Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research

Mount Poonamallee Road, Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai, T.N, India - 600116


Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research is a medical university, which is established in Chennai. It is regarded as SRIHER. In 1985, Sri Ramachandra Educational and Health trust laid the foundation of the Institute. The medical university is authorized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and presently the institute is a worthy member of AIU i.e the Association of Indian Universities.  

The university houses a renowned medical center, known as Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre. In 2018, the medical center was accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI). With a faculty of 850, the institute is serving medical education to the aspirants. The campus is spread over a large area of almost 150 acres, which is designed especially for the convenience of the students. The institute is well-equipped with amenities all around like a medical center, modern laboratories, medical libraries, air-conditioned classrooms. ATMs and much more. 

At present, there are various departments in SRIHER

Dental Sciences
Health Sciences
Biomedical Sciences, Technology & Research
Sports & Exercise Sciences
Clinical Research
Engineering & Technology
Public Health


Year of institute’s establishment1994
Popularly known asSRIHER
Campus locationSituated at Chennai
The size of the campus150 acre
International Collaborations

Berkeley United States of America Staffordshire University

University of California

United Kingdom International Medical University of Malaysia

Collaboration with national institutes

Jamia Hamdard University

Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine

Anna University

National Centre for Biological Sciences ( NCBS)

Total Faculty950
Top Recruiters for the campus placementPhilips, Kyvor, Himalaya, Kyvor
Official Websitewww.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/

Admission Process 

The medical university offers various courses like UG, PG and Ph.D programs. Some of the popular courses are BASLP, B.Sc, Pharm.D, MBA, BOT, M.Sc, MPT, and M.Optom. Any candidate who wants to take admission in any of the courses, can apply via SRIHER official website. Check out the admission procedure below.

UG & PG Courses

  • Admission to all the undergraduate and postgraduate courses are based on merit-basis.
  • Those candidates who are done with their 12th class from a recognized board, are eligible to apply for SRIHER undergraduate programs.
  • Those candidates who wanted to apply for the PG program must have completed their graduation from a recognized university.

 Ph.D. Course 

  • The candidates seeking SRIHER Ph.D. programs for full-time or part-time will have to undergo an entrance exam that is conducted by the university. Or you can give entrance via UGC NET/ ICMR JRF/ GATE/ ICAR JRF/ AYUSH exams.
  • Those aspirants who have done with their master’s degree from a well-known university can go for a Ph.D. program.
  • The final selection of the candidate is dependent on the entrance exam followed by a personal interview.


CourseEligibility CriteriaAnnual Fee ( in Rs) 

BSc ( Hons)

Allied Health Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

Sports & Exercises

Medical Microbiology & Applied Molecular Biology

Candidate must have completed their 12th with PCB with mathematics, or Botany, Zoology, Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology1,25,000
BPharmCandidate must have completed their 12th with PCB with mathematics, or Botany, Zoology, Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology1,00,000
BPTCandidate must have completed their 12th with PCB with mathematics, or Botany, Zoology, Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology1, 25,000


Hospital & Health Management

Candidates must have completed their 12th class with commerce subjects - Mathematics, Economics, Computer science, English, Physics, Biology, Botany.50,000
B.Optom Candidates must have completed their class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and another subject.1,50,000
BOTCandidates must have completed their class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and another subject.1,00,000



Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering

Candidates must have done with their 12 with PCM with almost 60% from a recognized board2,50,000


CourseEligibility CriteriaAnnual Fee ( Lakh)


Medical Anatomy


Medical Physiology

Medical Biochemistry



Hospital & Health

Management Systems


Bachelor’s degree is the right stream is mandatory.



MPTThe candidate must have done BPT from a well-recognized university followed by a 6 months internship.1.25
M.OptomThe candidate must have done B.Optom from a recognized university.1.50


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery


Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge

The candidate must have done BDS from a recognized university. 






Community Medicine


Obstetrics & Gynaecology






SRIHER, deemed to be a university, is known for its best placement cell, which is responsible for conducting placement drives for SRIHER students. The placement cell conducts placement activities for all the course students. The campus placement kick-off at the pre-final semester. 

As per the IIRF reviews in 2020, the median salary package of the student was noted to be around 8 lakh +, almost 855 of students got campus placement. The top recruiter companies are:

  • Kyvor
  • AstraZeneca
  • Abbott
  • B-MEC
  • epi


Name of Institute / UniversityIIRF Ranking 2023
Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research# 15


    • Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
    • Medicine

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