Type of College

Constituent University College

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NCTE

Established

1987

Affiliation

University of Delhi, New Delhi

About Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education & Sports Sciences

On August 3, 1987, Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education & Sports Sciences (IGIPESS) was established by the Delhi Administration under the aegis of the University of Delhi, New Delhi.

It is one of the leading co-education institutions that also houses the Department of Physical Education & Sports Sciences under the Faculty of Inter-Disciplinary and Applied Sciences, the University of Delhi offering all the categories of teacher training courses in physical education.

On January 15, 1998, the institute recognized and included by University Grants Commission (UGC) among colleges section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956 and become eligible to receive central assistance in terms of the rules framed under section 12-B of the UGC Act, 1956 (vide UGC letter No. F.8-32/97(CPP-I).

In the beginning, a three years degree course viz. B.Sc. (Physical Education, Health Education, and Sports) was started in the institute in 1987. It also now offers B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education, One year) and M.P.Ed. (Master of Physical Education, Two years) courses recognized by National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), Jaipur.

Apart from these courses, the institute offers add-on courses to the B.P.Ed. students namely: Aerobics, Yoga, Sports for All, Sports Journalism, Gym Operation, Personality Development and Computer Application in Physical Education. So, students should have to opt one add-on courses in the second semester.

Based one academic education, the institute has well-qualified staff, adequately laboratories and rich library with latest books and research journals.

IGIPESS aims to provide the quality education to the future teachers. With the correct mix of technology and human touch, the Institute empowers the aspiring teachers to propagate education through the rungs of the society so that they serve the nation while making a satisfying career for themselves.

The institute has well-qualified staff, adequately staff, adequately equipped laboratories and rich library with latest books and research journals. IGIPESS strives to inculcate appropriate values and qualities required to develop sportspersons and physical education professionals at various levels.

Various teaching and learning techniques are being used by the faculty to impart knowledge and skills to students at Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education & Sports Sciences (IGIPESS) in its various departments.

  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, common rooms, gymnasium, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed for the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Transportation facility is available for the students
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) Full Time 1 Year 10+2+3
Master of Physical Education Full Time 2 Years Graduation
Science
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Health Education & Sports Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Ph.D
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Education Full Time 2 / 3 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Curricular Activities
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Conference Hall
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Public Transportation

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