Sports Teacher (Physical Education)

A career in physical education and sports is a unique occupation. It is a profession by which a professional can earn a substantial amount of money and at the same time stay fit. Physical education is an integral part of the total education process. India has a great tradition in physical education as a means of ensuring physical development, martial velour and recreational competence and the Indian system of exercises include a variety of physical activities.

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Course Eligibility Duration
Under Graduate Class 10+2 (with physical education as one subject ) 3 years
Post Graduate Degree Graduate in Physical Education 2 years
Post Graduate Diploma Graduate in Physical Education 1 years
M.Phil. Post Graduate (with Physical Education as a special subject) 2 years
Ph.D. (For those who want to go in research and academics) Post Graduate (with Physical Education as a special subject) 3 year

Entrance Exam    

  • No entrance exam for this course


Depending on the type of institute/quota/degree, fees can range from INR 10 thousand to INR 30 thousand per year, excluding lodging and boarding.

Skills Required   

  • Energy, enthusiasm and physical fitness

  • Patience, perseverance and a sporting spirit

  • Good physical conditioning

  • Physical and mental endurance

  • Communication and business skills

  • Team spirit

Career Options   

Following are the various job profiles offered to graduates and post graduates in Bachelor of Arts with Physical Education:

  • Sports Journalist: A graduate in physical education can work as sports journalist for television or newspapers.

  • Coach: They can also work as coach in sports institutes or school.

  • Sports and Leisure Club Managers: They can also work in sports and leisure club as manager.

  • Sports Administration: They can also start their career as sports administrator.

  • Commentator: Becoming a sports commentator is also a good career option for graduates and post graduates in Physical education.

  • Trainer: Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians. The services provided by ATs comprise prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.

  • Umpire: Becoming an umpire is also a good career option.

Undergraduate Courses   

  • B.A. – Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education

  • B.P.Ed of Physical Education

  • B.Ed.- Bachelor of Physical Education

Postgraduate Courses   

  • M.A. – Master of Arts Physical Education

  • M.P.Ed. of Physical Education

  • M.Phil. of Physical Education

  • Ph.D. in Physical Education

Some colleges offering the course:   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


  • Sports and Business Marketing

  • Sports Journalism

  • Fitness Centre

  • Sports Equipment Industries

  • Colleges

  • Private Schools

  • Hotel Industries

  • Sports Team

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges/universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.