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An Interaction with Hon'ble Prime Minister with Students to discuss Examination Stress

Our Milestones

Activities of the Promoting Body since inception

With special emphasis on academic, social and industrial activities and details of other institutions run by the Promoting Body.


The University Grants Commission has, in June 2018, granted Category I Status to Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (Deemed to be University) under the “UGC (Categorization of Universities (Only) for Grant of Graded Autonomy )” Regulations, 2018, for maintaining consistently high academic standards, among the 11 deemed universities that have been granted such status in the whole of India.

The University has achieved the distinction of being placed at the 40th rank among all Universities in India by the MHRD NIRF Ranking 2018

Sri Ramachandra Mdical College and Research Institute has been ranked 10th among all medical colleges in India by the MHRD-NIRF Ranking 2018

Sri Ramachandra College of Pharmacy was ranked 21st among all pharmacy colleges in India by the MHRD-NIRF Ranking 2018


Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (DU) ranked 3rd among category of Technical Institutions by MHRD SWACHHTA RANKING 2017 of Higher Educational Institutions, for maintaining a clean, hygienic and green campus.

The India Today Survey of colleges in India 2017 has placed Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute at the 6th place among the top ten medical colleges in India and the University has been placed at the third place among best medical universities in India, in the India Today survey of Universities in India - 2017.


SRU-ICMR Centre for Climate for Advanced Research on Air Quality, Climate and Health was Inaugurated


Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) ranked 41-A among universities by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF).

Google Maps ranking – Top 10 Medical Colleges in India

National Accreditation Board for Hospitals (NABH) reaccredited Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University).

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) reaccredited the Biodosimetry Lab.

Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre was the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) accredited only Hospital based Blood Bank.

B.Sc. (Clinical Nutrition) and BBA (Hospital & Health Systems Management) were started.

Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)was introduced for UG & PG courses (Non statutory council programs)

Founder Chancellor Endowment orations were created for all 9 Faculties

Founder Chancellor Merit-Cum-Means scholarships was introduced for UG students.

CEFT gets GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) certification, the first in India and South East Asia for a teaching institution.


M.Sc. (Clinical Embryology) and M.Sc. (Industrial Hygiene & Safety) (Part time) courses were started

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) reaccredited (Cycle 2) University with ‘ A’ Grade with CGPA 3.62 on a 4 point scale.

Joint Commission Internationals (JCI), USA reaccredited the Hospital, the first teaching hospital in India to obtain such accreditation from JCI.

Sri Ramachandra Arthroscopy and Sports Sciences Centre (SRASSC) was inaugurated

National Service Scheme (NSS) was Inaugurated.


D.M. (Neonatology), D.M. (Neuro Radiology), M.Ch. (Vascular Surgery), M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) (6 years), M.D. (Emergency Medicine), M.Sc. (Medical Radiology & Imaging Technology) (5 year Integrated) and M.Sc. (Emergency & Critical Care Technology) courses were started.


B.Sc Sports & Exercise Sciences,D.M. (Critical Care Medicine),D.M. (Reproductive Medicine), M.Pharm(Pharmacology) and M. Pharm (Pharmaceutical Analysis)courses were started.


MD (Forensic Medicine) course was started.

Increase of seats for various medical postgraduates degree courses (2011-12) by MCI

Increase of seats from 150 to 250 for MBBS degree course (2011-12) by MCI.

SRU Summer Research Fellowoships for UG students were instituted


Silver Jubilee Celebrations of SRMC & RI

Medical Council of India (MCI) upgraded Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) as a Nodal Centre.2011 for Faculty Development Program


Joint Commission Internationals (JCI), USA accredited the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre the first teaching hospital in India to obtain such accreditation from JCI.

Recognition of the department of environmental Health Engineering as an ICMR center for advanced research on environmental Health- Air pollution.

M.D (T.B & Pulmonary Medicine), M.D. (Sports Medicine), M. D. (Immuno Hematology & Blood Transfusion Medicine), diploma in Tuberculosis and Chest Disease (D.T.C.D).

National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited University A grade with CGPA of 3. 52 on a 4 point scale.

ISO 9001: 2000 certification for the M.Sc. Bioinformatics program


M.D. Family Health, Pharm. D. (Doctor of Pharmacy) Degree Course, Pharm.D. (Post Baccalaureate) Doctor of Pharmacy Degree Course, Fellowship Programme in Otology, Postgraduate Certificate Course in Endoscopic Rhinology & Postgraduate Diploma course in Medical Secretarial Science.


Fellowship and Masters courses were started: Fellowship Programme in Neonatology, M.Sc. Medicinal Chemistry, M.Sc. Clinical Nutrition

B.Sc. Biomedical Sciences and B.Sc. Optometry

Under Distance Education: Postgraduate Diploma in Geriatric Medicine; Postgraduate Diploma in Maternal and Child Health were started.

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) Central Research Facility was established.

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) became a "MRCP Part 2 Clinical Examination Centre" for the MRCP qualification of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians of London.

The WHO designated Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Occupational Health.

Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) accredited the Biodosimetry lab of the Department of uman Genetics for assessment of personnel radiation exposure and related studies.

Approval of the Distance Education Council (IGNOU) was obtained for Sri Ramachandra Centre for Distance Education

The tenth anniversary of collaborative programme with Harvard Medical international was celebrated during July.


Change of name/nomenclature of "Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University) (Deemed University)" as "Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University)" with effect from 04.12.2006 in accordance with the UGC Notification No.F.6-(ll)/2006 (CPP-l) dated 13.09.2006. However, the name of the constituent Medical College continues to be "Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University)"

Postgraduate courses in Basic Medical Sciences and Allied Health Sciences started: M.Sc. Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology & Applied Molecular Biology, M.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology and M.Sc. Renal Sciences and Dialysis Technology

Sri Ramachandra Centre for Distance Education was established.


Higher Speciality & Postgraduate courses started: M.Ch.Paediatric Surgery, M.D.Psychiatry, Postgraduate Diploma in Psychiatry, Postgraduate and Diploma in Public Health

M.Pharm Pharmaceutics, M.Pharm Quality Assurance, M. Pharm Pharmacognosy.


Higher Speciality courses: D.M.Medical Gastroenterology, Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology & Critical Care M.Ch.Surgical Gastroenterology, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery & Post Doctoral Certificate Course in Interventional Vascular & Neuro Radiology.

M.Sc.Bioinformatics, M.Sc.Neuroscience, M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology & Master in Audiology & Speech- Language Pathology.


M.Pharm Pharmacy Practice, M.Sc.lndustrial Hygiene and Safety & Postgraduate Certificate Course in Industrial Health


B.Sc. Nursing for Trained Nurses; Higher Speciality & Postgraduate degree courses: D.M. (Nephrology) & M.D. Accident and Emergency Medicine


M.D.S (Pedodontics), M.B.A. (Hospital & Health Systems Management), M.Sc.Biotechnology course.


Postgraduate Courses started: M.D. Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology Community Medicine & Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy and Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

Postgraduate Dental Courses: M.D.S. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Oral Pathology, Periodontics, Oral Medicine and Radiology & Prosthodontcis

Postgraduate Diploma in Accident and Emergency Medicine, M.Phil (Clinical Psychology) & B.Sc.(Emergency and Trauma Care Technology).


Higher Speciality courses started: D.M.Neurology, M.Ch.Neuro Surgery, Genito-Urinary Surgery & Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

M.Sc. Nursing & M.P.T. (Master of Physiotherapy) & Diploma in Family Health.


M.Sc, (Human Genetics) Degree course was started.


Other job oriented Courses started: Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Certificate in Hospital Ward Technician Course.

Inter institutional Alliance with Harvard Medical international, Boston, USA was established.

Genetics Research Cell and Basic Research Cell was inaugurated.

Medical Education Unit was established.


40,000 square feet centrally air-conditioned University library known as Harvard Ramachandra Learning Centre was inaugurated; Ph.D. Programme started

Higher Speciality and Postgraduate Degree Courses started: D.M.Cardiology, M.D.Radio-Diagnosis, M.S Ophthalmology & Otorhinolaryngology

Postgraduate Diploma Courses: Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology, Ophthalmology & Medical Radio- Diagnosis.


Postgraduate courses started: M.D. General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics & Anaesthesiology

M.S. General Surgery & Orthopaedics

Postgraduate Diploma courses started: Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Child Health, Anaesthesiology & Orthopaedics.

Undergraduate courses started: B.D.S. (Bachelor of Dental Surgery), B.Sc. (Allied Health Sciences) & Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology.


Conferment of Deemed University status (September 1994)


New courses started: Diploma in Nursing, B.Sc. Nursing, BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy) & B. Pharm.


Inauguration of Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University): MBBS Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery) course was started.