Research is an integral part of the academic activities of BVDU. As a testimony to this the University has established three self-financed dedicated research institutes namely,
  • Interactive Research School for Health Affairs, Pune for research in Biomedical Sciences
  • Research and Development Centre in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Applied Chemistry, Pune
  • Yashwantrao Chavan Institute of Social Science Studies and Research, Pune.

Research and Development Cell (RDC)

As per the UGC guidelines BVDU has established the Research and Development Cell (RDC) that promotes and monitors research, innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship activities in the constituent colleges.


To create a robust and sustainable mechanism for developing and strengthening the research ecosystem within BVDU, aligned with the provisions of NEP-2020


  • To create a conducive environment and a strong support system for faculty and students to achieve excellence in research and enhanced research productivity.
  • To encourage collaboration across industry, government, community-based organizations, and agencies at the local, national, and international levels.
  • To facilitate greater access to research through mobilization of resources and funding.

Sub Committees of RDC

The BVDU RDC and its sub-committees consist of the expert faculty members along with external experts that review the operations and regulates the research activities. The RDC has following sub-committees:

  • Finance and infrastructure,
  • Research programme policy development,
  • Collaboration and consultancy
  • Product development, monitoring, and commercialization,
  • IPR, Legal and Ethical matters.

These committees help in promotion, implementation, and monitoring of research across all colleges of the university.

Objectives of RDC

  • To formulate BVDU Research Policies
  • To identify the thrust areas of research and identify cluster groups /consortium of researchers within BVDU & BV institutes
  • To promote multidisciplinary & interdisciplinary research : Basic & Translational
  • To encourage extramural research funding
  • To encourage Innovation, Startups and Entrepreneurship development
  • To create incentive policies to motivate and encourage faculty and students
  • To encourage national and international collaboration with industry, research institutes and academia
  • To encourage fund raising by offering research related services
  • To promote capacity building for the faculty and students
  • To strengthen the PhD program and provide research fellowships
  • To provide BVDU Research Management Software System to collect and manage research related information
  • To monitor the research activities through BVDU Research Review Board

Major Thrust Areas of Research:

Health Sciences

  • Vaccine Trials
  • Clinical Trials
  • Virology
  • Mother & Child Health
  • Nutrition Health Disease
  • Obesity-Diabetes, Cancer, and Herbal Medicine

Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Vaccine Trials
  • Clinical Trials
  • Virology
  • Mother & Child Health
  • Nutrition Health Disease
  • Obesity-Diabetes, Cancer, and Herbal Medicine

Engineering and Technology

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things
  • Big Data
  • Artificial Neural Network
  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes
  • Energy Engineering
  • Non-conventional Energy
  • Robotics and Automation
  • Wireless Communication and Sensor Network
  • Sediment Analysis and Hydraulics

Environmental, Basic and Applied Science

  • Sustainable Development
  • Geospatial Science and Technology
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Eco Restoration
  • Bio Acoustics
  • Synthesis of Advanced Materials
  • Green Chemistry
  • Bioremediation and Biodegradation
  • Probiotics
  • Plant Physiology
  • Gerontology


  • Industrial, Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Metagenomics and Drug Designing

Social Science and Humanities

  • Post Modernism
  • Indian English Literature
  • Business Administration and Accountancy
  • International Economics


  • IPR and Cyber Laws
  • Defense Strategies
  • Media and law
  • Mediation, Arbitration and Conciliation

Journals Published

Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical Journal:

"Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical Journal is an official publication of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be) University Medical College. It is a double blind peer-reviewed, open access quarterly journal started in January 2021. The journal publishes original articles, short articles, reviews, case reports, case series, systematic reviews, meta-analyses and letter to editor. The link to the journal is as follows" www.bvmj.in/


The journal is indexed in UGC care list Group I. Many journal articles are cited in Google Scholar. The journal is cited by Crossref and Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD).

Bharati Vidyapeeth journal of Dentistry and Allied Sciences

"Bharati Vidyapeeth journal of Dentistry and Allied Sciences is an official publication of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed To be University's Faculty of Dentistry. The journal publishes original research. Articles, short articles, Reviews. unique case reports, Letter to Editor etc. The scope of this journal will encompass all the multidisciplinary areas of dental Sciences. The link to the journal is as follows" www.bvjdas.in


International Journals


Projects Funded


Research Programmes

Due to the strong focus on quality research, the University has many papers published in different peer-reviewed journals of national and international importance. Along with research papers, the University also extends support to the faculty for filing patents, making arrangements for meetings and more. Since its establishment, several patents by the University faculty have been published or granted at international and national levels.

The University offers opportunities to work on collaborative projects with various international universities, research organizations and renowned industries. Many research projects are also undertaken annually with the help of funding from reputed external agencies. The faculty are also provided with the opportunity to take on consultancy services from the government and private sectors.


One of the best facilities provided by the University is the organized Research Committee that strives to provide the best environment for the conduct of research. The committee is an essential part of the system as they provide a standardized and disciplined flow to the research process.