Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan - History

Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram, a co-educational school in Chennai is a prominent offspring of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, an institution of national repute and Indian Culture. Founded by the exceptional and eminent Indian Dr. K.M. Munshi. The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan has its Main Office in Mumbai and successfully manages its academic institutions nationwide.

Having blossomed from humble beginnings, Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyahsram which began in 1977, is today a prestigious learning centre managed by the Bhavan's Chennai Kendra. The institution boasts of a spacious campus in Kilpauk, which was donated by Shri.V.Pattabhiram a distinguished citizen of India.

The Vidyashram is affiliated to CBSE, New Delhi and has a student strength of about 3200 students from LKG to Grade XII. B.V Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram has been constantly pursuing and achieving excellence on both scholastic and non-scholastic fronts. Apart from achieving consistently 100% results in the Xth and XIIth boards, our students have been recipients of several other academic awards. Their accomplishments in sports, dramatics, elocution, debates, fine arts among others has been significant by the many awards and accolades won.

The school prides itself on State Level representation in cricket, volleyball, swimming, football, handball and so on. At the national and international level, the students have made landmark contributions in Skating, Fencing, Karate, Chess, Table Tennis and Squash.

Having celebrated our SILVER JUBILEE in 2002-2003, Bhavans Rajaji Vidyashram in its 37th glorious year.


Carefully nurture the future leaders and global citizens ready to face the challenges of the emerging modern day world.

Evolution through value-enriched curriculum that addresses and balances the physical well being, knowledge and emotional quotient of the student in a holistic manner.


Sustain a humane and competent learning ecosystem.

Create opportunities for professional development and growth.

Commit to high ethical standards of integrity, accountability and respect.

Inspire our learners to be happy, healthy and responsible.

Foster lifelong learning.

Nurture a safe, caring and inclusive child centric environment.

Build enduring relationships based on trust.

Strive to nurture a variety of interests and talents in students which will enable them to contribute to the rich cultural heritage of the world.

Build an environment in which every student irrespective of his/her ability ability feels wanted and is allowed to grow at his/her own pace, imbibing spirit of inclusive education.

Foster skills of worthy citizenship and to identify and promote leadership qualities in students.

An educational set up which will create a constructive and sound value system empowering them with services consciousness and respect for all religions.

Information About the School

Name of the School with address: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram
6 Kilpauk Garden Road, Kilpauk,
Chennai , Tamil Nadu , 600010
Phone No: +91 44-26442168 / 26442823
Fax No: +91 44-26604466
Year of establishment of school 1977
Whether NOC from State / UT or recommendation of Embassy of India obtained? Yes
NOC No: LDIS./NO 58686/B3/81 DT. 12.03.1981
NOC issuing date 12.03.1981
Is the school is recognized, if yes by which Authority Yes - Directorate of School Education.
Recognition Code No: 044-01-S-004-0820
Recognition upto 31.08.2020
UDISE Code Number 33020501326
Affiliation with Central Board Of Secondary Education(CBSE) Since 01.05.1981
Status of affiliation: Provisional
Affiliation No: 1930044
Affiliation with Board since 01.05.1981
Extension of affiliation upto 31.03.2023
Name of Trust / Society / company Registered under Section 25 of the Company Act, 1956.
Period upto which Registration of Trust/ Society is valid
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai.


List of Members

School Managing Commitee
Sl.No Name Sl.No Name
1 Dr. Mayilvahanan Natarajan 10 Smt. V. GowriLakshmi
2 Sri. K.N. Ramaswamy 11 Sri. M. Vellaichamy
3 Sri. M. Murali 12 Principal K.V. Ashok Nagar
4 Sri. R. Subramanian 13 Sri. S. Viswanathan
5 Smt. Prema Seetharam 14 Dr. Ramesh Kumar
6 Sri. Abhay Kumar Jain 15 Kum. N. Malathy
7 Sri. S. Sridharan 16 Smt. B. Rajalakshmi
8 Smt. Swanthanthra Sakthivel 17 Smt. Sujatha Prakash
9 Dr. Jayalakshmi Jagannathan 18 Sri. P.G. Subramanian
Name of the Manager Sri K.N. Ramaswamy, (Director) BVB Chennai Kendra
Chairman (SMC) Dr. Mayilvahanan Natarajan

Area of School Campus

In Acres 5
In sq.mtrs 193881
Built up area (sq.mtrs) 158840
Area of playground in sq.mtrs 63502
Other Facilities
Swimming Pool No
Indoor games Squash, Table Tennis, Chess
Dance rooms Yes
Gymnasium No
Music rooms Yes
Hostels No
Health and Medical Check up Yes, Yearly

Details of fee

Kindergarten As per School Committee
I to V
IX & X

Transport facility

Own buses No
Buses hired on contract basis N.A
Details of transport charges N.A

Number of teaching staff

Designation Total No.
Principal 1
Vice – Principal 2
Head Mistress 3
PGT 15
TGT 50
PRT 81
PRT (PET), TGT (PET) , PGT (PET) 3+1+2
Librarian 2
Health Wellness Teacher 1
Special Educator 3
Online Test Centre In-charge 1

Details of salary being paid by the school to teaching staff / non – teaching staff

Designation Total Emoluments
Principal As per seventh pay commission

Mode of payment of salary

Name of the Bank through which salary is drawing Indian Bank , Kellys Branch
Through single cheque transfer advice Yes

Library Facilities

Size of the Library in sq. feet 1400
No. of periodicals & Magazine 38
No. of Dailies 06
No. of Reference books 15182
Name of the Grievance / redressal Officer with E-mail and Fax No.
Name Sri K.N. Ramaswamy
Fax +91 44 26604466

Members of Sexual Harassment Committee

Sl.No Name
1 Kum. N Malathy
2 Smt. Sujatha Prakash

Class wise enrolment of school for the current session

Class No. of section Enrolment
KG 14 464
Primary 30 1337
Middle School 18 808
Secondary 12 501
Senior Secondary 12 388
Academic session period from April to March
Vacation period from 1st May to 1st Week of June
Admission period from 15th Feb to 31st March

Chennai Kendra

The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, an internationally reputed institution dedicated to the promotion of education and culture, is a charitable public trust founded by Dr. K.M. Munshi a far sighted visionary and practical idealist, along with three of his close associates on November 7, 1938 on the auspicious Kartik Sud Purnima with the blessings of Mahatma Gandhi.

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