Central University of Kerala

Central University of Kerala Facilities IT Wing

IT Wing of Central University of Kerala acts as the Central hub for all technical support requirements of the university. The IT Wing maintains the Information Technology infrastructure of the University such as computer hardware and peripherals, servers, networking devices etc. The maintenance and updating of official website of the university is also vested with this department. We provide the complete web service support for the online activities such as e-learning, webinars etc. IT Wing provides various services to Faculty members, staffs and students of the University along with the automation of existing with a view for improving productivity, reducing expenses and optimising the workloads. IT Wing provides the requisite central facility for the growth and development of Teaching, Research and all other sections of the University.

 For improving the access, equity and quality of higher education through the use of NKN-NMEICT and to provide technical support for the research and academic requirements of the University.

Facilities obtained from NKN-NMEICT
The following are the facilities obtained under the schemes of National Mission for Education through ICT (NMEICT)/NKN(National Knowledge Network) from National Knowledge Commission, MHRD:
• 1Gbps high speed internet dedicated line – Permanent Campus at Periye.
• 10 Mbps Additional NMEICT Connectivity – Padannakad Campus
• 10 Mbps Additional NMEICT Connectivity – Vidyanagar Campus
• LAN Connectivity – 500 Nodes (Three locations)

Campus Network
Following is the status of Network in university campus:
• Presently 500 Approx. LAN points available in the campus.
• Wireless Network – 40 Access Points
• Major portion of the campus is Wi-Fi connected.
• Backup Internet Connectivity – RAILWIRE Broadband
• Closed User Group BSNL Connectivity – Offered to Employees of the University


  • University website is the in-house product. Following jobs are being performed by the Web Administrator. 
  • The website has been developed using Joomla Open Source
  • Updation in Website. 
  • Website Maintenance 
  • Creation/Maintenance of official Email Ids – Google Apps Server

System Automation
Following softwares have been developed in-house and running successfully:
1. File Tracking System
2. CU Kerala Intranet
3. Spiceworks HelpDesk System
4. Google Apps Based Mail Service of Employees
5. Open Source Office Solution – Libre Office
Following servers are available with supporting items:
HP Proliant ML350 – 2 Nos
• Dell Precision T7500 – 3 Nos
• Apple Mac Server – 2 Nos
• RADIUS Authentication Server
• File Sharing Server
• CMIE-Prowess Server

Security Devices

• E-Scan Antivirus server
• Fortigate Firewall 600C
• Fortigate Analyzer 200D
• Juniper Mi10 Router  

Other Services

• Maintenance of Computer Hardware and Pheripherals
• Maintenence of Computer Networking
• RADIUS Authentication Username Password for Students and Faculty
• Central Procurment Portal Updation
• Central University Portal Updation
• Video Conferencing Room  

Staff Strength

System Analyst (Permanent) – Mr Sreelesh V

Senior Technical Assistant(Permanent) - Ms Lakshmi U Menon

Technical Assistant (Contract) –  Mr Sreejith V

Technical Assistant(Outsourced) – Mr Rathin Kumar
                                                        Mr Vishal 

WiFi Site Engineer (Outsourced) - Mr Shyam Krishna Dayal

Office Assistant(Outsourced) – Mr Shyju

 Other Details: Details.pdf


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Central University of Kerala Facilities IT Wing