Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Kriavattom, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 581, under the Sports Authority of India, has invited applications for admission to the 2 year Bachelor of Physical Education Programme for 2018-19 approved by NCTE.
Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) is a full time residential two year professional degree programme with four semesters, with the objective of preparing Physical Education teachers to impart Physical Education and sports activities up to High School level. The course will also facilitate employment for them as Trainers/ Instructors/ Coaches in fitness centers, health clubs, sports clubs, sports academy etc.
A candidate must complete the course of study for the Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) and pass all papers in Part-A (Theory), Part-B (Practical Skills), Part-C (Teaching Ability) and Part - D (Coaching Ability) within a total period of Four Years commencing from his/her first admission to the B.P.Ed. Course.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold a Bachelor's degree in any discipline with 50% marks and should have 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 or should hold a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education with 45% marks Or Bachelor's degree in any discipline with 45% marks and studied Physical Education as compulsory/ elective subject Or 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 Or 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 or Graduation with 45% marks and at least 3 years of Teaching experience (for deputed in-service candidates ie, trained Physical Education Teachers/Coaches)
Those who have appeared for the qualifying examination can also apply subject to the condition that they have to produce the pass certificate before the date stipulated by the college.
The relaxation in the percentage of marks in the qualifying examination and in the reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC and other categories shall be as per the rules of the Central Government/ State Government whichever is applicable.
Age: Applicant should be below the age of 25years as on 1st July, 2018. 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. A woman student admitted to B.P.Ed course getting married and found medically unsuitable at any stage of the programme, will have to discontinue the programme.
There are 50 seats for the Programme (30 mean and 20 Women). Rank list will be published separately for men and women. Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC candidates shall be done as per rules of the State/Central Government whichever are applicable.
Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on merit from the rank list, which will be prepared on the basis of the four items of the selection criteria which shall be followed the same order as given here under (i) Written test: 50 Marks (General English, General knowledge, Sports and Professional aptitude will be tested). Those who do not score a minimum of 20 marks will not be eligible for further testing (ii) Physical Fitness Test (AAPHER Youth Fitness Test - 6 Items): 30 Marks. AAHPER (American Alliance for Health, Physical Education and Recreation) Youth Fitness Test comprising the following items will be used to assess Physical fitness- Pull-ups (Boys)/ Flexed-arm Hang (Girls); Flexed-leg Sit-Ups for one minute; Shuttle run (30 ft X 4); Standing Broad Jump; 50-Yard Dash; 600-Yard Run. AAPHER Youth Fitness Test Norms for Boys and Girls are given as Appendix- I of the Prospectus available at http://www.lncpe.gov.in/. Those who do not score a minimum of 15 marks shall not be eligible for further testing.
Sports proficiency test (one game/sport): 10 Marks- A test to assess the skills of one game/sport of the candidate's choice, out of the games/sports included in the schedule of AIU (Sports Division) will be held. However, the college reserves the right to delete any game/sport from the list on administrative considerations and the games/sports selected shall be published in the prospectus for the respective year (iv) Sports achievement (should produce original Certificates): 10 Marks- Achievement rating in a Game/Sport as per the Rating Scale enclosed as Appendix-II of the Prospectus- Total 100 Marks.
A Candidate should score at least45% in the selection tests (45 out of 100 marks) to find a place on the rank list.
Application can be submitted online through the link at http://www.lncpe.gov.in/ latest by September 10, 2018.
Application Fee of Rs.400/- has to be paid by way of a DD in favour of ‘Principal, LNCPE’, payable at Thriuvananathapuram. The printout of the online application and the DD has to reach ‘The Principal, LNCPE, Karyavattom, Thiruvananathapuram-695581, before the admission tests scheduled from 13.8.2018 (Thursday) to 15.8.2018 (Saturday).
Admission Test for B PEd will be held at LNCPR, Karyavattom, SAI Imphal and SAI, Bangalore.
Names of candidates selected will be displayed on the Notice Board after the tests and approval of the university. Those selected have to undergo Medical Teat at the Medical Centre, LNCPE, Thiruvananthapuram. Those who clear the medical test have to deposit the fees by 26.9.2018.
Married women are also eligible. But is an admitted woman candidate reached the stage of expectancy, during the course, she may have to discontinue the course for a minimum period of one year.
Tuition Fee for first year is Rs.1200/-. Other fees are also there, details of which are given in the Prospectus.
For more details, visit, http://www.lncpe.gov.in/