Pushpagiri Research Centre is recognized by Kerala University Health Allied Sciences (KUHS), Vellore Institute of Medical Sciences (VIT) and Yenepoya University for the PhD programme. Presently Centre has three Guides under KUHS (Dr. Kannan Vaidyanathan from faculty of Modern medicine, Dr. Benley George and Dr. Sunil from faculty of Dental Sciences) and 5 students have registered under them.