Introduction to ORIC

Iqra University Research Center

The deputation of Office of Research, Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) is to generate new ideas to enrich the knowledge base that supports the academic agenda of Iqra University – IU and its members (students, faculty & staff) for achieving sustainable and equitable development in the academic arena. To maximize the impact of research, ORIC carries out a set of activities that serve as inputs to the university departments, the academic community:

  • Manages and executes comparative research studies and projects on the development issues of greatest concern today. Research topics are organized into the following categories: Finance, Labor and Social Issues, Marketing, International business, Economics;
  • Leverages its internal research capabilities by supporting and contributing to the various Online Research Journals indexed and abstracted by ISI Thomson, Elsevier, IDEAS, Scopus etc ) which encompasses over 100,000 peer-reviewed articles;
  • Published bi-annually a thematically-focused comparative socioeconomic journal of the university: South Asian Journal of Management Sciences (SAJMS);
  • Disseminates the research findings to the academic community: published papers, working papers, Journal (SAJMS), conferences and seminars.

ORIC affirms the broad mission of Iqra University in delineating advance research education for the under-graduate and post-graduate studies with an intention to enhance the value of Iqra University.

Besides, ORIC also imparts in policy making in relation to the research activities for the academic and corporate world.