Quran Translation & Commentary 2 Year Diploma 2020-22 (English)


The Qur’an Translation & Commentary is a two-year diploma program dedicated to covering the translation and commentary of the entire Qur’an using classical sources. The focus of the program will be two-fold: to understand the meanings and teachings of the Qur’an and to derive practical lessons and insights relevant to daily life – both ultimately with the purpose of increasing our connection with Allah ﷻ and furthering our spiritual development.


Shaykh Maulana Muhammad Bilal Sahab

Teacher’s Profile: Shaykh Maulana Mohammad Bilal has “Ijazah” (permission to guide people on the path of spiritual development) in the discipline of ‘Tazkiyah’ (Islamic Spirituality) by honorable Shaykh Maulana Hafiz Zulfiqar Ahmed Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (دامت برکاتهم).

He is a qualified Islamic Scholar and has completed his A’alimiyyah Degree, He also holds bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Masters in Business Administration.

Course Schedule

Language: English

For Both Men & Women


Program Duration: 2 Years

Weekly Time Commitment: 2 days a week (Wednesday and Saturday)

Time: 11:30 PM PAKISTAN TIME (GMT+5) 
2:30 PM New YORK Time (GMT-4)


Exams:  Students progress will be assessed through assignments, quizzes and a final exam for each subject.

Certification: We will present a Diploma Certificate on successful completion of this 2 Years Quran Translation & Commentary Diploma Program.

Break: Academic calendar would be shared with registered students.

Annual fee: USD $100


 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Is there an age restriction for the course?

Yes. Minimum age to enroll in the course is 14 years.


Are there any pre-requisite to joining the course?

We only require students to have the spirit and willingness to learn. Other than there are no prerequisites for this course.


What are the requirements for graduation?

To successfully complete the course a student will need to:

  • Attendee all the classes of course (either live or recording)
  • Participate in class discussions and complete assignments
  • Successfully clear the all terms exam.


Is it possible to enroll as a listener and not give exams?

Course is designed for full time students, however under special circumstances exceptions can be made. If you have special case, please contact course administrator. Completion certificate will not be issued in these instances.


What if I cannot make it to class at the stipulated class time? Will I have access to recordings?

Recordings are available for all classes. However, recording students will still need to participate in class discussion through class forums


What if I have to miss classes during the year because of my University exams or family engagements?

This course has been designed to cater to working men, women, students and housewives alike, so we do understand that there may be occasions when you may not be able to attend class for genuine reasons. In such scenarios, we provide recordings so that students may catch up with the classes they have missed.


Is there an Attendance Policy?

Yes, there is an attendance policy to be eligible to get the Quran Translation & Commentary Diploma certificate.


Is there a Fee that I need to pay to enroll in this Program?

Yes. Annual fee of USD $100 needs to be paid at the time of start of the year.


 How do you conduct the classes?

We provide live classes with recordings availability, online assignments/ quiz, mark attendance and facilitate discussion forums to facilitate learning and development.


What software or hardware do I need to purchase / download to attend the classes?

All you need to start online learning courses is to have internet connection, a desktop/laptop, or a smartphone, a headphone supported with microphone.




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