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In July 1995, The Education Trust decided to set up an Education Committee to work on the setting up of a Secondary Education Institution capable of producing academically successful devout professionals of the future with a firm grounding in moral values.
With the relentless dedication of members of the Trust and valuable sponsorship from the Emir of Qatar, the Secondary School project came into realisation. The laying of the foundation stone of the Doha Academy took place on 12th January 2002 by His Highness Sheikh Tameem Bin Hamad Al Thani, the crowned Prince of Qatar and son of the Emir of Qatar in the presence of the President of Mauritius his Excellency Mr Cassam Uteem. The Doha Secondary School came into operation in January 2003 and accommodated a student population of 150. The building was erected on a plot of land of approximately twenty nine thousand square metres, situated almost in the midst of the island
The Doha Academy is opened to all Mauritian students irrespective of his colour, creed, and religion.
The Doha Academy has four main departments with a total population of 1200 students.
1. Pre-Primary – 2 years
2. Primary – 6 years
3. Secondary – (School Certificate 5 years – Higher School Certificate 2 years)
4. Tertiary – B.A Arabic – 4 years
B.A Islamic Studies – 4 years
(Run jointly with Khartoum International Institute for Arabic)
P.G.D in Islamic Banking (1 ½ years)
(Run jointly with the International Islamic University of Islamabad)