B.P.Ed.

Bachelor of Physical Education

Duration: 3 Years
Level: Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: 10+2 or Equivalent

B.P.Ed. stands for Bachelor of Physical Education. It 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 puruse 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.

There are 2 Levels at which Bachelor of Physical Education Course is offered:

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 mark. 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 on the basis of 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 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 maybe 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 (B.P. Ed.) – Four Year Professional Programme Scheme of Study as per Panjab University (2010-11)

B.P. Ed. – 1st Year

 Part-A (Theory)

Paper

Title of the Subjects with Code

Credit

Mark

Internal Assessment

Paper-I

English and Communication Skills (ECS)

1

90

10

Paper-II

Punjabi (C) PBI / History and Culture of

Punjab(HCP)

½ credit for each subject

45 marks for each subject

5 marks for each subject

Paper-III

History of Physical Education (HPE)

1

90

10

Paper-IV

Educational Psychology, Guidance and

Counselling (EPGC)

1

70+20*P

10

Paper-V

Applied Anatomy and Physiology (AAP)

1

70+20*P

10

 

*Environment Education

--

--

--

*P-Stands for marks for practical component.

 Part-B (Activity – Skills and Prowess)

Paper

Contents of Games and Sports

Credit

Mark

Internal

Assessment

Athletics

Teaching of Fundamentals, Rules and Regulations and Measurements of Fields

1

80

20

Gymnastics

-do-

1

60

15

Football

-do-

1

60

15

Basketball

-do-

1

60

15

Wrestling

-do-

1

60

15

Boxing

-do-

1

60

15

Weight Training, Wt. Lifting, Power Lifting and Best Physique

-do-

1

60

15

Swimming

-do-

1

60

15

Judo

-do-

1

60

15

Light Apparatus

Activity / Calisthenics

Set of Exercises –2 counts, 4 counts, 8 counts and 16 counts

1

80

20

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)

Paper

Title of the Subjects with Code

Credit

Marks

Internal

Assessment

10%

Paper-VII

English -Communication  Skills (ECS)

1

90

10

Paper-VIII

Foundations of Physical Education (FPE)

1

90

10

Paper-IX

Educational Methodology (EM)

1

70+20*P

10

Paper-X

Sports Psychology (SP)

1

70+20*P

10

Paper-XI

Recreation, Play, Camping and

Leadership Training(RPCLT)

1

90

10

Paper-XII

Teaching Methodology in Physical

Education (TMPE)

1

70+20*P

10

Paper-XIII

Physiology of Exercise (PE)

1

70+20*P

10

*P-Stands for marks for practical component.

Part-B (Activity – Skills and Prowess)

Paper

Title of the subject

Credit

Marks

Internal assessment

20%

Athletics

Teaching of Fundamentals,  Rules and Regulations and Measurements of Fields

1

80

20

Badminton

-do-

1

60

15

Kho-kho

-do-

1

60

15

Kabbaddi

-do-

1

60

15

Table Tennis

-do-

1

60

15

Volleyball

-do-

1

60

15

Handball

-do-

1

60

15

Softball

-do-

1

60

15


Part-C (Teaching Practice)

Teaching Lessons

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

1

80

20

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)

Paper

Title of the Subjects with Code

Credit

Marks

Internal

Assessment

10%

Paper-XIV

English -Communication  Skills (ECS)

1

90

10

Paper-XV

Kinesiology and Bio-mechanics(KBM)

1

70+20*P

10

Paper-XVI

Sports Management (SM)

1

90

10

Paper-XVII

Measurement and Evaluation(ME)

1

70+20*P

10

Paper-XVIII

Applied Computer Education and

Statistics in Physical Education(ACESPE)

1

70+20*P

10

Paper-XIX

Health Education (HE)

1

90

10

Paper-XX

Sociology of Sports (SS)

1

90

10

*P- Stands for marks for practical component.

Part-B (Activity – Skills and Prowess)

Paper

Contents of Games and Sports

Credit

Marks

Internal

Assessment

20%

Athletics

Teaching of Fundamentals,  Rules and Regulations and Measurements  of Fields

1

80

20

Tennis

-do-

1

60

15

Yoga

-do-

1

60

15

Hockey

-do-

1

60

15

Cricket

-do-

1

60

15

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. 10x4= 40 lessons

2

160

40

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)

Paper

Title of the subjects with code

Credit

Marks

Internal

Assessment

Paper-XXI

Organisational  Behaviour (OB)

1

90

10

Paper-XXII

Sports Journalism (SJ)

1

70+20p*

10

Paper-XXIII

Yoga (YG)

1

90

10

Paper-XXIV

Scientific     Approach     to     Sports

Training (SAST)

1

90

10

Paper-XXV

Health,      Physical      Fitness      and

Aerobics (HPFA)

1

90

10

Paper-XXVI

Officiating and Coaching (OC)

1

90

10

Paper-XXVII

Applied         Physiotherapy          and

Rehabilitations (APR)

1

70+20p*

10

* P – Stands for marks for practical component

Part-D (Compulsory Fields of Specializations)

Specializations

Contents of

Specializations

Credit

Marks

Internal

Assessment

Athletics

Coaching           and

Officiating

1

40+40=80

20

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-

1

40+40=80

20

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

1

40+40=80

20

Important instructions for the student / teachers / external examiners:

1.  3x10=30 lessons (Coaching and Officiating) shall be taken by each student under the supervision of the teacher in the institution itself.
2.
Principal of the college with the consultation  of the Head, Department  of Physical  Education  of the college  will inform  the university  about  the options  exercised  by the students to appoint  external examiners accordingly.
3.
A set of external and internal examiners will conduct annual university examination as per the rules and regulations of the course.
4.
Each lesson will be of 100 marks including 20 marks of internal assessment. The examination will be held out of 80 marks (40 marks officiating and 40 marks coaching including viva voce) for athletics and game lessons. Similarly for optional activities, examination will be held out of 80 marks (40 marks for practical  and 40 marks for theory and viva voce).
5.
 Each student is required to pass separately in theory, practical and respective assessment.
6. Six hours per day will be devoted for theory and practice, i.e. three hours for theory and three hours for practical work / day.

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.

Note:  for correction

Each specialization will be of 100 marks including 20 marks of internal assessment. The examination will be held out of 80 marks (40 marks for practical and 40 marks for theory and viva voce).

Syllabus for Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) (Annual System) P.U. - 2010-2011

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 Practicals

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


Some of the Institutes providing B.P.Ed. - 1 year course are:

Advantages or Benefits of Bachelor of Physical Education Degree

  • 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.

Bachelor of Physical Education Jobs

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. The Government 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.

Employment Areas

  • Sports and Business Marketing.
  • Sports Journalism.
  • Fitness Centre.
  • Sports Equipment Industries.
  • Colleges.
  • Private Schools.
  • Hotel Industries.
  • Sports Team.

Job Types

  • Trainer / Instructor / Coach.
  • Sports Journalist.
  • Sports Goods Manufacture Marketing Executive.
  • Commentator.
  • Physical Education Instructors.
  • Umpire / Referee.
  • Professional Players.
  • Sport and Leisure Club Managers.
  • Administrative and Sports Duties.
  • Sports Photojournalists.
  • Sports Administration.

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