Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College fosters a sound research culture through its PhD programs offered in Science and Arts streams.
The College has as many as 11 departments recognized by University of Mumbai for research namely, Bioanalytical Sciences, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Life- science, Microbiology, Physics and Zoology in Science stream and History, Sanskrit, English in Arts stream.
Research activity is an integral part of the academic program of Ruia College. The college has developed adequate physical and intellectual infrastructure to promote doctoral programs in thirteen science and arts departments. Over the years more than 650 PhDs have been produced by the college in different disciplines. Currently, the college has 27 Research Supervisors. The college has a strong industry linkage which benefits students immensely. Blending research activity with teaching has helped the college add a new dimension to the teaching-learning process.