A large number of Research Scholars are affiliated to IRISH. As of now, three research scholars attached to IRISH have been awarded Doctoral degrees in History by the Kannur University and are employed as lectures in history and superintendent of Archaeology. Besides three more scholars from IRISH who submitted their theses long back are awaiting their results. As reported below a good number of Ph.D. theses are in good progress. Some of the Ph.D. scholars were awarded research fellowships by the Indian Council of Historical research while others were given fellowships from Kannur University, Scheduled Caste Welfare Department, Govt. of Kerala, and the UGC.Research fellowships of various natures like Emeritus Fellowship, Post Doctoral Fellowship and Doctoral fellowship under Faculty Improvement programme were sanctioned by the UGC to the scholars affiliated to IRISH. Similarly Indian Council of Historical Research granted a couple of Doctoral fellowships, senior Research Fellowship and Senior Academic Fellowship to scholars attached to IRISH.