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Sports Authority of India

LNCPE Thiruvananthapuram


Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram came into existence on 17th August, 1985 under the auspices of the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. With the amalgamation of SNIPES with Sports Authority of India on 1st May, 1987, the College became a part of the academic wing of the Sports Authority of India on par with Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala and Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Gwalior. It was established in 50 acres of land taken over from University of Kerala, Karyavattom campus on the northern side of NH-47, 1 Km away from Karyavattom Jn., Thiruvananthapuram.

Major Objectives

  • To prepare highly competent and skilled leaders, teachers, coaches, scholars and administrators in the field of physical education, sports and games as well asassociated areas.
  • To serve as a Centre of Excellence for research in physical education and allied areas.
  • To provide technical, professional and academic leadership to other institutions of physical education elsewhere in India and abroad.
  • To provide vocational guidance and placement services to the people in the field.
  • To develop and promote programmes of mass physical education activity.
  • To provide infrastructure, boarding and lodging facilities for State and National level Coaching Camps as well as make this College as reputed centre for ongoing schemes of SAI.

Courses Offered

The College affiliated to the University of Kerala, offers the following courses

Name of the course Annual intake
Bachelor of Physical Education BPEd(2 years) 50
Master of Physical Education (2 years) 25
M.Phil 06
Regular Ph.D scholars 04
Part-time Ph.D scholars 10

The institution also conducts the following programmes

  • Six week Certificate Course in Sports Coaching
  • Coaching Camp for State/National Training.
  • Refresher Courses for in-service teachers.
  • Pay and play schemes
  • Come and Play scheme
  • Health & Fitness programme for general public
  • Various ‘Level’ & License coaching education courses by National & International Federation/Association

National Coaching Camps

The details of National Coaching Camps held during the year 2020-21 are as under:

Discipline No. of Camps
Athletics 02
Total 02

Infrastructure/Sports Infrastructure at the College:

Sports Infrastructure Type Nos.
Athletic Track Synthetic 01
Basketball Courts Cemented 01
Cricket Field Grassy 01
Football Field Grassy 01
Hockey Field Grassy 01
Handball 02
Kabaddi Playfields Clay 02
Kho-Kho Playfields Clay 02
Beach Volleyball 01
Tennis Courts Clay 03
Velodrome 01
Volleyball 03
Swimming Pool 01
Sports Infrastructure Type Nos.
Indoor Training Hall(Gymnastic & Badminton) 52 m x 25 m 01
Health & Fitness Centre 25 m x 15 m 01
Modern Fitness Centre 01
Wrestling Hall 01
Taekwondo Hall 01
Sports Infrastructure Nos.
Administrative cum Academic Block which includes Classrooms, Offices, Library, Computer room, Medical Centre, Audio-Visual room 01
Conference hall 01
Girls Hostel (100 bedded) 01
Girls Hostel (96 bedded) 01
Boys Hostel (80 bedded) 01
Boys Hostel (100 bedded) 01
Elite Hostel for Men (60 bedded) 01
Elite Hostel for Women (40 bedded) 01
Dormitories for Boys and Girls 05
Sports Science Centre 01
Staff quarters 25

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