British Council Division, British Deputy High Commission, 737 Anna Salai, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 002
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Our priority is your good health and safety. In light of the rapidly escalating Covid-19 situation, all English Language Centre classes in Chennai will be conducted online from 21 April 2021 until further notice. 

Our priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of our students, staff, and the communities in which we operate. We are maintaining high standards of hygiene in our office buildings and classrooms in line with national government guidelines. 

For queries, please call or email us at

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Contact and location

Contact Us
British Council Division, British Deputy High Commission,
737 Anna Salai,
Tamil Nadu
600 002


We are centrally located in the heart of the city.

Our teaching centre is accessible by public transport including the upcoming Thousand Lights metro link. Come and join our state of the art teaching centre and be part of our community of over 7500 students per year.

Our classrooms open out into our extensive library stocked with the latest collection of English language learning and teaching resources. You can chill out in our cafe or converse in our courtyard to practise your English.

We are also the flagship teaching centre in south India for the increasingly popular CELTA course.

Wrap-around services:


  • Join our popular interactive Facebook community
  • Get free extra classes with trainee CELTA participants* 
  • Develop your fluency by joining our free English Club, Best of British - Movie Sessions
  • Become a library member at a special discounted rate
  • Have your say with termly focus groups and feedback

Young Learners 

  • Opt into our library workshops*
  • Parents gain access to LearnEnglish Parents 
  • Take part in our global and national art competitions* 
  • Access LearnEnglish online and other mobile applications
  • Enrol for a Platinum library membership at a specially discounted rate
  • have fun while learning with our Storytelling sessions

*Subject to timetable and availability