Tidar University holds Musabaqah Tilawatil Qur’an (MTQ) for the university level students by taking a theme “Through MTQ Untidar Student of the Year 2017, we integrate intellectuality and spirituality to create smart and moral candidate leaders of Indonesia to realize baldatun thayyibatun wa rabbun ghafur. The event was held to select the best students of Untidar which will be included in the National Competition of Musabaqah Tilawatil Qur’an (MTQMN) XV Year 2017 in Brawijaya University and State University of Malang on July 28 – August 4, 2017.
There are 11 contest points competed including Tilawatil Qur’an (TQ), the Koran Scientific Writing (KTIQ), the Koran Content Debate with Arabic (DIA), the Koran Content Debate with English (DII), the Koran Computer Application Design (DAQ), etc. Faculty of Education and Teachers’ Training does not want to miss to send the best students. It can be seen from some competitions, FETT students’ won then go to the national level.
Atif Solehudin, fourth semester student of Bahasa Indonesia and Literature Study Program won the KTIQ competition. “It’s my own initiative to be able to follow this prestigious event. In addition to add experience as well because I want to get high achievement than other friends.” Although he felt inferior because there were many friends who are experienced in KTIQ and the selection process is quite tight, he still feel optimistic. As a result, Atif won the competition and got the right to compete in the national level.
For the KTIQ and DAQ competitions, there will be one round more of the national qualification to go. Atif conveyed, “There is still another selection to be taken top 30, then invited the presentation, then the documents collection by 14 June 2017 tomorrow. Therefore, I still have to fight so that Untidar can get into the top 30 nationally and hopefully can also win the title. Pray for me! I try to give the best I can to bring the name of my beloved campus. “
On the other hand, Dr. Farikah, M.Pd., one of the lecturers of FKIP who became an adjudicator on one of the MTQ contests said “The spirit of FKIP’s students is amazing, Josss!! Therefore, it is needed to be supported continuously, behind supporting. The term is Tut Wuri Handayani.” The result of MTQ XV National Students of the Year 2017 will be used as a reference by the Directorate General of Learning and Student Affairs to attend MTQ at ASEAN, Asia or International level, if there is a chance for it. (ER)