Objectives of IAIN Palangka Raya are:
- To produce graduates who are devout, possess spiritual and intellectual intelligence, possess intellectual character as well as are highly competitive.
- To produce distinguished and advantageous research products for the development of Islamic science, education, technology, economics and society.
- To produce firm community service product from the spiritual, economic and self-development aspects.
- To have a solid network of cooperation on national and global level.
- To have a governance and management system based on international standard.