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.