British Council Chennai

Situated in the heart of the city, but away from the hustle and bustle of Mount Road, British Council premises with its lush green lawn and contemporary building sets the perfect ambience. Whether you are a student, budding young learner, professional or a home maker, we cater to all your needs.

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British Council Chennai

British Council Division 

British Deputy High Commission 

737 Anna Salai

Chennai 600 002

Phone: 0120-4569000 / 6684353

Fax: +91 44 4205 0688

For Holiday Calendar 2019, click here.

Library and Information Services

A completely automated library equipped with Remote Frequency Identification Device (RFID) technology with self check-in and check-out kiosks allows members to use the library on all days of the week. Come visit us, eat in our round-the-clock cafeteria and courtyard and relax with books and coffee as good company. 


To revive your spent energies and to gain a new perspective attend workshops that are organised by us all round the year. Our resource persons and trainers ensure that the workshop is interactive and a two-way learning experience for people of all ages and abilities. Make sure your register on time by staying updated about what's happening at the British Council. 

English Language Centre

From courses for young learners and adults, to exam preparation courses, we offer a range of courses at our Chennai English Language centre. To find out more about the courses offered click here. You can also improve English language proficiency by accessing online learning resources

Teachers and those who want to become a teacher too can continue their professional development and register for an appropriate course that suits their aspirations. Read about the courses offered here

Study in the UK

Gain world-class education by studying in the UK and open doors to your dream career. But, how do you go about it? Attend Study in the UK information briefing sessions, meet the delegates from approved UK universities and VISA officers and get answers to all your curious questions. For more details about events and seminars at British Council, please click here