Monday, 17 June 2024 / 10 Dhuʻl-Hijjah 1445

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

  • Fajr 04:47AM
  • Sunrise 06:21AM
  • Zuhr 01:23PM
  • Asr 06:16PM
  • Maghrib 08:44PM
  • Isha 09:37PM

In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

Monday, 17 June 2024 / 10 Dhuʻl-Hijjah 1445
  • Fajr 04:47AM
  • Sunrise 06:21AM
  • Zuhr 01:23PM
  • Asr 06:16PM
  • Maghrib 08:44PM
  • Isha 09:37PM

Quran Academy

For the past five years, the IEC has been providing Quranic courses for sisters via the Quran Academy. The IEC Quran Academy was established with a vision to inspire lifelong engagement with the Qur’an, deepen the understanding of its teachings, and foster stronger communities through the application of Qur’anic wisdom.

Courses offered
Courses Offered in each Islamic Month:
  • Muharram: Ziyarat e Ashoora
  • Safar: Ziyarat e Arbaeen
  • Rabi-Ul-awwal: Hadith e Mairaj
  • Rabi-Ul-Sani: Ziyarat e Wariasa
  • Jamadi-Ul- awwal: Ayyam e Fatemiyyah
  • Jamadi-Ul- sani: Ayyam e Fatemiyyah
  • Rajab: dua e makarem-Ul-akhlaq / Ayyam e Alaviyyah / Amal e Umme Dawood
  • Shaban: Dua-e-Ahd / Munajat e Shabaniya
  • Ramadan: Dua-e-Iftetah / Munajat e khamsa ashra
  • Shawwal: Dua e Nudbah
  • Zilqadah: Ziyarat e A’ale Yasin
  • Zilhujjah: Dua e Arafah
Special Courses on Social Topics
  • Surah Hadeed (parenting)
  • Surah Rom (Marriage)
  • Surah An’am (Human)
  • Verses about women
  • Verses about Iblees
  • Quranic Morals
Courses on Islamic Books
  • Nehjulbalaghah (selectives)
  • 40 Hadith
  • Sahef-e-Sajjadia
  • Mafaheeme Quran
Memorization Courses
  • Sura e Yaseen
  • Ziarat e Ashura
  • Dua e Ahad
Courses on Jurisprudence
  • Ladies Ahkam
  • Medical Hadith
  • Islamic Morals
  • Jurisprudential Question and Answers Sessions for Sisters
Method of Delivery

The majority of the courses at the Quran Academy are facilitated by Sr. Shabih Zehra. Her distinctive and adaptable teaching style allows students to learn and participate according to their own pace and level of understanding. She utilizes social media platforms to maintain connectivity with students, assigning self-study readings and encouraging them to pose questions in various study groups. All students are urged to seek answers from reliable sources and engage in discussions about the concepts. She further enhances student engagement by administering a variety of quizzes and assignments throughout the duration of the course and organizing annual competitions to foster community among the participants.

Teacher’s Background

Academic education

  • Masters in Micro Biology
  • Bachelors in Medical Acupuncture

Islamic Education

  • Hawza (Nine years of Hawza Studies)
  • Dar ul Quran (Continuing Education in the field of Hifz – Memorization)


  • Women Studies
  • Developmental Studies
  • Islamic Philosophy, Faith and Belief
  • Quranic Education and Science
  • Tafseer-e-Quran, Ziarat and Supplication
  • Human Sciences

Teaching Experience in Hawzavi Education

  • 2012- 2017 – Hawzavi Teacher
  • 2017- 2019 – Various Islamic Studies Courses in IEC-Houston
  • 2019 – 2022 – Various Islamic Studies Courses via online

Current Teaching Projects

  • Nahjul Balagha Studies
  • Sahife Sajadia Studies
  • Mafaheem e Quran
Registration and Fee

Students are asked to pay a nominal fee to the Quran Academy for registration in these courses. This will grants them access to social media groups where study materials and assignments are shared. These contributions support the Quran Academy in hosting the annual Grand Quiz event and special sessions tailored specifically for sisters.

Please use the below link to register for the courses.