Dr. Francis Jacob K., Hon'ble Board Member, IJBST Journal Group

IJBST Journal Group -- Open Access -- NO Fees -- NO Processing Charges -- 100% Non Profit Initiatives

The IJBST Journal Group subscribes to the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment and the The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity
The IJBST Journal Group Archive can also be accessed at https://archive.org/details/IJBSTJournalGroup

Dr. K. Francis Jacob  I.T.S., General Manager,  BSNL, Palakkad, Kerala, INDIA


Hon'ble Board Member, IJBST Journal Group http://www.ijbst.org

  • Belongs to  “Indian Telecommunication Service”  (I.T.S) of 1991 batch.
  • B. Tech (Electronics & Communication  Engg.) from College of Engineering, Trivandrum in 1988 .
  • M. Tech (Microwave & Optical Communication Engg.) from IIT, Kharagpur in 1990.
  • Ph.D in Microwave Engineering from   Cochin University of science & Technology,  (CUSAT), Kochi  on  thesis  “ Ultra Wide Band  (UWB) Antennas ” in 2009.
  • Studied at International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) ,  Erasmus University, Hague , Netherlands for a course on “Governance, Democratization and Public Policy” as a part of Govt. of India  Foreign Training Programme for Cadre Service Officers on deputation.
  • Senior Fellow of “Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP)”  of  DRDO.
  • Worked   for 3 years as Scientist (1990-93) in DRDO Missile Laboratory, Research Centre Imarat (RCI) , Hyderabad  . Worked at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore on DRDO collaborative project on “Fiber Optic Gyroscope for Guided Missiles”.
  • On Joining   “Indian Telecommunication Service  (ITS)”  got posted    at various places  in DoT and BSNL as DGM Trichur, Addl. GM , BSNL , Coimbatore. Worked in  various  Telecom Technology areas like Digital Switching, OF Networks, OFAN, Broad Band Internet, GPON, 2G, 3G Mobile, CDMA etc..
  • Recipient of  “ Vishisht Sanchar Seva Medal”  of  BSNL  for the year  2005.
  • Worked  in  FCI on deputation for 5 years as General Manager is  in-charge of all five Southern States & UT under FCI South Zone for Engineering, Vigilance , IT, Operational Losses/PV Stocks and Security.
  • Worked for 3 years as Director, DoT in charge of CMS for Tamilnadu LSA (TN state and UT Puducherry)
  • Presently working as General Manager, BSNL, Palakkad since Nov. 2017.