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British CouncilChennai  is the main center of activity for British Council in South India since Chennai is the cultural hub of the south where traditional and modern ethos is found hand-in-hand. All the services of the British Council are available at British Council Chennai and you can get all information regarding UK education, Scholarships, English courses, Exams and the various projects where British Council Chennai is active.

British Council Chennai offers many courses in English language for adults and children who want to learn the language or improve their language skills. Since the British are the universally accepted   leaders in the English language and they have expert, skilled, inspired teacher who use teaching methods that have been successful.

The English Courses Offered At British Council Chennai Are:

  •  Courses for Adults; These course are aimed  to help adults learn to communicate effectively in English
  •  Courses for Children: These courses help children to learn the language to improve social communication in English, to master the language such that it helps them in their school work and future career.

Al that needs to be done is to register for the course that you can select from the academic calendar available in the office of British Council Chennai. The added advantage to register for an English course at British Council Chennai is that, all students of British Council Chennai get a free Library membership.

It is also possible to give the IELTS and other English Language Tests from British Council Chennai. Exams of the British School Boards called ‘O’ level and ‘A’ level can also be given from British Council Chennai. These certificates are required for admission in the under graduate levels in some British Universities.

Other than these basic and important functions of English teaching and conducting various exams, British Council Chennai also provides information regarding Post Graduate education in all British Universities. Information regarding British Council Scholarships for different courses and Universities can also be sought here.

British Council Chennai also is actively involved in many projects while working in tandem with local social enterprises with common goals such as education, environmental issues, culture and art.

Programs such as dance and music recitals, showing movies, theatre etc. are also organized regularly.

Library, Information and Teaching Centre of the British Council, Chennai can be accessed fromMonday to Saturday between 9.00 a.m. and 7.00 p.m. The timings of the British Council Chennai office are from Monday to Friday between 09:00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.


British Council Division,
British Deputy High Commission,
737 Anna Salai,
Chennai 600 002.

Telephone: +91-44-4205 0600
Fax: +91-44-4205 0688

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