1. Shall work to facilitate and promote quality research in the University, Satellite Campuses and recognized research centres/laboratories.

  2. Shall coordinate, supervise and recommend to the Vice Chancellor for the approval of the admission of students to M.Phil/Ph.d/D.Sc/D.Litt/DLL/PDF /any other research programmes in various faculties.

  3. Shall recommend to Vice-Chancellor in consultation with Dean Academic Affairs and Deans of the faculties modification, amendment in the statutes governing the admission of students to M.Phil/Ph.D/D.Lit/DLL and other research programmes for placement before relevant statutory bodies (if necessary).

  4. Shall coordinate and facilitate for timely Board of Research Studies meeting in various faculties.

  5. Shall coordinate and facilitate submission of research project proposals to various funding agencies by Principal Investigators and would also be responsible for their internal monitoring. For this purpose a Projects and Planning Cell would be created which would be function under Dean Research and the Cell would be responsible for timely disposal of all matters, including financial issues related to research projects, fellowships and scholarships.

  6.  Shall recommend to the Vice-Chancellor, recurring and non-recurring expenditure provided under the sanctioned research projects.

  7.  Shall be responsible to sign the Utilization Certificates of research projects and timely submission of utilization certificates to concerned funding agencies.

  8. Shall provide necessary guidance and encourage teachers/researchers to write research project proposals and suggest incentives/other initiatives to the Vice-Chancellor for the purpose.

  9. Shall liaison with relevant international, national/regional agencies/organizations/group/ individuals for financial support and promotion of quality research in the University.

  10.  Shall make efforts to position the University in a manner that it carriers out research on problems of immediate concern to the J & K State and contribute towards the stainable development of the state.

  11. Shall scrutinize and recommend the research proposals received from various University Departments/Centres/Institutes and other related research programmes to the Vice-Chancellor for approval.

  12. Shall supervise and promote the quality of research journals published by the University.

  13. Shall recommend as Chairperson of a committee (to be formed by the Vice-Chancellor) for allocation of plan and non-plan research grants received by the University to various departments/research centres based on their need and contribution.

  14. Shall identify key areas of research in the University in consultation with Deans and HOD’s and ensure their promotion to achieve national eminence in such areas.

  15. Shall prepare an annual research report and identify the initiatives to be taken for promoting/maintaining quality of the research work.

  16. Shall keep track of research /visiting schemes advertised by various  funding agencies, both national and foreign, and shall sensitize the University faculty and other stakeholders including research scholars/students to the need for making use of these schemes which would promote his/her individual talent and professional career.

  17. In absence of the Vice-Chancellor the Dean Research shall chair the meeting of Board of Research Studies (BORS) and other Committees related to research.

  18. Shall be responsible to sign the Utilization Certificates for funds sanctioned under various sponsored projects.

  19. Communicate approval to the proposals of Heads of the Departments for deputing delegates from the University to conferences, seminars and workshops after these are recommended by concerned HODs, Dean and formally approved by the Vice-Chancellor.

  20. Shall be responsible for effective utilization of grants from Central/State agencies for development of research related infrastructure.

  21. Shall be responsible for timely purchase/procurement of scientific equipment in consultation with a duly constituted Purchase/Technical Committee to be nominated by the Vice-Chancellor.

  22. Shall be responsible to receive/disburse financial support offered by various funding agencies or projects related to research and infrastructure development.

  23. Shall supervise and carryout and other work related to the research to be assigned by the Vice-Chancellor.

The term of Dean Research shall be for three years.