Chettinad Vidya Mandir is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. The school caters to children from the age of three and a half to 17 . CVM provides an atmosphere of multi-lateral development, where students are encouraged to channelize their potential in the pursuit of excellence. The school understands the need to empower students by providing an intellectually challenging learning environment that facilitates them to adapt to change and embrace challenges. While academics is the major thrust, the school is also devoted to inculcating strong values in students, encouraging them to be social contributors and competent to shoulder the responsibilities of life.