• To create research awareness amongst our faculty members and students.
  • To facilitate mutual cooperation between researchers for interdisciplinary research.
  • To establish a forward and backward linkage among different sectors like Industry, R&D organizations.
  • To work towards developing IIMAK as internationally recognized R&D centre.


  • To organize various events like national and international conferences, workshops on research methodology and patents, guest lecturers in order to achieve the pre-stated aim of enhancing the research awareness.
  • To have faster collaboration and interaction with researchers working on disciplinary and interdisciplinary research.
  • To encourage every faculty member for research proposal writing and to participate in R&D activities leading to Doctoral degree.

R&D Activities

  • Inviting eminent guest lecturers from industry to throw light on current research.
  • Collaborating with National and International research centres to increase inquisitiveness amongst the students.
  • Extending opportunities to final year students so that they can participate in various projects funded and sponsored by the various apex bodies and organizations like UGC, CSIR, ICSSR, DRDO and Shivaji University, Kolhapur.
  • Our faculty members are actively involved in various R&D activities like writing research proposals for submission to Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Solapur University, AICTE, UGC etc, publishing research papers in peer reviewed research journals having impact factor, presenting research papers in National and International Conferences, delivering talks in Workshops and Conferences, organizing National Conferences, STTP's and Workshops for faculty.
  • Organizing Paper presentation contest for students at national level.
  • Organizing various extra and co-curricular activities for students and faculty members from time to time.
  • Many faculty members have collaboration and MOU with national and international R & D organizations and industry.

Facilities and Incentives

  • Incentives in the form of increments are given to faculty members actively involved in research.
  • Meritorious researchers are given some relaxation in their teaching workload.
  • Institute is also distributing seed money to faculty for their R&D projects to start their research work in the initial phase.
  • Giving partial financial assistance to students, based on the merit of the proposal submitted for obtaining funded projects.


  • Several faculty members have contributed research papers in international and national level journals and conferences.