Rooted in heritage.
Reaching out to the future.

Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth (CVV) is a Deemed-to-be-University in the 'de novo' category, started in 2017, the centenary year of the inspirational Visionary and Founder of Chinmaya Mission, and renowned Vedantic master and teacher par excellence, Swami Chinmayananda. CVV, with its headquarters at Chinmaya International Foundation (Adi Sankara Nilayam, Ernakulam, Kerala, India), has been established as a torchbearer for the preservation of Indian cultural heritage and its knowledge traditions through higher education.

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Founded on the principles of Purity, Spirituality, Practicality and Innovation, CVV’s core mission is to blend the ancient and time-tested wisdom of India with present-day knowledge fields. It is breaking new ground where necessary and adopting the merits of all that has come before but always leaning towards the winds of innovation. Striking a careful balance between the old and new, the organisation offers common streams of courses with unique electives and supplementary subjects, with an intent to mould the teenagers of today into well-rounded, responsible, value-grounded, young adults that contribute to the nation, and the world at large.


The Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth functions from two campuses: the Chinmaya Eswar Gurukula campus in Kochi, Kerala, and the Chinmaya Naada Bindu Gurukula campus in Kolwan, near Pune.

Chinmaya Eswar Gurukula campus

The headquarters is at the Chinmaya Eswar Gurukula (CEG) campus, in Kochi, Kerala. Set in an extensive compound of ten acres in Kerala’s lush, green countryside, amidst temple shrines and lily ponds, the CEG campus offers both an energised vibrancy that inspires students to strive for excellence and a serene ambience that attracts aspirants who come in search of peace and solitude from the world over.The CEG campus also has a state-of-the-art eduaction facility, 'Prajna Pratishthanam' in the heart of Kochi city,on Warriam road.

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Chinmaya Naada Bindu Gurukula Campus

Nestled inside the 70-acre precincts of Chinmaya Vibhooti, the vision centre of Chinmaya Mission, which is located at the foothills of the stately Sahyadri mountain range in the quiet village of Kolwan, near Pune, the Chinmaya Naada Bindu Gurukula (CNBG) campus offers a serene setting for students, performers, artists and scholars from all over the world.

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