Certified Islamic Banking Professional (CIBP)

The Certified Islamic Banking Professional (CIBP) certification program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the rapidly-growing field of Islamic banking and finance. As a CIBP, you will play a critical role in promoting ethical and socially responsible financial practices that adhere to Islamic principles.

Certification Program Objectives:

  • Understanding the principles of Islamic economics and finance and their application in the contemporary financial landscape.
  • Understanding different Islamic finance structures, such as mudaraba, musharaka, and ijara, and their application in various financial products and services.
  • Understanding different Islamic retail, corporate, and treasury products, such as murabaha, istisna’a, and sukuk, and their features and benefits.
  • Understanding different Islamic funds, such as mutual funds and exchange-traded funds, and their application in investment management.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CIBP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.


  1. Introduction to Islamic Economics and Finance
  2. Islamic Finance Structures
  3. Islamic Retail Products, Corporate Products and Treasury Products
  4. Islamic Funds