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During the Mughal period, the Madarsa which was specialized in the teaching of 'Muslim Jurisprudence', was located in
1. Lucknow
2. Delhi
3. Sialkot
4. Hyderabad (India)

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Lucknow

The correct answer is Lucknow.

  • A religious Islamic school is known as a madrasa.
  • The coming of the Mughals to India marked a new phase in Islamic Education.
  • Several rulers were personally inclined towards art and literature.
  • A great deal was made by Akbar, who himself was uneducated but made great efforts for educational uplift.
  • He even allowed Hindu to learn at Madarsas and thus a good number of Hindu scholars learned Persian and Islamic text.
  • During the Mughal period, the Lucknow Madarsa specialized in the teaching of 'Muslim Jurisprudence'.

  • The meaning of madrasa is a place of study.
  • Generally in Madrasas, various educational programs for calculation, grammar, poetry, history and above all about the teachings of the Quran and its sacred laws are conducted in public as well as private.
  • The main aim of the madrasa is to provide appropriate and relevant educational opportunities within the context of Muslim culture, customs, traditions and interests through the integration of the Arabic Language and Islamic Values Education.
  • At a higher level of study, madrasa taught literary subjects and arithmetic.
  • Shah Jahan was an educated person and promoted scholars and the spread of education.
  • He builded a madrasa near Jama Masjid in Delhi.
  • He was the master of languages like Persian, Arabic and Sanskrit.

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