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Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation (A Deemed to be University)
Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation (VMRF) is an innovative and pioneering University that offers a multi-disciplinary learning experience.
In 1981, Thirumuruga Kirupananda Variyar Thavathiru Sundara Swamigal Medical Educational and Charitable Trust was established, followed by Vinayaka Mission’s College of Pharmacy in 1982. In 2001, the trust became Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation (VMRF), the 48th University in India, after being recognized for its excellence and academic standards.
The University’s primary objective is to offer high-quality education to students from all walks of life. As one of the largest universities in India, VMRF offers a wide range of academic disciplines, with a comprehensive range of faculties that covers almost the entire gamut of academic disciplines, including medicine, paramedicine, engineering and technology, management, arts and sciences, law, among others.
The University’s multi-disciplinary approach to education offers students an opportunity to explore different fields, gain a diverse range of skills, and achieve academic excellence. The University also provides various opportunities for students to engage in research, community service, and internships, among other activities, to enhance their learning experience. With campuses at Chennai, Salem, and Pondicherry, VMRF’s scenic campuses are known for their state-of-the-art facilities, including modern classrooms, advanced laboratories, well-stocked libraries, and sports complexes.
VMRF has nearly 15,000 students across its various colleges, and over 2,000 professionals graduate from its campuses annually. With over 5,000 staff members, VMRF is known for its highly qualified and experienced faculty and for establishing multiple medical, dental, engineering, paramedical, and homoeopathy colleges.
The University’s commitment to providing quality education has resulted in producing highly successful graduates who have excelled in their respective fields. With a focus on academic excellence, professional development, and research, VMRF continues to be a leading institution in India and a preferred choice for students seeking a well-rounded education.