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. 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.

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
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 CBSE
Status of affiliation: Provisional
Affiliation No. 1930044
Affiliation with Board since 01.05.1981
Extension of affiliation upto 31.03.2018
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 of School

Managing Committee
Sl.No Name Sl.No Name
1 Sri. T.K. Parthasarathy 8 Smt. M. R. Padmalatha
2 Sri. C. A. Mohan 9 Smt. Prema Sitaram
3 Sri. R. Vaidyanathan 10 Sri. R. Ananthanarayanan
4 Sri. S. Sridharan 11 Dr. G. Sathish
5 Sri. C. Kasturiraj 12 Sri. C. Sathiya Murthy
6 Kum. Malathy N 13 Dr. Jayalakshmi Jaganathan
7 Sri. S. Viswanathan 14 Dr. J. Ajeeth Prasath Jain
    15 Sri. S. Swaminathan
Name of the Manager Mr. R. Vaidyanathan - Director, BVB Chennai Kendra
Chairman (SMC) Dr. T.K. Parthasarathy

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 (monthly total fee)

Pre –Nursery As per Tamilnadu Private School Fee Regulation 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 / Head Mistress 1+1
PGT 16
TGT 47
PRT 75
PRT (PET), TGT (PET) , PGT (PET) 3+2+1
Health Wellness Teacher 1
Librarian 2
Special Educator 1
Online Test Centre In-charge 1
CCE Coordinator 1

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

Designation Total Emoluments
Principal As per sixth 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 22
No. of Dailies 06
No. of Reference books 15182
Name of the Grievance / redressal Officer with E-mail and Fax No.
Name Mr. R. Vaidyanathan
Fax +91 44 26604466

Members of Sexual Harassment Committee

Sl.No Name
1 Mrs. Geetha Nandakumar
2 Ms. N Malathy
3 Mrs. Sarada Narenderanath

Class wise enrolment of school for the current session

Class No. of section Enrolment
KG 13 450
Primary 30 1632
Middle School 18 808
Secondary 12 501
Senior Secondary 10 388
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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