Centre for research

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Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College was established in 2000 with the intention to provide good quality homoeopathic education leading to the award of the degree of Bachelor Homoeopathy Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) and consequently the institution is upgraded to Post Graduate College in Homoeopathy in five areas of specialisation during 2010 and from 2018 onwards the college offers research programme leading to the award of Doctorate in Homoeopathy (Ph.D.).

Students of BHMS and M.D (Hom.) undertake research projects sponsored by the CCRH, New Delhi and the affiliated University. Ten members of faculty are recognised as research guides for M.D(Hom.) by the CCH and by the affiliated University. Thus, for the promotion of research culture in the campus, the institution has framed research facilitation policy.


To inculcate unbiased inquiry aptitude into the principles and practice of different medical approaches in general and Homeopathy in particular among the students and faculty members and to act as a pivot with various scientific institutions and organizations to explore the possibilities of interdisciplinary research to validate the Homeopathic principles and practice using scientific methods of modern science and technology thereby enhance the confidence of the students in matters of health care needs of the society through advanced evidence oriented research.


  • To establish a well equipped Central Research Laboratory consisting of multidisciplinary research facilities for conducting studies using advances in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Pharmacology, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacokinetics to enhance the quality and transparency of research.
  • To conduct workshops, scientific seminars and interactive sessions and thus develop research aptitude among students and staff.
  • To carry out/continue systematic clinical and fundamental research such as drug proving and drug development.
  • To appraise the number of standard publications of original research and to develop research strategies with ethical contest
  • To develop systematic medical protocol in Homeopathy to meet the health and palliative needs of the society.


The following are the recognised research departments for Ph.D in Homoeopathy (both Full-Time and Part-Time) by the Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamilnadu.

  1. Department of Practice of Medicine
  2. Department of Materia Medica
  3. Department of Organon of Medicine
  4. Department of Repertory
  5. Department of Paediatrics


Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College is committed to promote and ensure high standards of honesty in the conduct of AYUSH Medical research in Homoeopathy and basic sciences related to health. As a health science institution, it is the responsibility of the institution to ensure the culture of honesty and transparency in all research endeavours including projects, assignments, research works of students at UG and PG level, projects funded by CCRH (Central Council of Research in Homoeopathy), AYUSH and similar funding agencies. Plagiarism clearance is insisted in all scholarly communications.

To ensure ethics in human research, the institution has constituted an ethical committee as per the guidelines of ICMR and recognised under CDSCO. The vision of the institution is to promote the institution into centre of excellence for undertaking research in Homoeopathy and related area. Hence, the institution has framed research ethics and framed guidelines as follows:

  • Clearance from the Ethical Committee is to be obtained before the commencement of the research works/project.
  • Research work in the form of papers/projects should go through the process of plagiarism.
  • Reports of the funded projects are to be made available in the institutional repository.
  • The students are advised to produce the plagiarism report obtained from the recognised genuine software on plagiarism check before submission to the agencies concerned.
  • Proper citation and acknowledgements must be provided when original contents or words are copied from other sources.
  • All form of research works in the institution is monitored by the team of experts at different stages to ensure originality and Scientificity.
  • Code of ethics to check malpractices is implemented from lower to higher level by conducting regular review meeting.
  • Monetary benefits from the Institution if any are sanctioned only after submission of Plagiarism reports.



Dr. Ravi M Nair

Advisor to the College,Former Advisor( Homoeopathy) to Government of India and Rtd. Principal and Controlling Officer of Homeopathic Medical Education Govt. of Kerala


Dr. V. Sathish Kumar(Faculty)

Research Co-ordinator


Dr. C. V. Chandraja MSc. Microbiology,  M.Sc. Psychology, M.Phil., Ph.D.(Microbiology)

Research Officer


Dr.S.T.Gopu Kumar M.Sc., Ph.D.

Research Associate

Code of Ethics for Research

Policy to check malpractices and plagiarism in research and profession (Revised)