SRU MBBS & BDS Entrance Exam


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SRUName of the Exam: Sri Ramachandra University (SRU) Medical Entrance Exam

Degrees Offered:

  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

  • BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

  • Sri Ramachandra Dental College and Institute                                                

Information is provided for the first year entrance exam for undergraduate program for MBBS and BDS. It is an all-India examination and will be held at various centers across the country.

Exams Information

Exam Date: May 2018

Exam Day: Sunday

Exam Timings:

  • MBBS: 10 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

  • BDS:  2.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Exam Centers: Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and Pune

  • Exam centers are chosen by candidates at the time of filling out application. However, a Center if allotted at the University’s discretion.

  • City and address for the center of examination will be given on the Admit Card.

  • Change of exam center will not be entertained by the University.

  • Candidates must bear all costs such as transportation, etc., to appear for the examination.

  • Timings of the exam are mentioned on the Admit Card and it is the responsibility of the candidate to reach the center on allotted date and time.

Course Information

  • MBBS

Course Duration:  41/2 years plus one year internship

Intake of Students per annum: 250

Fees per academic year: Rs. 9,00,000/-

MCI Recognition: Recognised

  • BDS

Course Duration:  4 years plus one year internship

Intake of Students per annum: 100

Fees per academic year: Rs. 5,00,000/-

Eligibility Criteria


Candidates need to appear for the 2018 SRU Medical Entrance Exam. Selection will be made on merit, based on the marks secured in the Entrance Examination conducted by the Sri Ramachandra University on All India basis

Educational Qualifications:

Domestic Students

Candidates must have passed the 10 + 2 examinations under CBSE/ ISC/State Board syllabus with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) and with English as one of the subjects. Or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto.

Minimum Marks Required to Qualify

Candidates must obtained a minimum of 50% of marks (in case of SC/ST & OBC 40%) taking together Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany & Zoology)/Biotechnology and a pass in English.

Entrance Examinations:

Candidates must also have secured not less than 50% marks (in case of SC/ST & OBC 40%) in the SRU Medical Entrance Examination..

Foreign/NRI Students

In respect of students from the US, they must possess high school diploma awarded by an accredited school (12 years schooling) with the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology in addition to English. A grade point average of 3 (on a scale of 1 to 4) or a B- average in these core subjects is preferred.

Wherever alphabetical grades like A, B-, C+ are used by the school, appropriate equivalence in terms of percentage like 90%, 75% and 60% should be made available.

Applicants from Cambridge University must have Three Passes in GCE ‘Advanced’ level (‘A’ levels) in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and Pass in AS Level in English Course 8693 in Class 12 in examinations.

Only students from high schools accredited by the respective State or the country will be eligible for admission and a certificate to this effect must be produced from the competent authority

Students applying for the MBBS & BDS courses should also submit an Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi (address: Equivalence Division, Association of Indian Universities, No.16, Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg, New Delhi – 110002, India) 

FOR MBBS Students Only: Upper Age Limit for is 25 years


Application: Forms available at University Website from March 2018

Application Fees: Rs 500/- ( IN the form of DD drawn in favour of Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai – 116)

Last Date for Receipt of Application: May 2018

Procedure for Application Submission

A completed and duly signed application along with the documents listed must be submitted to the Registrar’s Office on or before May 2018 by 5.00 p.m.

Application can be submitted personally or sent by Registered Post./Speed Post/Courier Services

Candidates are advised to use an A 4 size envelope to submit the application. Please do not fold the application before posting.

Send your Application to


The Registrar,

Si Ramachandra University

No. 1 Ramchandra Nagar,

Poru, Chennai – 600116

Tamil Nadu, India

For any queries and information, contact the Registrar’s Office at 00-91 – 044- 4592 850 and 00-91-044 – 24765512 Extn: 203 or email to

Admit Cards

Please ensure that you have your admit card or hall ticket with you at the time of appearing for examination.

The University will dispatch the Admit cards or hall tickets to reach candidates on May or before 2018. If you do not receive your Admit Card please contact the Registrar’s Office.

Syllabus & Pattern for Entrance Examination


The SRU Medical Entrance exam tests a candidate’s ability and understanding of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany & Zoology). The H.Sc or +12 syllabus along with H.SC.  and + 2 Boards and universities for the deemed subjects will be tested through the entrance exams.

Exam Pattern

The SRU Medical Entrance Exams will be for three hours each for MBBS and BDS.

  • The exam is conducted in English.

  • A total of 180 Multiple choice questions will be given.

  • Physics and Chemistry will comprise of 45 questions.

  • The remaining 90 questions will deal with Biology (Botany/Zoology)

  • All Questions carry equal marks

  • There is no Negative Marking.

Note: Correct answer has to be shaded with a ball-point pen in the answer sheet that will be provided with the Question paper.

Appearing for the SRU Medical Exam

  • Please make sure that you carry an extra ball point pen while appearing for the SRU Medical Examinations.

  • Read each question carefully before answering. 

  • Shade an answer only if you are sure of the answer. Remember, once an answer has been shaded, you cannot cancel and re-shade another option.

SRU Medical Exams Preparation

Like every other Medical Entrance Exam, the SRU also has a restriction on the number of seats it offers in comparison the number who appear for the examinations. However, do not be disheartened. The key is to relax and study each concept carefully and thoroughly.

Books to Study




NCERT Physics Part I & Part II

NCERT Chemistry Part I & Part II

NCERT Biology

Complete NEET (AIPMT) Guide Physics for AIMPT 2018

Complete NEET (AIPMT) Guide Chemistry for AIMPT 2018

Complete NEET (AIPMT) Guide Biology for AIMPT 2018

Objective NCERT at your Fingertips – Physics

Objective NCERT at your Fingertips – Chemistry

Objective NCERT at your Fingertips – Biology

Objective Physics Vol 1 & Vol 2 for for NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations

Objective Chemistry Vol 1 & Vol 2 for for NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations

Objective Biology Vol 1 & Vol 2 for for NEET and other Medical Entrance Examinations

25 years CBSE-PMT Topic Wise Solved Papers - Physics

25 years CBSE-PMT Topic Wise Solved Papers - Chemistry

25 years CBSE-PMT Topic Wise Solved Papers - Biology

Apart from the books mentioned above, study packages, guides and CDs for Medical Entrance Exams by established publishers should also be considered. Visit sites such as flipkart, amazon and infibeam for deals.

Tips & Tricks for SRU Medical Exam Preparation

  • Become Exam Proficient: Become an expert on everything related to the exam, be it the syllabus, the pattern and probability of questions. Make sure to go through previous year question papers. Your school teachers and entrance exam coaches will guide you on the important questions or topics and prepare them thoroughly.

  • Know Thyself: Knowing your own strengths and weakness is one of the most important aspects to be successful. Appear for mock exams to know your preparation status. Enhance your strengths and improve upon your weaker spots to be the best.

  • Set A Time Table: A daily and weekly time table gives you clear cut goals, Be sure to allot time to each subject. Create small term and long term goals. Each topic can be subdivided to make it easier to understand and remember, Practice and revise continuously.

  • Keep Your Notes Handy: Prepare crisp notes or visual maps for each topic. Ensure that all your notes are kept in a neat and orderly fashion. You do not want to waste time looking for notes on topics you wish to revise.

  • Schedule an Exam a Day: Schedule one sample or previous years exam in your daily routine. Follow the pattern of shading answers and ensure that you complete your exam in the allotted time. Check the answers and revise your doubts and mistakes.

  • Turn to Experts (Teachers & Counselors) and Friends for Assistance: This is not the time to be shy or nervous. When in doubt call, mail or simply walk into the offices of people you consider expert in the field of your study. Ask them for help, even if the questions seem silly to you. Chances are the experts will be all to happy to help you ace your exams.

  • Learn to Relax & Be Positive: You are bound to feel nervous while preparing for or appearing for an examination. One of the most important tricks is to learn to relax and keep a positive attitude. Getting nervous or jittery will cause you to make mistakes. Take a deep breath whenever you feel overwhelmed, nervous or jittery.

Sample Papers

SRU medical Entrance Exams previous years papers are also made available at, absolutely free.

Check your answers against solutions provided for previous years SRU Medical Exams as well as the Sample Question Papers provided

Attempting Sample Papers For Practice

You will get only 180 minutes to solve a total of 150 questions. So, it is imperative that you practice all of them repeatedly. Revision of topics along with your paper solving abilities will definitely impact your chances of selection.

  • Attempt all previous year papers in allotted time. Solving papers will build up speed and accuracy.

  • Check your answers after you finish an exam. Don’t be lenient in your marking. Remember you need to score 50% in every topic to just qualify for SRU.

  • While attempting the paper try and gauge the topics that are most important.

  • Understand the type and level of questions that are repeated over the years and focus on becoming proficient in them.

Course Features

  • Video Lectures
  • Revision Notes
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Mind Map
  • Study Planner
  • NCERT Solutions
  • Discussion Forum
  • Test paper with Video Solution