Introduction

Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) two years (Four Semesters Choice Based Credit System) programme is a professional programme meant for preparing teachers of physical education in classes VI to X and for conducting physical education and sports activities in classes XI and XII.

Eligibility for Admission

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

or

Bachelor’s degree in physical education with 45% marks.

or

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

or

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

or

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.

or

Graduation with 45% marks and at least three years of teaching experiences (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.

Admission is based on the following tests

Qualifying Marks Scored in U.G. 25 Marks
Games and Sports Participation 20 Marks
Game Skills test (any one game) 50 Marks
Physical Fitness (100 mts, Broad Jump, Shot put) 50 Marks
Bonus marks for professional basic degree in Physical Education B.Sc. in Physical Education or B.P.Ed 5 Marks
Total Marks 150 Marks

* (The candidate has to perform skill tests in any one of the following games: Badminton, Ball-badminton, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Handball, Hockey, Kabaddi, Kho–Kho, Netball, Table Tennis, Tennis, and Volleyball.

The candidate should be medically fit and free from any physical deformities. They should produce medical certificate before attending the tests.

The age limit shall be as follows: OC / BC / MBC – 30 years, SC / ST – 33 years.

Note: Only men are eligible for admission to BPEd degree course.

Duration

The B.P.Ed programme shall be of a duration of two academic years, that is, four semesters. However, the students shall be permitted to complete the programme requirements within a maximum of three years from the date of admission to the programme.

The CBCS System

All Programmes shall run on Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). It is an instructional package developed to suit the needs of students, to keep pace with the developments in higher education and the quality assurance expected of it in the light of liberalization and globalization in higher education.

Courses of Programme

The B.P.Ed. programme consists of a number of courses, the term ‘Course’ applied to indicate a logical part of subject matter of the programme and is invariably equivalent to the subject matter of a “paper” in the conventional sense. The following are the various categories of courses suggested for the B.P.Ed. programme.

(I)Theoretical courses

  • Core Course
  • Discipline Elective Course
  • Generic Elective Course

(II) Practicum

(III) Internship

(IV) Ability and Skill Enhancement Courses

Semesters

An academic year is divided into two semesters. Each semester consist of 17-20 weeks of academic work equivalent to 100 actual teaching days. The odd semester scheduled from November/December and even semester from April/May. The institution works for a minimum of 36 working hours in a week (five or six days a week).

Credits

The term ‘Credit’ refers to a unit by which the programme is measured. It determines the number of hours of instructions required per week. One credit is equivalent to one hour of teaching (lecture or tutorial) or one and half / two hours of practical work/ field work per week. The term ‘Credit’ refers to the weight given to a course, usually in relation to the instructional hours assigned to it. The total minimum credits, required for completing a B.P.Ed. Programme is 90 credits and for each semester 20 credits.

Provision of Bonus Credits Maximum 06 Credits in each Semester

S. No Special Credits for Extra Co-curricular Activities Credit
1 Sports Achievement at Stale level Competition (Medal Winner) 1
Sports Achievement National level Competition (Medal Winner) 2
Sports participation International level Competition 4
2 Inter University Participation (Any one game) 2
3 Inter College Participation (Min. two game) 1
4 National Cadet Corps / National Service Scheme 2
5 Blood Donation / Cleanliness Drive / Community Services 2
6 Mountaineering – Basic Camp, Advance Camp / Adventure Activities 2
7 Organization / Officiating – State / National Level in any two game 2
8 News Reposting / Article Writing / book writing / Progress report writing 1
9 Research Project 4

Students can earn maximum 06 Bonus credits in each semester by his/her participation in the above mentioned activities duly certified by the Head of the institution / Department. This Bonus credit will be used only to compensate loss of credits in academic activities.

Examinations
  • There shall be examinations at the end of each semester, for first semester in the month of November /December: for second semester in the month of April / May. A candidate who does not pass the examination in any course(s) shall be permitted to appear in such failed course(s) in the subsequent examinations to be held in November /December or April / May.
  • A candidate should get enrolled / registered for the first semester examination. If enrollment/registration is not possible owing to shortage of attendance beyond condonation limit / rules prescribed OR belated joining OR on medical grounds, such candidates are not permitted to proceed to the next semester. Such candidates shall redo the semester in the subsequent term of that semester as a regular student; however, a student of first semester shall be admitted in the second semester, if he has successfully kept the term in first semester.
Condonation

Student must have 80% of attendance in each course for appearing the examination. Students who have 75% to 79% of attendance shall apply for condonation in the prescribed form with the prescribed fee along with the medical certificate. Students who have 50% to 74% of attendance shall not be allowed to write the examination. They will be allowed to write the examination on next semester as arrear after compensating the required hours. Students who have below 50% of attendance are not eligible to appear for the examination. They should redo the semester.

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