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Bachelor of Physical Education [B.P.Ed]

  • STREAM

    EDUCATION

  • DURATION

    3 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Physical Education

  • COURSE TYPE

    Graduation

Bachelor of Physical Education or B.P.Ed is an undergraduate course dealing with sports and physical fitness. The course basically introduces the individual to the domain of all sort of sports activities and its related knowledge. It is a vast course which is specifically meant for persons with sports background. Any student who has successfully cleared his 10+2 with 50% marks in any stream is eligible to apply and go through with this course.

It is a 3 year course divided in 6 semesters, i.e. 2 semesters each year. The average tuition fee of the course varies from 5,000 INR to 25,000 INR per semester.

There are various broad career opportunities after the completion of the course. Any person who has successfully completed this course can earn upto 15,000 INR to 30,000 INR. Various top recruiters in this field include Narayana, Pathways School Pvt.Ltd., Revolution Sports Pvt.Ltd. etc.

What is the course about?

B.P.Ed is a course which teaches various disciplines of physical activities. It is a sports based course. It describes the theory of ancient and medieval Vedic Yoga. All in one it takes you to next level of amazing sportsman spirit inculcated through training in sports and knowledge of various kinds of dynamic physical exercises.

Who should opt for the course?

Any person who has 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.

Duration

The course is of 3 years long duration and can be extended to maximum 5 years. It is divided in to 6 semesters which means 2 semesters per year.  

There are many universities like Kanpur University or Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune which offer Bachelor of Physical Education of 1 year duration, i.e. 2 semesters.

Top Institutes

There are many universities and colleges which are offering B.P.Ed in their curriculum. All over India this course is very famous and even holds value globally. The top level Institutes offering a Bachelor course in Physical Education are listed here:

  • College of Physical Education, Pune
  • Bharti Vidhyapeeth, Pune
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Science, University of Delhi, New Delhi
  • Amity University, Noida
  • Chandrashekhar Agashe College of Physical Education, Pune
  • Laxmibai National College of Physical Education, Gwalior

This course is not available from distance learning, although in Master’s level this program can be learned through distance learning.

Eligibility Of the Bachelor of Physical Education [B.P.Ed]

The eligibility criterion to enter into this course is having passed 10+2 examination successfully with minimum 50% marks from any stream. The preference in some universities is given to candidates who are from sports background.

How to Get Admission in Bachelor of Physical Education [B.P.Ed]

Taking admission into Bachelor of Physical Education is not a rigorous task. You may need to be an athlete or of sports background to enter into the course. There is a physical efficiency test, a written test and a personal interview on the basis of which the person is selected.

  • Written Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Personal Interview 

The syllabus for written test is mainly from topics studied in 10+2. The questions are mainly asked from the following topics:

  • General Aptitude
  • General Knowledge 
  • Science 
  • Social Science 
  • English Language 

The physical efficiency test is based on testing the physical fitness and capabilities of the person.

The details of the test are as under:

Item

Men

Women

Long Jump

10’

8’

Vaulting Horse

5’

4’

Trench

5’

4’

Hurdle

3’

2’

Mat (1 front roll)

 

 

Direct Admission

There are some universities which take admission on the basis of cutoff marks which are decided after the result of 10+2 examination. The cutoff marks are released and students who fulfill the eligibility can opt for the admission.