Dr Irfan Shahzad was born in 1976 in Rawalpindi. He completed his education in the same city. Along with the modern education, he studied Dars-e-Nizami from Wifaq-ul-Madaris Al- Arabia till the fourth standard. He did his first masters in Islamic studies and second in English Literature from the University of Punjab. He completed his Doctorate in Islamic Studies from NUML Islamabad. He has been teaching for around 15 years in different educational institutions including PakTurk international Schools and Colleges Islamabad, St. Mary’s Academy for Girls Rawalpindi and Air University Islamabad.
Dr Irfan writes on religious and social issues. His articles are published in different scholarly journals including Ishraq, Lahore, Pakistan, Al-Shariah, and Gujranwala Pakistan and on different websites of social media.
He was introduced to Farahi School of thought in 2014 and since then he is an eager learner and active contributor in the interpretation of scholarly views of Farahi school of thought. He has a number of articles on his credit in which he elaborated and explained different views of Ustaz Javed Ahmad Ghamidi. His most thorough work is on the Law of Ittimam-e-Hujjat. The dissertation of his is titled as, “Qanoon-e-Ittimam-e-Hujjat or Us Key Itlaqat: Numayan Aetrazat ka Jaiza”, in it, he tried to address almost all the important objections and questions raised on this law. This was published by the monthly Ishraq in six parts.
In addition, he holds a weekly online class on Tafsir of Quran.