The mission of ORIC is to develop, expand, enhance and manage the University's research programs and to link the research activities directly to educational, social and economic priorities of the University. ORIC is also responsible for assuring quality of research, submission of research projects, introducing research culture and raise stature of the University among the world's best research institutions. In pursuit of this mission ORIC has the responsibility of guaranteeing that all research programs and policies reflect the core values of academic freedom, professional integrity and ethical conduct and fully compliance with all policies, legal requirements and operational standards of National Defence University and Higher Education Commission (HEC).
ORIC is determined to achieve the laudable goal of crafting industrial linkages, research culture, and new innovation of wining projects from HEC, Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), Pakistan Ordnance factories (POF) and international collaboration with foreign Universities. We will lead to a forum of international standards and will co-opt all prerequisites mandatory to become a leading University in the region.