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University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram

About Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Thiruvananthapuram

Established on August 17, 1985, by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource, Department of Education. Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Thiruvananthapuram is one of the premier physical education colleges for the deserving candidates.

It is located on the northern side of the Kariavattom Campus of the University of Kerala approximately 15 km from Thiruvananthapuram city.

The college is affiliated to University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. After the amalgamation of the SNIPES with Sports Authority of India, on May 1, 1987, the college became a part of the academic wing of the Sports Authority of India.

The main aim of the college is to provide an excellent upliftment of physical education and sports for deserving aspirants in the country.

At present, the college offers two years Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed. or MPE) course for those who have completed their qualifying graduation degree or Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed. or BPE) with the minimum aggregate of 50% from any recognized university are eligible to apply for this course.

Students here are admitted who completed their graduation in qualifying subject from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in major or in aggregate at the graduation level. But Scheduled Castes (S.C.), Scheduled Tribes (S.T.) & (O.B.C) candidates are to be entitled to a relaxation 5% marks ineligibility for admission.

The college also offers one year Master of Philosophy (Physical Education) and one year Post Graduate Diploma in Health & Fitness Management (PGDHFM).

The college is co-educational and admits both men and women students from all over India and abroad. The seats for admission to various courses are as under

  • MPE - 25 Seats
  • M.Phil - 6 Seats
  • PGDHFM - 20


  • 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, 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
  • Internet facilities may be availed for the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Transportation facility is available for the students
  • The college also has a hostel with providing all the facilities, security and good atmosphere, best suited for studies of the boys & girls coming from far-off places
  • 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
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • To train their academic program, workshops, seminars and special lectures following fitness centre sections and Cardiovascular room are available

They are:

  • Weight training room, Weight training station, free weights, and multi gym
  • Treadmills, ergo cycle, rowers, cross trainers, steppers, aerobic air walker, fitness rider
  • Step aerobic, low impact and high impact aerobics
  • Yoga
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed) Full Time 2 Years 10+2+3
Master of Physical Education Full Time 2 Years Graduation
Additional Courses
Streams Mode Duration Eligibility
Post Graduate Diploma in Health and Fitness Management  (PGDHFM) Full Time 1 Year BPE/B.P.Ed.
Master of Philosophy (Physical Education) Full Time 1 Year MPE/M.P.Ed.
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Classroom
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Seminar Halls
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation





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