Our research is making a real difference to the quality of people’s lives across the globe.


Looking to take your first steps into academic research? There is no better place to start than APU.

We offer cutting-edge M.Tech., M.Phil. and Ph.D. within a dynamic research culture, funded by APU.

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A fixed number of Research cum Teaching Assistantships will be offered by APU to support the PhD students.

APU Fellowship will be Rs. 12,500 per month and free of cost housing facility.

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As part of our campus master plan for the University, we have built and are continuing to build a 21st century campus with cutting-edge research departments and facilities.

Our facilities and services cater for a wide range of needs, and include library services and an incubation centre for fledgling businesses .APU's analytical equipment and facilities are primarily used to support our teaching and research activities. However, we also allow our state-of-the-art facilities and apparatus to be used by business and industry.

Research is central to the vision of APU. We aim to be among the top 25 research universities in the India by 2022.



APU has set up University Research Council, Research Advisory Committee and Faculty Research Council with a team of experts to conduct high quality research.

At APU, research takes place across and between Faculties and Schools, allowing for a blend of specialised approaches and interdisciplinary innovation.


The sheer scale of our interdisciplinary research activity sets us apart.

We're able to combine disciplines and capabilities to meet both the challenges of leading-edge research and the external demands of government, business and communities.


Our policies and procedures on how we carry out ethically responsible research.

Our Research Ethics and Integrity Team is responsible for developing and monitoring University policy and providing guidance and support to researchers in the area of research governance, integrity and ethics.


APU’s research has real world impact beyond academia. Find out more about the opportunities to take part in research projects. Read the latest published papers from our academics and explore more about the research facilities we have and how you can use them.



APU has various industry partnerships aimed at promoting research. We are at the forefront of the search for solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems, seeking to be a global force for positive change. Find out more about the opportunities to take part in research projects. Faculty and scholars actively involve themselves in research projects.


Communication and interaction is necessary for ones growth. A platform, where the experienced and learned can come together and dispense their treasured knowledge for creating a better learning environment for the students is necessary in today’s world and that is why APU regularly organizes conferences.


The idea behind the APU journals is to encourage, recognize, and reward intellectual activity beyond the classroom, while providing a forum for the exchange of research and ideas. The journals are foremost peer reviewed and written by students from Chitkara and also by other qualified students at other institutes.


There are lots of ways you can find out what it's like to live and study in APU. You can visit APU so that you can experience student life and activities on campus, and interact with current students, administration, faculty and the admissions team.

Campus Tour are informative, interactive session for aspiring students who are interested in certain subject areas, but may not know exactly which course to choose. We give you real, in-depth insight into the unique features and opportunities of degree courses that you might study at APU.

We are open from Monday to Friday. Our working hours are 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM



APU is committed to increase the exposure of its faculty by encouraging them to attend national and international conferences, workshops, seminars and symposia for their professional growth and excellence.

APU provides support to its research community by providing them travel grant, which can be up to 30000 INR, to meet the expenses of attending research related events and activities.


Principal and co-investigators of the externally sponsored research projects are provided 25% of overhead charges as well relaxation in the teaching load. University also shares the article processing charges for publishing papers in journals of repute.

The research contribution of the APU faculty helps them to earn leave points which can be availed as leaves for attending research and academic related events.


Research Excellence Awards are presented to the achievers during Teachers day celebration every year.

APU Chancellor Award of cash incentive Rs. Rs.50,000 is awarded to faculty member, APU Vice Chancellor Award of cash incentive Rs.25,000 is awarded to two faculty members and APU Young Researcher Award of cash incentive Rs.10,000 is awarded to five Faculty members.