Great Indian Institutes – Season 2, an initiative by Great Place to Study is a series of deciphering the best institutes of knowledge across the length and breadth of India.
This episode showcases one of the top health sciences university in India and how Sri Ramachandra developed this university and made it No.1
About Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research
Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research was established in 1985. Earlier this university was Educational and health trust which was a non profit and self financing trust and gave importance to health sciences. With its lush green campus spread over 150 acres along with more than 6500 students and 900 faculty this university has been achieving excellence in medical education, health care and research from past 33 years. It is the 1st medical university to get GLP certification by the government of India. UNESCO chain in bioethics has been established at this deemed university. According to Harvard medical international Sri Ramachandra University is a model of a learning institution in both its medical schools and hospitals. This university has more than 2250 bedded facility with the largest ICU in the region. The university also uses new learning and teaching methodologies such as project based, skill based and even blended learning and teaching.
“Being health care university the main practical lab for most of the students is the hospital.”, said Dr. PV Vijayaraghavan (Vice Chancellor).
Education Beyond Classroom
The university has partnered with Cape Town for its health and sports sciences and has facilities for activities and sports like shooting, rowing, indoor and outdoor cricket centers etc. It also provides BSC in sports.
Watch the full episode of Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai that was broadcasted on Republic TV a few weeks back.