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Selvam College of Physical Education

Selvam College of Physical Education was established by the pioneer in Poultry Industry and a Philanthropist, Dr.P.Selvaraj in 2006 under the auspices of V.Ponnusamy Educational and Charitable Trust, which was formed in the fond memory of his late father. The College is fully self – supporting and it has been founded to serve the youth of the predominantly agricultural, under privileged and downtrodden families in the neighborhood. Started with B.P.Ed., Course, 4 faculty members and an initial intake of 38 students.

At present, the college has student strength of about 145. Their economic background is poor and their School Education has been acquired through vernacular medium. A team of 10 qualified competent and dedicated faculty members is committed to duty, discipline and service. The college offers B.P.E., B.P.Ed., and M.P.Ed., M.Phil., programmes, P.G. Diploma Courses in Fitness Management and Yoga which have High Employment Potential, with the aim of making the students employable, self – employable or becoming entrepreneurs with in a span of 4 years, the college has grown vertically and horizontally there by providing upward mobility to our students. This institution tries to enrich the students with an education, which is intellectually challenging, ethically sensitive, socially compassionate and academically sound.

Message from the Principal : 

It gives me immense pleasure as well as professional joy to self that this college, affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University, is one of the best institutions in Physical Education and Sports. The College is run by Ponnusamy Memorial Trust and it has all facilities, infrastructures and expert man power to cater to teaching, coaching, and research services to interested and scholarly students and professional enthusiasts, this college has produced Inter University, National and International athletes. On behalf of this college, I feel proud to render the best services possible for the promotion and enhancement of profession. I am deeply privileged to extend a warm welcome to all personalities who are indeed in need of professional knowledge services and interactions as well as exchange programmes.r.

Our Vision :

To produce leaders who will be agents of social change, primarily among the communities they live in, and in the nation as a whole; and to make the college serve national and globel needs by providing quality human resource, by shaping intellectually sound, ethically sensitive and socially compassionate graduates.

Our Mission :

Our mission is to achieve the vision of the founder by establishing and managing Educational Institutions based on the four cardinal principles of Discipline, sound education, sports and service. In order to raise leaders with rounded, holistic personalities.

Major Objectives :

To prepare highly competent and skilled teachers in the field of Physical Education and Sports.

To provide vocational guidance and placement services to the people in the field.

To develop and promote mass Physical Activity

To create out standing Sports Personnel’s


The College has well laid out and maintained play fields for various athletic events and Sports Hostel facilities are provided for boys and girls separately. Quarters are provided to the staff members. Other facilities provided include Computer Lab, Gymnasium, Fitness Center etc.,


The College Library has a rich collection of more than 6000 books on Physical Education, Sports, Sport Sciences and general subjects. The College subscribes national and International Journals and Magazines.


The College Laboratories are equipped with highly sophisticated equipments used in research in Sport Sciences and practical activities of Physical Education as well as for providing medical and Scientific back-up to students, athletes.

Master degree students are compulsorily given training in computer applications.

Well equipped fitness center and yoga for mind and body fitness programmes are provided to the students.


Applications are available in the college office on payment of Rs.100/- in person or Rs.150/- by post (Send DD in favour of Principal, SCOPE, Namakkal Payable at Namakkal) Pappinaickenpatty, Namakkal.

Affiliated to the TNPES University, THE College Offers;

  • Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed., – 3 Years) – 50 Seats

  • Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed., – 1 Year) – 50 Seats

  • Bachelor of Physical Education (M.P.Ed., – 2 Years) – 30 Seats

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga (Distance Education)

  • Master of Philosophy in Physical Education (M.Phil.,) – waiting for approval.

Eligibility conditions for the above mentioned Courses


Physical Education is an inter – disciplinary Science involving fields related to education, human behaviour, Sports and Social Science. Physical education is an integral part of the education structure and its programme provides suitable physical activities based on need, age, ability and aptitude of the participants. The three year course in physical education and sports provide ample opportunity to students to lean about the recent development in Physical Education.

The purpose of the three year degree course in to provide a longer period of professional preparation in Physical Education and Sports. Physical Education is the foundation for high performance in competitive sports.


1. Candidates for the three year degree course shall have the following
requirements to be admitted in the B.P.E., Course.

  • Candidate should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination (+2) or any other equivalent examination recognized by the University of Madras.

  • Other-requirements :

  • Candidate Must :

  • Be Free From Physical deformities.the Prescribed Physical Proficiency Test.

  • Medically Fit to undergo the course

  • Must have represented the district / school in any game / sports.

2. Duration of the Course:

The course for the degree of Bachelor of Physical Education shall extend over a period of three academic years for six semesters

One Year
Regulations :

1) Eligibility for admission to the course.

  • A candidate shall be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Physical Education degree course (B.P.Ed.,) if he / she has taken a degree of a recognized University Subject to the following conditions.

Must have represented the School or College or University or District or State in any one of the games or athletics (as included in the inter University Competitions).

  • Must have Secured at least 50% marks in the selection tests as indicated below.

Qualifying Marks Scored in U.G. – 25 Marks
Games and Sports Participation – 20 Marks
Games Skills Test – 50 Marks
Track and Field – 50 Marks
[100mts, Long Jump, Shout Put]



Subject to the procedure laid down a candidate shall be admitted to the first year of the Master of Physical Education Course provided he / she has obtained,

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with atleast 50% aggregate marks from a University – Indian or Foreign – recognized for the purpose by the University of Kerala.


  • A Bachelor’s degree with Degree (B.P.Ed.,) / Diploma in Physical Education (DPEd) of atleast one year duration with 50% aggregate marks, awarded by an Indian University or a Board duly appointed by the Education Department of the State / Union territory.


  • Indian foreign qualification(s) recognized as equivalent to those mentioned in (a) and (b) above by the University of Kerala, provided, further, that the candidate should be in the age limit of 20-25 as on Ist July of the year of admission.

Note :
i) Relaxation to the extent of 5% marks in aggregate will be given to outstanding sports persons who have represented the country in Asian Games /Commonwealth Games/Olympic Games or those who have secured first, second or third place at Senior National/Junior National/National games or at All India Interuniversity Competitions in the sport disciplines recognized by the Indian Olympic Association/Association of Indian Universities in the preceding three academic Years.
ii) The reserved candidates (SC/ST) will be given age relaxation as per university rules.

A) Written Test :-
A written test of 2 hours duration to assess general knowledge, general mental ability and theoretical knowledge in the subjects studied at B.P.E., level. (100 marks)
(Minimum marks to be secured is 40%)

A) Written Test :-
A written test of 2 hours duration to assess general knowledge, general mental ability and theoretical knowledge in the subjects studied at B.P.E., level. (100 marks)
(Minimum marks to be secured is 40%)

B) Physical Fitness Test :-
AAHPER Youth Fitness Test comprising the following items to assess physical fitness. 1. Pull-ups (Boys) / Flexed-arm Hang (Girls) 2. Flexed-leg Sit-ups for one minute 3. Shuttle Run (30 ft X 4) 4. Standing Broad Jump 5. 50-Yard Dash 6. 600-Yard Run

Note : This is a qualifying test. Those who fail to secure 50% of the composite score of 60 points of the test battery shall not be eligible for further testing.
C) Test in one game / Sport
(50 marks)
(Minimum marks to be secured is 50%)
The game/sport opted by the candidate for testing should be out of the schedule of I.O.A/Association of Indian Universities Sports Division. However, the college reserves the right to delete any game/sport from the list on administrative considerations.

Note : A candidate should obtain at least 50% of the total marks to be eligible for admission to the Course.


The college provides the Educational Scholarships and assistance ships to the eligible and deserving candidates as per the established criteria.

Free Sports Hostel, Free College Fees Concessions will be given to the outstanding athletes and sports mans according to the performance at various levels. Certain fees percentage of concessions also given to the eligible candidates according to the performance.