Swarnim Gujarat Sports University (SGSU) is a state public university established in the year 2011. The university is located in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is the second sports university established by any state. Swarnim Gujarat Sports University provides all the facilities needed by the students in the sports activities. Due to limited career opportunities sports is always treated as extra-curricular activities. The university aims to promote sports activities among the students. The university offers a platform to the students to stand at state as well as national level. The university provides trained human resource for Sports Development in the state. The University through its proposed High-Performance Centre will help players enhance their physical and mental skills required to shine at the global sports arena.

SGSU Highlights

Establishment year


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Classrooms, Library, Information and Communication Technology Lab, Internet


Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Departments in SGSU

  • Department of Physical Education
  • Department of Health & Applied Sports Science
  • Department of Sports Management & Technology
  • Department of Sports Coaching
  • Department of Adventure Sports & Youth Affair

SGSU affiliated colleges

  • Shri C.P. Degree College of Physical Education, Rajpipla
  • Degree College of Physical Education, Mehemdavad
  • S.S. Patel College of Physical Education, V.V.Nagar
  • M.J. Kundalia College of Physical Education, Rajkot
  • Dr. Subhash B.P.Ed. College, Junagadh
  • V.J. Patel College of Physical Education, Mogari

SGSU Courses and eligibility

SGSU Undergraduate Programme

  • SGPU offers a number of undergraduate courses in the sports field.
  • SGPU offers B.P.E.S programme of 3-year duration and B.P.Ed. programme of 2-year duration as an undergraduate programme.
  • Students who have completed their graduation are eligible for the programme.

SGSU Postgraduate Programme

  • SGPU offers M.P.E.S and M.P.Ed. of 2-year duration as a postgraduate programme.
  • Any graduate student can apply for the programme.

SGSU PG Diploma Programme

  • SGPU offers 1-year, PG Diploma in sports management, sports coaching, and adventure sports administration.
  • Students who have passed graduation from a recognized university are eligible for the programme.

SGSU Certificate Programme

  • SGPU offers a number of certificate programmes.
  • SGPU offers certificate programme in fitness management, sports management, sports coaching, exercise therapy and Physical Conditioning, adventure sports administration.
  • The certificate courses are offered for 3 months full-time and 6-month part-time duration.
  • Any graduate student can apply for the programme.

SGSU Other Programmes

  • SPSU offers M.Phil+Ph.D. integrated programme of 3.5 duration and 3-year full-time Ph.D. programme.
  • Any student who has completed a Masters in Physical Education is eligible for the programme.

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SGSU Admissions

  • SGSU offers an offline mode of application.
  • There are some eligibility criteria for every course which students have to fulfill.
  • Admission shall be made on merit on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance examination (written test, sports proficiency test, physical fitness test, and marks obtained in the qualifying examination) or any other selection process as per the policy of the university/ State Government/ JT Administration.