Bishop Heber College inculcates a rich research culture among its faculty and scholars. Almost allthe departments are recognized as research departments by the Bharathidasan University.
Every research department has a Departmental Research Committee to streamline and induct the research scholars by reviewing their research proposals and has the primary duty of assigning the research scholars to the guide concerned, to pursue their research. The college appoints a Dean and an Associate Dean, to systematically appraise Research and Development to promote, motivate and guide the staff and the scholars to get involved in research activity.
The research wing of the college functions with the motto, “Re-search, Enrich and Excel”. The college has a research forum “Synergy” comprising the research scholars of all departments, and it addresses issues related to researchers.