IBM Software Center of Excellence (Data Science Laboratory)


The IBM Centre of Excellence at Dr. M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu was inaugurated on 3rd August, 2011.

This Academic Initiative team has conducted Training and Certification camps on the following software and tools - DB2 / RAD / TDS / RFT / Lotus / WID.

The IBM Software Center of Excellence provides a variety of software and tools which has enabled the students and faculties to do project work as well as research activities.


The list of International Certifications in collaboration with IBM are listed below:


  • IBM - Z/OS Mastery Certification

  • IBM DB2 Database Fundamentals (3 Batches)

  • IBM Lotus Domino

  • IBM RAD (2 Batches)

  • IBM Rational Functional Tester

  • IBM Tivoli Directory Server

  • IBM Rational Team Concert

Hardware specification

No of Systems available

Software Installation

Curriculum Content (Laboratory Subjects with Code)

IBM Think Centre

Processor-i3 (Intel)



Keyboard & Mouse

All in one PC





Lotus Symphony

Tivoli Directory Server

Rational Functional Tester

Rational Application Developer

BCS13L16 FOSS Laboratory

BCS13L03 - DBMS Laboratory

BCS13L17- Project (Phase-II)



Operating Hours: Monday to Friday : 9:00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.