Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

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Coordinates: 13°02′19″N 80°08′40″E / 13.03861°N 80.14444°E / 13.03861; 80.14444

Sri Ramachandra University
SRU logo
Motto Higher Values in Higher Education
Established 1985
Type Public
Endowment $24,717,000
Administrative staff
1020
Undergraduates 2500
Postgraduates 500
Location Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Campus Small town, 123 buildings over 175 acres (0.71 km2) at Porur, Sri Ramachandra Nagar Campus
Website www.srmc.edu

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (SRMC & RI), now named Sri Ramachandra University (SRU), is a deemed university declared under Section 3 of the UGC at 1956, in Porur, Chennai, India. SRU consists of eight constituent colleges with over 45 departments offering about 92 courses in health care and medical studies and research with more than 3500 students.

SRU was founded by Sri Ramachandra Education & Health Trust on September 11, 1985 by Shri NPV Ramaswamy Udayar (1936–1998). Originally founded as a medical college, it became a university in September 1994.

In 1997, SRU entered into a relationship with Partners Harvard Medical International to pursue curriculum reform, faculty development, and improvements in health care quality and patient safety in the school's affiliated medical centre. One of the results of this collaboration was the achievement of accreditation by Joint Commission International in 2009, the first teaching hospital in India to obtain such accreditation from JCI. The university has been accredited by NAAC with A Grade with a GCPA of 3.52 on a 4-point scale, the highest to be awarded to a private medical university in India. Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre is the associated teaching hospital for the school.

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Sri Ramachandra University is located in Porur.

Constituent colleges[edit]

  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute
  • Sri Ramachandra Dental College
  • Sri Ramachandra College of Pharmacy
  • Sri Ramachandra College of Nursing
  • Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Physiotherapy
  • Sri Ramachandra College of Allied Health Sciences
  • Sri Ramachandra College of Management
  • Sri Ramachandra College of Biomedical Science, Technology and Research

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