The Research and Development Office (RDO) is responsible for facilitating the research programs and development by working with a broad range of units and departments across the University. The RDO also provides the necessary infrastructure which supports the efforts of the faculty members and students and upholds the standards which represent the University principles and values.

The RDO's approach towards research and development focuses on significant issues that are best for scholarly research. The objective of the RDO's office is to establish and maintain scholarly research and identify strategic research themes to focus its research and research training programs. Further, RDO builds and maintains research excellence, appropriate to our central role in meeting the research needs and to develop leadership in several identified research areas in order to attract world class researchers