Kodagu Vidyalaya of Madikeri is a popular school catering to the educational needs of the district. It was founded in 1981 by Sri B.S. Kushalappa, an eminent educationist and speaker of the Legislative Council of the erstwhile Sate of Kodagu. He had the support of such elderly personalities like Field Marshal K. M. Cariappa, who became its chief patron and many other like-minded people.

To start with, the Vidyalaya had a student strength of just 30. Today it has grown to 920 The school is situated in the most beautiful natural surrounding, atop a hill, with verdant hills and enjoys excellent cool weather throughout the year. This land of an extent of 8 acres was donated by Sri. C. D. Bopiah and his brother Sri C. B. Deviah of Madikeri.

Collaboration arrangements with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in the past 32 years, the Vidyalaya has grown from strength to strength and has rightly been identified as a worthy partner of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan with which it has on September1, 2004, entered into a Memorandum of understanding for collaboration. The professionalism of the Bhavan and the abundant resources of the Vidyalaya have been pooled together to serve a common cause of fostering a sound and healthy generation in the coming years.


To seek and to nurture the best and brightest students into men and women who will be leaders of distinction committed to the spirit of excellence through high quality education by our experienced and caring teachers’ , building strong virtues and values while focusing on all round development, creativity and entrepreneurship focusing on the motto” Sathyamm Shivam Sundharam”.


Sun : The rising sun indicates the dawn of knowledge.
Hills: Stand for endurance which is necessary to face the challenges in life.
Paddy Fields : The ripe paddy crop indicates the ripe minds, which ripen on the dawn of knowledge.
Trees : There are two rose wood trees indicating strength and usefulness. We have to be strong by mind and body. At the same time, we have to be useful to the world.


“ Where Education is for Life”
Let Noble Thoughts Come To Us From Every Side.

The Motto is a vivid reflection of the mettle that goes into the making of an institution or organization. Our motto is a constant reminder that noble thoughts come to us from every side.
The real strength of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Kodagu Vidyalaya therefore, lies in the character, humility, selflessness and dedicated work of its devoted workers.


As a pupil of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Kodagu Vidyalaya, I solemnly pledge myself to the selfless service of my motherland and her culture. I shall consider no sacrifice too great for the protection of my country and for the preservation of all that it stands for. And to the greatness and glory of my land. I dedicate myself. It shall be my constant endeavour to realize the ideals of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Kodagu Vidyalaya and the basic principles of our ageless culture and to conform to the way of life prescribed by it.

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