Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute is an off-campus constituent college of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed University), Pondicherry under the Faculty of Medicine.
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Deemed University declared under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 is Accredited with NAAC grade A at the first cycle. It is only Hospital in Pondicherry to be NABH certified pre-accreditation entry-level hospital. The Institute is ranked amongst the top 100 Universities ranked by NIRF 2018 and Shri Sathya Sai Medical College is only Health Science University in India to have strong Yoga Therapy and Music Therapy Departments of International repute providing complementary medicine to the sick and also training from Postgraduate Diploma to M.Phil/MSc to Ph.D. in these two areas.
The college is providing training in medical education technology from Postgraduate Diploma to M.Phil and Ph.D. in Health Professions Education across South.
Moreover, the College is recognized by the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs, the Medical Council of India and is in full compliance with all central, state and regulatory bodies statutory regulations.