SIM is a research focused business school which endeavors to nurture research. The institute has recognized research as its thrust area and working together to make it as a known research centre. The institute provides it faculty all infrastructure facilities and amenities to accomplish research which includes online databases, individual laptops, high speed internet connectivity, full sponsorship to attend training programmers and conferences etc.
For enhancing the research skill among its faculty SIM regularly conducts internal FDPs and sponsor the faculty to attend external FDPs. Conducting conferences and workshops is regular activity of the institute. SIM faculty regularly publish articles in refereed journals and present papers in conferences.
Recognizing the facilities available and its contributions towards research Anna University, Coimbatore has approved SIM Research centre as research centre for its Ph. D. program in Management.
Similarly Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi has permitted one of SIM faculty members to do his Post Doctoral research at SIM.