Physical Education; Courses, Eligibility, Syllabus, Job Prospects, etc.

B.P.Ed is a course that teaches various disciplines of physical activities. It is a sports-based course. It describes the theory of ancient and medieval Vedic Yoga. It takes you to the next level of amazing sportsman spirit inculcated through training in sports and knowledge of various kinds of dynamic physical exercises. Any person who has a keen interest in sports and fitness and is ready to choose this as his or her career option can opt for this course. The course in itself provides for a wider sports training and thus it becomes obligatory for the person to perform sports activities during the course. Therefore anyone who can easily go for a fit and sporty lifestyle can opt for the course.
BPEd (Bachelor of Physical Education) is an undergraduate degree course which deals with the techniques that are useful to maintain the fitness of the human body. The course is typical of three to four years duration. However, some universities also offer a one or two-year duration BPEd course. BPEd can be pursued as a full-time or part-time course.

Highlights

Course Level

Undergraduate

Duration

3 Years

Examination Type

Semester / Year Wise

Eligibility

10+2 Qualification

Admission Process

Merit-Based

Courses and Eligibility

Course

Duration

Eligibility

Entrance

B. P.Ed 3 Years 10+2  Merit-Based
M. P. Ed 2 Years B. P. Ed from a recognized institute Merit-based, as well as physical eligibility tests.

Top Recruiters

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Schools
  • Sports Complexes and clubs
  • Gyms
  • Therapy centres
  • Health Consultancies
  • Nursing Homes
  • Sports Ministry

Admission Process

Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interviews, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. The admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10+2 level.

Syllabus

Semester I

  • English (Compulsory)
  • Hindi (Compulsory)
  • Foundation of Physical Education and Sports
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Theory of games and sports-I
  • Theory of games of sports-II

Semester II

  • English (Compulsory)
  • Hindi (Compulsory)
  • Foundation of Physical Education and Sports
  • Anatomy and Physiology (Theory)
  • Practical
  • Theory of games and sports-I
  • Theory of games of sports-II

Semester III

  • English
  • Health and Safety Education
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Theory of Games (Athletics and Gymnastics)
  • Theory of Games /Sports (Basketball)& Vocational Oriented Course (Physiotherapy)
Semester IV
  • English
  • First aid and Rehabilitation
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Theory of Games (Athletics and Gymnastics)
  • Theory of Games /Sports (Basketball)& Vocational Oriented Course (Physiotherapy)
Semester V
  • Psychology & Sociology of Physical Education & Sports
  • Fundamentals of Sports Training
  • Kinesiology & Bio-Mechanics
  • Theory of Games & Sports
  • Theory of Games /Sports (Kho-Kho) & Vocation Oriented Course (Physiotherapy)
  •  English

Semester VI

  • Psychology & Sociology of Physical Education & Sports
  • Fundamentals of Sports Training
  • Kinesiology & Biomechanics
  • Theory of Games & Sports Track & Field (Game of Specialization)
  • Theory of Games /Sports (Kho-Kho) & Vocation Oriented Course (Physiotherapy)
  • English

Skills Required 

  • Good Motor Skills
  • Coordinated movement patterns
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination
  • Physical fitness
  • Excellent stamina
  • Interest in sports and related activities

Top Entrances

  • DAV College Entrance Exam
  • Dev Samaj College for Women Entrance Exam
  • Shanti Devi Arya Mahila College Entrance Exam
  • St. Bede's College Entrance Exam
  • Tara Vivek College Entrance Exam
  • ITM University Entrance Exam
  • Guru Nanak College Entrance Exam, etc.

Career and Job Prospects

Job Profile

Job Description

Average Annual Salary in INR

Sports Journalist Sports Journalists perform sports-based broad research, direct meetings, and go to occasions they are covering.  3.5 lakhs
Sports Commentator Commentators analyze sports-based news and write columns or commentaries. 11.9 lakhs
Sports Writer Sports Article Writers write sports-based newspaper columns, articles, reports, books, and other such forms of writing. 2.4 lakhs

FAQs

Q: What are the top colleges for studying Physical Education?
A:
Here are the top institutions for studying Physical Education:

  • Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
  • Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut
  • Panjab University, Chandigarh
  • Amity University, Noida

For more options refer to the top college's section.

Q: What are the top entrance exams in the country for studying physical education?
A:
These are some of the top entrance exams to study physical education:

  • DAV College Entrance Exam
  • Dev Samaj College for Women Entrance Exam
  • Shanti Devi Arya Mahila College Entrance Exam
  • St. Bede's College Entrance Exam

For further details refer to the top entrances section.

Q: What are the skills required to study physical education?
A:
The skills required for studying physical education are given below:

  • Good Motor Skills
  • Coordinated movement patterns
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination
  • Physical fitness
  • Excellent stamina
  • Interest in sports and related activities

Q: What is the process for admission into Physical Education?
A:
 Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interviews, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. The admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the 10+2 level.

Q: What are the top recruiting areas for physical education?
A:
These are the major recruiting areas for physical education:

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Schools
  • Sports Complexes and clubs
  • Gyms
  • Therapy centres
  • Health Consultancies
  • Nursing Homes
  • Sports Ministry

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