Surendra vivarna males have purplish-blue upper wings with a wide black apical border on the front wing and a broad black border on the rib of the hind wing, females are blue with a thin black border on both wings. The underside of the wings is brown with an irregular dark brown stripe on both wings. Both wings have a series of dark submarginal striae, a series of whitish sub-basal striae and there is a dark submarginal spot in the space 6 of the hindwing. The hind wings have a white tipped tail on the 2nd vein and toothed on the 3rd vein.
Larva: Surendra vivarna larvae are green with slanted whitish lateral stripes and dark green, dark green elongated faint dorsal bands. Has nectar glands in the dorsal region.
Pupa: Surendra vivarna pupae are brown in color with dark brown to black spots that are irregular in shape, have a distinctive lycaenid shape.