The institute is actively engaged in research activities to identify the root cause and remedial measures of mental illness.
An independent unit is established to promote research projects in the institute. Six (06) students are registered for research leading to Ph. D degree in psychology and three students have already been awarded Ph.D. degree in psychology.
Till date fifty(56) papers have been published in the journals of psychiatry and other allied sciences, three(3) papers are submitted for publication and fifty(59) papers have been presented in different professional conferences and symposia.
The institute is recognized Research Center of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Technology, New Delhi.
A research project “EFFECT OF REMUNERATIVE JOB ON PSYCHOPTHOLOGY AND PSYCHOSOCIAL FUNCIONING OF HOSPITLIZED CHRONIC SCHIZOPHRENIC PATIENT” sponsored by ICMR, New Delhi is under progress.