Jalsa Salana Talim Awards

Providing Jalsa does take place Jalsa Awards will be for the UK residents only.  The portal for applications will be open, inshallah, by the 1st April, 2021 so individuals can apply online.

The criteria showing is for the previous year and as soon as approval for any changes are decided upon this will also be amended on the website.  Any members that require to be considered for a previous year and or had already applied will need to reapply.  A maximum period of 3 year’s previously will be considered.

Please can you be kind enough in alerting all Jama’at members of this and let them know that all applications will be 100% electronic and on-line.  So rather than a stamp required by the Sadr on the physical application form Sadr’s will have to confirm applicants via email and details of this will be sent to the applicant once they have submitted the application form.

Applications open:             1st April, 2021

Application Deadline:       31st May, 2021

By the grace and blessing of Allah the almighty each year Huzur e Anwar (May Allah be his helper) gives merit-based awards on Jalsa Salana UK to fortunate Ahmadi students who have excelled in their fields of study.

Please follow the instructions below to apply for an award for Jalsa Salana UK 2021.

UK Award Candidates

IMPORTANT: The below criteria is from the previous year. Please expect changes in the final criteria for the year 2021 which is in approval process. We will update as soon as we get the approved criteria for Jalsa Award 2021.

Award Application Process

  • Please read carefully the given criteria and confirm you meet the criteria for one of the categories.
  • Apply online for your category and you will get confirmation email with reference number of your application.
  • Please check your junk/spam folder of email in case you don’t see in your inbox after few minutes.  If this is not received at all, you will have to apply again.
  • Please give details of your application to your Sadr so he can email his attestation.
  • Please complete the online form below and submit scanned copies of the application and certificates before the deadline.

The Award applications are judged on academic merit alone. ALL candidates must meet the Criteria below to be eligible for the awards.

  • FIVE Grade 8s (Grade 9s or A*s) and SIX Grade 7s (or A’s)
  • SIX Grade 8s (Grade 9s or A*s) and FOUR Grade 7s (or A’s)
  • SEVEN Grade 8s (Grade 9s or A*s) and TWO Grade 7s (or A’s)
  • EIGHT Grade 8s (Grade 9s or A*s)
  • THREE Grade 9s and FOUR Grade 8s

For candidates completing education in Scotland

  • SIX A’s and 2 B’s in Scottish National 5 examination
  • SEVEN A’s in Scottish National 5 examination
  • SEVEN A’s and 1 B in Scottish National 5 examination
  • EIGHT A’s in Scottish National 5 examination

1) Candidates completing their education in England and achieving less than FIVE Grade 8’s (Grade 9s or A*s) and SIX Grade 7’s (or A’s) do NOT meet the minimum criteria

2) All GCSE qualifications achieved should not be older than 3 years. Any grades achieved prior to year 2016 will not be eligible to apply

3) Only Full course GCSE grades will be accepted which are recognised by exam body as 1 full GCSE in its own right. Partial courses i.e. Spoken Language will not be counted as 1 full GCSE in its own right

4) IF you are offering short courses for eligibility then please note: 2 x short courses = 1 GCSE

5) The ONLY acceptable form of evidence is the official exam board certificate – PLEASE DO NOT SEND any of the following without a valid certificate

(i) letters from the school

(ii) transcripts printed on school paper

(iii) school reports stating that the student is hard working and should get an award.

6) Please ensure that you have understood criteria, completed president verification form (available on next step) and uploaded all required documents along with this online application

7) ALL exam boards have a mitigating circumstances policy, if you have had mitigating circumstances then please ensure you apply to relevant exam board for consideration and get your adjusted grades before making your application. Every candidate MUST meet the criteria and applications will only be judged on achieved academic performance

There are a number of months between the application and final decision in July, so to avoid disappointment please ensure all of the required forms and certificates have been uploaded and that you meet the criteria for an award at Jalsa Salana.

If you meet the above criteria, please download the application form here

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The Award applications are judged on academic merit alone. ALL candidates must meet the minimum criteria below to be eligible for the awards.

  • One A* grade and TWO A grades at A2 Level
  • Two A* grades and ONE A grade at A2 Level
  • Three A grades at A2 Level and ONE B at A2 Level
  • Three A grades at A2 Level and ONE A at AS Level

For candidates completing education in Scotland

  • One A and TWO B’s in Scottish Advanced Higher (S6) exams
  • Two A’s and ONE B in Scottish Advanced Higher (S6) exams
  • Three A’s in Scottish Advanced Higher (S6) exams
  • Three A’s and TWO B’s in Scottish Higher (S5) exams
  • Four A’s and ONE B in Scottish Higher (S5) exams
  • Five A’s in Scottish Higher (S5) exams

1) Candidates achieving lower grades than highlighted above do NOT meet minimum criteria

2) All A Level qualifications achieved should not be older than 3 years. Any grades achieved prior to year 2016 will not be eligible to apply

3) ALL A LEVELS must have been completed in one sitting

4) BTEC is a Vocational Qualification, if you are offering a BTEC then it must be an extended diploma with D*D*D* (triple distinction) with an additional two A Levels at A Grade in two different subjects.

5) The ONLY acceptable form of evidence is the official exam board certificate – PLEASE DO NOT SEND any of the following without a valid certificate

(i) letters from the school

(ii) transcripts printed on school paper

(iii) school reports stating that the student is hard working and should get an award.

6) Please ensure that you have understood criteria, completed president verification form (available on next step) and upload all required documents along with this online application

7) ALL exam boards have a mitigating circumstances policy, if you have had mitigating circumstances then please ensure you apply to relevant exam board for consideration and get your adjusted grades before making your application. Every candidate MUST meet the criteria and applications will only be judged on achieved academic performance

There are a number of months between the application and final decision in July, so to avoid disappointment please ensure all of the required forms and certificates have been uploaded and that you meet the criteria for an award at Jalsa Salana.

Start Online Application

The Award applications are judged on academic merit alone. ALL candidates must meet the minimum criteria below to be eligible for the awards.

  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from a Russel Group University
  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from a top 10 ranked University *
  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from a university ranked top 3 for the subject studied *
  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from neither of the above qualifying Universities but ranked top 2 or top 5% in cohort
  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from neither of the above qualifying Universities but achieved a minimum of 90% overall

*National Ranking  According to following UK News Newspapers: The Times, The Telegraph, The independent, The Guardian

1) Candidates achieving lower grades than highlighted above do NOT meet minimum criteria

2) All qualifications achieved should not be older than 3 years. Any degrees achieved prior to year 2016 will not be eligible to apply

3) TOP 10 overall ranking or TOP 3 subject ranking may be in any year from when you started your degree to when you finished, not before you started.

4) Candidates applying under the criterion: TOP 2 or TOP 5% in cohort must provide a letter from the University on official headed paper with a valid contact  number for the staff member providing the reference.

5) The ONLY acceptable form of evidence is the official Degree certificate & transcripts

6) Please ensure that you have understood criteria, completed president verification form (available on next step) and upload all required documents along with this online application

7) ALL exam boards have a mitigating circumstances policy, if you have had mitigating circumstances then please ensure you apply to relevant exam board for consideration and get your adjusted grades before making your application. Every candidate MUST meet the criteria and applications will only be judged on achieved academic performance

There are a number of months between the application and final decision in July, so to avoid disappointment please ensure all of the required forms and certificates have been uploaded and that you meet the criteria for an award at Jalsa Salana.

Start Online Application

The Award applications are judged on academic merit alone. ALL candidates must meet the minimum criteria below to be eligible for the awards.

Masters Level

  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from a Russel Group University
  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from a top 10 ranked University *
  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from a university ranked top 3 for the subject studied *
  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from neither of the above qualifying Universities but ranked top 2 or top 5% in cohort
  • 1st Class Honours or Distinction from a UK University and achieved 90% overall (final degree mark)

*National Ranking  According to following UK News Newspapers: The Times, The Telegraph, The independent, The Guardian

PhD’s:
All PhD’s do meet the criteria for an award

Working Professionals:

Case by Case review    – where academic excellence has been achieved above the requirements to practice by way of a national/international award attained by examination, interview and evidence of attainment is published in a National Broadsheet or Industry Journal  in the UK.

The following professional qualifications are not Eligible:

  • Qualifications that are a requirement for licensure to a profession
  • Professional/vocational Certification or Diploma
  • Non-degree professional/vocational qualifications
  • Transcripts from Professional Body Entry Examinations
  • Promotion within a profession or an organisation
  • A membership of fellowship awarded due to length of service
  • An Honorary Degree
  • A honour achieved by submitting CPD evidence
  • Qualifications awarded due to length of service, membership of a professional body or by filing CPD evidence do not qualify
  • MRCP and other Membership level Awards which are a requirement for Licensure for practising Doctor
  • ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CIPFA
  • LPC, BPTC
  • A Diploma or Certification issued by a Vendor or a Professional Institute
  • PGCE, Headship Qualification
  • EngTech, IEng
  • This list is not exhaustive

1) Candidates achieving lower grades than highlighted above do NOT meet minimum criteria

2) The ONLY acceptable form of evidence is the official certificate confirming the designation

3) Please ensure that you have understood the criteria, completed the president verification form (available on next step) and uploaded all required documents along with this online application

4) ALL examination boards have a mitigating circumstances policy, if you have had mitigating circumstances then please ensure you apply to relevant exam board for consideration and get your adjusted grades before making your application. Every candidate MUST meet the criteria and applications will only be judged on achieved academic performance

There are a number of months between the application and final decision in July, so to avoid disappointment please ensure all of the required forms and certificates have been uploaded and that you meet the criteria for an award at Jalsa Salana.

Start Online Application

Online Application

Start Online Application