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
|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.|