Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

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Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute
SRMC&RI Official Logo.png
MottoHigher Values in Higher Education
TypeDeemed
Established1985
FounderN. P. V. Ramasamy Udayar
ChancellorV. R. Venkatachalam
Location, ,
13°02′22″N 80°08′34″E / 13.0395°N 80.1427°E / 13.0395; 80.1427Coordinates: 13°02′22″N 80°08′34″E / 13.0395°N 80.1427°E / 13.0395; 80.1427
Website[1]

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (SRIHER), formerly Sri Ramachandra University (SRU), is an institute deemed to be university located in Porur, Chennai, India.[1] SRIHER consists of eleven constituent colleges/faculties with over 45 departments offering around 117 courses in medical, dental and para medical studies and research with more than 5000 students.[2]

SRIHER was founded by Sri Ramachandra Education & Health Trust on September 11, 1985 by N. P. V. Ramasamy Udayar (1936–1998). It was founded as a medical college, and was awarded the deemed to be university status in September 1994.[3]

In 1997, SRIHER 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 institute has been accredited by NAAC with A Grade with a CGPA of 3.62 on a 4-point scale, the Naveen Muthu rajah foundation highest to be awarded to a medical institute in India. Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre is the associated teaching hospital for the school.

Constituent colleges[edit]

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

° Sri Ramahadra Faculty of Clinical Research • Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Sports and Exercise Science

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 117 Courses are offered in various categories by the institute.[4]

Rankings[edit]

University and college rankings
General – India
NIRF (Overall) (2018)[5]62
NIRF (Universities) (2018)[6]40
Medical - India
India Today (2017)[7]6
The Week (2017)[8]16
Pharmacy – India
NIRF (2018)[9]21

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research 62 overall in India in 2018,[5] 40 among universities[6] 10 in medical college and 21 in the pharmacy ranking.[9] Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute was ranked sixth among medical colleges in India in 2017 by India Today[7] and 16th by The Week.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ugc.ac.in/deemeduniversitylist.aspx?id=31&Unitype=4
  2. ^ http://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/university-profile
  3. ^ http://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/ecreportdu/srmc.pdf
  4. ^ http://www.universityconsultancy.in/blog/medical/sri-ramachandra-university-sru-admissions-direct-admissions-in-chennai/
  5. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Overall)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  6. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  7. ^ a b "India's Best Colleges 2017: Medical". India Today. 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.
  8. ^ a b Singh, Abhinav (18 June 2017). "The Week - Hansa Research Best Colleges Survey 2017: Top Medical Colleges - All India". The Week. Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  9. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Pharmacy)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.

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