• Rank: # 13th NIRF
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Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University)

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University), ranked among the top health sciences universities in India, had its origin as Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research which was established by Sri Ramachandra Educational and Health Trust in the year 1985 as a private not-for-profit self-financing institution and dedicated to serve the society as a centre of excellence with emphasis on medical education, research and health care. The Trust achieved the task of establishing the Institution as a “Centre of Excellence” under the leadership of Late Shri. N.P.V.Ramasamy Udayar who was the Founder & Managing Trustee of the Trust and also the first Chancellor of the Deemed to be University. Shri. V.R. Venkataachalam is currently the Chancellor of the Deemed to be University and is also the Managing Trustee of the Trust.


# 13th

NIRF 2020


# 11th

NIRF 2019


# 20th

NIRF 2019


# 10th

NIRF 2018


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Location Information
Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) is located in Porur, on the busy Chennai – Bangalore highway, a twenty minute drive from the Chennai international airport. Chennai is a busy metropolis situated at head of sixty miles of pristine beach in the Bay of Bengal. Chennai is a fast growing industrial, medical and knowledge hub in South India that retains its charm, tradition and culture. It is well connected by road, rail and air to almost any destination in the world.

There are separate hostel facilities for both men and women students, with total no. of rooms is 3608. Single rooms available inside the campus to accommodate undergraduate and postgraduate students in medical and other disciplines. The campus has continuous running soft water supply and power supply. The avenues of trees and green plants give a resort-like ambience which is highly conducive to pleasant learning and peaceful living within the campus.

  • Any member of this University has free access to a rich collection of 54500 books classified under “Dewey Decimal Classification” and more than 700 hard copies of journals and more than 100000 back issues. These “serials” are catalogued in “National Union Catalogue for Scientific Serials” (NUCSSI). For ready reference 6612 copies of Dissertations and 200 Theses are available in physical copies. They have also been uploaded in the “Shodhganga” Reservoir. A book bank functions efficiently as part of the library.
  • A separate “Archives” section is located, containing old editions of books and back issues of journals which are preserved for ready reference. The oldest medical book available in the library dates back to 1892! A shelf is earmarked for displaying books autographed by the authors is a unique innovation present in our library.
  • A large area is set apart in the library, to enable students to study with their own books. This can seat 252 students, which is in addition to the 270 seats available in the main library.
  • Aware of the need for accessing maximum knowledge in the quickest time by utilizing modern technology, our library provides free access to more than 4500 CD-ROMs, DVDs, and 1500 online journals that can be accessed by ez proxy server in and out of the campus. Our digital library is indeed a show piece. In addition, two Internet labs with over 60 computer systems are available for use by any member of the university free of cost.  

SRU has a well-established transport department providing extensive transport facility. Apart from rendering service for day-to-day commutation of the staff and students within Chennai and its suburbs, the transport department also takes care of the following travel needs.
  • Regular community visits of Nursing & MBBS students to PHCs & villages
  • Academic visits of all the SRU departments
  • Regular health camps conducted by various departments of the SRMC (SRU Hospital)
  • Field visits of research projects
  • Mobile health facility for departments like Dentistry & Physiotherapy
  • Ambulance and Telemedicine
  • Guest pickup & drop during SRU events like conferences, workshops, etc.
Considering the large number of students pursuing various courses from Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (SRMC & RI) (Deemed to be University), a Placement Cell has been constituted.

The Placement cell is headed by Deputy Director- Placement, who is assisted by Placement Coordinator and dedicated faculty representatives from all the faculties/departments across SRMC & RI 

Contact Details

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University)

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University),, No.1 Ramachandra Nagar Porur,, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, 600116

Phone: + 91- 44- 2476-8027
Phone: + 91- 44- 2476-8031
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