Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

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Sri Ramachandra University
Motto Higher Values in Higher Education
Type Deemed
Established 1985
Founder N. P. V. Ramasamy Udayar
Chancellor V. R. Venkatachalam
Administrative staff
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 [1]
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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.[1] 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.[2]

SRU was founded by Sri Ramachandra Education & Health Trust on September 11, 1985 by Shri NPV Ramaswamy Udayar (1936–1998). It was founded as a medical college, and became a university in September 1994.[3]

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 CGPA of 3.62 on a 4-point scale, the highest to be awarded to a medical university in India. Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre is the associated teaching hospital for the school.

Location and accessibility[edit]

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
  • Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Public Health

Courses Offered[edit]

  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
  • Dental (UG & PG)
  • Post-Graduation
  • Nursing (UG &PG)
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pharmacy (UG & PG)
  • Higher Specialty Courses

A total of 98 Courses are offered in various categories in Sri Ramachandra University (SRU)[4]

ICC Test Centre[edit]

The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that Cricket Australia’s National Cricket Centre in Brisbane and the Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai have been accredited as testing centres for suspected illegal bowling actions.

The two centres join Cardiff Metropolitan University as testing facilities for players reported in international cricket under the ICC Regulations for the Review of Bowlers reported with Suspected Illegal Bowling Actions.

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