The duties of IRCSED of ISI Padangpanjang are: 1) conducting, coordinating, supervising, and grading the implementation of research/art work activity, community service, and education development; and 2) attempting and controlling the administration of resources needed.

The vision of IRCSED is “Actualizing The Institution of Research and Community Service as the center of research and development institution of Malay art and culture. While the missions of IRCSED are Developing the study center of Malay art and culture as the excellent and innovative center of information and publication through partnership improvement and access expansion with various stakeholders.

To achieve institutions’s vision and missions, it’s needed the improvements of quality, relevance, competitiveness, and good cooperation. It’s clearly a challenge and opportunity in actualizing ISI Padangpanjang as the center of education, research, excavation, and development of Malay art and culture.