Interviews for Islamic Stuides applicants began at AIT
On September 9, 2020, Azerbaijan Institute of Theology (AIT) began to hold interviews for applicants who applied to the bachelor's degree in Islamic Studies. The interview will last until September 16.
The registration for the interview was held on the website of the State Examination Center (SEC) from August 31 to September 2. 174 applicants were registered.
The State Examination Center (SEC) established the Religious-Psychological Commission (RPC) to evaluate applicants’ level of knowledge and their interest in Islamic studies.
The commission includes specialists in the field of theology, experts, psychologists, employees of the State Committee on Religious Associations of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan Institute of Theology and SEC.
During the interview, the commission will evaluate applicants' general outlook, religious knowledge, eligibility for Islamic studies major, their willing to work as a religious leader in the future, communication skills, public speaking skills, psychological condition and creative thinking.
Applicants who pass the interview successfully will also be able to apply to Islamic Studies major.
It should be noted that the The Religious Psychological Comission operates in accordance with the rules of a special quarantine regime applied by the Operations Headquarters to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
The interviews are held at Ahmad Jamil, 41 / A, Baku, in the administrative building of the former Faculty of Theology of Baku State University.
Education at Azerbaijan Institute of Theology is tuition free. AIT activity is based on the world modern educational standards and aims to prepare highly qualified specialists as well as to preserve religious environment based on the historical traditions of the Azerbaijani people and the logical result of state policy. The Institute also offers the classes for the beliefs, worship, moral system and social structures of other world religions, as well as philosophy, sociology, psychology, multiculturalism, etc., along with religious sciences. social sciences and humanities based on the methods of modern social sciences.