About Vajiram & Ravi


M/S Vajiram & Ravi is India’s well-known Institute preparing candidates for the Civil Services Examination at all the three levels – Preliminary Test, Main Examination and Personality Test. The Institute was founded in 1976 by Professor P. Velayutham who had to his credit numerous academic distinctions from India and abroad, including a diploma on International Law, awarded by the International Court of Justice, The Hague. Since its inception the Institute has helped over 5000 students to enter the Civil Services including I.A.S., I.F.S., I.P.S. and other Central Services. Every year some of our students have secured positions amongst the first ten successful candidates. The teaching faculty of the Institute has been drawn from highly qualified and experienced teachers of the Central Universities and other reputed Institutes. To provide quality education and guidance normally a minimum of two teachers are engaged for each subject. In General Studies, 10 teachers are guiding the candidates. To prepare the reading materials for the correspondence courses, the Institute has an exclusive centre for Correspondence Education which employs all the latest techniques of distance education to cater fully to the needs of the candidate.

Place of functioning:

The Institute imparts guidance at New Delhi and Chennai only. The Institute does not have any branch office anywhere in India other than New Delhi & Chennai for providing guidance for the Civil Services Examination.

Founding Director

Prof. P. Velayutham,
M.A. (Hist), M.A.(Econ), B.L., Dip.Pol. & Pub. Admn.(Madras), M.Sc.(Econ.)(London),
Dip.I.A.(London Institute of World Affairs), Diplome ‘de l’ Academie de Droit International de la Haya (The Hague)


P.S. Ravindran,
M.A., LL.B.

Additional Director

Arjun Ravindran,
M.Sc., LL.B.


Vajiram & Ravi , Vajiram & Rao or Vajiram has its office and operated only at Old Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi and Anna Nagar, Chennai. We do not have branches at any other place other than in New Delhi and in Chennai.