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History of the Department
Realizing the importance of the Physical fitness and education for Society through the school and college going youth the Government of Karnataka started the College of Physical Education in 1959(Residential in nature). In the year 1968, the Government College of Physical Education evolved to get affiliated to the Bangalore University. Having proved its worth, Diploma course was upgraded to Bachelor degree of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) programme in 1971. In 1972, Postgraduate Degree in Physical Education (M.P.Ed) was started. The Government College of Physical Education was transferred to Bangalore University in the year 1976. Since then the College is an Integral part of Bangalore University. Ph.D Programme was started to take up quality research and publication activities in the field of Physical Fitness and Education domains, with all its spectrum of contributions, has upheld the values in these services avenues of an Ideal University Academics, Publications and Research in the field of Physical Education

Principal  : Dr. P. C. Krishnaswamy

Chairperson : Dr. Amarnath K K

Tenure: 29.07.2021 To 28.07.2023

Contact Us:

University College of Physical Education
Jnana Bharathi Campus,
Bangalore University,
Bangalore – 560056

Telephone: 080-22961722

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A. Courses Offered :-

a) Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.)

b) Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.)

c) Ph.D.

B. Nature of the Courses :-

a) M.P.Ed. - Semester Scheme

b) B.P.Ed. - Semester Scheme

c) Ph.D.  - Annual Scheme

C. Duration of Courses :-

a) M.P.Ed. - 2 Years (4 Semesters)

b)B.P.Ed. - 2 Years (4 Semesters)

c) Ph.D.  - 2 to 4 Years (Full Time); 4 to 6 Years ( Part Time)

D. Intake :-

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E. Eligibility

1) M.P.Ed.:

Minimum Requirement for Admission :

1. Pass in Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) Degree course of Bangalore University or of any other University considered as equivalent there to, securing at least 50% Marks.

2. Outstanding sports person means a candidate who has participated in recognized Inter-University/Interstate/International sports or games competitions.

3. All candidates shall produce a Medical fitness certificate issued by a medical Officer of not less than the rank of District Surgeon.

Selection procedure for M.P.Ed course:

Candidates shall be selected on the basis of merit.  Merit shall be determined on the basis of candidate’s performance in the qualifying examination, entrance test and his/her achievement in sports and games.

The weight age shall be given as follow:-

1. 40% marks obtained in the qualifying examination

2. 30% of marks obtained in the entrance test.

3. 30% Marks for physical fitness tests performance.

Merit list will be announced as per above procedure. Seats will be allotted as per University guidelines. The reservation of seats will be as per existing State Government Policy.

2)  B. P. Ed.:

Any graduate of Bangalore University or of any other University recognized by the Bangalore University as equivalent thereto who is physically fit and satisfies any of the following conditions will be eligible for admission to B. P. Ed. Degree Course. 

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with 50% marks and having at least participation in the Inter-College/Inter-Zonal/District/School competition in sports and games as recognized by the AIU/IOA/SGFI/Govt. of India.


Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education with 45% marks. 


Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with 45% marks and studied physical education as compulsory elective subject.


Bachelor’s Degree with 45% marks and having participated in National/Inter University State competitions or secured 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in Inter College/Inter-Zonal/District/School competition in sports and games as recognized by the AIU/IOA/SGFI/Govt. of India.


Bachelor’s Degree with participation in international competitions or secured 1st, 2nd or 3rd position in National/Inter-University competition in sports and games as recognized by the respective federations/AIU/IOA/SGFI/Govt. of India.


Graduation with 45% marks and at least three years of teaching experience (for deputed in-service candidates i.e. trained Physical Education teachers/coaches.

Sl. NoNameQualificationsDesignationSpecializationView Profile
1Dr. P. C. KrishnaswamyM.Sc, M.P.Ed., Ph.DProfessorEducational Psychology Research methods in Physical Education; Athletic and YogaProfile
2Dr. K. K. AmarnathB.Com.,M.P.Ed M.Phil., NIS, Dip. in SwimmingProfessorEvaluation in Physical Education; Guidance and counseling; Principles of officiating and coaching ; Swimming and HockeyProfile
3Dr. Ramesh H KitturPh.D.Assistant Professor Profile

a. Administrative Block:

Administrative building including Principal Chamber, office room, four class room, Library, and other facilies

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