The Central Analytical and Applied Research Unit (CAARU)

The Central Analytical and Applied Research Unit (CAARU) is a College of Science facility under the Dean's office. The idea of the unit was first proposed in 2004, under the name of CENTRAL ANAYTICAL AND APPLIED RESEARCH FACILITY.


Building a compliant and internationally accredited functional facility to serve research and consultancy at SQU and formulate business links with major Omani and overseas companies in both private and public sector


The primary mission of CAARU is to develop into a focal point for analytical applications and applied research in the College of Science by making our services readily available and to establish a strong link between the College of Science and the corporate sectors in Oman (including Ministries).


To increase the research quality and output.
To encourage more applied science teaching and consolidate the components of the Graduate Programs.
To provide advance technical training for Omanis.
To promote further collaboration with our own science colleges at SQU.
To promote further collaboration with the corporate sectors, both government and private.
To provide analytical services to domestic as well as international clients.

Quality Control 

 We at Central Analytical and Applied Research Unit Committed to Achieve Customer Delight and Continual Improvement in organization & Quality Management System by Providing World Class Analytical Services, Training and Research through Involvement of People, Excellence in up gradation of Technology and on time Completion.

Quality Objectives 

  • Achieve 100% Customer Satisfaction
  • Achieve 100% on Completion of Testing and Training
  • Achieve 100% on Time Submission of Reports and issuance of certificate
  • Achieve Zero Customer complaint