The importance of sports and fitness has been realized globally to suffice the need of a healthy lifestyle. Thus, the education curriculum, today, has a prominent space for Physical Education. The stream has got popular over the years and is now considered as great career option owing to its bright job prospects.
Students are encouraged to choose the field of sports by the Sports Authority of India and the Indian Government. A wide range of career options in this stream makes it more demanding in India. Universities, thus, offer interesting courses on Physical Education where aspirants can turn their long standing hobbies in to a full time career option.
Take a look at the 8 best colleges in India that offer Physical Education courses, reports Careerindia.
College of Physical Education, Pune
College of Physical Education was founded in 1995. Presently it is a component of Bharati Vidyapeeth University and has been recognized by the National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE). Students can opt from 2 undergraduate, 3 postgraduate, Ph.D. Programs in Physical Education. There are a fixed number of seats available to which students are allotted on merit and interview.
Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Thiruvananthapuram
Affiliated to the University of Kerala, Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education has a wide ride of courses to offer in Physical Education, starting from undergraduate and postgraduate to research options. The college has a distinction of being a part of the academic wing of the Sports Authority of India (SAI). Candidates need to clear the entrance test to be eligible for admission.
Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Science, New Delhi
One of the leading institutions under the Faculty of Education, University of Delhi, Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Science was founded in the year 1987. The college offers B. Sc (Physical Education, Health Education & Sports). B. P. Ed. And M. P. Ed. Program recognized by NCTE. Admission takes place on the basis of merit list.
Amity School of Physical Education and Sports Sciences, Noida
Amity University has already laid its foundation of educational excellence which can match the high end international standards. Their academic section for Physical Education offers courses of Master of Physical Education (MPEd), Bachelor of Physical Education (BPEd), Bachelor of Physical Education (BPE) and PG Diploma in Sports Psychology (PGDSP). Admissions take place on the basis of practical test and interview.