About & Visiting SBV

Campus & Location

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth – Deemed University is located on National Highway 32A, enroute between Pondicherry Town and Cuddalore, in Pillaiyarkuppam of Bahour Commune, Puducherry Union Territory of India. The Main Campus houses three out of four Constituent Colleges of the Deemed University:

  1. Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI), and its associated teaching Hospital.
  2. Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences (IGIDS), and its associated teaching Dental Hospital.
  3. Kasturba Gandhi Nursing College (KGNC). 

The Main Campus also has the Central Inter-disciplinary Research Facility (CIDRF), the Offices of the Vice Chancellor, the Registrar and the Controller of Examinations, and the Central Library on site. 

SBV Off Campus

The SBV Off Campus hosts Shri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute near Chennai, the metropolis of the South India. Located mere 36 Kms from the International and National Airport in Chennai, the Campus is located on the foothills of a Temple-Hill amidst natural beauty and very close to the major seashore tourist resort town of Mahabalipuram. 

Reaching SBV by Road

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth is easily accessible by road from both Pondicherry and Cuddalore. It is approximately 15 Kms away from the Rajiv Gandhi Statue Intersection and 7 Kms from the Post Office Rountana in Cuddalore town.

The road connectivity between Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth and Chennai is very good. The East Coast Road is especially scenic and enjoyable. Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth can also be reached by road from Bengaluru.  

By Air

Pondicherry has an Airport that has flights connecting to Bengaluru (formerly, Bangalore), Salem and Hyderabad under the Udaan Scheme. 

The nearest National and International Airports are at Meenambakkam, Chennai, about 164 Kms away with good connectivity to Singapore, Dubai, London, New York, Hong Kong, Melbourne, etc. 

By Train

The nearest Train Stations are at Pondicherry (PDY) and at Cuddalore – Tiruppadirippuliyur (TDPR) and Cuddalore Port Junction (CUPJ). 

Schedules for Trains can be assessed at eRail and IRCTC Websites

By Bus

A number of daily bus services including sleepers and luxury coaches connect Pondicherry to most major cities and towns of South India including Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mysore, Trivandrum, etc. 

Buses can be booked from RedBus.in, Yatra.in, etc