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Newly established Punjab Sports University to enroll students for BPES, Yoga courses

Newly established Punjab Sports University to enroll students for BPES, Yoga courses

KS Diwan/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh

The newly established Punjab Sports University Patiala which will start functioning from 1 September 2019 has invited application for admission to three years Bachelor of Physical Education & Sports (BPES) and one Year Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga, in its inaugural academic session 2019-2010.It was established by The Punjab Sports University Ordinance, 2019.

Recently Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has appointed Lt General Jagbir Singh Cheema as the first Vice-Chancellor of Punjab Sports University, Patiala. Also Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Vice-Chancellor Dr Jaspal Singh will work as the varsity’s chief advisor.

“It was decided that the September session will include basic courses, such as Physical Education, followed by introduction of courses pertaining to Sports Science, Sports Medicine and Sports Psychology” said spokesperson of the govt.

Lt Gen Jagbir Singh Cheema newly appointed VC of Punjab Sports University Patiala-photo courtesy-Internet

As per the university authorities, Bachelor of Physical Education & Sports is a 3 years course having 50 Seats. The course is approved by the Union Grants commission (UGC). BPES offer multiple options to pursue higher education in MPES, MBA in Sports Management, M.Sc. in Sports Science/Sports Medicine for employment in Sports and allied fields at national and international levels. The eligibility of this course is 10+2 with any stream having at least 45% marks and for   SC/ST/ OBC – 40%marks.  The candidates will be selected on the basis of their marks obtained in 10+2. The candidate must have a Graded Sports Certificate awarded by the Department of Sports.

The authorities further informed that for PG Diploma in Yoga which is a one Year Course having 50 Seats, offer abundant scope for self-employment and job opportunities in Schools, Colleges, Fitness and Yoga centers. For this course graduation in any stream/BPED-4 Year /BPES-3 Year/B. Sc (Sports) from any recognized University by the UGC having at least 45% marks and for SC/ST/OBC – 40%marks.  The candidates will be selected on the basis of their marks obtained in graduation. The candidate must have a Graded Sports Certificate awarded by the Department of Sports.

For this academic session the interested candidates can apply online on www.pgsgcpe.com.

The candidate can registered between 17 Aug 19 to 27 Aug  2019.Date of Physical Fitness Test & Counseling for B.P.E.S is on 29 Aug, 2019 at 08.00 AM.Date of Counseling for PG Diploma in Yoga will be on 30 Aug 2019 at 09.00 AM at Professor Gursewak Singh Government College of Physical Education, Patiala.

The candidates should bring their original documents along with the photocopies.

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