Department of Physical Education

Physical education focuses on developing physical fitness and the ability to perform and enjoy day-to-day physical activities with ease. Students also develop skills to participate in a wide range of activities, such as soccer, basketball, or swimming. Regular physical education classes prepare kids to be physically and mentally active, fit, and healthy in order to empower them for social life.






Students’ learning through physical education supports will be helpful for their overall education which is to develop students as resourceful, confident, engaged and active learners. Learners grow in confidence and competence as they acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to enjoy and succeed in a variety of physical activities while in senior cycle and in their future lives. Physical activity, in its many forms, provides the medium through which students learn in, through and about physical education.

By simultaneously embodying Fitness, health education, and sports science education through the department, provides education and training to achieve the following objectives:

  • Nurturing quality students as well as sports and health professionals who are self-reliant life-long learners capable of integrating theory and practice to serve as role models encourages personal and professional healthy behaviors;
  • Innovatively and strategically enhancing the department’s leading role in the field.
  • Enhancing professional standards by recruiting and developing quality Sports persons.

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HOD’s Desk



Welcome to the Department of Physical Education at Mar Athanasius College, where we take immense pride in our top-notch sports facilities, including three expansive grounds for cricket, football, athletics, and volleyball, a state-of-the-art shooting range, archery facilities, and a world class swimming pool. Our athletes have consistently excelled, winning numerous medals at national and international competitions, and some have even represented India at the Olympics. We are equally committed to breaking national records and fostering a passion for sports.
Join us in shaping the future of sports excellence and athleticism.

Haary Benny Chettiyamkudiyil
Head of the Department

Programme Offered

Physical Health and life Skill Education

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Course Duration : 6


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