Lal Bahadur Shastri College of Engineering, Kasaragod is established was 1993 under the auspicious of L.B.S Centre for Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram (www.lbscentre.kerala.gov.in).
The Centre is administered by a Governing Body and an Executive Committee. The Chief Minister, Government of Kerala is the Chairman of the Governing Body and the Minister for Education is the Vice-Chairman. The Principal Secretary for Higher Education is the Chairman of the Executive Committee and the Director of Technical Education is its Vice-Chairman. The Director of the Centre is the Member Secretary of both the bodies. He is the Executive head of the Centre. There are Joint Directors, Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Administrative Officer, Finance Officer and other subordinate staff to help the Director in administration and financial matters.
LBSCEK is a self-financing engineering college under Government of Kerala. The campus is located at Povval, about 12Km away from Kasaragod city.