Kharagpur College 

The Department Of Physical Education

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Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body; it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity. Thus the importance of Physical Education is no less than any other subjects in the curriculum. Based on the needs the study of this subject has been introduced in our college from the session 2007 – 08 at under – graduate level. The goal of studying is to provide students with knowledge, skills, capacities, value, and enthusiasm to maintain a healthy life – style. The subject is designed to promote physical fitness, to develop motor skills, to instill knowledge and understanding of value, concepts and strategies. Students are taught general concept, on major games like Foot – ball, Volley – ball, Basket – ball, Kho –Kho, Kabadi, Badminton, Table Tennis, and some Athletics and also on Yoga. As a part of the Curriculum Physical Education inculcates the importance of maintaining a healthy body. This is how it helps one in becoming individually happy and energized in life. Indulging in sports leads further to major boost it self confidence. This subject creates awareness about important nutrition issues. Physical Education classes include lesions about the importance of personal hygiene and importance of cleanliness. All budding sportsmen and Sports women – who wish to make their mark in the world of sport, can get an excellent opportunity in physical education classes. The students as a whole are usually busy with their other subjects, in the curriculum and get exhausted with the traditional method of listening, reading & writing pattern of studies, Physical Education helps generating recreations to such students and sharpens their overall capabilities. Physical Education has the obligation to the mankind in accumulating benefits physically, mentally , socially and spiritually.

In our college we have huge land of area with existing grounds, courts, etc and for future development of sports infrastructure. The department has been adequately facilitated with instruments for games & sports, relevant books in the central library. Importance has been given on the high quality faculty to promote theoretical & instructional issues. The growing need of the department proves it adequately that scope for employment of the students after their graduation with the subject combination will widen to a great extent. Undergraduate level studies with Physical Education would further help in building the career of a student for higher studies with B.P.Ed. Courses in both undergraduate and Post – graduate level. Later one can think of pursuing research studies for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy which would make avenue for the lectureship in college & University.

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