Shri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research was established in 1985 by Shri Ramachandra Educational and Health Trust as a not-for-profit self-financing institution. It had its origin as Shri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (SRMC & RI). In 1994, the government of India declared SRMC & RI as a Deemed University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
In 2006, the nomenclature of the institution was changed to Shri Ramachandra University, as notified by the UGC and afterwards to SRMC & RI (DU) in 2017. Now, the name of DU has been changed to Shri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
It has been graded as category 1 status by UGC in 2018 and has been placed at 33rd rank among all Universities in India by MHRD NIRF ranking 2019. NAAC has reaccredited SRMC & RI (DU) Grade A with CGPA of 3.62 which is the highest to be awarded to a private medical Deemed University in India.
Why Choose SRMC
Accredited by NAAC at "A" Grade level with a CGPA of 3.62 on a 4-point scale
Alliance with Faculty of Dentistry, University of Hong Kong
ICMR Center for Advanced Research for Environmental Health & Air Pollution
NABL accredited Sri Ramachandra Laboratory Services
Alliance with University of Wisconsin to promote nursing education
A decade long 'Smile Train' program of USA offers care for Cleft Lip & Palate children in India
At the undergraduate level, Sri Ramachandra University offers MBBS, BDS, B.Sc (Medical), B.Sc (Nursing), BPT, BOT, BBA, B.Pharm, and BASLP programmes. The institution offers Pharm.D., MD, MS, MDS, MPT, M.Sc (Nursing), M.Sc (Medical), and MBA programmes in a variety of areas at the postgraduate level. Students can apply to DM, M.Ch, and Ph.D. programmes at the doctorate level in addition to UG and PG courses. The application form is available at the university office or online at the university's official website.
Admission to MBBS and BDS programmes is based on a valid NEET UG score and later counselling.
Admission to B.Tech, B.Sc, and M.Sc programmes is based on academic merit and a university-conducted interview.
Candidates who have passed the NEET PG exam are eligible to apply for MD and MS programmes. Final admission is granted through DGHS, New Delhi's counselling process.
Candidates who have passed NEET MDS are eligible to apply for MDS, but DM and M.Ch courses require a valid NEET SS score.
Candidates for certain PG programmes and M.Phil. programmes must pass a university-based admission exam.
Qualifying exams and an interview are required for admission to Ph.D. (Part-Time) and Full-Time programmes.
Both boys and girls hostels are available, with a total of 3608 rooms. Inside the campus, single rooms are offered for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and other students. There is a constant supply of soft water and electricity on the campus. The campus's avenues of trees and green plants provide a resort-like atmosphere that is ideal for enjoyable learning and tranquil living. Internet browsing facility, photocopying room, subscription to international journals, Wi-Fi and a study hall.
Facilities in Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai
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