The University Research Council was established by keeping in view the prime objective of research while the career of a scholar is the prime focus as the University stands for its quality of research works in different fields and models. The philosophy of research at USTM is to contribute for finding sustainable solutions in the relevant fields of individual scholars and faculty members for providing significant solutions beneficial for the entire society. The Research Council at the USTM will be more appropriate through various academic programmes run by the Schools or Departments and through sponsored projects and programmes funded by the concerned authorities under Government of India, corporate sector and the industry. Faculty members and the research scholars of the USTM will be allowed to establish collaborative research programmes with scientists and faculty members from other research organisations or centres.
University Research Council of USTM is headed by the Vice Chancellor of the University followed by the ProVice Chancellor and the Deans of the respective schools or disciplines, senior research officers as members. The Academic Registrar is the Secretary of the University Research Council.