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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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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.

176th Tyagaraja Aradhana Festival

The Kochi Kendra celebrated the 176th Thyagaraja Aradhana Festival by organising a musical recital of the Pancharatna Krithis in praise of Lord Rama, by the famous Carnatic composer and vocalist Thyagaraja Swamigal in Sardar Patel Sabhagriha, Ernakulam on January 12, 2023.
Around 25 music teachers, staff and percussionists of the seven Bhavan’s schools and students of Kalabharati of the Kendra enthralled the audience for 1 ½ hours with a mesmerising recital.
The musical tribute started with an invocation in Saurashtra Ragam Aadithalam “Sree Ganesha” followed by “Jagadandakaraka” in Ragam Nata Adithalam “Sadhinjene O Manasa” Ragam Aarabhi Aadithalam, “Kanakaruchire” Ragam Varali Aadithalam and culminated with the ever enchanting and inimitable “Endhoru Mahanubhavolu” in Sreeragam Aadithalam.
Former Principal of Swathi Thirunal Sangeetha Academy Thiruvananthapuram Prof. Kumara Kerala Varma who was a special invitee for the evening, congratulated and blessed the musicians for their splendid performance.

All Kerala Inter School Quiz Competition

The 36th Bhavan’s M.K.K Nayar Memorial All-Kerala Inter-School Quiz contest was held at Bhavan’s Sardar Patel Sabha Griha, Ernakulam on January 23, 2023. Twenty-six schools participated in the competition.
The team from Bhavan’s Adarsha Vidyalaya, Kakkand, Dan Paul Jacob and Shraavan S emerged the winners of the event and bagged the ever rolling trophy, cash award of Rs. 2500 and certificates. Harith Mohan and Aman B Manoj of Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara secured the second place, cash award of Rs. 2000 and certificates.
The third place was won by Shradha S and Siva Nanda Raj of Bhavan’s Newsprint Vidyalaya, Velloor. They were also awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1500 and certificates.
Shri E. Ramankutty, Director, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Kochi Kendra distributed the certificates, cash prize and trophies to the winners.


As part of the year-long Golden Jubilee celebrations of the school, ‘Praudyogiki’, an Interschool Tinkering Fest was held at Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara on January 9, 2023.
The event had three competitions namely ‘Un Dessin Anime’ (animated movie making), ‘Ponte Le Modele’ (build a bridge incorporating technology with recyclable materials) and ‘Choisir Et Concevoir’ (designing a working model). ‘Praudyogiki’ had students from as many as 12 schools in and around Kochi taking part in the competitions. Principal Smt. Mini K delivered the inaugural address and Sri. Binu A, Asst. Professor, Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology offered felicitations.
Bhavan’s Adarsha Vidyalaya, Kakkanad emerged the overall winners and Vidyodaya School, Thevakkal were the runners up.
Aimed at showcasing the students’ technical skills, the fest also provided an opportunity for them to demonstrate their innovative ideas and products.

  • 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