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Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chennai

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About Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chennai

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai is located in the green environment of IIT Chennai (Madras) and is also known as Kendriya Vidyalaya IIT. This Vidyalaya was founded in the year 1964 by the IIT management committee is led by Principal Dr M. Manickasamy. 

KV IIT is still functioning under the guidance of Dr V. Jagadeesh Kumar, Dean Academic Courses IIT Madras along with other dedicated and resourceful members of the committee. As the Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai branch is located in the IIT campus, it has a very beautiful green environment that is beautifully maintained and this KV comes among the best schools in Chennai.

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai was started in the year 1964 with a student strength of 250 and the staff strength of 10 people. It has been expanded up to 1802 students and 250 staff people by the year 2020. Classes 1 to 12 are successfully running with three sections in each class from 1 to 10. While classes 11 and 12 have two science sections and 1 commerce section.

The school believes in the overall growth of the child. It has different programs specially designed for KV Chennai student benefit like:-

  • Student Empowerment Programme

  • Promotion of language

  • Learning with fun

  • Scientist in making (Jigyasa)

  • Gender Sensitization

  • Pustakophaar

  • Celebrations (AII)

Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai gives a platform for a number of academic activities also like education incursion, scouts & guide/ NCC, youth parliament, students council, sports, newsletter/ Vidyalaya Patrika, art & culture etc.

KV IIT gives preference or platform to children of transferable central government employees including para-military and defence personnel by creating a common programme of education for all in collaboration with CBSE and NCERT.

Students can enquire school or check the Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai website to know about KV admission notification. Last year, it was released around March. The website also shares the Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai address and contact number.

School Information

Year of Establishment1964
Parent InstitutionKendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan



Streams Offered

PCB, Commerce, Arts & PCM

Medium(s) of Instruction



1st to 12th



Teachers Count


No. of Classrooms


Total Students Enrolled




Highest Education Level

Sr. Secondary / Higher Secondary School

More Information

Admission Procedure

All the KV schools follow the instruction released centrally by Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) for the admission process. The KV admission forms are filled in online mode for class 1 admission and then, the student list is prepared by an online lottery system. The admission to classes 2 to 11 depends completely on vacancy, transfer or any cancellations.

More Information

The student or parent can enquire the school authorities regarding the KV Chennai fee structure at the time of admission. The fees of KV are paid centrally in online mode through the Union Bank of India portal link available on the school website. 

The portal itself calculates the fees of each child at the time of payment. The Kendriya Vidyalaya Chennai fees can also be paid in offline mode at the Union Bank of India Branch. 

Facilities & Activites


Not Available


  • Hobby Classes
  • Orientation Programs
  • Debate And Discussion
  • Drama
  • Educational Tours
  • Fancy Dress
  • Writes Ups For School Magazine
  • Story-Telling Sessions
  • Creative Writing
  • Cooking Classes


  • Parenting Seminars
  • Scouts,Guides & N.C.C.
  • School Exhibition
  • Science Exhibition
  • Seminars
  • Festival Celebrations
  • Sports Day
  • Youth Parliament
  • Summer Camp
  • Workshops
  • Annual Day/Fest
  • Christmas Carnival
  • Art & Craft
  • Blood Donation Camps

Sport & Fitness

  • Indoor Games
  • Extra-Curricular Activities
  • Yoga Activity
  • Sports
  • Swimming Pool
  • Aerobics


  • Recitation Competition
  • Music Competition
  • Quiz Competition
  • Olympiad
  • Declamation Contest
  • Drawing Competition
  • Handwriting Competition
  • Story Writing Competition
  • Wall Magazine Decoration
  • Spelling Competition
  • Spelling Bee Competition
  • Dancing Activity/Competition
  • Calligraphy


  • Hostel
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Kindergarten
  • Library
  • Music Rooms
  • Drinking Water
  • Furniture having almirahs/ trunks/ boxes
  • Gymnasium
  • Symposium
  • Sports Academy
  • Toilet facilities
  • Transport
  • Auditorium
  • Cafeteria
  • Classroom
  • Convenience Store
  • Dance Rooms
  • Availability of Blackboards

Advanced Facilities

  • Labs
  • Medical Facility
  • Security/CCTV
  • Health and Medical Check up
  • Transfer Facility among school chain
  • Cultural Exchange Program

Connect With Us

IIT Campus, Chennai, Tamil Nadu-600036

Click here for Principal's Email ID

Click here for School Website


E-books & Sample Papers

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