Name of the University: Sri Ramachandra University.
Address: No.1 Ramachandra Nagar, Porur, Chennai – 600 116, Tamil Nadu, India.
Contact Number: 044 4592 8500
Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (Deemed to be University), ranked among the top health sciences universities in India, had its origin as Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute which was established by Sri Ramachandra Educational and Health Trust in the year 1985 as a private not-for-profit self-financing institution and dedicated to serve the society as a centre of excellence with emphasis on medical education, research and health care. The Trust achieved the task of establishing the Institution as a “Centre of Excellence” under the leadership of Late Shri. N.P.V.Ramasamy Udayar who was the Founder & Managing Trustee of the Trust and also the first Chancellor of the Deemed to be University. Shri. V.R. Venkataachalam is currently the Chancellor of the Deemed to be University and is also the Managing Trustee of the Trust.
In view of its academic excellence, the Government of India declared Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute as a Deemed to be University in September, 1994 under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
As required by the UGC, a separate and dedicated Trust, “Sri Ramachandra University Trust” was created in 2012 to run the Deemed to be University, fully complying with the UGC norms.