MBGIPS has been approved as a research centre in Botany of the University of Calicut w.e.f. 03-11-2011 vide University order No. CDC/2121/2010 dtd. 03-11-2011.
KSCSTE-MBGIPS has an established Ph.D. programme which offers opportunity for young talents for undertaking PhD programmes. The PhD program at MBGIPS accepts candidates with a Masters in Botany. Candidates qualifies the required conditions to enrol with the University of Calicut can approach the Director with their credentials.
Candidates who have qualified the CSIR/UGC/KSCSTE Research Fellowships can approach directly without waiting for the call of the university