Studying in co-educational institutes

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by


1. Studying in coeducational institute is permissible in Islam?

2. To give lesson to females by a male educator or the vice versa is permissible in Islam?



1. No.

2. No. If it is small little children and there is absolutely no fear of any type of fitnah it is permissible. This is with regards to children that are under the age of nine.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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