Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (SRIHER), Chennai is a Deemed University formerly known as Sri Ramachandra University. The institute is ranked 28th in University and ranked 13th in Medical by NIRF 2020. The university offers 50+ UG and PG programs in the discipline of Physiotherapy, Allied Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Management, etc. Admission is done on the basis of merit and cutoff criteria of the institute.

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Highlights

Established | University Type 1985 | Private (Deemed University)
Approved by UGC
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Entrance Exam National: NEET MDS/ NEET PG/ NEET UG
Courses Offered UG, PG & Ph.D
Application Mode | Fees Online & Offline | INR 1000
Top Recruiters Abbott, Philips, Kyvor, BMR Health, Medgenome, Himalaya, Fionis
Campus Area 150 acres
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports, Canteen, etc
Official Website https://www.sriramachandra.edu.in/university/
Address No.1 Ramachandra Nagar
Porur, Chennai 600 116
Tamil Nadu, India

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Rankings

  • NIRF 2020:
    • Ranked 7 for Dental
    • Ranked 26 for Pharmacy
  • NIRF 2019:
    • SRIHER was ranked as the 33rd university.
  • India Today 2020:
    • Ranked 22 for Medical 
    • Ranked 19 for Dental
  • Outlook 2019:
    • Ranked 11 for Dental
    • Ranked 41 for University
    • Ranked 14 for Medical
  • The Week 2019:
    • Ranked 10 for Dental

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Courses

SRIHER Chennai offers UG & PG Courses in the discipline of Physiotherapy, Allied Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Management, etc. Tabulated below are the details for the same:

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.Tech Computer Science & Engineering (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Cybersecurity and Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics), Computer Science & Medical Engineering  10+2 with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
B.Sc Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics), Bioinformatics, Data Science
B.Pharm - 10+2 from a recognized university
BPT -
BBA Hospital & Health Management
BOT -
B.Opt. -
M.Sc Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, Medical Bioinformatics, Audiology, Medical Anatomy, Medical Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, MLT Graduation with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
MBA Hospital & Health Management Systems
M.Opt. - B.Optom or its equivalent from a recognized university
MDS Periodontology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge BDS or its equivalent from a recognized university + Obtained a valid score in NEET MDS
MPT - BPT from a recognized university
MD Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Community Medicine MBBS or its equivalent from a recognized university + Obtained a valid score in NEET PG
MS Otorhinolaryngology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology
M.Pharm Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutics, Quality Assurance, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Analysis B.Pharm from a recognized university

Check: SRIHER Chennai Courses and Fees

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Admission

The candidates can apply for admission through online or offline mode.

How to Apply?

Download the application form from the official website of SRIHER or obtain the same from the admission office. Fill the application form with all the required information and pay the application fee of INR 1,000 through online mode (Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Transfer) or DD to be drawn in favor of 'Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University)' payable at Chennai.

Selection Criteria: The candidates will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination followed by an Interview conducted by the university.

Check: SRIHER Chennai Admission

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Placement

The university has a training and placement cell that conducts placement activity for final year students. The campus placement season begins at the pre-final/ final semester. The institute has a total record of providing 85% placement to students. The median salary package offered to the students was INR 8.2 LPA. Some of the top employers are:

Billroth Hospitals Abbott AstraZeneca L&T Construction
Philips Pfizer Netmeds.com HDFC Life 
Wockhardt Himalaya Biocon Nestle
Camomile Strength System BMR Health INSPERA

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Facilities

Library: A large collection of medical and allied health sciences books, engineering books and journals gathered over a period of 34 years provide rich study and reference material. The Library is equipped with a collection of 62627 medical and allied health sciences textbooks and 5195 engineering and technology books classified under “Dewey Decimal Classification”, 407 National and International print journals, 350 online journals which can be accessed anywhere anytime through remote access.

Transportation: SRU has a well-established transport department providing extensive transport facilities. The coverage of this transport includes not only in & around Chennai but also extends to the nearby districts of Thiruvallur, Kanchipuram & Vellore and occasionally to faraway places like Rasipuram for special events like Annual Health Camps commemorating Founder’s Day, etc.

Hostel: There are separate hostel facilities for both men and women students, with a total no. of rooms is 3608. Single rooms available inside the campus to accommodate undergraduate and postgraduate students in medical and other disciplines. The campus has continuous running soft water supply and power supply. The avenues of trees and green plants give a resort-like ambience which is highly conducive to pleasant learning and peaceful living within the campus.

Other facilities:

  • Canteen
  • Parking facilities
  • Indoor and Outdoor Games
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories
  • Gymnasium

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Faculty

The university has the following departments having highly experienced and qualified faculty members:

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

Check: SRIHER Chennai Faculty

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research FAQs

Ques. Does Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research provide scholarships?

Ans. SRIHER provides a Merit-cum-Means Scholarship for UG students. The scholarship is offered under the Faculties of Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Allied Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Management, Public Health and Sports Sciences. The candidates need to fill an application form to apply for this scholarship. As per basic eligibility, a student's annual family income should be less than INR 3 lakh.

Ques. Does SRIHER Chennai offer Ph.D. programs?

Ans. Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research offers full-time and part-time Medical and Non-Medical Ph.D. programs. The candidates who have passed their Master’s in the related disciplines are eligible to apply. The candidates will be selected on the basis of an interview test.

Ques. How can I check the Sri Ramachandra University Exam Results 2020?

Ans. The candidates can download the results of Sri Ramachandra University from its official website. The website homepage will have the menu for different sections including the Exam Results 2020. To read more, click here

Ques. What are the jobs with the average salary offered to M.Sc graduates?

Ans. The following table shows the list of popular job profiles for M.Sc graduates:

Designation Average Salary (INR)
Registered Nurse 4.42 LPA
Staff Nurse 2.81 LPA
Clinical Nurse Manager 2.67 LPA
Nurse Educator 3.38 LPA
Certified Professional Coder 2.28 LPA

Check: M.Sc Nursing

Ques. When does the campus recruitment season begin at SRIHER Chennai?

Ans. The campus placement season begins at the pre-final/ final semester. The placement at SRIHER commences in the month of July and goes on till the end of the academic year.

Ques. What are the affiliated colleges under SRIHER Chennai?

Ans. There are 7 affiliated colleges under SRIHER Chennai providing education in Management, Medicine, Pharmacy, Allied Health Sciences, Dental, Physiotherapy.