Department of Physical Education

J.J.College of Arts and Science (Autonomous), Pudukkottai has been started in the year 1994 at Sivapuram, Pudukkottai with great vision of giving quality education to poor and village peoples. Department of Physical Education started in the year 1994 for Motivating the students towards higher achievement in sports at National and International levels. To witness the above said Alumnae of our college P. Shanthi, Secured silver medal in 800 Mts Race at 2006 Doha Asian Games and P. Anuradha, Secured Gold Medal in Weight Lifting Competition at 2018 South Asian Games held at Nepal.
The Department of Physical Education offered the UG course B.Sc Physical Education, Health Education and Sports Programme from the academic Year 2017-2018. Around 118 students are in roll.


The Department of Physical Education is well recognized for teaching. It has 5 energetic and dedicated faculty members among them 2 have completed Ph.D. It produces professional Physical Educationist who will be able to promote fitness and elevate sports performance to the students’ community by using Bio- Mechanics, Sports Training, Methods in Physical Education, Sports Kinesiology and Fitness and Sports Innovations. The department is having Well equipped Infrastructure, Standard 400 Mts Track, Indoor Stadium for Various Sports and games, Basketball Court, Football Field, Cricket Pitch and Various Outdoor Play grounds. We are providing sport quota admissions for outstanding school level achievers. Preparing sports men and women for inter- Collegiate and Inter University level Competitions.
Every year we organized various Inter Collegiate level and Inter University level Tournaments. As a honor to our beloved founder we organized Founder’s Trophy Badminton Tournament for school boys and girls every year and our management provides cash award to the winners. Periodically we organized Special lectures, Workshops etc to provide exposure to our students in the field of Physical Education. To improve teaching learning process our Faculty members are encouraged to utilize ICT tools and techniques. We introduced Major Dyanchand Sports club in the year 2017 – 2018. Through this club we organized various competitions among the students. Our students are getting lot of job opportunities especially in uniform service. Some students preferred higher studies in the field of Physical Education.


Physical Education plays a major role in the world for promoting healthy society.Fitness is an important part of our overall health. Our Department designed Choice Based Credit System and students based Practical oriented curriculum. It covers almost all the physical education related core courses such as Methods in Physical Education, Theories of major games, Sports Physiotherapy, Health Education etc, Allied courses such as Human Anatomy and Physiology, Theories of Yoga and Gymnastics, Test Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education, Research methods in Physical Education etc, Major based elective courses such as Sports Bio-Mechanics etc and Skill based elective courses such as Fitness and Sports Innovations etc. Department also offers Fundamentals of Yoga related Inter Disciplinary Courses to other departments.

Contact Person

Designation : Head, Department of Physical Education
Contact No. : 9965207874/ 6379851542
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