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Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Physical Education) - Course Overview

  • STREAM

    EDUCATION

  • DURATION

    1 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Physical Education

  • COURSE TYPE

    Graduation

Bachelor of Education in Physical Education| Top Colleges| Syllabus| Jobs| Salary

B.Ed. in Physical Education is a 2-year full-time graduate certificate-level course in education.

Physical Education is an inter-disciplinary subject involving a professional study of Education, Human Physiology, Anatomy and Social Sciences.

It sets a foundation for lifelong fitness and high performance in competitive sports.

Enrolled students, towards the course’s end, are needed to prepare a thesis on the topic to be decided in consultation with a supervisor/guide.

Successful completion of graduation in a relevant discipline is the minimum criterion of eligibility for admission to the course.

Such professionals are hired in capacities such as:

  • Trainer/ Instructor/ Coaches.
  • Sports Journalist, Sports Goods Manufactures, Marketing Executives, Commentators.
  • Physical Education Instructors/ Umpire/ Referee.
  • Professional Players, Sport and Leisure Club Managers.
  • Administrative and Sports Personnel.
  • Sports Photojournalists, Sports Administrators, Consultants, School Teachers.
  • Private Tutors, Online Tutors, Education Consultants.
  • Principals, Vice Principals, Counsellors, Content Writers.
  • Instructors, Education Researchers, etc.

Admissions to the course is based on the round of counselling conducted after the candidate’s qualification of a relevant entrance test, such as that conducted by the University of Delhi.

Some of the top entrance tests conducted in India for admission to the course are:

The course is offered at leading Indian institutes such as:

The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 5000 and 2 Lacs for a span of 3 years.

Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 2 to 10 lacs as annual salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skillset.

B.Ed. in Physical Education: Course Highlights

Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.

Course LevelGraduation
Duration2 years
Examination TypeSemester System/ Year wise
EligibilityGraduation from a recognized university
Admission ProcessMerit-based/ Based on counselling after qualification of entrance test.
Course FeeINR 5000 to 2 Lacs
Average Starting SalaryINR 2 to 10 lacs per annum
Top Recruiting CompaniesDeloitte, BP, World Health Organization, Amity University, LPU, Fortis, Max, Apollo, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Accenture, Adobe, Reliance, National Agri-Food, Biotechnology Institute, Apollo, Genpact, Wifi networks, IIT, HP, APAC, Xcelris labs, ITC Infotech, Claridges, HCL, etc.
Top Recruiting AreasAgriculture Sector, Animal Care Centers, Bio-Informatics, Biotechnology, Beverage Industry, Environmental Protection Agencies, Farm Houses, Food Processing Industry, Health Clubs, Laboratories, Chemical Industries, Disease Control Centers, Molecular Biology, Medicine and Pharmaceutical Industries, Research & Development in Drugs, Scientific Journals, Universities & Colleges, and such.
Job PositionsAgronomist, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biophysicist, Epidemiologist, Food Scientist, Horticulturist, Immunologist, Nutritionist, Pathologist, Researcher, Science Teacher, Private Tutor, Online Tutor, Education Consultant, Principal, Vice Principal, Counsellor, Content Writer, Instructor, Education Researcher, among others.

B.Ed. in Physical Education: What is it About?

Physical instruction essentially empowers psychomotor learning. Enrolled students are exposed to various exercises like bowling, walking, hiking, or frisbee, etc.

The course modules basically involve physiology, sports science, physical instruction, games, and such.

The components of study included within program’s scope include:

  • Skills in physical activity, enthusiasm, patience, and tact.
  • Development of commitment to personal health and physical fitness.
  • Challenges and opportunities emerging in integrating new technology in activities of physical education.
  • Concepts of competition, and morale.
  • Sports-based research, analyses, and evaluation of health and health-related issues from a multidisciplinary standpoint.

Top Institutes offering B.Ed. in Physical Education

Tabulated below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.​

Name of InstituteCity Average Fees
Lady Shri Ram College for WomenNew DelhiINR 19,030
Kasturi Ram College of Higher EducationNew DelhiINR 58,000
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha UniversityNew DelhiINR 23,000
Jamia Millia Islamia UniversityNew DelhiINR 6,800
University of CalicutCalicutINR 30,000
Lovely Professional UniversityJalandharINR 69,000
Amity UniversityLucknowINR 86,100
Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiINR 5,670
ICFAI UniversityDehradunINR 57,000
Lady Irwin CollegeNew DelhiINR 12,955
Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidya Pratishthan Society'sPuneINR 46,112
University of LucknowLucknowINR 21,854
Kamla Nehru MahavidyalayaBhopalINR 35,000
Integral UniversityLucknowINR 75,000
Kamal Institute of Higher Education & Advance TechnologyNew DelhiINR 48,700
Bhabha College of EducationBhopalINR 36,000
Loreto CollegeKolkataINR 13,025
Bombay Teachers' Training CollegeMumbaiINR 22,320
Government College of Education for WomenCoimbatoreINR 10,000
Ranchi UniversityRanchiINR 15,000

Eligibility for B.Ed. in Physical Education

Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.

  • Successful completion of graduation (B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com.), from a recognized university.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates) at the level of graduation.
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Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) Physical Education: Admission Process

Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.

A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the level of graduation.

Listed below are some of the top entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course.

  • IGNOU B.Ed. Entrance Exam
  • Delhi University B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Punjab University B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Mumbai University B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Purvanchal B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • M.J.P. Rohilkhand University B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Satyam College of Education (SCE) B.Ed. Entrance Test
  • Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) B.Ed. Entrance Test.

B.Ed. in Physical Education: Syllabus and Course Description

A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.

Semester ISemester II
Childhood & Growing UpKnowledge and Curriculum
Language across the CurriculumCreating Inclusive School
Learning and TeachingGender School and Society
Assessment for LearningEngagement with Field
Understanding of ICT (EPC-1)Understanding the Self
Contemporary India & EducationReading & Reflecting on Text
Understanding Disciplines and SubjectsPedagogy of school
School ManagementParticipation in Sports and Yoga
Drama & Art in EducationPre- Internship
-Field Engagement
Semester III
HindiMathematics
PunjabiScience
SanskritLife Science
HistoryPhysical Science
GeographyNatural Science
EconomicsFine Arts
Social StudiesCommerce

 B.Ed. in Physical Education: Career Prospects

In current times, sports and games are getting more extensive attention at both local and global levels.

A Physical Education degree enables sportspersons to be employed across government or private sector enterprises if they represent the country in sporting events/ games in any of the various tournaments and matches.

The Government recruits such meritorious sportspersons directly to Group 'C' and 'D' posts if they fulfil the requisite educational qualifications. Nationalized banks, public sector undertakings and some private organizations also recruit outstanding sports persons.

Some of the popular professional avenues open to such professionals are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Physical Education annual salary
Job PositionJob DescriptionAverage Annual Pay Scale in INR
AgronomistAgronomists are scientists who research for ways to enhance soil productivity (in other words, to raise more food in the same amount of soil).3,49,010
HorticulturistHorticulturists grow, sell, and harvest flowers, shrubs, plants, and trees.2,50,144
ProfessorsProfessors teach students in a wide range of disciplines at the post-secondary level. They deliver scholarly articles, perform research, and instruct.9,13,657
Article WriterArticle Writers create written work such as, articles, reports, books, and different forms of verbal compositions.2,43,264
Home TutorHome Tutors provide non-classroom, scholarly instruction to students on individual or group-basis.2,91,632