The IAC of CJPL is composed of leading experts in particle physics, nuclear physics, rock mechanics and other fields. There are no more than 10 members in the CJPL-IAC. The director of CJPL shall appoint one of them as the IAC chairperson. The chairperson of CJPL shall issue letters of appointment to every member.
The CJPL-IAC shall provide strategic advice, guidance and appraisal for the positioning, construction, operation, management, selection of programs, international academic exchange and cooperation, and other aspects of CJPL. The CJPL-IAC regularly holds a meeting every two years, including an underground laboratory site visit and on-site extraction of progress reports on the laboratory and research projects.