Adv Faiz Syed

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Born12 December 1979
Aurangabad, India
EducationBachelor of Science in Computers, Maulana Azad College of Arts and Science.

Master of Computer Application, TPICIT, Aurangabad. Bachelor in General Laws, Dr. Amberkar College of Law, Aurangabad. Bachelor in Laws, Dr. Ambedkar College of Law, Aurangabad.

MA in Islamic Studies, Maulana Azad National Urdu University
  • Presenter
  • Muslim intellectual
  • Educationist
Years active15 October 2001 - Present
Known forDawah & Islah, Social Activities
TelevisionNon-Stop with Adv Faiz Syed on iPlus TV
  • Azam Ali Syed (father)
  • Aliya Fatima (mother)

Faiz Ali Syed (Urdu فیض علی سید; born 12 December 1979), popularly known as Adv. Faiz Syed is an Islamic presenter, Muslim intellectual and educationist from Aurangabad district, Maharashtra. He is the founder of Islamic Research Centre Education & Welfare Trust (IRC), India and has delivered numerous talks on Islah in Urdu language across India and abroad.[1][2]He is currently a Shura Member of AIDCA[3]. He was appointed as a Director of iPlus TV[4] - a 24x7 Islamic Satellite television channel - from 2014 - 2018.

Early life and education

Faiz Ali Syed is born on 12 December 1979 to Azam Ali Syed and Aliya Fatima in Aurangabad, India. He did his primary and higher-primary education from Burhani National English High School, Aurangabad. Subsequently, Syed completed the Bachelor of Science from Maulana Azad College of Arts and Science in his native city. Later he joined Tom Patrick Institute of Computer and Information Technology and received Master of Computer Application. He pursued Bachelor of Laws from Dr. Ambedkar College of Law. He also pursued M.A. in Islamic studies from Maulana Azad National Urdu University.


In 2001, Syed started working in the field of Dawah and founded IRC in Aurangabad, India.[5] Since then he has delivered numerous lectures in India and abroad. He is the President of Al Kitab Education & Welfare Society, and Director of Janseva Co-operative Credit Society Ltd, Aurangabad. He is also the Shura Member of All India Dawah Centres Association and Ex Managing Director of iPlus TV.

Social Works

Through IRC, Adv Faiz Syed is involved in various kinds of social activities in Aurangabad.

Charitable Hospitals and Pathology Lab

There are four charitable hospitals in slum areas of Aurangabad run by IRC under his leadership.[6] The treatment in all the hospitals are done with a very nominal consultation fee with free medication for the underprivileged people.[7] The pathology lab is operated by skilled and experienced technicians and pathologists nearly at 60% discount rate.[8][9]

Study Centre and Technical Institute

A full-fledge study center with law library in Aurangabad, completely free with fully air-conditioned and uninterrupted high-speed internet facility provided for educational purpose. It is opened for 18 hours for all seven days a week and have a capacity of 50 seats. The IRC Technical Institute provides various courses of Computer training, video recording & editing for the underprivileged students for free. Syed also organizes various skill developments programs, women empowerment programs[10] and career guidance programs.

Various Aids

Medical, educational, employment aid is provided for the weaker section of the society to support and improve the livelihood of the underprivileged.[11][12] Ration Kits and food distribution campaigns[13] are conducted on monthly basis and at the time of emergencies respectively apart from free water supply.


Transgender and Intersex

One of his videos had sparked controversy about transgender and intersex community to be 'expelled from homes'.[14] However he has clarified about the answer he has given earlier and differed with the English translation of his video and said "they should not be treated badly, as they often are, but deserve equal rights."[15]


Even though Syed is found advising Muslims to maintain social distancing and avoid mass gathering,[16] on April 11, 2020, India TV aired a three-year-old video which was uploaded on the official Youtube channel of Adv. Faiz Syed claiming that Syed promoted spitting during COVID-19|COVID-19. Fact checking websites Alt News and The Cognate proved the news report of India TV to be false.[17] Subsequently India TV quietly deleted the video.[18] Later Syed filed a defamation case against India TV for falsely implicating him in the increase of COVID-19 cases.[19]


  1. Al-Sibai, Amal (2017-09-22). "Spreading the message of peace". Saudigazette. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  2. Unitomo. "UNITOMO - Berita | Unitomo Gelar Halal Bi Halal Virtual Bersama10 Negara". Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  3. (2014-10-12). "All India Dawah Centres' Association launched in Mumbai". Retrieved 2021-08-01.
  4. Sameer (2015-11-12). "Islamic Channel I-Plus appoints Mr. Faiz Syed as Director". The Siasat Daily – Archive. Retrieved 2021-08-01.
  5. "IRC - Islamic Research Centre Education & Welfare Trust". Retrieved 2021-08-02.
  6. author/lokmat-english-desk (2021-06-10). "IRC's charitable hospital inaugurated |". Lokmat English. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  7. author/lokmat-english-desk (2021-06-10). "Service to poor is noble work: Dr Yelikar |". Lokmat English. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  8. "IRC - Islamic Research Centre Education & Welfare Trust". Retrieved 2021-08-02.
  9. Jun 12, टाइम्स न्यूज़ नेटवर्क / TNN / Updated; 2021; Ist, 10:25. "Aurangabad NGO starts affordable clinic | Aurangabad News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  10. Nov 26, Mohammed Akhef / TNN /; 2013; Ist, 00:15. "Meet to discuss women's rights in Islam | Aurangabad News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  11. author/lokmat-english-desk (2021-08-09). "IRC, AL Kitab hold medical camp for senior citizens |". Lokmat English. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  12. author/lokmat-english-desk (2021-06-28). "IRC distributes sewing machines, accessories to needy persons |". Lokmat English. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  13. author/lokmat-english-desk (2021-07-13). "Free grain distribution by IRC & Al Kitab |". Lokmat English. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  14. "'Dirty' and 'defected' trans individuals should be expelled from homes, encourages Muslim leader". Gay Star News. 2013-02-24. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  15. Reid-Smith, Tris (2013-03-05). "Muslim leader says intersex hijras deserve equal rights". Gay Star News. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  16. Mar 23, Mohammed Akhef / TNN / Updated; 2020; Ist, 14:12. "Clergy appeals to Muslims to avoid gathering for prayers | Aurangabad News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  17. Hussain, Shaik Zakeer (2020-04-11). "India TV Shows Old Video Of An Islamic Speaker Quoting Hadith & Falsely Claims Tablighis Were "Inspired To Spit By Him"". The Cognate. Retrieved 2021-08-02.
  18. "India TV uses 2017 video to falsely claim Islamic preacher provoked Jamaatis to 'spit'". Alt News. 2020-04-16. Retrieved 2021-08-02.
  19. Hussain, Shaik Zakeer (2020-05-01). "Adv Faiz Syed Slaps Defamation Notice On India TV For Falsely Accusing Him Of Inspiring People To Spread Coronavirus". The Cognate. Retrieved 2021-08-02.

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