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6 Powerful Arabic Dua for Exams

by | Feb 8, 2019

What is the Dua for exams to succeed? Everyone wants success in exams. Becoming a successful person is a dream in everyone’s life. Does the question arise how to get success in exams? We will not ask you to work hard and all that. You all know that you need to focus on your studies to succeed and concentrate on making that happen. 

Whether you are a student in a school or a post-graduate student at University, exams are always a nightmare. So, exams have general fear and stress no matter your age group. 

Some people take exams so seriously that they tend to have exam fever. And that’s not a joke. I have experienced grumbles in my stomach before my exam ( particularly mathematics).

So here is a few Dua for exams success. And the good news is, these are very easy and short dua before the exam. Because Reciting these Dua for exams can help you release nervousness and perform better in the exam. But this does not mean that you should stop preparation for exams and count only on these Dua for exams.

We believe,

“There are two essential ingredients of success in any task of life, Effort and will of ALLAH Almighty, and both are equally important.”

So, Don’t ever think you can succeed by hard work and Effort only; you will always be needing the support of Allah. And If you feel mere Dua for exams would make you realize, without any struggle or hardship by you”.

You need a perfect blend of hardship and preparation with Dua for Exams before time.

Dua for Exams

It would help if you remembered that dua for exams are not a substitute for proper study. While they can be helpful in some ways, they cannot ensure success, but Duas can save you from anxiety and depression due to studies or exams. Similarly, duas can work wonders in other areas of your life, but they will not work if you do not dedicate your time and energy to your studies. It would help if you were dedicated to studying to succeed in your exams.

Dua for suppressing anxiety

We often experience anxiety, stress, and depression in exams. So, This stress can affect your performance in exams severely, so it’s better to recite a few Dua for exams:

It reported by Anas (may Allaah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (Peace and Blessings of Allaah be upon him) used to say when something upset him:

يَا حَيُّ يَا قَيُّوْمُ بِرَحْمَتِكَ أَسْتَغِيْث

Yaa Hayyu yaa Qayyoom, bi Rahmatika astagheeth

(O Ever-Living One, O Everlasting One, I seek help by Your mercy).

للَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْهَمِّ وَ الْحَزَنِ وَ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ العَجْزِ وَ الْكَسَلِ وَ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنَ الْجُبْنِ وَ الْبُخْلِ وَ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ غَلَبَةِ الدَّيْنِ و قَهْرِ الرجال

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.

Dua for success in exams

Reciting verse 62 of Surah Al-Anfaal is recommended for success in exams.

وَإِن يُرِيدُوٓا۟ أَن يَخْدَعُوكَ فَإِنَّ حَسْبَكَ ٱللَّهُ ۚ هُوَ ٱلَّذِىٓ أَيَّدَكَ بِنَصْرِهِۦ وَبِٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ

“But if they intend to deceive you – then sufficient for you is Allah. It is He who supported you with His help and with the believers” [8:62]

Dua for developing a perfect memory

The following Dua was taught by the Holy Prophet (S.A.) to Ali (A.S.) to recite after every obligatory Salaat for developing a perfect memory. And Make it a habit or at least recite this short dua before the exam.

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

Glory be to Him, who does not treat the citizens of His Kingdom unjustly and harshly. Who does not let torment and pain come suddenly upon humanity? The Compassionate, the Merciful. O Allah fill my heart and mind with true enlightenment, discerning intelligence, quick understanding and knowledge, Verily Thou art able to do everything.

Dua for a tricky Syllabus 

Yup! it happens. Sometimes you get stuck on a topic no matter how hard you try. So, You find it difficult to reproduce it on paper. First of all, shake off the fear of “it’s difficult, I can’t do it.” And Now recite this beautiful dua, which is a dua for the exam and every difficult situation.

اللَّهُمَّ لاَ سَهْلاً إِلّاَ مَا جَعَلّتَهٌ سَهْلاً وَأَنّتَ تَجّعَلَ الحَزَنَ إِذَا شِئتَ سَهْلاً

“Oh, Allah! Nothing is easy except what You have made easy. If You wish, You can make the difficult easy.”

Dua for full articulateness in exams

Prophet Musa had Dua of nonaffluent speech. The supplication of Prophet (peace be upon him) in Surah Taha. What he did to get compassion of ALLAH sub-Hana hu was tala :

قَالَ رَبِّ ٱشْرَحْ لِى صَدْرِى

O, my Lord! Open my chest for me

وَيَسِّرْ لِىٓ أَمْرِى

and make my task easy for me.

وَٱحْلُلْ عُقْدَةً مِّن لِّسَانِى

and make loose the knot from my tongue

يَفْقَهُوا۟ قَوْلِى

so that they understand my speech.”

[Al-Quran 20:25-28]

Out of all Dua for exams, I recite this Dua more often, not only for exams. Because This dua helps to improve your expressiveness both in written and verbal, it can serve as a multi-purpose supplication. And You can recite this dua for delivering lectures and speeches. So, Before interviews or at any place where you think you need it.

Dua for Exams to maintain concentration 

The following can be one of the best Duas for exams. So, most of us experience a loss of strength while preparing for exams or attempting exam papers.

صلى الله على محمد وال محمد اللهم اني أسألك يا مدخر الخير وفاعله والآمر به ذكرني ما انسانيه الشيطان

“Blessings of Allah be upon Muhammad and his progeny. O Allah, I ask you, the one who mentions goodness and actualizes it and commands it. Please remind me of that which the shaytan makes me forget.

Here are a few Masnoon Dua for exams. Suppose you have a tough time memorizing these Duas for exams or other Duas. AlQuranClasses offers you a Dua memorization course for ease; these courses are for all age groups. Register now and avail this opportunity and memorize Mansoon Duas from Qualified Ustad and Ustadha.

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