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How to Revise Quran Hifz: A Step-by-Step Guide

As a hafiz, or someone who has memorized the Quran, it is important to revise your Quran regularly to keep a strong grip on it. This can be done by setting aside some time each day to review what you have memorized.

It is also helpful to break up the Quran into smaller sections so that you can focus on one part at a time. This can be a daunting task, but with a little planning and effort, it can be done! Here is a step-by-step guide on how to revise your Quran hifz.

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Why Should You Revise Your Memorization?

Quran is prone to be forgotten easily if you don’t revise it regularly, and for such a reason, the prophet Mohammed urged us to stick to revising the holy book, reassembled the way Quran memorization is forgotten as a camel escaping away from its rope, which implies it’s so easy to slip off your memory.

“Read the Qur’an regularly. By the One in Whose Hand Muhammad’s soul is, it escapes from memory faster than a camel does from its tying ropes.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim].

And in another hadith, he affirms the same meaning:

Abdallāh b. ‘Amr reported God’s messenger as saying, “The one who recites the Qur’ān in less than three nights does not understand it.” Tirmidhī, Abū Dāwūd and Dārimī transmitted it.

So, revising Quran will help fix its memorization in your memory, and that shouldn’t be a daunting effort if you develop the habit of revising at least one part of the Quran daily.

13 Best Ways to Revise Quran Hifz Quickly

Read 13 ways that help you revise Quran quickly.

1. Revise Each Part of The Quran Separately

Let’s say you’ve memorized 15 parts, then you should make a revision chart, in which you memorize a whole part each day for 15 days, and you can stretch the period according to your circumstances, however, you should stick to memorizing each part separately.

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2. Combine Both Memorization and Revision

And that’s one of the most recommended pieces of advice because it allows you to memorize new parts without forgetting what you’ve memorized…However, you shall specify different times for both of them. For example, memorize new verses in the early morning and revise the old memorization before sleep.

3. Recite Before You Revise

It’s important to recite the part you want to revise, or even skim through it quickly with your eyes, because you may have forgotten some parts, and your mind will tire finding them. So, this quick reading will rearrange information in your mind and trigger it to recall them easier.

Note: Whenever you forget some word or part, squeeze your mind, trying to remember the complement of the verse, without looking at the mushaf, make this your final decision.

4. Recite the surahs in prayer

Make a habit of reviewing and reading surahs such as reading a Hizb or an entire part in prayer, or reciting to one of your colleagues, or to yourself. This will help you be familiar with the lengthy reading.

5. Read the verse out loud

Read the parts to be reviewed out loud after the five daily prayers, and if possible, read its interpretation (tafsir) and the reasons for revelation; paying attention to the verses you’ve mistaken at. When you understand the tafsir of surahs, your mind will create a link between the consecutive verses, and will help you memorize Quran easily.

6. Divide the Quran into sections

After a year of memorizing the Quran, you can divide the holy Quran into seven sections and revise them in a week (each section per day). That’s the approach prophet Mohammed as well as his companions did and it’s called Tahzib (التحزيب in Arabic).

This way is derived from a hadith of prophet moahmmed Abdullah bin `Amr where Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said to him , “Recite the whole Qur’an in one month’s time.” Abdallah said, “But I have power (to do more than that).” Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said, “Then finish the recitation of the Qur’an in seven days, and do not finish it in less than this period.”

So, how can you apply Tahzib in revision, here’s a short chart that helps you understand

DAYAmount of QuranSurahs
1thThree surahsAl Baqara, Al Imran, An-Nisa
2thFive Surahs Al-Ma’idah
3thSeven Surahs Yunus
4thNine SurahsAl-Isra’
5th11 Surahs. Ash-Shu’ara
. An-Naml
. Al-Qasas
. Al-Ankabut
. Ar-Rum
. Luqman
. As-Sajdah
. Al-Ahzab
. Saba’
. Al-Fatir
. Ya-Sin
6th13 Surahs. As-Saffah
. Sad (Sad)
. Az-Zumar
. Ghafar
. Fusilat
. Ash-Shura
. Az-Zukhruf
. Ad-Dukhan
. Al-Jathiyah
. Muhammad
. Al-Fat’h
. Al-Hujurat
. Qaf
7thMuffasal From Qaf to AL Nas

7. Join a Hifz community

Hifz, or the memorization of the Qur’an, is a deeply rewarding and spiritually enriching experience. Joining a Hifz community can help you to develop a stronger connection to the Qur’an and to the Muslim community as a whole.

In addition to providing you with support and encouragement in your studies, a Hifz community can also offer you a chance to meet other like-minded individuals and learn from their experiences.

8.Listen to Quranic surahs

Listening to Quran will help fix the verses in your mind unconsciously. You might’ve noticed that sometimes when you’ve heard a verse while listening to a surah from a record and said to yourself: o, I know the following verse after it. That’s because your unconscious mind has stored the structure of the verses while randomly listening to the record, and now, all it does is recall it.

Though it pays off well, you can’t rely on this way alone to fix your memorization.

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9. Revise Your New Memorization Before Sleeping

You can also orally review what you memorized before going to sleep. That also has to do with the way our minds are working, as the verses you say before sleep will be more fixed in your memory. You also can recite your new memorization in the Qiamallil prayer.

Furthermore, since your mind is preoccupied with the difficult events of the day, reading the memorized verses removes anxiety and worries, and fills your heart with peace.

10. Identify the Verses by The Initial Letters

This technique depends on the fascinating fact that says: Once you’ve known the initial letter, your mind can easily recall the sentence,

All you’ve to do is to write the first letters of the words of each verse and form their combination, and write one word that becomes a keyword to remember the verses. This is one of the most effective Quran revision ways to fix memorization and not forget it easily.

for example if you’re memorizing those four verses:

الٓمٓ ١، ذَٰلِكَ ٱلْكِتَـٰبُ لَا رَيْبَ ۛ فِيهِ ۛ هُدًۭى لِّلْمُتَّقِينَ ٢ ٱلَّذِينَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِٱلْغَيْبِ وَيُقِيمُونَ ٱلصَّلَوٰةَ وَمِمَّا رَزَقْنَـٰهُمْ يُنفِقُونَ ٣ وَٱلَّذِينَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِمَآ أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكَ وَمَآ أُنزِلَ مِن قَبْلِكَ وَبِٱلْـَٔاخِرَةِ هُمْ يُوقِنُونَ ٤

You can collect the initial letters of the four verses in this word (اذاو)

11. Prepare a Quran Revision Plan

In order to revise the Quran effectively, it is important to have a plan. This plan should determine the timeframe you’ll need to revise… For example, it can range between 10 days and a month, and that differs from one person to another according to his capacity, how much he/she is busy, and how many parts one’s memorized.

After deciding all of those points, decide your revision rate by dividing the pages to be revised on your timeframe. For example, if you want to revise 300 pages in 15 days, then you’ve to revise 20 pages each day (that equals one juz). If you want to memorize 1/2 juz, you can stretch the period to a month.

12. Pick out One Mushaf

Choosing a specific Qur’an that the Muslim’s mind and heart are comfortable with makes the matter of memorizing the Holy Qur’an easy. By memorizing from one Mushaf, the Muslim can remember the places where the verses were written, their shape and composition in case he forgot them, and this is one of the significant considerations for your Qur’an revision plan.

13. if possible, Revise Quran in The Mosque

Memorizing the Noble Qur’an in the mosque is much more beneficial than in other places such as the home.

The mosque is the house of God Almighty dedicated to worship, and since memorizing the Noble Qur’an is one of the greatest acts of worship that God Almighty has bestowed upon us, the mosque is the best place in which a Muslim can memorize the Qur’an due to its comfortable and revered ambiance.

Also, the mosque plays a role in keeping the morale of the Muslim up, and freeing his soul from negative influences that negatively affect him including noise, feeling the desire to sleep, tension, and other negative matters. Also, it stops the believer from seeing forbidden things and hearing what does not please God and His Messenger, so he can focus on his reciation and feel the closeness of Allah.

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Revision timetable for 20 days

This template you can either use it literally or create your own by changing the inputs in it. However, in both cases, it will help you understand how to create your plan/

DateFrom SurahVerseTo surahverse
01/01Al Fatiha1Al Baqarah205
02/01Al Baqarah206Al Imran96
03/01Al Imran97Al Nisaa90
04/01Al Nisaa91Maidah89
06/01Al’araf25Al Anfal47
07/01Al Anfal48Yunes37
09/01Yusef68Al Nahl63
10/01Al Nahl64Al Kahf98
11/01Kahf99Al Hijj17
12/01Al Hijj18Al Furqan49
13/01Al Furqan50Al Qasas75
14/01Al Qasas76Al Ahzab50
15/01Al Ahzab51Sad29
18/01AL Hujurat1Al Mujadilah22
19/01ALHashr1Al Muzzumil20
20/01Mudathir 1Al Nas6

What Are Some Revision Tips for Hifdh Students?

Hifz quran will be so easy for you if you follow those simple tips

1- Have a Sincere intention that you do that seeking Allah Almighty’s pleasure and supplicate to him to succeed in your endeavor.

2- Have great stamina and motivate yourself by reading the great virtues of memorizing the Quran perfectly, and the great statute Allah promises for Quran hafiz in the hereafter. You can also read stories of the prophets’ companions and followers in this regard, which can help your restore your motivation whenever it wanes.

3- Be close to Allah by avoiding sins of all kinds, such as listening to erotic music or scenes. Waki’ ibn al-Jarrah, a great Islamic scholar said: take help with avoiding sins

4- Deeply understand the meanings of the verses you want to memorize and review by reading their interpretation.

5- Feel the great blessings of memorizing the entire Qur’an or parts of it and that allah chose you from among his servant to do it. That’s one of the ways of showing gratitude for Allah and asking him to keep his blessings over you.

6- Maintain one copy of Mushaf for your use. Memorizing, and reviewing Quran is more effective when using the same mushaf as using various copies of mushaf might disrupt your concentration

7. Have a pen with you to highlight the places where you make mistakes during recitation so you can return back to it and focus on memorizing them better, (However, Ensure that your marks are light so they can be easily erased).

8- Choose the most appropriate time to review your memorization, better at dawn, or in the early morning, when your mind is clear.

9 – Likewise, Choose the most appropriate place for memorization, where there are little to zero distractions, such as your private room, or a specific place in the mosque. (And try as possible to not change either your setting or time since this accelerates your developing of Quran revision habit.

. 10- Always repeat what you’ve memorized. Repetition is the foundational core of revision. Of course, the rate of repetition varies from person to person according to his abilities. However, in general, the more your repeat, the more solid your memorization is.

10- Recite the verses out loud and in a beautiful, melodious voice without exaggerating or causing harm to those around you, and make sure that your recitation is consistent with tajweed rules.

11- Set a revision schedule for a period of 6 months or a year. Start by determining the amount of the Quran you intend to memorize during this period, then divide it over the months.

12- In each monthly schedule, set the amount of the Quran you’re determined to revise each day, and it is preferable to leave a day off per week to solve any delay that might occur for any reason.

13- Beware not to abandon the Qur’an, even if you’re busy as this is the biggest reason for laziness, but you can reduce or increase the amount of your daily revision according to your circumstances. (even if it’s 1 page a day)

14- Recite what you’ve memorized in your salah (the daily prayer, Duha prayer, and the night prayer in particular. The scholar Muhammad Al-Amin Al-Shanqeeti, may God have mercy on him, said: “The Qur’an is not solid in the hearts, nor is it easy to be memorized or understood except by reciting it in the depth of the night.”

15- Ask the help of a Quran teacher who’ll revise your memorization. It is pretty hard to master your memorization or realize the mistakes and correct them, especially at the beginning of the review journey without listening and directing. You must choose a teacher who is known for his integrity, purity of heart, sound pronunciation, and familiarity with intonation and tajweed rulings.

16- Befriend with the people of the Qur’an and compete with them in memorizing, reviewing, , advising each other , encouraging others, and cooperating in righteousness and piety.

17- participate in Quran memorization competitions if possible, as it is the best driver that motivates you to be more disciplined and achieve your goals in a specific time.

18- Make use of your free time in vacations such as summer and spring, and enroll in intensive revisions courses..

19- Regularly, Submit to exams that test your memorization for some parts of the Qurn. If your deal of memorization is little, you can test your performance at the end of each juz, then after five juz. However, if your revision amount is bigger, you can test after each five juz, or what you see according to your vision and time.

20- Finally, Reduce your intake of food since it’s the big culprit for laziness, and be careful that all your earned is halal, and don’t pursue the pleasures and indulgences of life, or let the circumstances stop you from following your noble goal and memorize the Quran.

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How Long Does It Take to Do Quran Hifz?

Usually, some people search for models and programs for memorizing the Holy Qur’an during a specific period, which differs from each other in terms of the period, number of pages, and method of revision. Therefore, the individual chooses the schedule or program that suits his situation, idea, age, and free time available to him, as follows:

  • 5 verses every day The entire Quran is memorized for 3 years, 6 months, and 7 days.
  • 6 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized over two years, 1 month, and 4 days.
  • 7 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized in two years, 6 months, and 3 days.
  • 8 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized within two years, two months, and 12 days.
  • 9 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized over a year, 11 months, and 12 days.
  • 10 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized within a year, 9 months, and 3 days.
  • 11 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized over a year, 7 months, and 6 days.
  • 12 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized within a year, 5 months, and 15 days.
  • 13 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized over a year, 4 months, and 6 days.
  • 14 verses every day, the entire Qur’an is memorized within a year and 3 months.
  • 15 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized within a year, two months, and one day.
  • 16 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized within a year, a month, and 6 days.
  • 17 verses every day the entire Qur’an is memorized within a year and 10 days.
  • 18 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized in 11 months and 19 days.
  • 19 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized in 11 months and one day.
  • 20 verses every day The entire Qur’an is memorized within 10 months and 16 days.
  • One face every day, the entire Qur’an is memorized in 1 year, 8 months, and 12 days.
  • Two sides every day, the entire Qur’an is memorized in only 10 months and 6 days.

How to Revise Quran Hifz Quickly?

There are a few things you can do to revise Quran Hifz quickly.

First, make sure you have a clear understanding of the material

Second, create a study schedule and stick to it.

Third, use effective study techniques such as active listening and spaced practice.

Finally, make sure to get plenty of rest and exercise to keep your mind and body healthy. By following these tips, you will be able to revise your Quran Hifz quickly and effectively.


Many people seek to memorize Quran for many reasons. However, the Quran is easy to be forgotten if the person doesn’t revise it, and that’s why revision is important

in this article. you’ve known some slight tips that will help you revise Quran quickly and consistently. including setting a memorization and revision plan, and reciting the new surahs during prayers and before sleeping

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