Department of Physical Education

Near Physics Department ,

Gujarat University, Navrangura, Ahmedabad 380009.

Phone : +91-79-26300834

Head     :     Dr. B. D. Vanar       


Brief History

The Gujarat University has completed 57 years in providing higher education. This was established in the year 1949. During journey of 57 years this university has started various courses in Science, Social Science, Management, Medical branches. Along with these courses Master of Physical Education course was started in the year 1986. This is first center for master degree course in physical education in Gujarat State. U.G.C. had made mandatory for all college physical education teacher to have master degree in physical education and to meet this requirement our university had taken initiative to launch this course. In the initial stage of this course the experts from across the country were invited and requested to frame the syllabus of this course.

            Teacher those who were working with different colleges for them special summer courses & training programme were organized during vacations to upgrade their knowledge in the area of physical education.

            The past students of this course are serving in the various universities, colleges, schools and recognized institutions across the country. This department is always in search of opportunity to organize seminars in the concerned areas of physical education. On availability of opportunities it is a practice to organize such seminars with the association of Academic Staff College refresher courses in physical education are also organized.

Present Scenario

The present regular master degree course in Physical Education is being provided this two years (Faculty of Arts) course is divided into two parts. M.P.E. Part I & M.P.E. Part II. In each year four theoretical papers are being taught. Along with this in the first year of course students are being taught practical skill proficiency in Athletics sports (One from each) and officiating in major games one from each sports. In the second year of course practical two lessons of advance coaching. One in major game and other in Athletics are also being taught.

Infrastructure & Facilities

Sports complex of University is spread out in 47 acres. Present facilities are

       400 M  Track with Pavilion

       Basketball Cement Court

       Tennis Court 2 Nos

       Hockey ground

       Volleyball Court 2 Nos.

       Cricket Ground

       Gymnasium Hall

       Kabaddi & Khokho ground

       Multipurpose hall for physical education activities

       All types of labouratics facilities in University

       Hostel facility for Boys & Girls in campus available

       University health centre


       All most 100% Placements

       NET & GSLET Coaching available in Gujarat University

       Opportunities of Organizing & Officiating in Schools, Colleges, University, Inter-University and National Championship.

       Hostel Accommodation, Hospital & Medical facilities, Library and various type of Laboratory facilities in one campus.

Courses Offered

            1.         Course Name:- Master of Physical Education (M.P.E.)

            2.         Course Type      :- Self finance & Grant in Aid Course

            3.         Intake               :- 25 Seats for regular Seat & 10 Seats for Merit Payment

   regular course.

            4.         Eligibility           :- B.P.E.  or  B. P. Ed.  or  D. P. Ed.

            5.         Subject Offered:-  M.P.E. Part-I (First Year)

                        Theory Paper   :- Name of Subject.

1.                   Philosophical Foundation of Phy.Edu.

2.                   Research methods in Health, Phy.Edu. and recreation.

3.                   Physical Education & Sports Psychology

4.                   Sports Medicine.

Practical  :          Skills Proficiency & Officiating

Athletics           :- Running, Throwing & Jumping Event

               (Any One of Each Event)

                        Games              :- Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Vollyball, Basketball, Handball,

   Cricket, Football, Hockey, Table-Tennis

   (Any One of Each)

                        M.P.E. Part-II (Second Year)

                        Theory Paper   :- Name of Subject.

1.         Scientific Principal of Sports Training.

                        2.        Test measurement & Evaluation in Physical Education.

                        3.        Sports Management

                        4.        Information Technology in Physical Education

Practical :          TWO Lesson advance coaching :

One in Athletics:- Running, Throwing & Jumping Event

               (Any One of Each Event)

                        One in Games   :- Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Vollyball, Basketball, Handball,

   Cricket, Football, Hockey, Table-Tennis

   (Any One of Each)

            6.         Duration            :- The duration of the course shall be of TWO Years 

            7.         Course Commencement   : - June

8.         Admission Process :- By Merit & Entrance Test

9.         Fees                             :- M.P.E. Part I & II

Free Seat                      :- Rs. 1720.00   

Payment Seat               :- Rs. 5720.00

10.               Course Offered at :-        Physical Education Department

                                                Gujarat University,

                                                Ahmedabad : 380 009.

11.               Placement facility/Future Opportunity :-  All most 100% Placements in Schools, Colleges,University & recognized institution across the country.



Name                                       :           Mr. H. M. Desai

Qualification                            :           D.P.Ed., M.P.E.

Designation                             :           HoD & Lecturer

Areas of Specialization            :          Physical Education ( Vollyball, Athletics )

Contact No.                              :           26300834 (O) 26307478 (R )