SDMC Ujire integrates research with academics at the student level itself. Students are encouraged to undertake research projects every semester while faculty accomplish Ph.D programmes every year. A number of major and minor projects are in progress any given part of the year.
The college is a recognized centre for research programmes of Mangalore University, Tumkur University and Kannada University Hampi. Ph.D / M.Phil in Kannada, Sanskrit, Political Science, Commerce, Chemistry, Psychology, Physics, History, Economics and English are offered by the centre.
SDM Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS), located on the SDM PG College, Ujire campus at SDM College functions as an institution that organises and facilitates research in the Social Sciences and Humanities. CIRHS aims at generating and supporting a world-class research culture within the SDM family of institutions. In order to reach this goal CIRHS takes up multiple camps, summer courses and conferences.
It is a unique academic exercise of the institution which aims at introducing the students to the scientific methods of research and analysis. It provides a platform for students to pursue a systematic study of topics of his / her interest under the guidance of teachers.
To encourage innovation, reflective thinking, flexibility & adoptability in research & enhance the ability to perform research in a global community