Research Policy
H. H. The Rajah’s College, Pudukkottai excels in research and leads to stay ahead in the spectrum of Literature, Arts and Science and Social responsibilities. HHRC motivates its faculty members to pursue quality research work by encouraging them to get quality research publications and research projects from the Government agencies. Also, it promotes contributions towards the socially inclusive developments. HHRC ignites young minds of our students to have necessary aptitude to do research. This exposes their real talents to undertake research projects of profound quality with definite application at the M.Phil. and Ph.D. level.

Thus, the college have a well-defined following policy for doing research at elevated levels.

  • Implementation if research centric teaching and learning.
  • Realization of the vision and mission of the college by identifying thrust research areas of academic, practical and socially relevance thus contributing to Social responsibilities and National development.
  • Promoting the research culture among Faculty and students as basic long term research provides the foundation for future development of the Institution.
  • Take research findings to society.
  • Motivate the staff to utilize the skills towards enhancement of knowledge
  • Encourage our faculty members to publish research articles in high quality journals and to present the research articles in standard International Conferences in India and abroad.
  • Motivate the faculty and students to get research grants from National and International Funding Agencies to carry out research.
  • Encourage the faculty, by presenting Senior Researcher Award, Junior Researcher Award, and Woman Researcher Award every academic year.
  • Encourage all the Departments to organize National / International Level Conferences / Workshops and to publish the peer reviewed conference papers in quality International Journals.

Research Committee

The Research committee is constituted with Principal as Chairman and all the Departmental Research Committee Coordinators as members to monitor and improve the research activities of the Department / Institution. The Research committee also aims at ensuring that the research activities of the college conform to all applicable rules and regulations of the affiliating Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli and University Grant Commission.

The following 12 Departments of our college are recognised as a Research Departments to carry out the degrees leading to Master of Philosophy in Full Time category and Doctor of Philosophy in Full Time and Part Time Category.

  • Tamil
  • English
  • History
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics (Ph. D only)
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Computer Science
  • Physical Education (Ph. D only)
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration (Ph. D only)
From admission to Viva – Voce Examination, the Guidelines to carry out the degree leading to Master of Philosophy is, https://www.bdu.ac.in/academics/regulations/Mphil_Regulations_1st_July_2018_onwards_V4.pdf
From admission to Viva – Voce Examination, the Guidelines to carry out the degree leading to Doctor of Philosophy is, https://www.bdu.ac.in/academics/regulations/Ph_D_Regulation_2020.pdf
Number of Research Advisors:
Years 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 2019 - 2020 2020 - 2021 Total
Number of Research Advisors 50 06 03 Nil 01 60

Number of PhD Guides:
Years 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 2019 - 2020 2020 - 2021 Total
Number of PhD Guides 41 06 03 Nil 01 51

Number of PhD Scholars Registered:
Years 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 2019 - 2020 2020 - 2021 Total
Number of PhD Scholars Registered 29 34 10 12 04 89

Number of PhD Awarded:
Years 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 2019 - 2020 2020 - 2021 Total
Number of PhD Awarded 10 31 20 28 20 109

Number of Major Projects:
Years 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 2019 - 2020 2020 - 2021 Total
Number of Major Projects Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil

Number of Minor Projects:
Years 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 2019 - 2020 2020 - 2021 Total
Number of Minor Projects Nil 03 01 Nil Nil 04

Number of M.Phil Scholars:
Years 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 2019 - 2020 2020 - 2021 Total
Number of M.Phil Scholars 116 98 102 47 53 416

Number of Research Publications:
Years 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 2019 - 2020 2020 - 2021 Total
Number of Research Publications 43 74 110 96 76 399