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L B S CENTRE FOR SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

(A Government of Kerala Undertaking)
Extra Police Road, Nandavanam, Palayam, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 033, Kerala
Phone : 2324396, 2324148, 2324364, 2338580, 2338581, 2338582
Fax : 0471-2337055, e-mail:lbscst@md2.vsnl.net.in

Brief History

The LBS Centre for Science and Technology ( LBSCS &T), Thiruvananthapuram the premier institute of computer training and consultancy, registered  under  the  Travancore-Cochin  Literary ,  Scientific  and  Charitable Societies  Registration  Act XII  of  1955  was  established  by Government of Kerala in 1976. The Centre was started by the Government of Kerala as an Autonomous body with  the  main  objectives  that  the  Centre would act  as  a  link  between  the industries and technical institutions so as to benefit society through their mutual interactions.                     
                             

Organisational Setup

The Centre is administered by a Governing Body and an Executive Committee. The Chief Minister, Government of Kerala is the Chairman of the Governing Body and the Minister for Education is the Vice-Chairman.   The Principal Secretary for Higher Education is the Chairman of the Executive Committee and  the Director of  Technical Education is its Vice-Chairman. The Director of the Centre is the Member Secretary of both the bodies.  He is the Executive head of the Centre.  There are Joint Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Administrative Officer, Finance Officer and other subordinate staff to help the Director in administration and financial matters.

Establishment
 

The LBS Centre had 213 employees, including Officers working during the year 1998-99 in different cadres.  Out of which 110 employees were on contract basis and 43 on daily wages.  In addition to this, Guest Lecturers were also engaged for conducting classes. The LBS College of Engineering, Kasaragod has 105 employees in different categories out of which 13 are on contract basis and 19 on daily wages.

Our Expertise

Highly qualified personnel holding Post Graduate and Doctoral Degrees with several  years  of  experience  constitute  the  hard  core  of our staff structure.   In addition, we  are   authorized to make use of the services of eminent Professors and experts from Engineering Colleges, other organizations and industries as consultants for executing the various programmes undertaken by the Centre. 

The  facility  to  make use of the expertise of the  various  eminent consultants from any  organization  or  industry  makes the Centre competent  to  undertake  and successfully  complete  project  works  of   different Govt. departments using the latest tools and technologies. 

Research Study Centre

LBS Centre is a recognized research study Centre of Kerala University leading to the award of Ph.D. A few scholars are already making use of the facilities of the Centre for their research programmes under the University of Kerala and one person has already obtained Ph.D. 

Employment Generation

On an average, the Centre could provide employment for about 300 to 400 people on part time basis as Software developers, Guest faculty, Computer operators, Data Entry Operators and Data preparation Assistants, Drilling crews, equipment repairers etc. annually. 

Financial Performance 

The Centre has been functioning for the last several years without any financial support from the Government and depends mainly on its own income generated by way of course fees, Engineering Consultancy, Software Consultancy and works undertaken by Instrumentation Section.  The Engineering College at Kasaragod functions on self financing basis with the income from tuition fees and deposits both refundable and non refundable.  There is a steady increase in the collection of revenue in the Centre on all fields of activities every year.

WHOM TO CONTACT

District wise details

    Phone Number
EPABX: 2324396 with Extension Number

Director

 

Extn.777;        2324101   (P)

Joint Director

Engineering Consultancy

Extn.302;        2338580    (P)

Joint Director

Computer Consultancy

Extn.321;        2338580    (P)

Deputy Director

PGDCA, DCA Courses, Special Courses & Local Centres

Extn.521;        2338582    (P)

Deputy Director

Short Courses & Instrumentation

Extn.531;        2338582    (P)

Deputy Director

EDP

Extn.322

Assistant Director

Engineering Consultancy

Extn.331

Finance Officer

 

Extn.313;       2338581     (P)

Administrative Officer

 

Extn.317;       2338581     (P)

Internal Audit Officer

 

Extn.316

LIST OF SUB CENTRES CONTROLLED BY H.O.

Kollam – Technical Officer
LBS Sub Centre
Radha Nivas, Vadayattucotta Road,
Kollam

Pampady – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Kaduvumbhagam Buildings,
Near Police Station, K.K.Road,
Pampady, Kottayam.
Phone No: 0481-2505900

Mallappally – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Ashari Parambil Buildings,
Mallappally, Pathanamthitta.

Nilamel – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Near Post Office,
Nilamel, Kollam

Adoor – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
East Central Jn., K.R.M. Towers,
Adoor, Pathanamthitta.

ENGINEERING COLLEGES UNDER LBS CENTRE

LBS College of Engineering,
Povval, Muliyar Post, Kasaragod – 671 542.
Phone No: 04994 – 250400, 250290.
E-mail: lbscek@md4.vsnl.net.in

LBS Institute of Technology for Women,
Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 012.
Phone No: 2343395, 2349232

REGIONAL CENTRES

     


Sub Centres

1

KALAMASSERY
The Deputy Director
LBS Regional Unit
HMT Junction, NAD Road,
Kalamassery – 683 104.
Phone: 0484-2541520, 2551466
Email: lbsklmsy@md4.vsnl.net.in

1.

Alleppey – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Municipal Library Building, District Court-Ward, Thathampally.P.O,
Alleppey-688 013

2

THRISSUR
The Deputy Director
LBS Regional Unit
NSIC Tech. Training Centre Campus,
Alumvettuvazhi Road,"
Chiyyaram,
Thrissur-680 026.
Phone: 0487 – 2250657, 2250751
Email: ddlbst@md4.vsnl.net.in

1.

Kunnamkulam – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Room No.5, 2nd Floor of the Shopping
Complex, Kunnamkulam Municipality,
Kunnamkulam.

2

Guruvayoor – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Krishnanjali Building,
Opposite Private Bus Stand,
Guruvayoor.

3.

KOZHIKODE
The Deputy Director
LBS Regional Unit
17/420, Indira Gandhi Road,
Kozhikode – 673 004.
Phone: 0495 – 2720250, 2724140
Email: lbsclt@vsnl.com
            lbscit@sancharnet.in

3

Alathur –Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Brothers Tower, Main Road, Alathur,
Palakkad. (P.P.No. 0492-222773)
Res: 0492-224753

4

Palakkad – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Door No.26/631, II Floor,
Charutha Chambers, Noorani,
Shornur Road, Yakkara Amsom,
Palakkad Taluk, Palakkad. (P.P.No.527020)

4.

KANNUR
The Deputy Director
LBS Regional Unit
Old Engg. Campus,
Near S.N.Park,
Kannur – 1.
Phone : 0497-2702812, 2711313
Email: lbsknr@md4.vsnl.net.in
           Cnn_lbsknr@sancharnet.in

1.

Kanhangad –Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Near Bus Stand, Kanhangad, Kasaragod

2.

Koothuparamba - Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Room No. V/555B, Unity Complex,
Gokul St. Koothuparamba, Kannur.

3.

Payyannur – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Opp: KSRTC Bus Station,
Perumba, Payyannur, Kannur

4.

Kasaragod – Officer in Charge
LBS Sub Centre
Taluk Office Compound, Kasaragod.

SHORT TERM COURSES

SI. No.

Name of Course

Duration

Eligibility

Fees

1.

Java and Advanced Java
Programming

160 Hrs.

Degree with knowledge in C Programming

7,000

2.

Java Programming

120 Hrs.

Knowledge in C

5,000

3.

Oracle 8i and Visual Basic

100 Hrs.

Degree and knowledge in dBase

6,000

4.

Oracle 8.0 with
Developer 2000

120 Hrs.

Degree and knowledge in dBase

5.500

5.

Oracle 8i

90 Hrs.

Degree with knowledge in dBase

4,000

6.

C Programming

120 Hrs.

Programming efficiency

2,000

7.

MS Office and Internet

100 Hrs

Pre-Degree and equivalent

3,500

8.

MS Office

90 Hrs.

Pre-Degree and equivalent

3,000

9.

DTP

90 Hrs.

SSLC and above with Computer Awareness

3,000

10.

Data Entry and Office Automation

120 Hrs.

SSLC

2,500

11.

Office Automation

120 Hrs

Pre-Degree and equivalent

4,000

12.

UNIX and C

120 Hrs.

Degree

4,000

13.

Computerised Financial Accounting using Tally

80 Hrs.

Pre-Degree (IV Group) / B.Com/DCP

3,000

14.

Introduction to PC Techniques

60 Hrs.

High School students

1,000

15.

Internet and Entertainment Electronics

150 Hrs.

High School students

1,500

16.

Programming language C++

90 Hrs.

Knowledge in C language

2,000

17.

Visual C++

100 Hrs.

Knowledge in C++

4,000

18.

Visual Basic

90 Hrs.

Degree with knowledge in Programming

4,000

19.

Visual FoxPro

60 Hrs.

Degree with knowledge in dBase/FoxPro

3,500

20.

Internet and Computers

50 Hrs.

Pre-Degree or Equivalent

1,500

21.

AutoCAD 2000 (Level 1 & 2)

120 Hrs.

Engg.Degree/Diploma/ITI/Draftsman

5,000

22.

AutoCAD 2000 (Level, 2,3)

140 Hrs.

Engg.Degree/Diploma/ITI/Draftsman

5,500

23.

Enterprise Programming using Java and Oracle

200 Hrs.

Degree/Diploma with knowledge of Java

8,000

24.

Oracle and Web DB

100 Hrs.

B.Tech/MCA/PGDCA/BSc (Computer Science)

7,000

25.

Office Automation and Internet

70 Hrs.

SSLC and above

1,700

26.

Communicative English and MS Office and Internet

150 Hrs.

Degree

3,500

27.

Computer Multimedia, Internet and Entertainment Electronics

2 Months

High School students

1,000



LONG TERM COURES

SI. No.

Name of Course

Duration

Eligibility

Fees

28.

PGDCA

1 ˝ Year

Degree with 45% mark (aggregate)

18,000/-
6,000/- per
semester

29.

PGDCA

1 ˝ Year

Degree with 60% mark

9,500/-per
semester

30.

PDSE

1 ˝ Year

3 years Polytechnic Diploma with 45% mark (aggregate)

18,000/-
6,000/-per
semester

31.

PGDSE

1 Year

B.Tech Degree with 60% mark

19,000/-
9,500/-per
semester

32.

DCA

1 Year

Pre-Degree or Diploma

4,000/-per
semester

33.

DCA

1 Year

Pre-Degree or Diploma

4,000/-per
semester

34.

Integrated Diploma in Computer Hardware and Network Maintenance

1 Year

SSLC or above

12,500/-
3,500/-for 1 semester 9,000/-for II semester

35.

Diploma in Computerised Financial Accounting

180 Hrs.

Pre-Degree (IV Group)/B.Com/DCP

4,500/-

36.

Diploma Web and E-Commerce Technologies

300 Hrs.

Degree with knowledge in C or C++ Programming

19,500/- plus 3000/- for project work

37.

Diploma in Computer Hardware and Network Maintenance

200 Hrs.

3 years Diploma in Electronics/Electrical/Computer Engg./DCA/PGDCA/O Level/ITI in respective trades

10,500/-

UNIT BASED TRAINING PROGRAMMES

Special unit based training programmes are conducted for the staff of Government Departments. The syllabus for these courses are designed to suit the requirements of the different departments.

DETAILS OF APPLICATION FORM

SI. No

Type of Application Form

Cost

1.

Application form for PGDCA/PDSE/PGDSE/PGDIT

Rs.100/-

2.

Application form for DCA

Rs.30/-

3.

Application form for all other courses

Rs.35/-

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

1. How does one get to know about the commencement of a new Course?

The commencement of a new Course is normally notified in the local news papers. The details can be obtained by contacting the respective local offices or from the Head Office.

2. How does one get an Application Form?

The Application form is available only from the Centre where the course has to be conducted by remitting the required Application fee.

3. Who is the authority to issue Certificates for the Courses?

For PGDCA/PGDSE/PDSE Courses, the Certificate is issued by the Controller of Technical Education. For all other Courses including PGDIT, the Certificate is issued by the Director, LBS Centre.

4. Does the Centre render their facilities for doing project work?

LBS Centre is a recognized Research Study Centre of Kerala University leading to the award of Ph.D. The Centre also gives the facilities to do the project work for B.Tech and MCA students. This facility is available in Head Office and Regional Offices by remitting Rs.4,000/- for 100 Hrs. duration.

5. What are the branches of Courses offered and number of seats available in LBS Colleges?

LBS College of Engineering, Kasaragod

SI. NO

Branches

Intake

1.

B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering

60+6*

2.

B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering

60+6*

3.

B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

60+6*

4.

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering

60+6*

5.

B.Tech in Information Technology

60+6*

6.

MCA

30

*Through Lateral Entry

LBS Institute of Technology for Women, Poojappura

SI. NO

Branches

Intake

1.

B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering

60+6*

2.

B.Tech in Information Technology

60+6*

3.

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering

60+6*

4.

B.Tech in Applied Electronics and Communication Engg.

60+6*

6. Give the details of KGTE Word Processing Examination?

LBS Centre is the authorized examiner for conducting the “Computerized Word Processing” Examination for KGTE. This examination is conducted twice a year –during Sep-Oct and April-May. The examination fee is Rs.100/- and Rs.75/- for Higher and Lower grade respectively. The examination is conducted at all Centres of LBS Centre. For Application form and other details, Pareeksha Bhavan may be contacted.

7. How to start a new LBS Local Centre?

An application should be submitted specifying the facilities available to start a Computer Centre to the Director, LBS. If it is approved by the Executive Committee and Governing Body, our officials will inspect the Centre. If the Centre satisfies the required infrastructure facilities, an agreement should be executed with LBS. With the agreement an amount of Rs.25,000/- should be remitted as affiliation fee. For conducting short term courses, the Local Centres should pay 20% of the total fee collection (subject to a minimum of 10 students). For long term courses (DCA and PGDIT), they have to remit the 30% of total collection. The agreement should be renewed every financial year.

 


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