Welcome to the Directorate of Research at Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ), the directorate of innovation, knowledge creation, and intellectual growth. As a pioneering institution committed to research, Manipal University Jaipur has established the Directorate of Research (DOR) to serve as the cornerstone for coordinating and nurturing all research activities within the university. In particular, the Directorate of Research at MUJ takes on a pivotal role in facilitating, guiding, and promoting the university's research initiatives.

The Directorate is committed to maintaining a supportive, collaborative, and interdisciplinary research environment within the University that empowers researchers to explore, innovate, and make impactful contributions to a diverse range of fields, including science, engineering, humanities, and social sciences.

The key activities of the Directorate of Research include:

  • Promote Faculty and Student Engagement:Promote Faculty and Student Engagement: Encourage and facilitate active participation of both faculty and students in research activities through initiatives such as Faculty Award Incentives for Research (FAIR) and Publication and Research Award Incentive for Students to Excel (PRAISE).
  • Enhance Research Quality: Provide financial support through Seed/Endowment Grants for Research Quality Enhancement to faculty members working on projects that have the potential to elevate the quality of research conducted at MUJ.
  • Support Ph.D. Scholars: Offer scholarships (like Dr. Ramdas Pai Scholarship, Teaching Assistantship etc.) and comprehensive coordination of Ph.D.-related activities to research scholars, ensuring a conducive and productive environment for their academic and research pursuits.
  • Strengthen Research Collaborations: Establish strong institutional linkages and external connections through initiatives like Visiting Scientist Fellowships, Short-term Research Fellowships, Faculty-Industry Immersion Fellowships, and Student Travel Grants for International Internships, facilitating collaborative research and exposure to diverse research environments
  • Protect Intellectual Property: Facilitate the protection and promotion of intellectual property generated by scholars and researchers, ensuring that innovative ideas are recognized, safeguarded, and have the potential for broader societal impact.
  • Promote academic integrity: Maintain a clear and comprehensive Academic Policy on Plagiarism that aligns with national and international academic integrity standards and reflects the university;s commitment to upholding academic honesty.
  • Foster a culture of cross-sectoral partnerships: Maintain a robust consultancy policy that facilitates external engagement through knowledge and technology transfer, thereby fostering a transformative effect in both industry and society.

In addition to these initiatives, the Directorate of Research also plays a crucial role in managing and overseeing the centralized research facilities at MUJ. The Sophisticated Research Facility (SAIF) and Central Research Facility (CAF) are the two state-of-the-art resources available to all university researchers, regardless of their academic discipline. These high-end facilities serve as the backbone for a wide range of research projects across science and engineering departments, enabling scholars to conduct cutting-edge scientific research.

Manipal University Jaipur believes that research is not a solitary endeavor but a collective journey that leads to the progress and prosperity of society. The Directorate of Research at MUJ is not just an administrative entity; it is the guiding force behind this journey, uniting the academic community of the University in a quest for knowledge, innovation, and research excellence.

For more information, visit the DOR website or get in touch with the Leadership at DOR to explore the vibrant world of research and innovation at Manipal University Jaipur.


To be a leading center of research excellence, fostering innovation, collaboration, and transformative contributions to knowledge across diverse disciplines, thereby shaping a brighter future for society and advancing the global research landscape.


The mission of the Directorate of Research at Manipal University Jaipur is to create an inspiring and supportive ecosystem that empowers researchers to undertake meaningful and impactful cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research. We encourage to establishment and strengthening of collaborations with national and international institutions, industries, and research organizations to create a network that enhances the impact of the MUJ researchendeavors. We also aim to enhance the accessibility, quality, and outreach of MUJ Centralized Research Facilities, contributing to the holistic development of individuals and the prosperity of society.


  • Cultivate a vibrant Research Culture for meaningful and impactful research activities in the university
  • Promote Innovation by providing resources, mentorship, and a collaborative environment
  • Advance Knowledge Creation by Facilitating the generation of high-quality research outcomes
  • Support the Holistic development of researchers by offering educational and skill-building opportunities
  • Forge Collaborative Partnerships to create a network that enhances the impact of our research endeavors
  • Manage and upgrade the Central Research facilities to provide internal and external stakeholders with the necessary tools for cutting-edge scientific exploration.

Research Promotion Policy

At the 18th Board of Management Meeting of April 03, 2018 several incentives were approved as a part of our Research Promotion Policy.

One of the primary objectives of Manipal University Jaipur is to facilitate and contribute to foster research in all disciplines. Our expected outcomes from these incentives are to increase number and quality of; publications, award of doctoral degrees and research grants. Our Policy strives to foster an excellent research environment at MUJ and implement research policies in accordance with UGC and MHRD guidelines.

MUJ is dedicated to streamline the research mandate, thrust areas, short- and long-term strategies for accomplishment of its research goals. The approved incentives under this policy develop an encouraging ecosystem for promotion of excellence in research and innovation for faculty members, research scholars and students of Manipal University Jaipur. The following polices have been initiated at MUJ, under this Research Promotion Policy:

  • Faculty Award Incentive for Research (FAIR) Publication
  • Publication and Research Award Incentive for Students to Excel (PRAISE)
  • Dr. Ram Das Pai PhD Scholarship for full time scholars

MUJ Research Outcome


Research has always been an area of paramount importance to Manipal University Jaipur. The Directorate of Research was established at Manipal University Jaipur to streamline the research mandate, thrust areas and to design short and long term strategies for accomplishment of its research goals. To this end, following policies have been put in place under the Research Promotion Scheme to nurture, promote and elevate the research activities at Manipal University Jaipur and to create an enabling environment within MUJ in order to foster research culture.

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