There are 19 verses in this Surah al-A’ala and it was revealed in Makkah.
It is narrated that the reciter of this Surah will get the reward equal to ten times the number of letters in the divine books that were revealed to the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.), Prophet Ibrahim (a.s.) and Prophet Musa (a.s.). It is also said that in the hereafter, he will be told to enter Jannah through whichever door he pleases.
Imam Ali (a.s.) used to recite this surah often in his compulsory prayers. Surah al-A’ala is also good for relieving ear pains and other ailments.