Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram-695 581, affiliated to the University of Kerala and under the Sports Authority of India has invited applications for admission to various Programmes offered by the Institute for 2019-20.
The Programmes include (i) Bachelor of Physical Education (BPEd) - 2 years (Approved by NCTE) (ii) Master of Physical Education (MPE) - 2 years (iii) Post Graduate Diploma in Health and Fitness Management (1 year)
Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed): Applicant should satisfy one of the following (i) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks and having at least participation in the Inter-College/Inter-Zonal/District/School competition in sports and games as recognised by the AIU/IOA/SGFI/Government of India (ii) Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with 45% marks (iii) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 45% marks and studied Physical Education as compulsory/ elective subject (iv) Bachelor’s degree with 45% marks and having participated in National/Inter University/ State competitions or secured First, Second or third position in Inter Collegiate/ Inter Zonal/ District/School competition in sports and games as recognized by the AIU/IOA/SGFI/Government of India (v) Bachelor’s degree with participation in International competitions or secured first, second or third position in National/Inter university competitions in sports and games as recognised by respective federations/ AIU/IOA/SGFI/Government of India (v) Graduation with 45% marks and at least 3 years of Teaching experience (for deputed in-service candidates ie, trained Physical Education Teachers/Coaches)
Applicant should be below the age of 25 years as on 1st July of the year of admission (born on or after 2nd July 1994). Age relaxation will be given as per University rules to eligible categories.
Applicant should possess a high level of physical fitness to undertake daily heavy load of Physical exercises and should not have any Physical deformity or mental disability which prevents him/her from actively taking part in Physical Education programme.
If a woman student admitted to B.P.Ed course gets married and is found medically unsuitable at any stage of the programme, she will have to discontinue the programme.
Master of Physical Education (MPE); Applicant should hold BPE/BPEd degree from a University (Indian/Foreign), recognized for the purpose by University of Kerala with at least 50% marks and should be below 25 years of age as on 1st July of the year of admission (born on or after 2nd July 1994). A relaxation to the extent of 5% marks in aggregate will be given to outstanding sportspersons 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 Intervarsity Competitions in the sports disciplines recognized by the Indian Olympic Association/Association of Indian Universities in the preceding three academic years. SC/ST candidates will be given relaxation as per University rules.
Those who have appeared for the qualifying examinations, but whose results are awaited may also appear for the admission test. However, they must submit the statement of marks and pass certificates before the date stipulated by the college, failing which their admission will be cancelled. Applicants who are sure that they fulfil the eligibility conditions may report for the admission tests as per the schedule given by the college. Candidates may note that a call letter for the entrance test shall be sent to them by post. However, they are advised not to wait for the call letter, but look up for the list of eligible candidates on the college website.
Post Graduate Diploma in Health and Fitness Management: Applicant should hold (i) a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education of a University (Indian/foreign), recognized for the purpose by the University of Kerala or (ii) a Bachelor's Degree with degree (BPEd)/Diploma in Physical Education (D.PEd) of at least one-year duration awarded by an Indian University or a Board duly appointed by the Education Department of the State/Centre OR Indian or foreign qualification(s) recognized as equivalent to those mentioned at (i) and (ii) by the University of Kerala.
Upper age limit will be 30 years on 1st July of the year of admission (Born on or after 2nd July 1989). Age may be relaxed by five years for in-service teachers. SC/ST candidates will be given age relaxation as per the university rules. The course will be conducted if at least ten candidates qualify in the admission test.
Those who have appeared in any of the qualifying examinations, but whose results are awaited may also apply. However, they will have to produce pass certificate, mark sheet at the time of admission test.
Intake: BPEd (2 years) -50 (Boys-30, Girls-20); M.P.E (2 years)- 25; P.G.D.H.F.M (1 year)- 20
Application: Application can be submitted online through the ‘Admission’ page at https://www.lncpe.gov.in/ latest by 30th May, 2019.
After successful submission of the application online, applicant should take a print of the submitted application and should be carry the same, along with (i) Self attested copies of all the documents (ii) all the documents and certificates in original (iii) any government ID proof (passport, voter ID, Aadhar card, Driving License) (iv) Demand draft for Rs.500/- (for all courses) drawn in favour of Principal, LNCPE, payable at Trivandrum, when reporting for the admission test, if called for.
The website https://lncpe.gov.in also states that the printout of the online applications with documents and DD should be sent to the ‘Principal, SAI-LNCPE, Karyavattom (PO), Trivandrum-695581’.
Selection: Admission tests will be conducted simultaneously in LNCPE, Thiruvananthapuram and SAI, Imphal & SAI, Kandivali, Mumbai for BPEd and MPE. For PG Diploma in Health and Fitness Management test will be conducted at LNCPE Thiruvananthapuram only.
Submission of online application will not entitle an applicant to be called for Admission Tests. Applicants will be provisionally called for admission tests on the basis of the documents submitted by them. Admission test cards for those shortlisted shall be generated on the basis of information submitted online.
Applicants called for the admission test, have to report to the center opted on the prescribed dates and time given in the test call card. The schedule of tests will be notified to the candidates on their arrival at the testing venue.
The candidates shall be selected to the B.P.Ed Course as per merit from the rank list, which will be prepared on the basis of the following four items of the selection criteria which shall follow the same order as given here under. (i) Written test: 50 Marks ((General English, General knowledge, Sports and Professional aptitude shall be tested). Candidates who do not score a minimum of 20 marks shall not be eligible for further testing. (ii) Physical Fitness Test (AAPHER Youth Fitness Test - 6 Items): 30 Marks. AAPHER Youth Fitness Test comprising the following items will be used to assess Physical fitness (i) Pull-ups (Boys)/ Flexed-arm Hang (Girls) (ii) Flexed-leg Sit-Ups for one minute (iii) Shuttle run (30 ft X 4) (iv) Standing Broad Jump (v) 50-Yard Dash (vi) 600-Yard Run.
AAPHER Youth Fitness Test Norms for Boys and Girls are given as Appendix- I of the Prospectus available at the website. Those who do not score a minimum of 15 marks shall not be eligible for further testing (iii) Sports proficiency test (one game/sport): 10 Marks. This will be a test in the skills of one game/sport of the candidate’s choice out of the games/sports included in the schedule of AIU (Sports Division). However, the college reserves the right to delete any game/sport from the list on administrative considerations and the games/sports selected are given in the prospectus.
Details of the Tests for MPE and PG Diploma Programs are given in the Prospectus.
Admission tests for MPE & PGDHFM will be on 3 & 4 June 2019 and that for B.PEd (2 year) on 6 & 7 June 2019.
For more details, visit https://www.lncpe.gov.in/