Maahad Girls Training Institute

Girls Training Institute, Pangani (Maahad)
Bujumbura/Fairview Road,Pangani Shopping centre, Nairobi
0728971376 / 0731370366 / 0701953039 / 0773280226

Frequently Asked Questions

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When is the intake for Maahad?

It usually starts in Muharram which is the beginning of the lunar calender

When do applications start?

Anytime beginning of Safar (Second month of the Islamic calender) and ends before Ramadhan 

What is the procedure of applying?

Fill in the application form which is obtained from Maahad or you can download it from our website 

What are the qualifications required to join Maahad?

Must have completed her O Levels or must have finished Mutawassit Level

Is the intake only once a year?

Intake is only once a year

How long is the course?

It takes a minimum of three years and a maximum of years to complete Maahad

When do the students break for the holidays?

We have two yearly holidays after the first and second semester

which subjects do you offer?

  • Intensive Arabic (Grammar, Syntax, Etymology)
  • Quran with Tajweed
  • Intensive Islamics (Tafseer, Hadeeth, Fiqh, Akhlaq, Aqeeda, Seerah etc.)
  • Principles of Daawa and techniques
  • Methodology for Madrassa and schools
  • Home Economics (Cookery, Dressmaking, Embroidery)
  • Computers 


What programs do you offer?

We offer the following programs:

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Development Education
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education.
  • Primary Teachers Education.
  • Diploma in Secondary Education (Arts and Science).
  • Proficiency in Certificate Early Childhood Development Education.
  • Bridging course in Mathematics, English, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Quran course
  • Islamiat course
  • Daawah course
  • Arabic language
  • English language
  • Computer packages

How long does it take to complete a program?

  • Certificate in Early Childhood Development Education - Four school terms.(pre-service)  
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education - Four school terms. .(pre-service) 
  • Certificate in Early Childhood Development Education - Two years.(in-service)  
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education - Two years.(in-service)  
  • Primary Teachers Education - Two years.
  • Diploma in Secondary Education (Arts and Science) - Two years.
  • Proficiency in Certificate Early Childhood Development Education - One year.
  • Bridging course in Mathematics, English, Chemistry and Biology - One year.
  • Quran course - One year
  • Islamiyat course - One year
  • Daawah course - Six months
  • Arabic language - One year
  • English language - One year
  • Computer packages - Three months

Where are you located?

Bujumbura /Fairview Road, Pangani Shopping Center

Do you offer boarding facilities?

Yes it offers boarding facilities

Is it a mixed or single institution?

MTTC is a ladies only institution.

Do you offer in service program?

We do offer in-service program to teachers during the school holidays i.e. April, August and December.

Do you offer evening programs?

We do not offer evening programs at the moment.

Do you offer scholarships?

We sponsor underprivileged students by offering partial sponsorship. We also partner with other sponsoring institutions.

How much does a program cost?

Our programs are reasonably priced for the benefit of the Ummah.
Please check our website for more details

Do you offer Islamic studies course?

Islamic studies is the most important area of study in our institution. We offer a variety of Islamic courses like Quran, Islamiyat (Fiqh, Tawheed, Hadith, Seerah, Akhlaq) and Daawah.

Are you registered by the ministry?

We are confident to affirm that we are fully registered by the Ministry of Education as an educational institution. Our students are also examined by KNEC.

Difference between bridging course and ECDE proficiency test

A bridging course is a course taken to enable a student attain the minimum admission requirement in the subject he/she failed to attain the required grade. It is taken after secondary school.
ECDE proficiency test is an exam offered to students who do not meet the minimum requirement for certificate in ECDE course

Maahad Academy

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From what age do you admit into your Madrassa?

From the age of 4 years

until what age are the boys released from the Madrassa

At the age of 11 years they are trained under an ustaadh but not inside the premises with the girls

 How many children are there per class?

25 students per class but due to demand we accomodate 30 students

What are the timings of the Madrassa?

Most of our children are school gong pupils so classes are in the afternoon and evening starting from 4:00 p.m.

What are the certificates offered?

We offer Ibtidaai and Thanawi Certificates

What about the timings for the ladies class?

we have morning classes for the ladies and its a challange to have evening classes for them as very few are willing to attend the evening sessions.

Why dont you have only Saturday and Sunday classes?

We used to have these classes but many parents aren't willing to send their children on Sundays

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