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Ranked 77 among Universities by NIRF 2023

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  1. Shivasakthy M, Sethuraman KR, Devy A Santha, Saravanakumar R. The clinical dental undergraduate’s perception of stress origin in India: A cross-sectional study. J Nat ScBiol Med 2018;9: 197-200.
  2. Sethuraman KR. Strengthening the sense of coherence in patients with chronic medical conditions to promote wellness: a clinicians perspective based on case vignettes collected over three decades. SBV Journal of Basic, Clinical and Applied Health Science, 2018; 2(1):31-33.
  3. Ananthakrishnan N. Council or Commission: Are we between Scylla and Charybdis? SBV Journal of Basic, Clinical and Applied Health Science, 2018; 2(1):1-3.
  4. Adkoli BV. The role of feedback and reflection in medical education. SBV Journal of Basic, Clinical and Applied Health Science, 2018; 2(1):34-40
  5. Singh, CS, Adkoli, BV,   Sethuraman KR, Ezhumalai, G. Assessing the Effectiveness of Innovative Teaching in Radiology for Undergraduates using Focus Group Discussion, International Journal of Anatomy, Radiology, and Surgery. 2018; 7(2): RO24-RO29 
  6. Manoharan PS Sethuraman KR, Narayan KA, Adkoli BV Feasibility of a Design of an Objective Framework for Internal Assessment of Post Graduates in Prosthodontics SBV Journal of Basic Clinical and Applied Health Science 2018 (2), 28-35
  7.  Adkoli B.V, Pawar S.J. Conflict Management Strategies – Implications for Health Professions Education JBCAHS 2018;2(3):132-138
  8.  Murthy V, Sethuraman KR, Choudhury S, Shakila R. Learner reactions and responses to individualized coaching on communication skills for treating completely edentulous patients. JBCAHS 2018;2(3):123-131
  9.  Shivasakthy M, Sethuraman KR, Carounanidy Usha. Predictive utility of performance in the first periodic assessment in the identification of Students Needing Additional Curricular Support (SNACS) in BDS – A retrospective study. National Medical Journal of India
    (under print)
  10.  Ananthakrishnan, N. Competency-based undergraduate curriculum for the Indian Medical Graduate, the new MCI curricular document: Positives and areas of concern JBCAHS 2018;2(4):184-92
  11. Shivasakthy M, Sethuraman K.R., Usha C. Value the Formative Assessment, for it Values the Student Outcome – A Historic Cohort Study of Dental Undergraduate Students in India. International Journal of Learning and Teaching 2018;4(2):124-27. 


  1. Usha C, Sethuraman KR, Ananth Krishnan N, Narayan, KA. Multisource feedback in dental postgraduation: qualitative research. Journal of Contemporary Medical Education, 2017, 5(1), 10-17.
  2.  Adkoli B.V. Educational Research in Health Sciences (Editorial) Journal of Educational Technology in Health Sciences. 2017;4(2):38-41
  3.  Adithan C, Adkoli BV. Enrichment of MBBS Curriculum with Research Component: Road to Professional Achievements. Annals of SBV 2017;6(1):21-23.
  4.  Ananthakrishnan N., Karthikeyan P, Jaganmohan R, Pulimoottil DT, Ravishankar M, Adkoli BV, Sethuraman KR. SBV Model of Competency Based Learning and Training (COBALT) For Post Graduate Education. Annals of SBV, 2017;6(1):5-9.
  5.  Adkoli BV. Changing Trends in Health Professions Education: the need to strike the right balance! Editorial. Annals of SBV 2017;6 (1):4
  6.  Shivasakthy M, Sethuraman KR. Students Needing Additional Curricular Support and Psychological Support (SNACS, SNAPS) – A perspective shift. Annals of SBV 2017;6(1):44-47.
  7.  Singh S. Adkoli BV, Sethuraman KR, Ezhumalai G. Students’ perception of problem-solving exercise in radiology education for undergraduates. EPJMR 2017;4(02):631-38.
  8.  Murthy V, Rajaram S, Choudhury S, SethuramanK.R.Are we Training Enough of Communication Skills and Patient Psychology Required in Dental Practice.Jrnl of Clin and Diag Res 2017 Apr, Vol-11(4): ZE01-ZE04.
  9.  Singh CS, Adkoli BV, Ezhumalai G, Sethuraman KR. Status of radiology teaching at the undergraduate level. Annals of SBV 2017;6(1):41-43.
  10.  Murthy V, Sethuraman KR, Choudhury S, Shakila R (2017) Relevant Communication Skills for Pregnant Women – A Dental Perspective. IntJPregn& Chi Birth 2(3):00022. DOI:10.15406/ipcb.2017.02.00022
  11.  Murthy V, Sethuraman KR, Choudhury S, Shakila R. Communication skills teaching-learning in prosthodontics. Journal of Basic, clinical & Applied Health Sciences 2017:1(1); 38- 41.
  12.  Murthy V, Sethuraman KR, Choudhury S, Shakila R. Developing prosthodontic Residents communication strategies with the edentulous patient: A pilot study. Journal of Dental education; 81(11);1351-61.
  13.  Shivasakthy M, Sethuraman KR, Saravanakumar R, Santha Devi A. Stress perception of second-year dental undergraduate students- Across-sectional study. Journal of Basic, clinical & Applied Health Sciences 2017:1(1);32-7.
  14.  Shivasakthy M, Sethuraman KR, Santha Devi A, Saravanakumar R. Dental Education Upgrade – Mapping of the new path in the current Indian context. Annals of SBV 2017;6(2):10-13.
  15. Manoharan PS, Sethuraman KR, Adkoli BV, Kumar R.S. Speaking the same language in health professions education. J Devlin Res Insights. 2017; 4, 181-186
  16.  Murthy V, Sethuraman KR, Choudhury S, Shakila R Students perceptions of gaps in the teaching of communication skills and behavioral sciences in undergraduate dental education. Nat Med Jrnl 2017;30(6):363-364


  1. Ananthakrishnan N. Residents working hours and patient safety: have we finally laid the issue to rest! National Medical Journal of India 2016;29:23-5.
  2.  Ananthakrishnan N.Competency based postgraduate medical education. Proceedings of the National Conference on Health Profession Education, Pondicherry, August 2016.
  3.  Ananthakrishnan N.Workplace based assessment – is it feasible in India?Proceedings of Medical, 2016, NTTC. JIPMER, Pondicherry.
  4.  Shivasakthy MSethuraman KR, Narayan KA. The proposal of a BDS syllabus framework to suit a choice-based credit system (CBCS). J ClinDiagn Res 2016;10(8): JC01–JC05.
  5.  Shivasakthy MSethuraman KR, Adkoli BV. Acceptability and feasibility of a choice based credit system in BDS syllabus. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research 2016;4(6):73-80.
  6.  Murthy V, Choudhury S, Shakila R, Sethuraman KR. Role of motivational interviewing in patient-centered care in dentistry. IERJ 2016;2:40-41.
  7.  Shivasakthy M, Sethuraman KR, CarounanidyUsha. Learn slow, achieve low, students needing additional curricular support and psychological support (SNACS, SNAPS). International Education & Research Journal 2016;2(9);9-10.
  8.  Murthy V, Sethuraman KR, Choudhury S, Shakila R.Interdisciplinary Approach in Management of Edentulousness in Menopausal Women-A Narrative Review. ObstetGynecolInt J 2016;5(6): 00183. DOI: 10.15406/ogij.2016.05.00183
  9.  Shivasakthy M, Sethuraman KR, CarounanidyUsha. Quality improvement and future directions of dental education. Journal of Scientific Dentistry 2016;6(1);1-5.
  10.  Murugaiyan S, Ramasamy R, R SA, R R, Gandhi MB, Gopal N, S AVV. Self-Directed Learning Module in Biochemistry: A Teaching – Learning Study Conducted on Graduate South Indian Medical Students. International Journal of Health Sciences Research. 2016;6(5):125-132. 


  1. Zachariah bobby, H. Nandeesha, M.G. Sridhar, R. Soundravally, Sajitasetiya, M Satish Babu, G. Niranjan.  Identification of mistakes and their correction by small group discussion as a revision exercise at the end of a teaching module in biochemistry. The National Medical Journal of India. 2014;27(1):22-23.
  2.  Ramesh Ramasamy, SathishBabuMurugaiyan, Rachel Shalini, KuzhandaiVelu, Vengadapathy, NiranjanGopal. “Communication skills in medical education- An Overview”. Journal of Contemporary Medical Education. 2014;2(2):134-140.


  1. Ananthakrishnan N. Recent Advances in Medical Postgraduate Evaluation. Proceedings of the “Recent Advances in Health Professional Education” a quality initiative in Medical Education, Pondicherry.  2013;53-60.
  2.  Ananthakrishnan N. What ails postgraduate medical education in India? Editorial, Annals of SBV2013;2(1).
  3.  Ananthakrishnan N. Recent Advances in Medical Postgraduate Evaluation. Annals of SBV2013;2(1):41-47.
  4.  Ananthakrishnan N. Saying no to NEET is certainly not neat. (letter). National Medical Journal of India 2013:26;250-1.
  5.  Ramesh Ramasamy, NiranjanGopal, Srinivasan AR, SathishBabuMurugaiyan. Planning an Objective and Need-Based Curriculum: The Logistics with Reference to the Undergraduate Medical Education in Biochemistry. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 2013;7(3):589 – 594.


  1. Ananthakrishnan N. Evaluating Evidence for Practice. Conference Proceedings, EBM Praxis 2012, MGMCRI, April 2012.
  2. Sood R, Ananthakrishnan N. Reforming medical curriculum in India in recent years: Conflicts of political, regulator, Educationists and Professional natures and strategies for their resolution. International Journal of user-driven health care, 2012;2:1-13.
  3. Ananthakrishnan N. Competency-based postgraduate Training-Part I. Medi-Ed, Quarterly Journal of the Smt. PallamreddiSitamma Memorial Medical Education cell, Andhra Medical College, Vizag. 2012;14:2-4
  4. Ananthakrishnan N. Competency-based postgraduate Training-Part II. Medi-Ed, Quarterly Journal of the Smt. PallamreddiSitamma Memorial Medical Education cell, Andhra Medical College, Vizag. 2012;14:2-4.
  5. Ananthakrishnan N, Arora NK, Chandy G, Geetanjali B, Sood R, Super A, Nagarajan S. Is there a need for a transformational change to overcome the current problems with postgraduate medical education in India. National Medical Journal of India, 2012;25:101-108.
  6. Ananthakrishnan N, Shanthi AK. ICMR’s Ethical guidelines for biomedical research on human participants: the need for clarification. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics 2012;9:207-209.
  7. Sood R, Ananthakrishnan N. Curricular battles: is it possible to win the war even if a few battles are lost. (invited commentary). International Journal of user-driven health care 2012;2:82-5.
  8. Ananthakrishnan N. Changing trends in modern postgraduate assessment. Guest Editorial, Journal of Scientific Dentistry (E ISSN No: 2278-3865, 2012;2:1-2.


  1. Ananthakrishnan N. Medical research output in India: where are we? (letter) National Medical Journal of India 2011;24:189.
  2. Ananthakrishnan N. Trends in postgraduate medical education – is there a need for a directional change? Proceedings, Medical 2011, JIPMER, Pondicherry 2011;2-13.
  3.  Ananthakrishnan N. Distribution of postgraduate medical seats in different disciplines: Is there rationality in decision-making? National Medical Journal of India, 2011;24:365-367.


  1. Ananthakrishnan N. Medical education in India: Is it still possible to reverse the downhill trend? Natl Med J India 2010;23:156–60
  2. Ananthakrishnan N. Proposed bachelor’s degree in rural health care: An unmixed blessing for the rural population or for the graduate or neither? Natl Med J India2010;23:250–1.
  3. Ananthakrishnan N. Research, why, how to plan, initiate and organize. Proceedings of the National Conference on “Innovations in Nursing Research – Building optimism, April 15th, and 16th, MGMC&RI, Pondicherry.