Why is physical education important?

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Physical Education Teacher also called PET who is responsible for teaching children and adolescents about different sports, physical activities and development, nutrition, and health care benefits. She/He also organizes sports events/ competitions and encourages students to participate. The lesson plans are created in such how so that students are ready to participate in exercises/activities and similarly also assessed and evaluated on the talents they learned.


Some students thank for various reasons aren’t ready to take admission in regular mode, they will choose a distant mode of education within the same. Students must check the supply and mode of courses available in desired universities/colleges.

  • Candidate should at least score 50% in class 12th from any stream and recognized board
  • The minimum percentage cutoff of all colleges and universities are different, which should be cross-checked beforehand
  • Preference is given to students who have played any sports at any level or had physical education as a subject in class XIIth


There are various certificates, diplomas, and degrees that can be pursued in a wide curriculum of the subject. You can also choose it as a subject at the senior secondary level with any stream as offered by different schools.

After 12th if you want to pursue this subject, these are the following levels-

  1. Certificate- These courses are of year duration.
  • Aerobics
  • Yoga and yoga science
  • Naturopathy
  • Yoga and naturopathy
  1. Diploma- these courses are of two-year duration.
  • Aerobics
  • Yoga teacher training
  • Physical education teacher
  • Yoga
  • Yoga and physical education
  1. Degree- These are undergraduate courses of three-year duration.
  • B.A. Yoga
  • B.A. Physical Education
  • B..P.Ed Physical education
  • B.Sc. in Sports Science and Nutrition
  • B.Sc. in Physical Education and Sports Science
  • B.Sc. in Sports Science
  • BBA in Sports Management
  • Bachelor of Sports Management
  • BA in Sports Management
  1. Masters- You could pursue this degree after completing an undergraduate degree which is of a two-year duration.
  • Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.)
  • PG Diploma in Sports Medicine
  • PG Diploma in Sports SciM.Sc. in Sports Science
  • M.Sc. in Physical Education and Sports Science
  • MBA in Sports Management
  • Master of Sports Management
  • M.Sc. in Sports Science and Nutrition
  • MBA in Sports Business
  1. PG Diploma courses-
  • Nutrition
  • PG Diploma in Sports Coaching
  • PG Diploma in Sports Journalism
  • PGDM in Sports Business
  • PGDM in Sports Management
  1. Doctoral Degree courses-
  • Ph.D. in Physical Education
  • Ph.D. in Sports Management


Following are the most popular colleges for courses. The colleges and courses have proven over the years that they are the best in the business in India. Getting enrolled in one of these colleges and courses will lay a strong foundation in the subject matter and will propel your career in the best possible manner-

  • DU (Delhi University)
  • BHU (Banaras Hindu university)
  • Annamalai University
  • Lucknow university
  • Lovely professional university
  • Amity university
  • Chandigarh university
  • Lakshmibai national institute of physical education
  • Aligarh Muslim university
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of P. E. and Sports Science
  • Dhyan Chand Sports College
  • Lakshmibai National Institute of P. E., Thiruvananthapuram
  • Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management
  • NCA, Bangalore
  • Gujarat University


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


Apart from being a teacher, other job profile you can apply for-

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


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

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