CET launches Digital Repository & e-Learning Sys


Tvm: The College of Engineering, Trivandrum has launched a Digital Repository & e-Learning Management System for Engineering Colleges and Polytechnics named Kbase. Kbase was inaugurated by the State Education Minister Shri M A Baby on March 17, 2010 at a function held at CET.

Kbase is an e-learning initiative by the Directorate of Technical Education, Government of Kerala. The repository was established to facilitate the deposit of digital content of a scholarly nature created by the faculty, staff and students under the Directorate of Technical Education or group of institutions accessible to end users both within and outside the institution. This is intended to be shared amongst the departments as well as to preserve the valuable contents in a managed way. This e-learning management system will work as an online locus for collecting, preserving, and disseminating, in digital form, the intellectual output of its various institutions.

Kbase includes materials such as research journal articles, before (pre-prints) and after (post-prints) undergoing peer review, and digital versions of thesis and dissertations, administrative documents, course notes, or learning objects.

There are 9 Engineering Colleges and 49 Polytechnic Colleges in addition to the Colleges of Fine Arts, Technical High Schools, Govt. Commercial Institutes, Tailoring and Garment Making Training Centres and Vocational Training Centres under the Department of Technical Education and they are expected to benefit from Kbase.

Anil Philip
Kerala IT News


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