About LJK

The promoter of the L. J. Group of Institutes, the Lok Jagruti Kendra (LJK) was founded as a charitable Trust and a Registered Society in 1980 by the eminent educationist Prof. B. M. Peerzada (former Dean, Commerce Faculty, Gujarat University). It was envisioned as “a key player in education and social development by promoting and nurturing creativity, scholarship, innovation and excellence through a chain of quality institutes.” LJK’s mission has been has been to establish and manage institutions with an environment in which new ideas, delivery strategies and scholarship flourish and from where leaders and innovators of tomorrow shall emerge.


Lok Jagruti Kendra (LJK) - a premier sponsoring body of more than 20 leading academic institutions spread in the vicinity of Ahmedabad established by its foundering members comprising eminent educationist Prof. B. M. Peerzada (former Dean, Gujarat University), Padma Bhushan Lord Meghnad Desai, Prof. Gautam Appa (London School of Economics), late Prof. M. S. Trivedi (former Vice Chancellor, South Gujarat University) and Shri Girishbhai Patel (eminent Jurist) in the year of 1980. Nature of LJK is, as a charitable trust and registered society, registered under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.


All institutions established under the aegis are specious, environment friendly, latest technology, having many seminar halls and auditorium rich libraries, computer laboratories and offer excellent academic environment and resourceful to its students. Our some institutions are having association with major National and International Academic institutions.


All Institutes managed by LJK have incorporated many skills in their curriculum including ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILL as a core skill in their extended learning programs. Keeping this in mind Management of LJK has decided to share the knowledge and experiences acquired by our young and energetic team of Faculties and senior students. “ANTRAPRENEUR” is an initiative towards creating successful entrepreneurs from among the enterprising students who are studying in different institutions managed by LJK Trust.


Institutions Managed by LJK are affiliated with different respective Universities and Councils including Gujarat University and Gujarat Technological University. More than 10, 000 students are presently enrolled in the various Diploma, UG and PG programs who are taught by a team of more than 500 trained faculties.


Present Executive Council of LJK Trust comprises Prof. B. M. Peerzada – President, Dr. Manish D. Shah - Vice President, Shri Subodh J Shah – Secretary, Shri. Shamim A Peerzada - Joint-Secretary, Prof. Kirit P Shah – Treasurer, Prof. Viral Shah, CEO, Antrapreneur The Business Incubator, Dr. Abhijeet Singh, COO, Antrapreneur The Business Incubator.

LIST OF INSTITUTIONS MANAGED BY LJK

# Name of Institutes Programme Year of Establishment Affiliation
1 R. J. Tibrewal Commerce College (NAAC graded “A”) Commerce 1982 Gujarat University
2 L. J. Pre-Primary School Pre-Primary 1995 GOG
3 APT Primary School Primary Education 1995 Govt.of Guj.
4 L. J. Secondary School Secondary Education 2002 Gujarat Board
5 L. J. Higher Secondary School Higher Secondary 2005 Gujarat Board
6 L. J. IGNOU Study Centre Distance Learning Program 1997 IGNOU
7 L. J. Institute of Professional Education Professional Courses 1997 CA/CS
8 L. J. Institute of Business Administration BBA 1999 Gujarat University
9 L. J. Institute of Computer Applications BCA 1999 Gujarat University
10 R. J. Tibrewal PG Centre M.Com 2001 Gujarat University
11 L. J. Institute of Management MBA/MCA 2001/2007 GTU
12 New L. J. Commerce College Commerce 2001 Gujarat University
13 L. J. Institute of Pharmacy B.Pharm/ M.Pharm 2004/2008 GTU
14 L. J. Institute of Computer Applications MCA/MBA 2004/2007 GTU
15 L. J. Institute of Engineering & Technology Degree Engineering 2007/2008/2009 GTU
16 L. J. Polytechnic Diploma Engineering 2008 GTU
17 L. J. Overseas Education Overseas Education 2009 -
18 L. J. School of Architecture B Architecture 2013 GTU
19 L. J. Institute of Radio Programming Radio Programming 2014 -
20 L. J. School of Law 5 Years integrated Law 2015 Gujarat University
21 L. J. Institute of Media and Communication P. G. Diploma 2015 Gujarat University
22 L. J. Institute of Applied Science BSC 2015 Gujarat University