With the intention to become a research university, MU has given due emphasis to research and community service. The research and community service is organized at a Vice President level with University lndustry community Linkage at directorate level in order not only to enhance research but also to link research undertakings to the local community and industry problems.

Satff members of the university devote at least 25% of thier time to doing research and community service to support the teaching-learning processand to solve contemporary societal problems.

Currently the university undertakes numerous small scale projects, technology transfer projects, various projects with international funding, other projects with national funding, medium and long term projects and community service and development projects.