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34 Islamic Dua for Studying When You’re Worried About Exams

Students have a natural fear and hope for success during final exams.

Being close to Allah and asking for his generosity can mitigate these tensions and relieve you of all worry as Allah is near to you and listen to your Dua.

If you are a student, this article will be important for you since we collected all of the Islamic duas you can recite for studying and ask Almighty Allah to remove your anxiety and panic and increase your knowledge before exams.

Dua for studying before exams

Dua Before Studying for Exams

The exam day is approaching and you might be worried.

Before opening the books you’ll study, read this dua as it will relieve your worry and replace it with peace and tranquility.

  1. O. God, sustainer, I ask you for the capacity of understanding like that’s of the prophets and the capacity of memorization like that’s messengers and angles- with your mercy. Make your tongue echo your name, and our hearts fear you and fill our days with obedient deeds for you. You have the power over anything. “And you’re sufficient for us

اللهمّ إنّي أسألك فهم النبيّين، وحفظ المرسلين والملائكة المقرّبين، برحمتك يا أرحم الرّاحمين، اللهمّ اجعل ألسنتنا عامرة بذكرك، وقلوبنا بخشيتك، وأسرارنا بطاعتك، إنّك على كلّ شيءٍ قدير، وحسبي الله ونعم الوكيل».

2, Ya Hayyu ya Qayyum, the lord of Moses, Aaron, Noah, Ibraheem, Isa, and Mohammed sallallahu wasallam, provide me with the capacity for memorization

يا حي يا قيوم يا رب موسى وهارون ونوح وإبراهيم وعيسى ومحمد صلى الله عليه وسلم أكرمني بجودة الحفظ

3- O. God pulls us out of the darkness of ignorance and illusions. Bestow the lights of knowledge and comprehension upon us. Open the horizons of science for us. Refine our manners with prudence and ease the doors of your provisions and bless us with the treasures of your mercy

« اللهمّ أخرجنا من ظلمات الجهل والوهم، وأكرمنا بأنوار المعرفة والفهم، وافتح علينا بمعرفة العلم، وحسّن أخلاقنا بالحلم، وسهّل لنا أبواب فضلك، وانشر علينا من خزائن رحمتك».

4. O Allah, and give me Tawfeeq to study and solve all the difficult problems through books. By Your mercy, O the best of the merciful ones

Dua to Increase Concentration

Maintaining concentration during studies is very much essential. That dua when you study and ask God to increase your focus and reduce your distraction.

“Oh God, open the doors for like those who know your wisdom, spread your mercy on me, and remind me of what I forgot, O Lord of Majesty and Honor, that you’ve power over all things.”

« اللهمّ افتح عليّ فتوح العارفين بحكمتك، وانشر عليّ رحمتك، وذكّرني ما نسيت يا ذا الجلال والإكرام، إنّك على كلّ شيء قدير».

“O God, Sallallahu wa salam to our prophet Muhammad, who opened what was closed, and sealed off what preceded him, the champion of truth with truth, and the guider to your straight path- sallallah upon his family..”

« اللهم صلّ صلاة كاملة وسلّم سلامًا تامًّا على سيّدنا محمّد، الفاتح لما أغلق، والخاتم لما سبق، ناصر الحق بالحق، والهادي إلى صراطك المستقيم وعلى آله حق قدره ومقداره العظيم».

Dua After Studying for Exam

Recite those duas after sudying for the upcoming exams.

6.O. Allah I entrust you with what I’ve read and studied O.Allah bring it back to me when I’m in need of it. as You do whatever you want.

. اللهمّ إني استودعك كلّ ما قرأته وكلّ ما حفظته وتعلمته، فأسألك أن تردّه إلَيَّ عند الحاجة له، فأنت القادر على كل شيء

7. O. Allah, the lord of all creatures, I’ve submitted all of my affairs to you… there’s no refuge nor protector except you. O. Allah nothing is easy except what you made it easy.

اللهم يا رب العالمين، إنِّي توكلت عليك وسلمت أمري كلَّه إليك، لا ملجأ ولا منجى منك إلَّا إليك، اللهم لا سهْل إلَّا ما قد جعلته سهلًا، ا

8.O. Allah made the hard easy for me. Remind me of what I’ve forgotten here is no power nor strength except by God

اللهم اجعل الصعب سهلًا علىّ، . . ذكرني بما نسيت هنا لا حول ولا قوة الا بالله

9.O.Allah I seek your refuge so that I don’t get astray or be strayed fall or befallen, oppress, or be oppressed, ignore or things become harder for me. O. Allah don’t return me failing or deprive me of your generosity. I ask Thee by every name Thou hast by which Thou hast called Thyself, or taught any of Thy creatures, to help me and bless me with success.

اللهمّ إنّي أعوذ بك أن أضِلَّ أو أُضَلَّ في دراستي يا رب، أو أزِلّ أو أُزَلّ، أو أظلِمَ أو أُظلَم، أو أَجهَل أو يُجهَلَ عليّ. اللهمّ لا تردّني خائبًا، ولا تجعلني. 9 أرجع من بحر جودك خاسرًا، اللهم أسألك بكلِّ اسم سميت به نفسك، أو علَّمته أحدًا من عبادك أن توفِّقني وترزقني النجاح.

10.O. Allah I entrust you with what I read, memorized and understood. O, Allah eases my exam. Allah, nothing is easy except what you made it easy and make sadness if you want, slight.

اللهم إنّي أستودعك ما قرأت وما حفظت وما فهمت، اللهم يسِّر لي أمر امتحاني يا رب، اللهم لا سهل إلا ما جعلته سهلًا وأنت تجعل الحزَن إذا شئت. سهلًا يا كريم.

11.O. Allah I entrust you with what I memorized, learned, and understood so remind me with it when I’m in need and don’t make me forget it, and grant me a clear triumph.

اللـهم إني أستودعك ما حفظته وتعلمته وفهمته فرده إلي ساعة حاجتي إليه ولا تنسنيه وافتح اللهم عليّ فتحاً مبيناً يا نور السموات.

Duas for Studying to recite from Quran

Those duas are derived exactly from Quranic texts

12.“My Lord! Grant me an honorable entrance and an honorable exit and give me a supporting authority from Yourself. (Surah Al Israa, 80).

12- «ربّ أدخلني مدخل صدق وأخرجني مخرج صدق، واجعل لي من لدنك سلطانًا نصيرًا

My Lord! Uplift my heart for me, and make my task easy, and remove the impediment from my tongue, so people may understand my speech,1 (surah taha, 25-28)

13. ربّ اشرح لي صدري، ويسّر لي أمري واحلل عقدة من لساني، يفقهوا قولي

Dua when studying Something difficult

When you find yourself struggling to understand something difficult that you’re studying, make dua to Allah for help. Ask Him to make the material easy for you to grasp and to give you the motivation to keep learning. Remember that He is the Most Merciful and can help you in ways that you never thought possible.

14. Bismillah al Fatah, Allah, nothing is easy except what you made it easy and make sadness if you want, slight. You’re the merciful of all-merciful.

بسم الله الفتاح، اللهمّ لا سهل إلا ما جعلته سهلًا، وأنت تجعل الحزن متى شئت سهلًا، يا أرحم الراحمين».

15.“O Allah! I seek refuge in You from anxiety and sorrow, weakness and laziness, miserliness and cowardice, the burden of debts and from being oppressed by men.”

16.Innaka ala ma-tashau qadeer wa anta hasbun-allahu wa namal wakeel.

17.Allahumma inni a’oodhoo bika minal-hammi walhuzni, wal-‘ajzi wal-kasali wal-bukhli wal-jubni, wa dal’id-dayni wa ghalabatir- rajaal

18. O God, help me to study, by solving all the problems of matters from the books, by Your mercy, by Your mercy.

اَللَّهُمَّ وَفِّقْنِيْ فِىْ الْمُطَالَعَةِ بِحَلِّ جَمِيْعِ مُشْكِلاَتِ الْمَسَآئِلِ مِنَ الْكُتُبِ بِرَحْمَتِكَ يَا اَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِيْنَ

َ19.O. Allah, honor me by the light of understanding and take the doubt out, and open upon us the doors of knowledge, and open upon us the treasure of your wisdom.

للَّهُمَّ اَكْرِمْنْيْ بِنُوْرِ الْفَهْمِ وَ خَرَّجَنِيْ مِنْ ظُلُمَاتِ الْوَهْمِ وَ افْتَحْ عَلَيْنَا اَبْوَابَ عِلْمَكَ، وَ انْشُرْ عَلَيْنَا خُزَّانَ مَعْرِفَتِكَ يَا اَرْحَمَ الرَّاحِمِيْنَ،

20. Glory be to those who do not take advantage of the people of his kingdom, and Glory to the one who does not torture people of the earth. “Oh Allah! fill me, heart, with light and understanding. You’ve power over everything.

سُبْحانَ مَنْ لا يَعْتَدي عَلى أهْلِ مَمْلَكَتِهِ سُبْحانَ مَنْ لا يَأخُذُ اَهْلَ الاَْرْضِ بأَلْوانِ الْعَذابِ سُبْحانَ الرَّؤوُفِ الرَّحيمِ اَللّـهُمَّاْجَعلْ لي في قَلْبى نُوراً وَبَصَراً وَفَهْماً وَعِلْماً اِنَّكَ عَلى كُلِّ شَي قَديرٌ .

21.“O Allah, I seek refuge in You from knowledge which does not benefit, from a heart that does not entertain the fear (of Allah), from a soul that is not satisfied, and the supplication that is not answered.”

اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ عِلْمٍ لَا يَنْفَعُ وَمِنْ قَلْبٍ لَا يَخْشَعُ وَمِنْ نَفْسٍ ‏لَا تَشْبَعُ ‏ ‏وَمِنْ دَعْوَةٍ لَا يُسْتَجَابُ لَهَا‏

Dua for studying

Dua for Studying and Success

There are many things that Muslim students can do to set themselves up for success in their studies, but one of the most important is to make sure they are praying for guidance and wisdom.

22. Oh God, sharpen my memory, speed up my understanding, and clarify my mind. Oh God, inspire me to be correct in answering, and reach me the highest ranks in religion in this world and the hereafter, and protect me, reform my heart, and make me good for this nation..”

 « اللهم ارزقني قوة الحفظ، وسرعة الفهم، وصفاء الذهن، اللهم ألهمني الصواب في الجواب، وبلغني أعلى المراتب في الدين والدنيا والآخرة، واحفظني واصلحني واصلح بي الامه».

23. O God, bestow your generosity upon us with every success and every goodness an, O God, harness your creatures for me as you harnessed the sea to our prophet Moses, peace be upon him and soften their hearts as you softened the iron for our prophet David, peace be upon him, for they do not speak except with your permission, their forelocks are in your fist, and their hearts are in your hands, you control it as you wish. O. Changer of the hearts, make my heart firm upon Your religion

« اللهم اغدق بكرمك علينا بكل نجاح وكل صلاح وكل فلاح، اللهم سخر لي جميع خلقك كما سخرت البحر لسيدنا موسى عليه السلام، وألن لي قلوبهم كما ألنت الحديد لداوود عليه السلام، فإنهم لا ينطقون إلا بإذنك، نواصيهم في قبضتك، وقلوبهم في يديك تصرفها كيف شئت، يا مقلب القلوب، ثبت قلبي على دينك».

24. Oh God, grant me success in my studies and honor me with high grades. Oh God, give me the highest and best grades, God grant me a great success that brings joy and happiness into our hearts.

اللهمّ ارزقني التوفيق والنجاح في دراستي وأكرمني بالدرجات العالية1اللهمّ آتِني من الدّرجات أكملها وأفضلها، اللهمّ ارزقني نجاحاً باهراً يُدخل في قلوبنا الفرح والسرور.

25. Oh God, grant me success in my studies and follow it with a success that makes my eyes tear out of joy and brings happiness to the hearts of my parents, You can do everything.

اللهمّ ارزقني التوفيق في دراستي وأتبِعها بنجاحٍ تدمعُ له العيون، و يدخل الفرح على قلب والداي، أنت القادر على كلّ شيء.

Dua for studying 2

26. Oh God, I entrust all my affairs to you, so grant me success in what you love and accept, and grant me success in my studies, O Most Generous

19. اللهم إني استودعتك أموري كلها، فوفقني لما تحبه وترضاه، وامنُن عليّ بنجاحي في دراستي يا أكرم الأكرمين

.27. Oh God, I ask You for prompt joy, beautiful patience, beautiful forgiveness, prolong thankfulness, long zeker , and abundant sustenance, by Your mercy, O Most Merciful of the merciful.

اللهم إنا نسألك فرحاً قريبًا، وصبرًا جميلاً، وصفحًا جميلًا، وشكرًا كثيرًا، وذكرًا طويلًا، ورزقًا وفيرًا، برحمتك يا أرحم الراحمين.

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Dua and supplication to Enhance Memory

Dua and supplication are two important Islamic practices that can help to enhance memory.

28.O. God, open for me the doors of your wisdom, spread your mercy upon me, and bestow memorization and understanding upon me. Glory be to You, we do not know what You taught us, for You are the All-Knowing, the Wise.

اللهم افتح لي أبواب حكمتك، وانشر عليّ رحمتك، وامنن عليّ بالحفظ والفهم، سبحانك لا علم لنا إلا ما علمتنا، إنّك أنت العليم الحكيم.

29. My Lord, I ask You for the understanding of the Prophets, and I ask You for the capacity of Messengers’ understanding, and to moisten my tongue with Your zeker, and fill my heart with fear of you, and to please me with Your obedience, for You are capable of everything, and You are my sufficient and my trustee.

. ربِّ أسألك فهم النبيين، وأسألك حفظ المرسلين، وأن ترطب لساني بذكرك، وتملأ قلبي بخشيتك، وأن تسرّني بطاعتك، فأنت القادر على كل شيء، وأنت حسبي ووكيلي.

30.My Lord, grant me success in memorization and understanding and make me among those who achieve every goal, and grant me the highest degrees in knowledge.

. ربِّ ارزقني التوفيق في الحفظ والفهم، واجعلني ممن يفوزون بكل مقصد، وهب لي أعلى الدرجات في العلم

31.O God, grant me protection, open for me the doors of wisdom, and shower me with forgiveness and mercy, for glory be to you, my Lord, we have no knowledge except what you taught us

.اللهم امنن عليّ بالحفظ، وأفتح لي من أبواب الحكمة، واغمرني بالعفو والرحمة، فسبحانك ربي لا علم لنا إلا ما علمتنا. … .

32.Oh God, the teacher of Abraham, teach me, and the one who educated Solomon, educate me, and you who gave Luqman the wisdom, give me the rectrices and wisdom, my Lord, teach me what I can benefit from, and make me benefit from what I have learned. Oh God, bless me with the quality of memorization, the speed of understanding, the clarity of the mind, and the sharpness of memory.

. اللهمّ يا معلّم ابراهيم علمني، ويا مُفهِّم سليمان فهمني، ويا من آتيتَ لقمان الحكمة آتني فصل الخطاب والحكمة، ربِّ علّمني ما أنتفع به، واجعلني أنتفع بما تعلمت. اللهم أكرمني بجودة الحفظ وسرعة الفهم، وثبات العقل، والذهن، والذاكرة.

Dua for studying when feeling worried about exams

Dua for Friend Studying

If you have a friend who is studying, you can make a special dua for them. In this dua, you can ask Allah to help your friend to succeed in their studies and to gain knowledge that will be beneficial for them. You can also ask Allah to bless your friend with wisdom and understanding and to make their studies easy for them.

33, Oh God, grant success to my children in their education and study and make them among the excellent and righteous, grant them success, and be pleased with them, O Lord of the worlds.

للهم وفّق أبنائي في تعليمهم و دراستهم، و اجعلهم من المتفوقين و الصالحين و وفّقهم وارضَ عنهم يا رب العالمين.

34. O Creator of the heavens and the earth, I ask You, protect my children from all evil, and ordain the good for them in every way, and keep them away from evil, and achieve their hopes, and grant them success in their studies and education, O God, open to them the door of the knowledge for them, instruct them what they are ignorant of, remind them of what they have forgotten, and open to them the blessings of the heavens and the earth, for you are Hearing and Responding.

اللهم افتح على أبنائي فتوح العارفين، و بلّغهم منازل العالمين الصالحين المُصلحين، و اكتب لهم الخير في كل طريقٍ و سبيل. اللهم يا ذا الجلال .الإكرام، يا حنّان يا منّان، يا بديع السماوات و الأرض، أسألك يا رب أن تحفظ أبنائي من كل سوء، و أن تقسم لهم الخير في كل طريق، وأن تصرف عنهم السوء، و أن تبلّغهم آمالهم، و أن توفقهم في دراستهم و تعليمهم، و أن تبارك فيهم و عليهم. اللّهم افتح عليهم فتوح العارفين، وعلّمهم ما جهلوا وذكّرهم ما نسوا، وافتح عليهم من بركات السماء والارض، إنك سميع مُجيب.

Dua Before Exam

Recite that dua before entering the exam room

35.Oh God, I put my trust in You, and I handed over my command to You, there is no refuge and no escape from you but to You.

اللهم اني توكلت عليك، وسلمت امري إليك، لا ملجأ ولا منجي منك الا إليك.

36.Oh God, you know that I am about to take a heavy exam, so lighten its burden and help me to perform it, and make it easy and soft as I hope and love.

29. اللهم إنك تعلم أنني مُقبلٌ على امتحانٍ ثقيلٍ، فخفّف عنّي حِمله، وأعنّي على أدائه، واجعله هيّناً ليّناً كما أرجو وأُحبّ.

What’s Dua when Forgetting the Answer in Exam

Recite that dua when you forget the answers during exams. There is no god but You, Glory is to You, that I was one of the wrongdoers, O Hay, O Qayyum, with your mercy, I seek help, Lord, I am affected by harm and you are the most merciful of the merciful.

لا لا اله الا انت سبحانك اني كنت من الظالمين، يا حي يا قيوم برحمتك استغيث، ربّ انيمسني الضر وانت ارحم,. الراحمين.

Oh God, the collector of people for a day in which there is no doubt, gather me with what I want.
.اللهم يا جامع الناس ليوم لا ريب فيه اجمعني بضالتي.

Best Duas for increasing Knowledge

Recite this dua for acquiring knowledge. Oh God, help me to study, and do not make my heart get bored of it, and be with me at every moment, and grant me success in what you love and are satisfied with, and grant me success. Statement

 اللهم أعني على الدراسة، ولا تجعل قلبي يمل منها، وكن معي في كل لحظة، ووفقني لما تحب وترضى، وارزقني النجاح اللهم أكرمني بجودة الحفظ. وسرعة الفهم، وثبات العقل والذهن والذاكرة، بحق قولك بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم: (الرحمن علم القرآن خلق الإنسان علمه البيان).
(O Allah, benefit me with what you have taught me, teach me what will benefit me, and increase me in knowledge)
اللَّهُمَّ انْفَعْنِي بِمَا عَلَّمْتَنِي، وَعَلِّمْنِي مَا يَنْفَعُنِي، وَزِدْنِي عِلْمًا

Oh God, grant us the useful knowledge that brings us closer to you and makes us feel united in our graves, O Lord.
اللهم ارزقنا العلم النافع الذي يقربنا مِنك ويؤنس وحدتنا في قبورنا يارب.


Allah ordered us to rise all of our hopes, fears, wishes, and cravings to him as he created us and knows our nature.

In this article, we gathered 34 Dua for studying to say whenever you feel worried or want to feel that Allah is near and responds to you.

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