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.
B.Sc - The students must have completed their 12th standard with 45 - 60% percentage in the science subjects from any renowned board.
B.E - The students must have completed their 12th standard with 60% percentage in any streams and subjects from any renowned board.
B.TECH - The students must have completed their 12th standard with 60% percentage in the science subjects from any renowned board.
BDS - The students must have completed their 12th standard with 50% percentage in the science subjects from any renowned board. The students also need to clear the NEET exams.
BPT - The students must have completed their 12th standard with 45 - 60% percentage in the different subjects from any renowned board.
B.PHARMA - The students must have completed their 12th standard with 45 - 60% percentage in the science subjects from any renowned board.
BBA - The students must have completed their 12th standard with 45 - 60% percentage in any field from any renowned board.
M.SC - The students must have completed their B.SC from any recognised university with 55 - 60% marks.
MD - The students must have completed their BD from any recognised university and must also crack NEET PG.
MBA - The students must have completed their BBA or any other graduation course from any field from any recognised board.
MDS - The students must have completed their BDS course from any recognised university.
MS - The students need clear NEET PG exams.
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.
The mode of application for all the courses offered by the college is online only. For this, the students have to visit the official website of the college which is https://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/. Then the students have to visit the 'Admission & Programme' tab on the Home page and then select on ‘admission’.
Then the students have to Click on the registration link and register with the basic details. The next step is to login and fill out the application form. The step after this is to upload the documents and pay the application fee. The students have to submit the application form and also take out the print out for any kind of future reference.
Documents required at the time of application
The students also have to keep a check on the merit list of the college because there is how they have to check about their admission.
The college believes that education should be accessible to everyone. Education is something that every child should be able to get and no barrier should be there in between when it comes to education. Scholarships are something that can help the students in cutting off the tuition fee. Scholarships are given to the meritorious students and also to the financially backward students so that they can tuition fee can be deducted. There are a list of scholarships that are given to the students which are as follows:
All the students must check if they are eligible for the scholarships or not at the time of admission itself. If they do not check it at that time then they will not be able to apply for the scholarships later.
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.
The college also provides hostel facility to the students to let them live their lives to the fullest. The ambiance of the college is maintained in a way that the students feel that they are in their homes way from their homes. There are separate hostel rooms for boys and girls.
The hostel rooms are provided with all the latest amenities like. AC in selected rooms with higher fee, wifi, bed, cupboards, table, etc. There is strict security in the hostel campus along with the facilities of a warden and a ward boy.
There is a mess inside the college campus that provides nutritious and healthy food for the students three times a day. Also, evening snacks and refreshments are provided to the students. Extra care is taken when it comes to preparing food for the students. The foreign students are given food of their choice as well.
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