The Research Advisory Committee provides assistance to write standard articles and contribute high-quality papers in reputed journals. The committee provides periodical updates about submitting proposals for various awards, patents, Minor and Major Research Projects to the faculty. The committee always updates the faculty and scholars about various conferences, seminars and symposia both in the National and International Level to enhance their knowledge and Research performance. The Committee supports the departments to undertake and organize seminars, conferences and symposia both in the National and International level. It also motivates the faculty and scholars to publish their research works in the UGC approved, Scopus/Web of Science/Indian Citation indexed journals to increase the citation index and h-index of the researchers of the institution.
The Ethics Committee of the college comprises staff from research departments to review the research works and to check that the research activity does not violate the protocols of research. It unites the research practice of the college and makes sure that the research compiles with the vision and mission of the institution. It is expected that each member involved in research – faculty and researchers adheres to highest ethical standards of conduct. These include data integrity, adhering to ethical guidelines given from time to time for research. As per UGC Regulation 2016 and University norms the prevention and detection of plagiarism has been enforced exclusively to M.Phil. and Ph.D. research work.
Plagiarism check is another important focus that the institution insists for. The institution is committed to prevent the plagiarism in the academic research work. The committee has organised invited talks on ethics in research to create awareness among the students and faculties. Ethics in research is also taught for research scholars, where ethics is an essential part of the Research methodology course work. The Research Cell of the Institution and Periyar University (affiliated university) conducted workshops on URKUND software for the students and faculties to guide and sensitize them towards plagiarism.