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T.D. Road,
Ernakulam,Kochi - 682 011
Phone: 0484-2903500, 2903551
Email: bharatiyavidyabhavancochin@yahoo.co.in
Website: www.bhavanskochikendra.com

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Kochi the first Kendra in the state of Kerala was started on 17th August 1970 and was formally inaugurated on 9th September 1970 by the late Hon’ble former Vice President of India Dr. G S Pathak. Having begun in a modest rented building, the foundation stone for the Kendra’s own building was laid by the late Hon’ble former President of India V V Giri on 2nd February 1972.
Situated in the heart of Kochi city at T D Road, Ernakulam, the majestic three storey building houses the offices of the Chairman, Hon. Secretary cum Hon. Treasurer, Director, Chief Finance Manager, Deputy Manager, a Book division, Accounts Department, HR Department, Education & Research wing, Civil Department, Sardar Patel Sabha Griha (air conditioned auditorium with seating capacity of 650), Conference hall etc.
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kochi one of the largest Kendra of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan has achieved enviable growth during the last 50 years with several educational, social and cultural institutions having been set up in and around Kochi under its aegis.
At present, the Kendra manages:-

  • 7 Senior Secondary schools (Affiliated to the CBSE)
  • 6 Bala Mandirs (Kindergarten)
  • A B-School - Bhavan’s Royal Institute of Management (affiliated to CUSAT)
  • Bhavan’s College of Arts & Commerce (affiliated to MG University)
  • Bhavan’s Nursery Teachers’ Training Centre
  • Bhavan’s Mahila Vibhag
  • Kalabharati (Bhavan’s Institute of Fine Arts)
  • Bhavan’s Research & Development Centre.

Bhavan Kochi now has nearly 1000 teachers and staff on its roll and has more than 15000 students. All these institutions are functioning very well and recording excellent performance in education. Our seven schools have links with schools in the UK to promote international outlook in addition to conducting national and international student exchange programmes.
Social activities have also been high on the Kendra’s list. Bhavan’s Mahila Vibhag, since inception, has contributed for the upliftment and empowerment of the under privileged. Reviving Indian Culture and sowing its seeds in the youth of today is yet another facet of the Kendra, being achieved through Kalabharati, various cultural programmes etc.

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Shri. Suresh S., 59 years, Member of Kendra Committee as also Purchase & Construction Committee and Executive cum Finance Committee, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kochi Kendra, passed away on March 24, 2023, following a major accident.
He served the Kendra for a long number of years with distinction, dedication and commitment, and contributed substantially towards the all-round development of Bhavan’s Kendra and its institutions in Kochi. His association and contribution in various forms, especially in civil construction work, immensely helped the Kendra. With his passing away, Bhavan’s Kochi Kendra has lost a very vibrant and visionary person.  
Bhavan’s, as a whole, deeply mourns his sad demise and prays that his noble soul rests in eternal peace and that the members of the bereaved family have the strength and fortitude to withstand the irreparable loss.

The Felicitation Function

The Kochi Kendra organised a function on March 8, 2023 at Sardar Patel Sabha Griha to felicitate the winners in various International/National/State-level competitions in co-curricular activities. Along with the felicitation programme, the Kendra honoured two of its staff members.
CA Venugopal C Govind, Chairman, presented Ms. Mayadevi V P, Accountant, with a silver lamp on completion of her meritorious service of 25 years and Ms. Umadevi E V, Senior Officer, Directors’ Secretariat, with a bronze lamp for her commendable service of 10 years. 
The Chairman also honoured the students with trophies and cash awards.

Inter School Science Quiz Competition 2023

Bhavan’s 37th Annual All Kerala Inter School Science Quiz Competition was held on February 28, 2023, at the Sardar Patel Sabha Griha, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Ernakulam.
In the Junior Section, the team from Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara, comprising Advaith Subramani Anand, Dheeraj S Nambiar and Niranjan Sekhar Anoop, emerged the winners of the event and bagged the ever-rolling trophy.
Karthik Menon, Thejus Madhavan and Adwaith Chandra of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Vaduthala, secured the second place.
The third place was won by Abhiraam Nambiar, Daniel Chacko and Hannah Catherine Geo of The Choice School, Tripunithura, and Vaishnavi Sathyajith, Parthiv Naveen Kumar and Vamil Chinthu of Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Chithali, Palakkad.
In the Senior Section, the team from Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara, comprising Sarang L V, Krishna J Menon and Sunandh P Menon, emerged the winners of the event and bagged the ever-rolling trophy.
Ameya Madhavan, Advaith T S, and Ananthakrishna M of Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Poochatty, Thrissur, secured the second place.
The third place was won by Kiran Thomas Tyson, Tarun Thomas Tyson and Mihirnayan V. M. of Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Girinagar.
All the winners were awarded certificates and cash prizes.


Bhavan’s Research and Development Centre, Kochi Kendra, organised an online session for Principals of Bhavan’s Schools across India and abroad on February 4, 2023. The session was conducted by Ms Pooja Agarwal, Founder-Director of Nature Nurture, on the implementation of NEP/NCF for Foundational Stage.
She highlighted the different methodologies which can be incorporated in the teaching-learning process. Ms Pooja Agarwal incorporated all the pedagogies through the story-telling method, which was a great learning experience.
The session was highly informative and relevant.


Smt. Ushakumari K, 54 years, Senior Officer, Accounts & Finance Department, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kochi Kendra passed away on January 25, 2023 following a cardiac arrest.
She joined Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kochi Kendra in 1993 and served the institution for almost 30 years with distinction, dedication, loyalty and commitment. With her passing away, Bhavan’s Kochi Kendra has lost a very active and able person. 
She is survived by her husband, Shri Nandanan Pillai and son, Deepak N N (Alumnus of Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara).
May her noble soul rest in eternal peace.

  • Shri Venugopal C.Govind, FCA
    Phone Office: 0484-2903500, 2903551
    email id: bharatiyavidyabhavancochin@yahoo.co.in
  • Shri G. Gopinathan FCA
    Vice Chairman
    Phone Office: 0484-2903500, 2903551
    email id: bharatiyavidyabhavancochin@yahoo.co.in
  • Sri. K Sankaranarayanan FCA
    Phone Office: 0484-2903500, 2903551
    email id: bharatiyavidyabhavancochin@yahoo.co.in
  • Shri E. Ramankutty
    Phone Office: 0484-2903500, 2903551
    Mobile: 9447178862
    email id: directorbhavanskochi@gmail.com