Tamil Nadu Physical Education & Sports University
(First Of Its Kind In India As An Affiliating University)
The Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University established by an Act of the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2004, is unique and the first of its kind in India as an affiliatory University, exclusively for Physical Education and Sports. After obtaining the accent from his Excellency the president of India on 5th August 2005, the said act came into force with effect from 15th September 2005.
It is a rare coincidence that the University has started functioning from December 2005, declared by the United Nations as International year for Sport and Physical Education. At present the University has four Faculties, eleven Departments and ten affiliated Colleges. Further the University now offers select Physical Education and Allied Courses, through collaborative program and Distance Education stream also.
Dr.(Mrs). Grace Helina.
The dream to make Tamil Nadu flourish in all sectors has been fulfilled by our Honourable Chief Minister with her untiring and ceaseless endeavour. The Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University is it brain child of Honourable Madam and everyone felt happy when the announcement came in 2004. I feel honoured to serve this University established for the cause of Physical Education and Sports in the research fields. So also it is a proud movement for those who work and or otherwise having association with the University in different capacities.
The students have been given with exposure in areas such as Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Sports Nutrition, Sports Biomechanics, Sports Psychology, Sports Sociology, Yoga, Sports Management, Coaching and Training and Sports Technology. The scope expands up to entrepreneurial development and one who aspires to undergo a programme in the University does provide an ample scope for employment in different sectors such as Schools, Colleges, Universities, Fitness Centers, Hospitals, Yoga Centers, Industries, Organisations, SAI Centers, Associations, Clubs, Social Organisations, IT Sectors etc.
The research and scientific contribution of the staff of this University continues to enrich the general field in physical education and sports and the specialized areas and enhance the hope of the aspirants to venture in to further research. The Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Clinics organized by this university provide an opportunity for professionals to update their knowledge and adopt the same resulting in the talent identification and promotion of efficiency among children.