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  • The department was started during 2002-03 (Master of Physical Education Degree Programme) with an objective of generating competent professional teachers with an aim to meet the challenges in the field of Physical Education and Sports. Postgraduate physical education degree programme (Bachelor of Physical Educartion) was started in the year 2003-04 with an intention of providing education to high school physical education teacher enthusiasts. Additionally the department is coordinating for PG Diploma in Sports Management offered by DDE wing of Kuvempu University. The research programmes like Ph. D. and M. Phil are also offered for the qualified physical education professionals.
    Digital and Communication Electronics programme intends to generate skilled professionals with thorough knowledge in the basic The department is well equipped with instructional and infrastructure facilities for effective curricular transactions. The staffs (Five plus guest faculty and six supportive staff) are well equipped with required qualification and consistently participating in faculty improvement programmes. The staffs are also provided computers with Internet facilities so that effective teaching and learning takes place. Three permanent staff have completed Doctoral Studies and indulged in research activities.
    International standard indoors sports complex and an upcoming 400 mts. Standard track are the landmarks of the department?s growth. Playing facilities for Football, Hockey, Tennis, Kabaddi, Kho-kho, Handball, etc. give room for leisure time pursuits of campus students and also aid for practical programmes of the department. Planning to enhance the facilities in terms of laboratory and play fields to the requirement of NCTE the governing body, which had given recognition for our courses, offered.
               Four recognized research supervisors currently guiding eight research scholars for Ph. D. degree programme and helping seven M. Phil students. The department is also planning for taking up research projects, crash courses, certificate courses, diplomas to extend their academic growth. The Alumni and physical education associations of the department are special features to meet the student aspirants.
  • Name of the Department    Department of Studies and Research in Physical Education -B.P.Ed
    Year of Establishment        2002
    Name of the Chairman      
    Dr. Prakash S.M
    Address of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies & Research in Physical Education
    Kuvempu UniversityJnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta - 577451
    Shimoga Dist., Karnataka State, INDIA
    Phone: 08282-256301-306, Fax: 08282-256255
  • Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake
    B.P.Ed One Year Any Degree  
    M.P.Ed., Two Years - 4 Semesters B.P.Ed or B.P.E(3 years)  
    M.Phil., One Year Masters Degree in Physical Education  
    Ph.D Three Years Minimum Masters Degree in Physical Education  
  • Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area  of  Specialisation
    1 Dr. Prakash S.M Ph. D., M. P. Ed., B. Sc., NIS Cert. Director of Physical Education Exercise Physiology, Research Methodology, Statistics and Sports Management, Cricket Coaching, Yoga and Badminton
    2 Dr. Gajanana Prabhu B M.P.E., Ph.D. NET & JRF, NIS (cert) Assistant Professor Exercise Physiology, Sports Medicine, Volleyball, Athletics & Basketball
    3 Dr. Virupaksha N.D. M.P.Ed.,PGDSM., Ph.D., Physical Cultural Instructor Badminton Kho-Kho, Kabaddi, Handball, Hockey, Sepak Takraw, Evaluation in Physical Education, Biomechanics, Health,Fitness and Wellness Result
    4 Dr. Appanna Mahadeva Gasti. M.P.Ed., Ph.D., Physical Cultural Instructor Volleyball, Athletics,Kho-Kho and Sports Management
    5 Mr. Nagaraj G S M. P. Ed. Physical Education Director Volleyball, Athletics,Kho-Kho and Sports Management Result
    7 Mr. TANGARANI Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    8 Mr. PRASAD M Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    9 Mr. SUJAN G B Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    10 Mr. VINAYA H K Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    11 Mr. VILEEP K S Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    12 Mr. SAMPTH KUMAR C Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    13 Mr. Sanjeev Kumar K S Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    14 Mr. BALAKRISHNA Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    15 Mr. REKHA K Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    16 Mr. Shivakumar S Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
  • Research Projects
    Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status
    1 Comparison of Selected Anthropometrical Psychological and Physiological Variables among Inter Varsity Medalists in Kho-kho Kuvempu University Dr. Prakash S.M Prakash S M 22999 Completed
    Research Scholars
    Sl.No. Faculty Name of the Supervisor Name of the Ph.D. Scholar with Aadhaar number/Photo ID Mode of Ph.D. Registration Number Date of Registration Research Topic Likely date of completion of Ph.D Availing Fellowship Funding Agency of Fellowship
    1 Education Dr. Gajanana Prabhu B Gururaj Puranik Part Time 175 2014-06-12 Intra-Sport Comparison Of Anthropometric, Physiological And Psychological Parameters Of Basketball Players 2018-06-01 NO 0
    2 Education Dr. Gajanana Prabhu B Anthony Francis P.S. Part Time 172 2014-06-18 A study on existing initiatives for promotion of sports and achievement in selected private and public sector sports hostels 2018-06-18 NO 0
    3 Education Dr. Gajanana Prabhu B Srinivas Harikanth Full Time 166 2014-06-14 A cross sectional study of motivation for participation in competitive sports among youth and men of goa 2017-06-14 NO 0
    4 Education Dr. Gajanana Prabhu B Khalid Khan Part Time 176 2014-06-18 A study on proprioception and balance ability in inter university level sportspersons 2018-06-18 NO 0
    5 Education Dr. Gajanana Prabhu B Ramesh Naik K. Full Time 165 2014-06-18 A study on the influence of physical performance on academic achievement, emotional intelligence and mental stress of adolescent boys and girls 2017-06-18 YES RGNF
    6 Education Dr. Gajanana Prabhu B Rohan D Costa Part Time 164 2014-06-18 The study on self- perceived and measured physical fitness among students at high school, graduation And post graduation level 2018-06-18 NO 0
    7 Education Dr. Gajanana Prabhu B Tangarani Part Time 177 2014-06-18 Effects of Indigenous and non-indigenous exercise interventions for management of body weight, mental stress and body image issues in young women 2018-06-18 NO 0
  • Awards/Recognition/Achievements of Faculty:
    Dr. S M Prakash, Recognized as subject expert at UGC NET centre.
    Future Expansions/Diversification Plans :
    01 To start new courses 1. Fitness and Wellness PG Diploma 2. Aerobics crash courses and certification
    02 Introduction of Adventure Sports like Rock Climbing
    03 Upgrading to the level of SCHOOL OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION
    Placements :
    Campus interviews as per requirement of the colleges and institutions who are in need of a physical education teachers and directors and fitness managers will be conducted
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