B.P.Ed., also known as the Bachelors of Physical Education is an undergraduate degree in the field of education,that focuses on the subject/area of physical education. This UG program generally includes fitness and sports -related education. The students who wish to pursue their career as sports instructor in a school or institute can apply for this course.
After completing a degree in B.P.Ed., a student can build his/her career as a trainer / coach, sports journalist, Physical Education Instructor & other sports duties at government or private sector institutions. After completing a degree in B.P. Ed., students can also go for a higher degree in either a Masters of Physical Education (M.P.Ed)/Post Graduate Diploma in Health And Fitness Management (PGDM).
Eligibility Criteria – As per NCTE norms:
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 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)
The relaxation in the percentage of marks in the qualifying examination and in the reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC and other categories shall be as per the rules of the Central Government/State Government, whichever is applicable.