for a four-year Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies at a government university
  • Monthly stipend of Rs. 5,000
  • Free accommodation and boarding
  • Free medical treatment

How to Apply

Applicants can apply for the "Aqleem-a-Sukhan" waiver online or by submitting their application form to the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony.


The deadline for submitting applications for the "Aqleem-a-Sukhan" waiver is usually in the month of June.

For More Information

For more information about the "Aqleem-a-Sukhan" waiver, please visit the website of the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony.