FAQ on Registrations & Classes

1What classes do MCAS provide?

MCAS offer classes for all level of knowledge:

  1. Basic Courses
  2. Intermediate Courses
  3. Advanced Courses

The levels of classes are designed based upon the New Muslims/Converts level of knowledge. For some students (especially born-Muslims), they may find that the classes are at the beginners level though they are categorised under the ‘Advanced Level Classes’.

2Do I need to register to attend classes at Darul Arqam?

Yes, our classes are mostly by registration only as the spaces are limited. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.

The classes where registration are not required include the Knowing Islam Session (KIS) conducted on every Saturday and Sunday mornings only. Interested participants can simply walk-in to these classes.

3Creating an Account
  1. For registration of course/class under www.mcas.sg website, please follow the steps below:
  2. Step 1: Visit www.mcas.org.sg
    Step 2: On the top right-hand corner of the page, there is a “Register” button. Click on the red “Register” button.
    Step 3: Fill in your details as prompted in the page, then click register.
    Once you have successfully created an account with us, you may proceed to register for our courses online by clicking on the class that you are interested in.

  3. For registration of Courses under the new Course Registration Page
  4. Step 1: Look for the course/class that you wish to attend on our website www.mcas.org.sg.
    Step 2: Once on the website, go to Programs > Classes > Modules to view the 3 Levels of courses, as shown below. Click on the Levels to view the courses offered and the synopsis of courses.
    Step 3: To go directly to the Registration page to view all the classes/courses available, click on “CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST OF COURSES & REGISTRATION” as shown below.
    Step 4: Once on the Registration Page, look for the course you are registering for. Once located, click on the “Register Online” on the extreme right as shown below.
    Step 5: Fill up all the particulars on the Registration Form. Please note that the fields marked * are mandatory.
    Once completed click on the “Submit Registration” icon, as shown below.
    Step 6: Your registration is now confirmed. You will receive an email confirmation for your registration.
4How do I register for classes at Darul Arqam?

Registration of courses is to be made online. To serve you better and for better administration, we have started to implement a new course registration system for most of our courses/classes.

There are 2 platforms to register for our classes/courses:

  1. via www.mcas.sg
  2. via www.mcas.aimsapp.com/onlineapp (for now, only applicable for courses under Education Division)
5Must I follow the classes from the Basic Course? Can I skip to the Intermediate and Advanced Courses straight?

Yes. The Pathway serves as a guide for students who are new to Islam and to learn from the basics. However, you may choose not to follow the Pathway and join any classes for your learning.

6I have registered successfully but i did not receive any email confirmation. What should i do next?

There is a possibility that the confirmation email might end up in the Junk Folder or Spam Folder. If you still cannot find the email confirmation in these folders, you may alert the Education Division by calling us at 65970400 or email us at education@mcas.sg.

7I have registered but did not receive details about my classroom (for classes conducted at MCAS) and/or online login (for classes conducted online).

Classroom details (for classes conducted at MCAS) and/or online details (for classes conducted online) will be emailed to you after 6pm, a day prior to the commencement of the course. Please email us at education@mcas.sg for further assistance.

8Must i be a convert in order to attend the Marriage Guidance course?

No. We accept registration for all participants, even for non-converts and non-Muslims.

9I am interested to register for a class. Can I register for my friend/partner as well?

No, registration is tied to your email address hence we will require every participant to register for the class on their own.

10How do I access the e-notes or e-handouts for my lesson?

As MCAS move towards going green and being mindful of the environment, we no longer provide physical lesson notes or handouts for all of our classes. You may visit the student portal to access your e-notes or e-handouts.

Student Portal URL: https://mcas.aimsapp.com/studentportal/

11Must I pay for the classes at Darul Arqam?

Most of our classes are free of charge unless otherwise stated in the poster and/or website. Paid courses are usually thematic classes such as Fiqh for Ladies, Hajj & Umrah, Jenazah Management etc.

12How do I pay for the courses I registered online?

For paid courses / workshop, please follow the steps below:

Step 1: To register for the courses via course registration link:https://mcas.aimsapp.com/OnlineApp/DisplayOnlineCalendar.aspx

Once you have successfully registered for the course, you will be given an Application ID.

Step 2: Proceed to make payment at MCAS English Islamic Bookshop. Please include/provide the Application ID upon payment at the Bookshop or to include the ID in the details section if you are making payment via PayNow. Your slot will only be confirmed once a payment is made.

13What is the age limit for those who wish to attend classes at Darul Arqam?

Our classes are catered to adults aged 18 and above.

14Are there any classes for students aged 7 to 17 years old?

Yes, Please click here to know more about our Children & Youth classes.

15 I am interested to convert to Islam. What classes must I attend?

Before embracing Islam, you are highly encouraged to attend the introductory classes such as:

This class is a one-time off class. After attending this class, students may proceed to the Beginners Course on Islam (BCI) if they are interested to know more about Islam. No registration is required for the KIS class.

The BCI class consists of 8 lessons on a weekly basis. Online registration is required for this class.

The BCX class however consists of 8 lessons over 2 weeks on a daily basis. Online registration is required for this class.

This LP1 class consists of 6 lessons on a weekly basis. Online registration is required for this class.

The LPX class however consists of 4 lessons over 1 week on a daily basis. Online registration is required for this class.

16Is the Marriage Guidance course conducted by Darul Arqam catered to converts or can born Muslims sign up as well?

The Marriage Guidance Course (MGC) is open to all Muslims (new converts and born Muslims) but some topics/explanations will be more useful for converts as it tackles issues arising from different cultural backgrounds. The course will be conducted in a group setting in classrooms.

Registration for MGC can be done online. Upon successful registration, you are required to make payment. Please refer to no. 10 for making payment on chargeable courses.

17What are the charges for Marriage Guidance Course? Do we pay for one couple or per person?

Payment is to be made per person at $110 for members/converts; and $120 for non-members/non-converts respectively. All payment is to be done strictly at our MCAS English Islamic Bookshop. Please refer to no. 13 for making payment on chargeable courses.

18Do MCAS provide Academic course for Adults?

Yes, we provide structured Academic courses. Please follow this link for more details of the courses: https://www.darul-arqam.org.sg/higher-learning/

19What are the next step after graduating from FIQS and/or FIRST?

At the moment, we are only offering these 2 courses under our Academic course. Stay tuned for more upcoming new courses in the future.

20What is the operating hours for MCAS Al-Mawrid Library?

Al-Mawrid Library operating hours is as follows:

  • Monday to Friday : 11am to 6pm
  • Saturday to Sunday : 10am to 5pm
  • 21 Can I borrow a book from MCAS Al-Mawrid Library?

    Our Al-Mawrid Library is a non-borrowing and a resource library.