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Profile of the Department

Physical Education

♦ Contents

• Introduction

In most educational systems, physical education, also called physical training in many countries, though each with a very different connections, is a course - both at academic and at teacher training level - in the curriculum which utilizes learning in the cognitive (perceptual-conceptual development and information-processing ability) affective (experience of feeling or emotion), and psychomotor (neuromuscular experience of activity) demands in a play or movement exploration setting. Both participation and study are vital to Physical education.

Generally, physical education is misunderstood to mean physical activity or merely drill. It is necessary to providing knowledge regarding true meaning and scope of physical education.

Evaluation of human life started with the movement. Human being have been very active and creative by nature and physical activity has been part of their life all along since evaluation. For primitive man, search for food and shelter was the first activity. The first physical activity was necessitated by his instinct for survival. Physical activity was also the first mode of communication, it was also a means of expression. as human being evolved culturally, emotionally and socially, physical activity also evolved. as the society became more and more complex learning towards the modern age, physical activity came to the recognized as an organized and supervised form of education, and termed as physical education.

The study of Geography is analysis the different conditions of earth and Understanding the relation between the man and earth . The curriculum/syllabus helps the students to develop their geographical approach . It also helps them to understand different types causes and consequences of physical and non-physical activities on human life . Apart from teaching and research the study of geography is an important input in almost every field.

• Disciplinary Aims and Objectives

To acquaint the student the living conditions of men in the different part of the world.

To enable the student to acquire a knowledge of natural resource.

To develop in student an understanding of how environment and climate factors have influenced our life.

• Specific objectives

In its multi-dimensional perspective, physical education asserts itself on the academic environment in at least three ways -

a) as a participatory curricular activity with movement, sport, health and fitness as the major areas of experience and concern;

b) as a teacher training programme, responsible for developing a cadre

of competent leadership to carry out instructional work at schools, college, universities etc.; and finally

c) as an academic and research discipline strengthening its own scientific foundations and widening frontiers of

knowledge in allied sciences and areas of management in order to improve practices.

• Course

The Subject Physical Education was offered as general course in 2003. The syllabus is framed and approved by the concerned board of studies of North Bengal University

• Admission

Admission to be a 1st year general course is basically and strictly on merit and physical ability basis. The intending students are distributed admission forms, and after measuring the physical fitness and skill ability, their submission the result is published and they are admitted through counseling system.

In this course although there is a rule framed by the university but due to the local demand the college is compelled to take admission to all the intending students. There is no question of merit to admission in general course.

• Organization of the department

We have a separate department. The department has no computer facilities of its own and no departmental library. The student of department of Physical Education fulfill their requirement of books from the central library

• Wall Magazine

The department has no such Wall Magazine. In coming future we will try to complete Wall Magazine sincerely.

• Profile of the Faculty

In the Physical Education Department of Sukanta Mahavidalaya, there are

• Name of the Lecturers and their Qualification

Name Qualification Designation Area of Specialization Experience Other Activities
Tarak Basak M.P.Ed Contractual Whole Time Lecturer Sports medicine 5 years & 9 months
Arghya Mondal M.P.E., M.Phil Contractual Whole time Lecturer Sports medicine 5 years & 6 months Official of kho-kho and kabaddi games

• Students Strength 2013-2014

Year General Teacher Student Ratio
1st Year 77 1:38.1
2nd Year 68 1:38
3rd Year 37 1:18.5

•Departmental Inputs

Name and address of Department

Sukanta Mahavidalaya, Dhupguri, Jalpaiguri.

Telephone Number

03563-250067 (Principal & Office)

9832661421 (Department)

Date of Establishment of the Department


List of different Programmes (Level of Study—certificate/diploma/UG/PG/ Diploma offered by the department

Programme Level of Study Cut Off Marks at Entry Level in % Students Strength
BA UG 40 3rd Year- 37 2nd Year- 68

•Number of teaching technical & administrative staff of the department

Male Female/th> Total
Total number of Teacher Part time NIL NIL NIL
Teachers with PhD. or the Highest qualification (M.Phil) 01 NIL 01
Teacher with PG as the highest qualification 01 NIL 01
Administrative Staff NIL NIL NIL
Total number of Guest Lecturer NIL NIL NIL

•Does the Department have academic & financial autonomy?

Yes No Academic Matters Yes Administration Yes Finance No Number of Students in the Department during the current academic year 2013-14

Male Female Total
Total number of Teacher Part time 129 53 182
Other State NIL NIL NIL
*Mention the following details of this batch of students last year
Category Number
Admitted to the Programme 36
Drop Out 09
Appeared for the final exam 27
Sanctioned Teaching Posts and present position
Category No Present Position
Sanctioned by the Govt 01 01
Sanctioned by the Governing Body 01 01

What is the average work load in terms of lecture per week of a teacher?

21 Classes

Does the department monitor overall performance of students through regular assessments, if yes how?

Yes, through class tests & field tests.

How do the teachers update themselves for discharging their teaching responsibilities, Give details?

Through library work and academic exercise.