Department of Physical Education

Since 1968

2 Programmes
1 Faculty
2 Students
2 Publications


The department was started in the year 1968, under the first Leadership of Mr. Richard Jegadesan. Who not only marked his name in the College but also as a Sports Director of Bharathidasan University. For more than two score of years the department remains a beckoning light in promoting Physical Education for community development. In the year 1998 Dr. L.C John, headed the department providing immense growth in the field of research and development by increasing state-of-art facilities and equipment.

The department being the forerunner in the field of sports and games has produced many outstanding Sports personalities and had brought laurels to the nation and the state in National and International competitions.

The College has an impressive fully air-conditioned Multipurpose Stadium, Fitness Center, Flood lit Basketball and Volley ball court. The department organizes various State Level Tournaments and has bagged various trophies in almost all the events for more than a decade of years. The Department holds several academies to oversee promotion of sports and games among youth and children. It also trains specially abled persons for Paralympics. Currently Dr. A. Palraj is the Head and Director of Physical Education.


To impart an inclusive Physical Education to foster sportsmanship, competitiveness and awareness of well- being among the youth and make a significant contribution to the creation of a healthy Nation.


To improve the Holistic development of the youth and hone the sports skills of the students through expert training and competitions at all levels.

Programmes & Certificate Courses Offered


  • Ph.D., Physical Education
  • Diploma in Gym Instructor

Best Practices of the Department

  • Cricket and Tennis court outsourced and maintained by Outstanding Sports Alumni.
  • Free Training for College Teams.
  • Badminton and Table Tennis nominal fee shared by Management and Staff.
  • Pay and Use policy for Staff and Students in Fitness Centre.
  • Cricket and Football fields rented to public, Institutions and Corporates during holidays.
  • Technical support provision to conduct sports events.
  • Special coaching for differently abled and special children to take part in Paralympics.
  • Facilities supported by various Sports Associ ations to Institutions free of cost.
  • Free nutrient and education for sports persons.
  • Interaction with eminent Sport personalities during Annual Sports Meet and Tournaments.


  • Dr. A. Palraj
  • Physical Director
  • Bishop Heber College, Trichy-17
  • Ph:9443566300