Dr Abdul Basit Bin Hj. Abdul Rahman holds a doctorate in Shariah from Al-Madinah International University. He also holds a Master in Shariah and obtained his first degree also in Shariah from the same university.
He currently lectures at the Sultan Ismail Petra International Islamic College (KIAS) in Kota Bahru, Kelantan.
He also serves as the Musyrif at Sekolah Pondok Sungai Durian, in his hometown, Kuala Krai, Kelantan. He also has vast experience in providing hajj preparatory courses and he also leads hajj congregations for Malaysia’s Pilgrim’s Fund Board. He also acts as a consultant for Ash-Har Travel & Tour Sdn Bhd where he specialises in hajj and umrah.
Dr Abdul Basit is also part of the panel of Forum "al-Kulliyyah" (Makkah) and “Jejak Rasul” (Madinah), both are popular television programmes by the local station, TV3. He has also appeared as guests in other Islamic based TV and radio programmes in TV3 and Ikim.FM. He also actively conducts lectures on various Shariah issues and is a columnist in a leading Islamic magazine, Solusi, in Malaysia. He has also written several books on Shariah.