Madrasah (Arabic: مدرسة, madrasa pl. مدارس, madāris) is the Arabic word (of Semitic origin; viz Hebrew Midrash) for any type of educational institution, whether secular or religious (of any religion). It is variouslytransliterated as madrasah, madarasaa, medresa, madrassa,madraza, madarsa, medrese etc.
Currently, there are three different systems of madrasah education in Bangladesh. They are the old darse nizami system, the revised and modified nizami system, and the alia nisab (higher syllabus). The first two categories are popularly called quawmi or non-government madrasahs and as of year 2002, it was estimated there are about three thousand such institutes in the country.Amongst them the most notable are Al-Jamiatul Ahlia Darul Ulum Moinul Islam in Hathazari, Al-Jamiah Al-Islamiah Patiya, in Patiya and Jamia Tawakkulia Renga Madrasah in Sylhet.
The photos below are captured in Madrasah that located in the vicinity of Sylhet: