College Profile
The Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram which bears the name of Lakshmibai, Rani of Jhansi, the most resolute, patriotic and illustrious heroine of the First War of Independence, 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 the 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 at par with Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala and Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Gwalior. The college aims to provide excellent facilities for the upliftment of physical education and sports in the country and to serve as a model institute for teacher's training by offering undergraduate and post-graduate/ research courses.
  • Major Objectives

    * To prepare highly competent and skilled leaders in the field of physical education and sports.

    * 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

    * To provide vocational guidance and placement services to the people in the field, and

    *To develop and promote programmes of mass physical activity.

The college is located at the Northern side of the Kariavattom Campus of the University of Kerala approximately 15km from Thiruvananthapuram city on National Highway (NH 47).