Bhavans Vidya Mandir (Elamakkara)

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Bhavan's Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara
Kochi, Kerala, India, 682026
Coordinates 10.017433,76.29374
School type Private recognized, Higher and Senior Secondary (from Kindergarten)
Motto Aano Bhadrah Kratavo Yantu Vishwatah
(Let Noble thoughts come to us from every side)
Religious affiliation(s) Hindu
Opened 1972
Founder Dr. Kulapati M. Munshi
Sister school Bhavan's Vidya Mandir (Girinagar); Bhavans Varuna Vidhyalaya (Thrikkakara); Bhavans Adarsha Vidyalaya (Kakkanad); Bhavan's Vidya Mandir (Eroor); Bhavan's Munshi Vidyashram (Thiruvankulam)
School board CBSE
School district Ernakulam
Director Sri. E Ramankutty
Principal Mrs. Jaya Jacob
Grades I to XII
Language English
Campus size 8 acres
Houses Ahimsa (Non-Violence)
Dharmam (Virtue)
Jnanam (Knowledge)
Sathyam (Truth)
Sevanam (Service)
Shanthi (Peace)
Thyagam (Sacrifice)
Vinayam (Kind-Heartedness)
Slogan Let Noble Thoughts Come to Us From Every Side
Song Bhavan's Anthem (Jai Jai Vidya)
Yearbook Vidya, VidyaVani
Affiliations CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), India

Bhavans Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara is the first school of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan to be established in Kochi, Kerala, India, in 1972. It has classes from Std. I to XII and is affiliated to the CBSE, New Delhi. The school is spread across eight acres.

The school functions under the purview of the Kochi Kendra of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, which runs seven schools in Kochi. It has a football ground, two basketball courts, a cricket pitch (including nets), volleyball court, and a Kho-Kho court.


The school has three terms for the primary section and two terms for the Secondary section. The school starts at 7.45am with a morning assembly. There are seven periods for the primary section and nine periods for the secondary section, each periods is 45 minutes long. In 2014 it was changed,there are now 8 periods for both primary and secondary section and both sections leave at 2.30pm.

The primary and the secondary section have lunch break from 11.35am to 12.05pm. The primary and secondary section have a short break at 9.30 am.


The school is open from Grade 1 to Grade 12 [1st standard to 12th standard] and the age group is from 6 years to 17 years. The school is divided into Primary [1-5], Secondary [6-10] and Senior Secondary [11-12] classes.

Apart from the main subjects taught at school, the school also has football, cricket (coaching by Varma Cricket Club), basketball and NCC coaching after school timings.


The play ground
  • 60 Digital classrooms with TeachNext Active Board..
  • Air-conditioned labs.
  • Library with magazines, newspaper and books.
  • Music, dance, tabla, keyboard, jazz, yoga, sports, NCC, drawing, work experience and Art and Craft room.
  • Air conditioned Audio-visual room.
  • Sports courts.
  • Canteen and four Language Rooms.
  • Accurate lab facilities

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Coordinates: 10°01′05″N 76°17′33″E / 10.0181°N 76.2926°E / 10.0181; 76.2926