The research programme in National Institute of Siddha is being carried out by M.D(S) students in the form of dissertation work as a part of the 3 year course. NIS is recognized for offering full-time / part-time Ph.D programme and Ph.D scholars are carrying out research work.
The research work were broadly categorised into Pre-Clinical (Drug Standardization, Toxicological & Pharmacological studies) and Clinical Research (including Clinical Trials, Health System Research and Epidemiological studies).
All Research proposals will be developed in the form of Protocol and Form-B for Toxicological and Pharmacological studies. All research proposals are screened by SAC / IEC / IAEC for adhering all regulatory norms. The clinical studies are entered in the Clinical Trial Registry of India.