The Ijaazah program will be taught by some of the most qualified Islamic teachers in Canada.
Shaikh Ahmad Kutty
Shaikh Ahmad Kutty was educated in the traditional Islamic Sciences in India and at the Islamic University of Madina Munawwarah. He received his Ijaza as an Alim and Faqih from India and Madina. He pursued post-graduate studies at the University of Toronto (M.A.) and McGill University, Montreal (Doctoral Studies).
Currently, Shaikh Ahmad Kutty serves as a senior lecturer at the Islamic Institute of Toronto. He is also a Mufti on Islamonline.net and Islam.ca.
Shaikh Abdul Hameed
Shaikh Abdool Hamid graduated from the Islamic University of Madina Munawwarah; and specialized in Hadith Studies. He is currently a resident scholar at the Islamic Institute of Toronto where he has taught several courses in Arabic Language, Hadith and Seerah. He serves as an Islamic Counsellor with the Islamic Social Services and Resource Association (Toronto) and is a regular khateeb and lecturer at several prominent mosques in and around Toronto.
Shaikh Hamid Silmi
Imam Hamid Slimi is a scholar who is specialized in Islamic Studies and Law as well as Comparative World Religions. He holds two Masters Degrees with High Honors in both disciplines and is currently finishing his Ph.D. in Islamic Law. He received both his traditional and academic learning in Morocco and attended other renowned institutions and universities in other parts of the world. He received his Masters in Comparative World Religions from the U.S.A.
Imam Slimi has been educated in Arabic, French and English since his early age as a little child, under the guidance of his parents and his grand father Sh. Idris Kamal. Under many renowned scholars, he has been receiving intensive training and learning in many Islamic disciplines including Aqeedah, Fiqh, Usul-ul-Fiqh, Maqasid, Tafseer, Seerah, Qur'an and Hadith Sciences for many years. Both His Ijazah and Graduate Shahadat are in Fiqh - Islamic Jurisprudence - and Usul-ul-Fiqh - Fundamentals of Jurisprudence. His extensive research has been in the field of Jurisprudential Rules as well as al-Fiqh al-Muqaaran -Comparative Fiqh in the Four Madhabs
Dr. Iqbal Nadvi
Iqbal Masood Nadvi obtained his Oriental Degree in Islamic studies from Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow in 1967. He then completed higher secondary with merit in 1972, and in Arabic in 1969. Later he completed his BA from Bhopal University with majors in Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, English, and political sciences before moving to Saudi Arabia.
In Saudi Arabia, he obtained his license in Shariah from Islamic University, Medina, Saudi Arabia in 1978 and his MA in Islamic law from Ummul Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia in 1983. He obtained his Ph.D. from the same university in 1991 after which he moved to the teaching position in Riyadh.
Shaikh Asad Yakub
Shaikh Asad Yakub is a graduate of the islamic University of Madinah. Shaikh Asad has taught Arabic Language at the Guyana Islamic Institute and at the Islamic Institute of Toronto.
Other Courses at the IIT are taught by the following teachers:
Sr. Laila Maarouf
Br. Hewa Barzanjee
Br. Khalid Raheem