The Department of Physical Education of the University of Allahabad was founded in 27nd November 1987under the faculty of arts. Functioning started with admission in the Bachelor of Physical Education (Three Years Degree Course.) of first batch from 15 March 2000. The Department has introduced M.P.Ed (Two Years Post Graduate Course) course in academic session 2015-16 with an intake of 40 seats as per the guidelines of the National Council of Teacher Education (N.C.T.E.).Department is also offering research programme D.Phill Course to foster the academic furtherance and research excellence in the frontier areas of physical education and sports sciences. Presently Prof Archana Chahal serving as Head of the Department.
SCOPE OF COURSE
The successful candidates of the B.P.E., course shall be well qualified for the appointment as the Sport Officers, and Supervisors, Administrative Officer, Directors. Physical Education Teachers, Lecturer,. Health club Managers, Fitness Consultants in School / College, Universities Industrial Establishments, Commercial Firms and Government and Non-government agencies which are engaged in promoting Physical Education and Sports in India. The candidates after completion of this course shall be eligible to apply for the post of commissioned officers in Army, Navy, Air force and Para Military force.