A number of Research Centres of the University are engaged in active research expanding the parameters of knowledge. The UGC sponsored Women's Studies Centre has an active research agenda and has conducted a number of academic and cultural programmes highlighting feminist perspectives and women's concern in general. Rabindra Charcha Kendra (Centre for Tagore Studies) is one the oldest and active research centres and has a number of publications on Tagore. The School of Vedic Studies is on the oldest research centres of this University and is well known for its work on ancient Indian manuscripts and writings. The Departments of History and Political Science jointly conducts research in the Centre for Gandhian Studies which aims at creating new avenues of academic enquiry into the life and works of Gandhi.
The Center for Studies and Research on Modern Dance is engaged in developing new forms of dance and providing avenues to the young artists the new ideas of choreography. The Performing Art Therapy Centre 1s a unique centre that is concentrating its work on combining various dance forms and music as forms of therapy.
The university has a Centre for Restoration of Heritage and Culture. The Centre for Restoration of Old Manuscripts is diligently collecting rare manuscripts and translates and compiles them.
A number of Faculties are conducting research at an individual level by taking projects. Faculties in the Departments of Arts, Fine Arts and Visual Arts have been awarded UGC Minor and Major Projects and other projects from different academic institutes at the international and national levels (Departments of Environmental Studies, Economics, Political Science, Applied Art, Sanskrit, History, etc.). The University also has a conservation of heritage building project with a high-tech laboratory funded by foreign agency to conduct research on conservation of old and heritage buildings.