The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is the Apex National Sports Body of India, established in 1984 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of Government of India for the development of Sports in India. SAI has 2 Sports Academic institutions, 10 "SAI Regional Centres" (SRC), 14 "Centre of Excellence" (COE/COX), 56 "Sports Training Centres" (STC) and 20 "Special Area Games" (SAG).The Two "SAI Sports Academic" institutions are Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports (at Patiala in Punjab) and Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education (at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala), conducting research and running certificate to PhD level courses in physical education and sports medicine.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest Engineering Institutions with over 168,000 members in 150 countries. The 'IET-MBCET On Campus’, is a Student Chapter of The IET coming under the Kanyakumari Local Network (IET-KKLN). The chapter aims to help the student community in updating knowledge about the technologies applied in various domains through planned professional development thus making them more competent.
The Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education (LNCPE) is a part of the academic wing of the Sports Authority of India (SAI) established in the year 1985. The college aims to serve as a National level Sports Training Center and Institute offering undergraduate, post-graduate and research programmes. The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala. The fifty-acre campus is located at the northern side of the Kariavattom campus of University of Kerala, approximately 15 Km from Thiruvananthapuram city & 12 Km from the Airport.
The Mar Baselios College of Engineering & Technology was established in 2002 by the Malankara Syrian Catholic Church and is situated in one of the largest educational campus in India - Mar Ivanios Vidyanagar. The college is affiliated to APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. The College is accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade and all B.Tech programmes are accredited by NBA. The campus is located at the heart of the city and approximately 10 Km from the Airport.