Tajweed Exemption Exam

Tajweed Exemption Exam policy applies to BAIS students (possibility to be exempt from 2 tajweed courses).

Eligibility Criteria to Take the Tajweed Exemption Exam

Tajweed Exemption Exam Policy

Candidates who have studied and successfully passed a tajweed certificate course (minimum duration of study 1 year) from a reputable institution are eligible to take the Tajweed Exemption Exam. Upon successfully passing this exam, they are eligible for a waiver from the IOU BAIS tajweed courses (TAJ 101 and TAJ 102). Students will then select courses from the IOU waiver replacement courses instead.


The exam is divided into two parts as follows:


The Tajweed Exemption Exam is subject to a $20 flat fee that is non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstance. Only one attempt is allowed for the exam. If a student misses the exam for the applied semester without a valid reason, s/he will have to pay the fees again the following semester.

Passing Grades Table

80-100% Student is eligible for the waiver in both Tajweed 101 and 102, and can choose from the waiver replacement courses
70-79% Student is eligible for the waiver in Tajweed 101 only.


Procedure for Tajweed Exemption Exam

  1. Click here to apply for the Tajweed Exemption Exam.
  2. Once you have paid for the test, you will be enrolled into the Tajweed Exemption Exam.

Books to prepare for the exams are provided in the Tajweed Exemption Exam Course.


Fall 2016 Tajweed Exemption Exam Dates:
Written Exam commences on January 24, 2017, 12:05 AM
Written Exam ends on January 30, 2017, 6:00 PM
Oral Exam commences on February 1, 2017, 12:05 AM
Oral Exam ends on February 5, 2017, 6:00 PM


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