About the Department
The department of Physical Education & sports was established in 1963. The department has undergone NBA accreditation in the year 2006. It is also affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.
To provide adequate infrastructure facilities for sports and games so that students choose and participate in the events for which they have flair. To spot and groom the sports talent, to foster, better human relations through sports and games. To imbibe in the students discipline, leadership qualities, courage and the sense of belonging through sports activities. To train the students to receive success and defeat equanimously
To produce National & International players, by providing hi-tech sports facilities to the students. To attain the top most position in sports arena of the university colleges in our state or country.
Ever since the establishment, the department has produced many national and international level players.
PADMASHREE. ANIL KUMBLE, Indian team cricket player has excelled both in sports and academics. In spite of playing for the country, he has secured distinction in Mechanical Engineering.
ARJUNA AWARDEE. CHETAN BABOOR, the International Table Tennis player has also brought laurels to the college. He represented India in Barcelona Olympics 1992 and subsequently represented the country in many international events.
EKALAVYA AWARDEES. MISS. POOJA R ALVA, Arvind Mani the International Swimmer, Mr. Viani Antonio D’cuhna, Yashas D and Girish A Koushik the International Chess players
Department of sports has been responsible for instituting a good sports culture in the college. Every year, college organizes many Invitational & university events in the college campus.
Physical Education & Sports
Physical education-is an integral part of educational programme designed to promote the optimum development of an individual physically, emotionally, mentally, socially and spiritually through total body movement in the performance of properly selected physical activities. The primary aims of physical education have varied, based on the needs of the time and place. Most of the institutions’ goal is to provide students with knowledge, skills, capacities, values and the enthusiasm to maintain a healthy lifestyle into adulthood. Activities included in the programme are designed to promote physical fitness, to develop motor skills, to instill knowledge and understanding of rules, concepts, and strategies. Students learn to either work as part of a team, or as individuals, in a wide variety of competitive activities.
Sport has existed for several thousand years. As the world population continues to increase and technology improves in areas such as transportation, communication, medicine, and sports equipment, sport will continue to evolve and involve more and more people across nearly all parts of the world. Sport is an activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively. Sports is commonly referred to activities where the physical capabilities of the competitor are the sole or primary determinant of the outcome (winning or losing), but the term is also used to include activities such as mind sports (a common name for some card games and board games. Sport is commonly defined as an organized, competitive and skillful physical activity requiring commitment and fair play.