B.P.ED (BACHELOR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION)

B.P.Ed.

Bachelor of Physical Education
Duration: 3 Years
Level: Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: 10+2 or Equivalent

B.P.Ed. or Bachelor of Physical Education is an undergraduate academic course dealing with the development and care for the human body. It is also referred as B.P.E. which is an abbreviated form of the Bachelor of Physical Education degree course. It can be pursuing as a full-time course or part time course (correspondence). Physical Education course is largely suited for sports persons or those who have a passion for sports and related activities. Non-sports person need to be energetic, enthusiastic and physically fit. All professionals in this field must be absolutely committed to the profession and the game. The All India Council of Physical Education, an apex body of physical education constituted as per the Rajya Sabha (Upper House) of Indian Parliament looks after the Physical Education programmes in the country.

Bachelor of Physical Education Eligibility

 B.P.Ed. – 3-4 year Course

  • B.P.Ed. whose duration is 3-4 years requires a candidate have passed +2 from a recognised board in any stream. Those who have taken physical education in 10+2 are more preferred.
  • Candidates should have completed the age of 17 years on the first day of July of the year of admission to the course.
  • The reserved candidates (SC/ST) will be given age relaxation as per Institute rules.

Admission Tests include:

i) Physical Fitness Test – The Test may comprise Pull-ups (Boys) / Flexed-arm Hang (Girls), Flexed-leg Sit-ups for one minute, Shuttle Run (30ft X 4), Standing Broad Jump, 50-Yard Dash and or 600- Yard Run. Those who fail to secure 50% of the composite score of 60 points of the test battery shall not be eligible for further testing.

ii) Academic Test – It is a test in General Knowledge and English of 50 marks. Candidates who secure less than 40% marks are not be eligible for further testing.

iii) Game/Sport Playing Ability Test – It is of 50 marks. Each candidate is required to opt one game/sport of his/her choice for assessment, out of the games/sports included in the schedule of I.O.A or Association of Indian Universities, Sports Division. However, the College reserves the right to delete any game/sport from the list on administrative considerations. Candidates must secure a minimum of 50% marks in this test.

The merit for admission shall be reckoned based on total marks obtained by a candidate in tests (ii) and (iii) subject to a minimum of 50% of the combined total (100 marks).

There are various Physical Education Colleges in India. Bachelor of Physical Education is also available through Distance Learning Degree Programs.

B.P.Ed. – 1-year course

  • B.P.Ed. whose duration is 1 year requires a candidate to be graduate with at least 50% marks in aggregate along with sports participation. The participation must be within last three years of the admission year.
  • Maximum age should not be more than 25 years.
  • Admissions are made through an Entrance Examination Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET).
  • Both men and women are eligible for admission to B.P.Ed degree course. However, married women are not eligible for admission in most of the Institutes.
  • The course syllabus includes Intensive Practice Teaching in schools.
  • The one-year course may be based One Year Annual System or One Year-Semester System.

B.P.Ed. – 1-year course Subjects

  • Principles of Physical Education & Educational Psychology
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Health Education
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology
  • Practice Teaching
  • Practical Work
Bachelor of Physical Education Syllabus

B.P. Ed. – 1st Year

Part-A (Theory)

Papers Subjects of Study
Paper-I English and Communication Skills
Paper-II Punjabi (C) PBI / History and Culture of Punjab
Paper-III History of Physical Education
Paper-IV Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling
Paper-V Applied Anatomy and Physiology
Environment Education

 Part-B (Activity – Skills and Prowess)

Papers Contents of Games and Sports
Athletics Teaching of Fundamentals, Rules and Regulations and Measurements of Fields
Gymnastics -do-
Football -do-
Basketball -do-
Wrestling -do-
Boxing -do-
Weight Training, Wt. Lifting, Power Lifting and Best Physique -do-
Swimming -do-
Judo -do-
Light Apparatus Activity / Calisthenics Set of Exercises –2 counts, 4 counts, 8 counts and 16 counts

Note:
1. To accommodate more inter-school and inter-college games in B.P.Ed.-Second Year, Swimming,
Gymnastics and Judo will be taught/completed in B.P. Ed.-First Year, w.e.f. 2006-07.
2. Each student is required to pass separately in theory, practical and respective assessment.
3. Six hours per day will be devoted for theory and practice i.e. three hours for theory and three hours for practice / practical work.
The compulsory subject of Environment Education would be offered by the students in the First Year of Undergraduate Classes in all streams (Arts, Commerce, Science, Computer Application, Biotechnology, Education etc.).


B.P. Ed. – 2nd Year

 Part-A (Theory)

Papers Subjects of Study
Paper-VII English-Communication Skills
Paper-VIII Foundations of Physical Education
Paper-IX Educational Methodology
Paper-X Sports Psychology
Paper-XI Recreation, Play, Camping and Leadership Training
Paper-XII Teaching Methodology in Physical Education
Paper-XIII Physiology of Exercise

Part-B (Activity – Skills and Prowess)

Papers Title of the subject
Athletics Teaching of Fundamentals, Rules and Regulations and Measurements of Fields
Badminton -do-
Kho-kho -do-
Kabbaddi -do-
Table Tennis -do-
Volleyball -do-
Handball -do-
Softball -do-


Part-C (Teaching Practice)

Teaching Lessons Athletics, Games, Calisthenics &Theory – 5 lessons in each area, i.e.5x 4 = 20 lessons.

Note:

1. Teaching practice will also continue in B.P. Ed. –Third Year.
2. Each student is required to pass separately in theory, practical and respective internal assessment.
3. Six hours per day will be devoted for theory and practice i.e. three hours for theory and three hours for practice / practical work.

B.P. Ed. – 3rd Year

Part-A (Theory)

Papers Subjects of Study
Paper-XIV English-Communication Skills
Paper-XV Kinesiology and Bio-mechanics
Paper-XVI Sports Management
Paper-XVII Measurement and Evaluation
Paper-XVIII Applied Computer Education and Statistics in Physical education
Paper-XIX Health Education
Paper-XX Sociology of Sports

Part-B (Activity – Skills and Prowess)

 

Papers Contents of Games and Sports
Athletics Teaching of Fundamentals, Rules and Regulations and Measurements of Fields
Tennis -do-
Yoga -do-
Hockey -do-
Cricket -do-

Note: To give more time to teaching practice in the schools lesser number of games has been given in third year.

Part-C (Teaching Practice)

One theory, one game, one athletic, one calisthenics lesson shall be opted by the students for annual university examination. Ten supervised lessons for each activity i.e. class room teaching, game lesson, athletic lesson and calisthenics lesson.

Note:

1. Each lesson will be of 50 marks including internal assessment. There will be External Examination.
2. Each student is required to pass separately in theory, practical and respective assessment.
3. Six hours per day will be devoted for theory and practice i.e. three hours for theory and three hours for practice / practical work.

B.P. Ed. – 4th Year

Part-A (Theory)

Papers Subjects of Study
Paper-XXI Organisational Behaviour
Paper-XXII Sports Journalism
Paper-XXIII Yoga
Paper-XXIV Scientific Approach to Sports Training
Paper-XXV Health, Physical Fitness and Aerobics
Paper-XXVI Officiating and Coaching
Paper-XXVII Applied Physiotherapy and Rehabilitations

* P – Stands for marks for practical component

Part-D (Compulsory Fields of Specializations)

Specializations Contents of Specializations
Athletics Coaching and Officiating
Game (A Game of Choice of the Student (Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Cricket, Swimming, Badminton, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Boxing and Lawn Tennis as per the syllabus -do-
Options-Health Fitness and Gym Management or Yoga or Training for Life Guard for Water Sports – as per the syllabus 1. Emphasis of Health and Fitness Through Physical Works-outs (strength/cardio/aerobics/flexibility etc.) and Diet.

2. Yoga as a life Theory and Practice)

3. Emphasis on Life Saving Drills

Part E (Internship)

Internship of three months duration is compulsory in the schools for which A CERTIFICATE  will be issued by the Principal of the College stating that so and so has completed his / her internship of three months duration from to at school.

Syllabus for Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) (Annual System) P.U.

The course of instruction for the B.P.Ed. Exam. consists of 3 Parts as under:

PART – I Theory 700 Marks
PART – II Practical 200 Marks
PART – III Skill and Prowess 100 Marks

Note: Part-I will be evaluated externally. Part-II will be evaluated with one external and one internal examiner. Part-III will be evaluated by a panel of three internal examiners appointed by Head of Department.

PART – Theory Papers

PART – I Theory Papers Marks
1. History & Principles of Physical Education 80 + 20 = 100
2. Anatomy, Physiology & Health Education 80 + 20 = 100
3. Kinesiology & Biomechanics 80 + 20 = 100
Educational Sports Psychology 80 + 20 = 100
4. Philosophy of Administration of Recreation 80 + 20 = 100
5. Organization, Administration & methods of physical Education 80 + 20 = 100
6. Officiating & Coaching in Games and Track & Field 80 + 20 = 100


PART – II Practical

Each trainee will be required to take a minimum of 20 supervised lessons in the various physical activities, games and sports, athletics and theory at least 10 lessons shall be taken in schools or colleges and 10 in the class itself. In addition, each trainee shall complete five officiating projects in different activities, games and athletics.

For the purpose of examinations in this part there shall be four lessons as under:
1. General Lesson 45 + 5 = 50 Marks
2. Lesson on Officiating & Coaching in Games 45 + 5 = 50 Marks
3. Lesson on Officiating & Coaching in Athletics 45 + 5 = 50 Marks
4. Theory Lesson 45 + 5 = 50 Marks

Note: The practical note book shall carry 20 marks (5 each lesson) the minimum number of marks required to pass the examination in each part shall be 33% in each theory paper; 40% in each practical; and 40% in the aggregate of each part.

Successful candidate shall be classified as follows:
  Pass 2nd Div. 3rd Div. 1st Div. Distinction
Theory (Part-I) 33% Less than 50% marks in Agg. 50% 60% 75%
Practical (Part-II) 40% Less than 50% marks in Agg. 50% 60% 75%
Skill and Prowess (Part-III) 40% Less than 50% marks in Agg. 50% 60% 75%

Note: Since this is a professional course aimed at improving the standard of games and sports, it is both desirable and necessary that special attention should be given to the practical aspect of athletic and sports. Therefore, it is necessary that specified 8 hours must be devoted to the practical teaching.

Following games will be taught to the students during the course of study: Track and Field (all events except Pole Vault), Football, Basketball, Badminton, Volleyball, Handball, Cricket, Hockey, Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Softball, Yoga Asanas, Gymnastics and Swimming.

PART – III Skill and Prowess:

  • Track and Field – 20 Marks
  • Gymnastics – 7 Marks
  • Swimming – 7 Marks
  • Hockey – 6 Marks
  • Football – 6 Marks
  • Basketball – 6 Marks
  • Badminton – 6 Marks
  • Volleyball – 6 Marks
  • Handball – 6 Marks
  • Cricket – 6 Marks
  • Kho-Kho – 6 Marks
  • Kabaddi – 6 Marks
  • Softball – 6 Marks
  • Yoga Asanas – 6 Marks

Syllabus: B.P.Ed-One Year-Semester System, P.U., Chandigarh

Semester I
Part – I Theory Papers

Paper Code Subject Title Marks
I. HPE-101 History of Physical Education 80 + 20 = 100
II. AEP-102 Anatomy, Physiology and Exercise Physiology 80 + 20 = 100
III. KIN-103 Kinesiology 80 + 20 = 100
IV. EPS-104 Educational Psychology 80 + 20 = 100
V. PAR-105 Philosophy & Administration of Recreation 80 + 20 = 100
VI. MPE-106 Methods of Physical Education 80 + 20 = 100
VII. SCO-107 Science of Sports Training 80 + 20 = 100


Part – II (Semester-I) Practical

Each trainee will be required to take a minimum of 10 supervised lessons in the various physical activities and theory at least 5 lessons shall be taken in schools or colleges and 5 in the class itself. In addition, each trainee shall complete five officiating projects in different activities.

For the purpose of examinations in this part there shall be four lessons as under:
1. Movement Lesson 80 + 10* = 90 Marks
2. General Lesson 80 + 10* = 90 Marks
3. Theory Lesson 80 + 10* = 90 Marks
4. Swimming (Free Style: 25 metres) 25 Marks

Note:

*The candidate shall prepare a note book covering above three categories of lessons and which shall carry 30 marks (10 x 3 i.e. 10 marks for each lesson note book) the minimum number of marks required to pass the examination in each part shall be 40%.

Part – III (Semester-I) Skill and Prowess

Group-I Track and Field = 16 Marks

1. Sprints and Relays.
2. Shot put and Javelin throw.
3. Long jump and high jump.

Group-II Games and Sports

1. Gymnastics – 10 Marks.
2. Hockey – 6 Marks.
3. Football – 6 Marks.
4. Basketball – 6 Marks.
5. Softball – 6 Marks.

Semester – II

Part – I (Semester-II) Theory Papers

Paper Code Subject Title Marks
I FPE-201 Foundations of Physical Education 80 + 20 = 100
II HEA-202 Health Education and Athletic Care 80 + 20 = 100
III BIO-203 Biomechanics 80 + 20 = 100
IV SPS-204 Sports Psychology 80 + 20 = 100
V ACE-205 Applied Computer Education 80 + 20 = 100
VI MAP-206 Management of Physical Education 80 + 20 = 100
VII OGT-207 Officiating in Games and Track & Field 80 + 20 = 100


Part – II (Semester-II) Practical

Each trainee shall have to take a minimum of 10 supervised lessons in Track and Field, Games and Sports out of which 5 lessons shall be taken in schools or colleges and five (5) in the class itself. In addition, each trainee shall have to complete five officiating projects in Track and Field, Games and Sports.

1. Teaching Lesson in Games 80 + 10 = 90 Marks
2. Teaching Lesson in Track and Field 80 + 10 = 90 Marks
3. Swimming (Back Stroke: 25 metres) 25 Marks

Part – III (Second Semester) Skill and Prowess

Group I             Track and Field                                                   15 Marks 
  1. Middle Distance
2. Long distance
3. Hurdles
4. Triple jump
5. Discus throw
 
Group II Games and Sports  
  1. Badminton
2. Volleyball
3. Handball
4. Cricket
5. Kho-Kho
6. Kabaddi
7. Yoga Asanas
5 Marks
5 Marks
5 Marks
5 Marks
5 Marks
5 Marks
5 Marks

 

Bachelor of Physical Education Course Suitability

  • Those who have completed B.P.Ed. can go for physical education major education which can be Masters in Physical Education, Post Graduate Diploma in Health and Fitness Management (PGDHFM) or M.Phil.
  • Another benefit of this degree is that it’s keeps one healthy and fit as it is a pre-requirement, to pursue this degree.

How is Bachelor of Physical Education Course Beneficial?

  • Physical Education Degree enables a person to be employed in government sector enterprises or with the private sector that they represent in the sporting event/game in various tournaments and matches.
  • It recruits meritorious sports persons directly to Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ posts if they fulfil the requisite educational qualifications. Nationalised banks, public sector undertakings and some private groups also recruit outstanding sports persons.

Bachelor of Physical Education Employment Areas

  • Sports and Business Marketing Companies
  • Sports Journalism
  • Fitness Centres
  • Sports Equipment Industries
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Private Schools
  • Hotel Industries
  • Sports Team

Bachelor of Physical Education Job Types

  • Trainer/Instructor/Coach
  • Sports Goods Manufacture Marketing Executive
  • Commentator
  • Sports Administration
  • Physical Education Instructor
  • Umpire/Referee
  • Sports Journalist
  • Professional Player
  • Sport & Leisure Club Manager
  • Sports Photojournalist

Advance Courses in Bachelor of Physical Education

  • M.P.Ed. –  M.P.E.
  • M.Phil. (Physical Education)

After completing B.P.Ed. you can become:

  • Physical Trainer
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