Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Gandhi Vidyashram was inaugurated by H.H.Swami Chidbhavananda of Ramakrishna Tapovan on July 5, 1983.Since its inception, Bhavan's Gandhi Vidyashram enjoyed the patronage of Bharat Ratna Sri.C.Subramaniam whose vision and insight helped realize the fruition of several projects in the country. Padma Bhushan Prof. T.S. Sadasivan, a renowned scientist, guided its growth through two decades.

The school as it stands today owes its existence to him and ranks among the best of India, because of his untiring efforts. Named after the Mahatma, the school emphasizes inculcation of his values in personal and public life and exudes an air of humility and simplicity, the qualities.T.S.Sadasivan upheld in his life.

1. WHETHER Noc from state/UT Yes from Govt of Tamil Nadu
  i)NOC no 359483/E3/83
  ii)NOC issuing date 29.9.1983
2. Is the school recognized, if yes by which authority Yes-Central Board of Secondary Education New Delhi
3. Status of Affiliation Permanent
  Permanent/Regular/Provisional Provisional
  i)Affiliation No. 1930086
  ii) Affiliation with the Board since 1983
  iii)Extension of affiliation upto 31.3.2020
4. Area of School campus  
  i) In Acres 30.61 acres
  ii) In Sq.mtrs 123157.20 Sq.mtrs
  iii) Built up area(sr.mtrs.) 6832.61 Sq.mtrs
  iv) Area of playground in Sq.mts 20,234.30 Sq.mtrs
  v) other facilities  
        i)swimming pool No
        ii)indoor games Yes
        iii)Dance rooms 32.52
        iv)Gymnasium 130.06
        v) music rooms 32.52
        vi) Hostels 3338.76 Sq.mtrs
        vii) Health and medical check up 148.64 Sq.mtrs