Vijayan Bala has been an educationist-English teacher, Vice-Principal and Principal in leading schools in India since 1976. In the schools he worked, he was also greatly involved in co-curricular activities such as quizzing and public speaking. Presently, he conducts workshops for English teachers and assists growing schools. In the field of Sports, he has contributed from the age of 18 for magazines such as Sportsweek and Sportsworld. He has been on the statistical committees of the Board of Control for Cricket in India and the Cricket Association of Bengal. He has also written two books on Cricket Statistics. He has been a commentator for All India Radio and Doordarshan covering Cricket, Hockey and Football, both in India and abroad. He has also passed the state level umpiring exam held by the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association. He has also coached school cricket and football sides with success. He still writes and broadcasts on Sports.