Interdisciplinary Institute of Indian System of Medicine (IIISM) is a prestigious school of SRM University which was established in 2008 to promote research in the field of traditional system of Indian Medicine, including Siddha, Ayurveda and Unani.
IIISM is functioning in joint collaboration with Banaras Hindu University in the development of herbal based Siddha, Ayurveda and Unani medicine. It has also signed MoU with AYUSH and Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha (CCRAS) for promoting research in Siddha, Ayurveda and Unani system of medicine. Further, 200 acres of land has been allocated specifically for the purpose of micro propagation of medicinal plants, reiterating SRM University's commitment in establishing a world-class research facility to validate and standardize herbal based medicinal products. Also one acre of land at the University campus has been allocated to establish AYUSH Research Centre with the financial support of the ministry of AYUSH.