Sri Ramachandra University (SRU) Entrance Exam

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Sri Ramachandra University ( SRU ) Entrance Exam 2018

SRU university Invites application from Candidates for the admission of Ph.D  program for the academic year 2018

SRU Admission Courses 2018

Ph.D  Medicine ( Full Time / Part Time )

  • Ph.D in Medicine

Ph.D  Non Medicine ( Full Time / Part Time )

  • Ph.D in Dentistry
  • Ph.D in Pharmacy
  • Ph.D in Nursing
  • Ph.D in Allied Health Sciences
  • Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences & Technology
  • Ph.D in Physiotherapy
  • Ph.D in Management

SRU Admission Eligibility Criteria 2018

Ph.D  Medicine ( Full Time / Part Time )

  • Canditates must complete
    • Degree of Doctor of Medicine ( D.M )
    • Degree of Master of Chirurgie ( M.Ch )
    • Degree of Doctor of Medicine ( M.D )
    • Degree of Master of Surgery ( M.S )
    • PG Diploma in the Faculty of Medicine
    • Diplomate of National Board of Examinations of India

Ph.D in Non Medicine ( Full Time / Part Time )

  • Canditates must complete Degree of Master of Science in the Faculty of Medicine ( M.Sc. – Non-medical – 3 years course ) / Master’s Degree in the Faculties including Dentistry / Pharmacy / Nursing / Allied Health Sciences / Biomedical Sciences & Technology / Physiotherapy / Management

SRU Admission Exam Pattern 2018

  • Candidates wishing to apply for admission to Ph.D. program under Full Time ( seeking Founder Chancellor Shri N.P.V. Ramasamy Udayar Fellowships ) and Part Time ( internal and external ) categories will have to qualify through entrance examination
  • The duration of the examination will be 2 ( two ) hours.
  • The Entrance Examination will be conducted in english only. The question booklet will consist of 120 multiple choice questions ( single best response ).
  • The written test will have two sections, Section A & B.
    • Section-A Research Methodology: Common to all disciplines will have 60 questions ( answer all questions )
    • Section-B Discipline Specific: Candidates will attempt questions from one of the following Medicine / Dentistry / Pharmacy / Nursing / Physiotherapy / Biomedical Sciences / Management / Allied Health Sciences / Public Health.
  • The candidates will indicate the selected faculty / discipline in the application form. The Section-B will have 75 questions and the candidate may attempt any 60 questions. The first 60 questions attempted will be considered for evaluation.
  • All questions carry equal marks. There will be no negative mark for wrong answer. Correct answer number must be shaded with black Ballpoint pen in the OMR Answer Sheet supplied along with the question booklet.
  • Results will be published in the Deemed University website:

SRU Admission Application Form 2018

  • Application Forms will be Available at university official Website
  • A candidate applying for provisional registration shall submit an application complete in all respects along with the prescribed fee, within the stipulated time furnishing the following information:
    • Qualifications with photocopies of degree certificates and details of previous study and research if any, and full particulars of publications ( with reprints ) to his / her credit in accredited journals;
    • Broad area of proposed research: ( Exact title of proposed thesis need not be given at this stage )
    • Acceptance letters of Research Supervisor / Co-Supervisor if identified by the research scholar should be enclosed, before acceptance the Research Supervisor / Co-Supervisor should satisfy themselves that.
    • The candidate possesses the necessary aptitude and competence for the proposed Ph.D. research, with critical and analytical ability and adequate background in the broad field of research,
    • The proposed field of research falls within the area of expertise of Research Supervisor and Research Co-Supervisor.
    • Adequate facilities / clinical materials are available in this Deemed University and also in the place of research in respect of part time external candidates for research area proposed by the candidate.
    • The proposed area of research can contribute to new / additional knowledge.Applications of candidates ( Part Time External ) who intend to carry out research in the institution in which they are working shall enclose acceptance of the proposed Research Supervisor from this University and Research Co-Supervisor, Head of the Department and NOC from Head of the Institution where the candidate is employed.
  • Every candidate provisionally registered for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D ) shall be required to carry out research work under the supervision of a Research Supervisor ( and Research Co-Supervisor, wherever applicable) and the Research Advisory Committee and undergo such courses of instruction as may be advised by them
  • Every candidate recommended by the Ph.D. Admission Committee for provisional registration, after satisfying the requirements prescribed under these Regulations shall, after approval by the Vice-Chancellor, be provisionally registered for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D.). The list of such candidates, with full details, shall be placed before the next meeting of the Board of Management for ratification and also be placed before the Academic Council for information

SRU Admission Selection Process 2018

  • Candidates are selected based on  Entrance Examination and Interview / Counselling

 Entrance Examination and Interview

  • Candidates wishing to apply for admission to Ph.D. program under Full Time ( seeking FounderChancellor Shri N.P.V. Ramasamy Udayar Fellowships ) and Part Time ( internal and external ) categories will have to qualify through entrance examination. Performance of the candidate will be calculated on written test ( 70% weightage ) and interview  ( 30% weightage ).
  • Interview will be conducted for each candidate after the entrance exam, the exact date and time will be intimated later.The qualifying marks for provisional admission to Ph.D. program is 50% in the entrance examination i.e. aggregate of marks obtained in written test and interview taken together). However, a relaxation of 5% of marks ( from 50% to 45% ) shall be allowed for the candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC ( NonCreamy layers ) / Differently-abled category in the entrance examination.


  • Full Time
    • Candidates with UGC / CSIR / ICMR / DBT / DST NET-JRF / AICTE-GATE / AYUSH /INSPIRE Fellowship or having qualified other UGC recognized national eligibility test with a valid fellowship at the time of entrance exam or who work in funded projects as JRF /SRF
      fellows in research projects in the Deemed University are exempted from appearing for Entrance Examination and interview and they will be called directly for counseling and admission. They should submit application and meet eligibility criteria as outlined in the Prospectus uploaded in the Deemed University website
  • Part Time ( internal & External )
    • Candidates should go through the Regulations carefully, to ensure that they meet eligibility criteria for Ph.D. Degree program as an Internal or External Part-time candidate.
    • All candidates have to appear for Entrance Examination ( written test and interview ). Those who score 50% of
      marks or more in the Ph.D. Entrance Examination ( written test and interview ) will be called for counselling. The procedure prescribed for provisional registration in the Ph.D. Regulations shall be applicable to these candidates after counselling and admission

SRU  Admission Exam Centers 2018

  • SRU Entrence Examination Center  For Ph.D Program is
    • Deemed University Campus, Porur, chennai

SRU Admission  Importent Dates 2018

1Last date for receipt of filled in application19th January, 2019
2Entrance Test Date23rd January, 2019

Contact Details

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research
( Deemed to be University),
No.1 Ramachandra Nagar
Chennai – 600 116
Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone No: 044-24769816,
Fax: 044-24765995
Website :

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.