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Q:

Assalamu alaikum I am studying in a med school where I have to wear coat all the time. In this case if I’m not wearing abbaya then it’ll be okay or not if my clothes are in proper satar?

A:
Alaikum salam sister.
Yes its ok to wear the coat as long as it does not reveal the shape of your body and covers your hands until the wrists. Of course the head scarf must be there and the hair to be covered well only to leave the face upto the chin.  This is the obligatory part of the covering as mentioned in the Holy Quran not forgetting that any kind of makeup on the face that would attract men is also forbidden.
 
Salma Alavi