The Department has a 3 year residency training program and takes in an average of seven candidates every year. The Department also has 3 years MCh (Head & Neck Oncology) training program and takes in an average of two candidates every year. Candidates are recruited after an entrance examination conducted twice a year. The Department also runs a Skull base fellowship training program in collaboration with the Neurosurgery Department and it takes one candidate every year. Currently, twelve positions of Senior Residents are available for post MS training and are for fixed tenure of three years. Positions are filled in when a vacancy arises and also require entrance examination and interview. The Department runs a schedule of academic activities directed at Post graduate students, MCh students and skull base fellow (seminars, journal clubs, case discussions, and research activity reviews) on every Tuesday (08-00 to 09-00 AM) and & on Thursday (08-00 to 09-00 AM & 15-00 to 17-00 PM). The Department also has a tradition of welcoming ENT Surgeons from other centres for short term and long term training as observers. For details of the same please go to the institute website and write a letter to the Head of the Department.