What is the procedure of being a Shia scholar. Which city of Iran is the best for it? How much time would it take? How much knowledge is required for the scholar so he can wear the turban which signifies the turban of Holy prophet saww.

1- The two most prominent seminaries that we have are in Najaf and Qom. They are the best place to go to become a scholar.

2- It takes at least 6-8 solid years if study to be qualified to wear the turban. One must know Arabic (grammar and morphology), Fiqh, Usul, logic, Islamic belief system, and some basic understanding of the Qur’an to be qualified.