2019, Vol. 4 Issue 1, Part F
Appraisal of the teaching department of physical education, Panjab University, Chandigarh
AUTHOR(S): Kulwinder Singh
The objective of the study was to trace the history of the department and to examine the initiative taken by the Department of Physical Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh in developing quality physical education courses and syllabi since 1963 to 2013. The nature of the study obliged the researcher to depend upon historical method. A survey study design was adopted to achieve the purpose of the study. The required information/data was derived from the primary and secondary sources such as Annual Reports of Panjab University, Chandigarh, Syndicate Proceedings of Panjab University, Chandigarh and books. The data was analyzed through external and internal criticism method. The investigation revealed that the foundation of the teaching Department of Physical Education was laid in the sixties. However, Panjab University has started a Diploma Course in Physical Education in 1952-53 in its affiliated Government College of Physical Education, Ropar. Three year Bachelor of Physical integrated Course was started in the affiliated College (Government College of Physical Education, Ropar) of Panjab University in 1958-59. Government College of Physical Education, Ropar was shifted to Patiala in 1958-59 and remained with Panjab, University, Chandigarh upto 1962 and two training courses of physical education continued upto 1962. Due to more demand of physical education teachers in Punjab and its neighboring states, Panjab University, Chandigarh started its own Department of Physical Education for training teachers in the year 1963-64 with Post Graduate Diploma and M.A. Physical Education. Dr. B.L. Gupta was the first Chairman/Head of the Department of Physical Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The department has started Ph.D. degree in the year 1973 and started M.Phil. degree course in the year in the 2003-04.
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How to cite this article:
Kulwinder Singh. Appraisal of the teaching department of physical education, Panjab University, Chandigarh. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2019;4(1):272-274.