Physical Education


“Physical education” is one of the growing fields of educational study as well as the profession. The physical education contains the knowledge and study of all body activities and psychomotor activities during the playing and movement.

In some criterion institutes, the training in physical education is mandatory during the school. The physical education is also available at the part-time course.

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What is Physical Education?

It has been one of the constituent parts of the Indian Education System.

Now, sports are not just a hobby. You can build your career in physical education.

“Physical Education (PE) is a course that keeps concentrate on the physical fitness of the students.”

The benefits of introducing physical education as a subject in school or college levels are that it makes students physically fit with the interest in various sports activities. Physical Education is a mandatory subject in most of the colleges and schools.

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The movements of your body parts with some exercises and games are also referred to as physical training or physical education. In most of the commonwealth countries, it is known as “Physical Training”. It is somehow related to the physique of the human body. Physical education helps students in developing their physical health as well a confidence.

Physical education focuses on the development of physical and mental fitness, development of character and personality & also development of neuromuscular skills.

Benefits of Physical Education

There are a numbers of benefits of adopting physical education such as given below:

  • Strengthen Cardio Vascular Activities: By doing various types of warm-up activities will lead to the effective blood circulation in your body and you will become healthy.
  • Control your weight: People those do the exercise daily will never face any kind of diseases. They will always being a deficit of calories, which reduces the fat and lose your weight.
  • Decreases the Sugar Level: Performing exercises prevent sugar accumulating in the blood by triggering muscles to take up more glucose from the bloodstream.
  • Increase your Energy Level: If a person doing physical exercises by following a daily routine, then it will definitely make them healthier and fresh all the time. It feels person energetic and allow them to be more active and create positivity in individuals.

Courses & Duration

Physical education has various certificate, diploma and degree courses in a wide curriculum. At present, it is a big choice of the students after 12th standard. The best part of this course is that the student of any discipline can get the admission in physical education.

These courses encourage the students against the physical or sports education. There is an age criterion in some of the certificate course. Physical education is a main stream subject in most of the colleges and schools. This subject counts as a supportive subject.

The physical education has three levels of study after 12th as the following:

  1. Certificate courses: Certificate courses are taken the duration of one year after 12th in any stream. The list of certificate courses:
  1. Diploma courses: Diploma courses are taken the duration of two years after 12th in any stream. The list of diploma courses:
  • Aerobics
  • Yoga teacher training
  • Yoga & physical education
  • Yoga
  • Physical education
  1. Degree courses: Degree courses are taken the duration of three years after 12th in any stream. The list of degree courses:
  • B.A. (Yoga)
  • B.A. (Physical Education)
  • B.P.Ed (Physical Education)

Eligibility & Admission

For the admission of all these programmes the student must have to pass the 10+2 standard or equivalent examination. The student who wishes to pursue the degree in physical education must be fit in physique and should adhere to the daily exercise.

There is a criterion of entrance test to access the aptitude of the aspirant. The entrance test is the PECET (Physical Education Common Entrance Test).

Career & Jobs

Today, the trend of sports is becoming broader at worldwide level. There are a plenty of requirements for experts in physical education. To produce such experts, the education in physique and sports has been established in everywhere.

Physical education as a profession is a very demanding profession in which you can earn very good money. It is very good profession for anyone who wants to spread the awareness regarding physical fitness.

After the completion of this course the student may go for the higher study in sports and physical education or get the job in health and sports industries.

There are various job opportunities available for you in the field of Physical Education. You can start your own Gym or Fitness center.

The job profiles of this field are:

  • Athletic Coach
  • Community/ Commercial Recreation
  • Cardiovascular Fitness Instructor
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Activities Director
  • Corporate Fitness Instructor
  • Teacher
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Social Director


After the completion of this course, you can get the job opportunity in:

  • Health clubs
  • Sports clubs
  • Ministry of sports
  • Stadium staff
  • Schools & colleges
  • Gymnasium
  • Corporate teams
  • Health & sports related organizations

Skills Required:

  • Observation & Analytical Skills
  • Knowledge of Health Issues and Physical Activity
  • Motivation, Empathy and Leadership Skills
  • Good Explanation Ability
  • Attention to Detail Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Awareness of the environmental effect on human health
  • Mentoring & Guiding skills


In the beginning, you can earn Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 20,000 on a monthly basis. The salary in the field of Physical education depends upon the sports you have chosen. After an experience & on the basis of the skills, the salary will rise with multi-fold.

Books & Study Material

  • Learning to Teach Physical Education in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience by Susan Capel
  • Sport Education in Physical Education: Research Based Practice by Dawn Penney, Gill Clarke, Mandy Quill, Gary D. Kinchin
  • Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness, and Sport by Daryl Siedentop
  • Foundations of Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport by Deborah A. Wuest
  • Advanced Statistics; With Applications to Physical Education by Harrison Clarke
  • A Framework for Physical Education in the Early Years by Hazel Kathleen Manners, Margaret E. Carroll

If you have any other queries about Physical Education, you can ask your query below.

Displaying 45 Comments
  1. Asmita says:

    I’m in 10th, bit confused what to chose for better n respectful carrier, i want guidance to climb good steps in physical education
    Thank you
    Regards, Asmita

  2. Vaskar mukkherjee says:

    Sir, l am a teacher in a school taking games and sports
    I want to take admission in Diploma courses in physical education.please let me know the criteria
    Vaskar mukherjee

  3. Adhyayan says:

    Want degree course in physical education.suggest college n University in Delhi

  4. Decasta says:

    I want to study B.P.Ed Course
    Can u please help me to reach your administration…

  5. Anita Sharma says:

    Please provide me application form for starting new college of Physical Education or starting new course in the existing college of Education in india.

  6. Sudeep says:

    Sir i want to do graduation in physical education can you suggest any college in ahmedabad and can this be preferred external

  7. Kishore says:

    I want study mped ( master of physical education in part time mode)

  8. Ayush ganguly says:

    Sir i am completing my graduation and i will take up bped as a career sir please help me out with this process and whats best for me i stay in kolkata and i would love to study here only.

  9. Rohit Sharma says:

    sir, i’m a student but i want to make my future in physical education. please sir, help me how can i reach that place. Can you please send me the details of this course and when the admissions will start and is there any hostel facilities.

  10. Yogendra singh says:

    Hello i’m yogendra singh age 33 .i’m a commerce graduate please tell me how to pursue physical education course.

  11. .kumbhar adwait says:

    Laxmibai college gwalier B.P.Ed entrance form filling date and web site address

  12. Chandrabhan sharma says:

    Sir I want pt trainer
    How to apply form in fitness industry

  13. Ranjeet Kumar Roy says:

    I am graduate in arts, want to B.PET, when n what % required,please suggest…

  14. Michael francis says:

    I want to do bped through distance.which colleges offer bped through distance?????

  15. Pooja singh says:

    I have completed my 12 with 83.6 percentage in commerce steam can physical therapist be a good option for me. Please suggest..

  16. p.haseena says:

    sir am completed two years teacher training /(d.el.ed) in 2015 to 2017 than to do diploma in physical education teacher please tell how to join in p.ed colleges when admission are start. how much money required to do the diploma in physical education and certificate courses

  17. Akshay says:

    I have done my bcom in 2017. I’m very good in the sports aspects and i want to become a pe trainer , can anyone suggest.

  18. Daiaineh says:

    I’am an athlete, so after 12th I want to study Physical education, in any state of India can enyone tell me which institute

  19. Aamir Bashir Malik says:

    I have completed my B.A now I want to study in Physical Education plz sir tell me can u, nd wht time it takes me to complete B.PhEd nd MphEd.

  20. Manjeet Singh says:

    Sir b.a 2011 ka pass out hu with physical education se ab master degree me kya h
    Plz help me

  21. ramjeet nonha says:

    sir iam 12 pass and want to do BSC ,MAC in physical education so you tell about admission and date

  22. dhritishman das says:

    hello…can you please tell me what is the minimum percentage required in 12th exam to get admission in physical education colledges

  23. Vishakha soni says:

    Hii sir myself vishakha i m very interested in sport and knowing about it. i m in 11 so plzzz can u suggest me about my career?

  24. pranab duuta says:

    Sir,myself pranab dutta.i am belongs to assam.its so long distance from me.can i take a distance course.i want to do 3years course.b.a in physical education.kindly give me a feed back as soon as possible.

  25. tanu says:

    hlo sir i completed my 12 this year my choice subject were PCB and physical education and i scored 99 in physical education soo sir plzzz guide me should i make my career in PE and which college should i select

    plzzz reply sir very confused about what to do after 12


    • Manish says:

      U can do bpes from Manipal university Jaipur…. admission are still open.
      Bachelor in physical education and sports

  26. Hardik says:

    plz tell me about the different courses,good colleges of physical education.I am a student of a reputed public school and also I am brilliant in my studies.I don’want to follow the crowd.I want an excellent career in sports or likewise.Plz advise me. Thanks.

  27. Ramjeet nonha says:

    i was 12 student and i want to do higher study of and i was searching college of physical education so you may help me

  28. Anutosh Goswami says:

    I don’t have any State or National Certificate for any particular sport. I’m Just an ordinary boy who’s appearing for the Boards this Year. Do you think I should take this course in the future?

    Can you please suggest me few good colleges in India.

  29. Ayush pandey says:

    Please give the news for any sports college and about the calendar of state and national levels to prepare for meets

  30. akhil says:

    can i get admission in sport college in am in 12 class up board help me my seniors

  31. pawan says:

    I am a b.a final year student .
    Sir I wanted to make career in physical education.
    Sir please suggest me.

  32. Kiran says:

    Sir i want to career in physcial education but i done b.a pass and i am 28 plz suggest me.

  33. Joseph Vijaykumar says:

    My son recently completed 12th in Dubai U.A.E and I am panning to send him for physical education. Can you please send me the details of this course and when the admissions will start and is there any hostel facilities.

    awaiting for your reply.

    thanks and regards,


  34. divya gawatre says:

    Can we do it online from nashik?? Sir am from nashik wanted to do the diploma coarse in physical education but because of long distant can I do it as distance coarse..pls inform me about that pls send me so willful to get admission

  35. Jitendra Singh says:

    Please inform me course’ B.P.Ed (Physical Education)
    from where it has to be done ? i.e. Delhi NCR

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