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Jadavpur University born in 1955 has a short but glorious history. Having its origin from National Council of Education, Bengal, it has a chequered career where in the concept of indigenous system of education free from the clutches of British rulers and serving the interest of local people took shape and ultimately through various stages culminated in the development of the present University in 1955. NACC has accreditated Jadavpur University with grade and has identified as one of the five Universities of the country as a centre of potential for excellence.
Department of Physical Education:
Department of Physical Education is a constituent unit of Jadavpur University. It is the one of the academic departments under the faculty of Arts. This Department previously as a unit of Jadavpur Vidyapith College of Education, run by NCE, Bengal, started offering B.P.Ed program from the year 1975 at the request of the Director of Public Instruction, West-Bengal when Physical Education was made a compulsory examination subject. Thereafter in 1990, Jadavpur University has taken over the Physical Education Unit of Jadavpur Vidyapith College of Education and has made a full-fledged department of Physical Education under the Faculty of Arts.
Head Of The Department : Prof Sudip Sundar Das

The teacher education programme is controlled by the National Council of Teachers Education (NCTE) as the parent body. All the teachers education programmes should be recognised by the Parent Body (NCTE) like other teachers education programmes in India. Jadavpur University is also recognised with its two courses of two years duration B.P.Ed. and M.P.Ed. And these two courses have already been recognised by NCTE, with an annual intake of 50 and 40 respectively.

National Council For Technical Education (NCTE) link: the website of the said council.

Year of establishment:1975 as unit of Jadavpur Vidyapith College of Education, under N.C.E. Bengal. 1990 as a Department of Physical Education.

Location:188 Raja S.C. mallik Road
Kolkata- 700032, West- Bengal

Permanent account number:AAAJJ0500E

The Department of Physical Education has been set up with the provision to impart holistic education through the Physical Education Curriculum and instill higher values in pupil teachers.

  • To undertake a journey towards excellence in teacher education in the field of Physical Education through research, innovative practice with deeper emphasis on pedagogical skills and optimum use of available recourses.
  • To strive towards excellence of the would be Physical Educators by responding to changing needs and expectation of the society by imparting required skills and value based education.
  • To prepare future Physical Education teachers by inculcating values such as dignity of labour, equality of genders, protection of environment, respect for tradition and cultural heritage.
  • To orient the pupil teachers with the latest technology bared teaching methodology for promotion of creative excellence.
To produce and give the nation future physical educators with qualities of intellectual competence, committed, character, diligence, discipline, dynamic, versatility and entrepreneurship.

Journal of Physical education Yoga and Sports [Volume-1]

Faculty Summary Full Time
No. of teachers with Ph.D / D.Sc. as the highest qualification 4
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. /  Email ID Specialization
Ashoke Kumar Biswas
09434239919 /
Theory: Sports Psychology, Exercise Physiology

Practical: Football, Cricket, Athletics, Badminton
Sanjib Mridha
Sudip Sundar Das
91-9434254723 /
Theory- Training Method and Exercise physiology
Practical - NIS Diploma in VolleyBall
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Associate Professor
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. / Email ID Specialization
Asish Paul
9831710942 /
Theory: Physical Education and Sports Management
Practical: Football, Netball
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Assistant Professor
Photo Name / Qualification Telephone No. / Email ID Specialization
Atanu Ghosh

Papan Mondal


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Degrees Offered/Intake
  Degrees Offered Intake Capacity
Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy25
Ph.D - Vacancy to be declare at the time of admission
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Syllabus & Curriculum For UG Level
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (Extra Departmental Course)
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Syllabus & Curriculum For PG Level
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