The main objectives of the Institute are:
1. To promote research and development in areas related to microwave technology including microwave integrated circuits, wireless technology, high speed digital circuits, high frequency materials, computational electromagnetics and non-destructive testing.
2. To provide consultancy services in high frequency component and system fabrication to the industry.
3. To act as a national center of reference by providing advanced training in areas pertaining to microwave technology and high frequency engineering.