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Power Neighborhood
Selaiyur is located in Chennai
Selaiyur is located in Tamil Nadu
Selaiyur is located in India
Coordinates: 12°56′N 80°08′E / 12.93°N 80.14°E / 12.93; 80.14Coordinates: 12°56′N 80°08′E / 12.93°N 80.14°E / 12.93; 80.14
StateTamil Nadu
 • BodyCMDA
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Selaiyur is a neighbourhood of Chennai, India. This place is located on the Tambaram–Velachery Road. Long ago, this place was called as Silaiyur.[1] Neighbouring towns include Tambaram, Madambakkam, Rajakilpakkam, Sembakkam, Chitlapakkam and Medavakkam.

The Indian Air Force has one if its bases here. It has been a preferred area for most of the retired airforce families and hence there are mix of people like north Indians, Andhraites, Keralites, and so forth. Over the past few years, this suburb has rapidly developed in terms of population due to the presence of vast number of private companies (national and multi national) present nearby.

The nearest railway station is the Tambaram railway station and the Chennai airport is about 9 km away. Selaiyur has bus connectivity to all the main regions of the city. The East Tambaram bus terminus is about 3 km away and passengers can also board the buses in Camp Road Junction bus stop located in the neighbourhood.

Selaiyur Tank[edit]

Selaiyur has an ancient temple tank in its midst. This tank belonged to the nearby Perumal temple. It is said that a record, 400 years ago by Chola king Thribhuvana Chakravarthy Vijaykanda Gopalan states that the tank belonged to the Perumal temple.[2]


Selaiyur is well connected by MTC. The nearest railway station is 3 kilometres away at Tambaram. The nearest airport is Chennai International Airport at Meenambakkam. The main mode of transport and conveyance are buses and share-autos. The following buses ply towards Camp Road. Camp Road is the main junction in the locality where many important banks like SBI, HDFC, AXIS are situated.


  • Abhirami Udanurai Amirthakadeswarar Temple
  • Amirthavalli Thayar samedha Adikesavaperumal Temple
  • Arulmigu Abirami Amman Udanurai Amirdhagadeswarar Temple
  • Arulmigu Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple
  • Arulmigu Nellore Amman Temple,
  • Kailasanather Temple
  • Lord Dhenupureeswarar Temple
  • Perumaul Koil
  • Rama Koti Nama Bhaktha Anjeya Swami Temple
  • Shri Karpaga Vinayagar Temple, Selaiyur
  • Shri Muthall amman Temple
  • Shri Thenupureeswarar Temple
  • Shri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple
  • Shri Vembuli Amman Thunai Temple
  • Siva Temple
  • Skandhashramam
  • Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple
  • Sri Saibaba Temple


  • Alpha Matriculation and Higher Secondary School
  • Alwin Memorial Public School
  • Apollo Computer Education
  • Bharath University
  • Boaz Public School, Gowrivakkam
  • Christ King Convent
  • Christ King Girls Higher Secondary School
  • Corley Higher Secondary School
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya
  • Little Kids Learning Center
  • Lydia Matriculation School
  • Natyaranjani School of Bharathanatyam
  • Pavitra Nursery School
  • Sitadevi Garodia Hindu Vidyalaya
  • Sree Gugans CBSE School
  • Sri Lakshmi Ammal Engineering College
  • Sri Sankara Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • St. Marks Matriculation School
  • Tamil Nadu State Govt. Corporation School
  • UV Global Preschool, Mohan Nagar
  • Zion Matriculation School


  • Bethesda Hospital
  • Arka laser dental care
  • Cure Advanced Dental Care
  • DR. K. K. Surgical And Paediatric Centre
  • Dental Hospitals -Shri Raghavendra, Vivident, Johann Dental, Dentistry, Arka dento-facial care.
  • New Life Hospital
  • Medicity Multispeciality Hospital
  • Christudas Orthopaedic Speciality Hospital