Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) previously known as SRMC & RI (DU), ranked among the top health sciences universities in India, had its origin as Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute 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 University. Shri.V.R.Venkataachalam is currently the Chancellor of the Deemed University and is also the Managing Trustee of the Trust. Shri R.V. Sengutuvan is the Pro Chancellor of the Deemed University.
In view of its academic excellence, the Government of India declared Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute as a Deemed University in September, 1994 under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956. As notified by the UGC, the nomenclature of the institution was changed to Sri Ramachandra University in 2006 and reverted to SRMC&RI (DU) from December, 2017. Now, as per the Notification dt.08.08.2018 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, the name of the DU has been changed to “Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University).
Candidates must have passed H.S.C ( 2) examination/equivalent examination and obtained a minimum of 50% of marks (in case of SC/ST & OBC 40%) taking together Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany & Zoology) and a pass in English; and Must also have secured not less than 50% marks (in case of SC/ST & OBC 40%) in the Entrance Examination.
1, Mount Poonamallee Rd, Sri Ramachandra Nagar, Ramachandra Nager, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600116
4½ year + 1 year Internship