Prof. Gursewak Singh Govt. College of Physical Education, Patiala was founded in 1940 in Lahore. It was shifted from Lahore to Patiala in 1958. It is a B++ Accredited institute of northern India. It is the only college of Punjab offering courses on physical education. In 2005, the college was renamed to Prof. Gursewak Singh Govt. College of Physical Education from Govt. College of Physical Education on the name of a great sportsperson and educationist Prof. Gursewak Singh.

The college campus is spread over 25 acres. The college, with a view to have academic and sports base for Physical Education professionals, is offering different courses in physical education.  The pass percentage of students is almost 100 per cent and the dropout rate is negligible. About 95% students of the college participate in Inter Collegiate Competitions, 70% in Inter University Tournaments, 15% in National Competitions and 5% in International Competitions.

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Miss Jasbir Kaur

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Punjabi University, Patiala



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How to reach?

6 km from the main city as well very near to the film city of Hyderabad.

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Yes, for both boys and girls.

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Why to choose?

  • Only college of northern India: It is the only college of Punjab offering various courses on physical education
  • Extra-Curricular Activities: College in addition to the routine programmes undertakes various activities to inculcate quality like “dignity of labour”, “fight upto last” and “team spirit”. The students have also organized sports for school children and also sports for differently challenged students.
  • Tie Ups: The College provides consultancy services to outside agencies and organization for construction and maintenance of sports infrastructure, purchase of sports equipment, physical fitness development, exercise therapies and organization of sports meets.