Looking into the talent pool of the area and tendency of the people towards Islamic teachings, it was seriously felt to launch M.Phil. classes in Islamic Studies. For this purpose Department of Islamic Studies & Research was established in September, 2010 for providing quality higher education in the field of Islamic Studies. This Department presently offers course at MPhil and PhD Level and would expand its scope to Doctoral studies In due course of time.

ObjectivesThe objectives and functions of Islamic Research Institute are to:

  • Act as the research arm of the university and conduct research in the fields prescribed by the Academic Council;
  • Develop and disseminate methodology for research in various fields of Islamic learning;
  • Study/interpret the teachings of Islam in the context of the intellectual and scientific progress of the modern world;
  • Publish monographs, books research reports, research journals and such other research material as may be considered necessary for the promotion of knowledge on various aspects of Islam;
  • Serve as a clearing house of knowledge on various aspects of Islam;
  • Appoint study groups for identifying issues facing the Muslim society;
  • Organize seminars, conferences, symposia and workshops to promote harmonious understanding   amongst various schools of thought in Muslim societies;
  • Perform such other functions as may be necessary for the realization of its objective