In pursuance of the high standards of Research upheld in the arena of Higher Education, the college promotes academic research.
Four Departments of the college - Commerce, Economics , Microbiology and Sanskrit are functioning as Research Centres, recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University. Besides the Departments of Physics, Chemistry and English are in the process of becoming Research Centres. There are ten research guides in the college and thirty six research scholars working for their Ph. D degree. The college has a Research Council to coordinate the research activities of the college. The Research Council conducts the exams of research scholars, at the end of the course work as per the guidelines of the University.
The members of the Research Council are:
Dr K A Ajith Kumar, Principal, Sree Sankara College, Kalady.
Dr N Usha devi Associate Professor, Department of Sanskrit ( Convenor)
Dr Valsa A K Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology ( Secretary)
Sri N Sambu Namboothiri, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Economics
Dr K Krishna Das, Associate Professor & Head, Department of commerce
Dr R Manjula, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology
Smt R Lekha, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Chemistry
Dr G Vinod, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Physics
Dr S Sreeja, Associate Professor, Department of Economics
Dr S Mohan, Assisstant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Dr Sumi Mary George, Assisstant Professor, Department of Microbiology
Dr S Sreekala, Assisstant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Dr Harikrishna Sharma K N, Assisstant Professor, Department of Sanskrit
The Management, IQAC and the Research Council encourage teachers to submit projects to various funding agencies. There are more than thirty external funded projects in the college. Most of the faculty members have publications in peer reviewed journals. Some of the teachers are pursuing research for Ph. D degree as part time research scholars.
The college library has a good collection of books and journals. The teachers and Research Scholars have access to INFLIBNET and Wi Fi and the computer labs. The instruments purchased through the various projects are shared by all the Departments. All the departments regularly organize conferences so as to make the ambience compatible for research.