UG and PG admissions 2019 at YMCA College of Physical Education, Chennai


Do you wish to hold a degree in Physical Education and Sports? Are you interested to develop your career in Sports? Here is an opportunity for you to study B.P.Ed, B.P.E.S., D.P.Ed and M.P.Ed in Chennai. YMCA College of Physical Education, Nandanam has released the admission notification for UG and PG degree programs in Physical Education. Go through this article and get the details regarding the eligibility criteria, admission and selection process of YMCA college.

About YMCA College of Physical Education

YMCA College of Physical Education is a Christian Minority Institution which is affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University. It is an autonomous college reaccredited with 'A' grade by NAAC and recognized by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and Government of Tamil Nadu. The college provides high-quality education, training and research in Physical Education and Sports. It is one of the premier institutions located at Nandanam in Chennai. The college offers education to both men and women. It is a pure residential institution and the students of B.P.Ed., B.P.E.S., B.M.S., D.P.Ed. and M.P.Ed must reside at the college hostel during their course of study. However, the day scholar option is available only for the men students of D.P.Ed and B.P.E.S.

Courses offered

Various UG, PG, M.Phil, Ph.D. and diploma degree programs related to physical education and sports are offered at YMCA College of Physical Education. It includes both full-time programs and evening college programs. Except for B.M.S course, the physically handicapped students are not eligible for admissions into the courses of study offered at the college. The courses of study offered at YMCA College of Physical Education are listed below.

Full-time Programmes

Evening college programmes
  • M.Sc- Fitness, Exercise Rehabilitation and Nutritional Care
  • PG Diploma in Sports Coaching( Basketball, Cricket, Football, Handball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field)
  • PG Diploma in Yoga, Guidance and Counselling and Event Management


Eligibility criteria

Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports (B.P.E.S.) :
  • For admission into this three year degree program, candidate must have passed+2 examination conducted by Government of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination recognized by the Tamil Nadu Government and Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University(TNPESU).
  • Candidate should be within the age limit of 21 years as on 1st July 2019. Only the admission committee has the authority to relax the age limit for the deserving candidates


Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) :
  • Candidates must have completed B.P.E.S/B.P.E/B.A/B.Sc./B.Com or any equivalent degree recognized by TNPESU to get admissions into this two-year degree program. Candidates who have obtained a degree by private study or from any colleges other than TNPESU are eligible for admissions only if their degrees are approved by the TNPESU.
  • Candidates who hold a bachelor degree through Open University are not eligible for admissions into this program.
  • Candidate must have participated in at least intercollegiate or interschool tournaments in any game/sport.
  • Applicants should not have completed 30 years of age as on July 2019. Age relaxation may be given for SC/ST candidates (3 years) and ex-serviceman/ experienced Physical Education Teacher(6 years)


Bachelor of Mobility Science (B.M.S.) :
  • It is a one-year degree course for the disabled. Candidates who hold a bachelor's degree or any equivalent degree recognized by TNPESU are eligible to apply
  • Candidates who hold a bachelor degree through Open University are not eligible for admissions
  • Applicants should not have completed 30 years of age as on July 2019. Age relaxation may be given for SC/ST candidates (3 years) and ex-serviceman/ experienced Physical Education Teacher(6 years)


Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.) It is a 2-year nonsemester course approved under the Government of Tamil Nadu. To get admissions into this course, candidates must satisfy the below mentioned eligibility criteria as per the norms of the Tamil Nadu Government.

  • Only candidates who belong to Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply
  • Candidates should have scored marks above 45% in Higher Secondary Examinations
  • Candidates must have studied Tamil as one of the subjects in Higher Secondary Education
  • A minimum pass in Higher Secondary Education is enough for SC/SCA/ST candidates to seek admissions into this program.
  • General category students should not have completed 30 years of age as on 31st July 2019. The age limit for SC/ST candidates and Orphans/Widows is 35 years and 40 years of age respectively.


Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.) Admission of candidates into this 2-year degree course is completely based on the eligibility conditions of the TNPESU, NCET and the Government of Tamil Nadu. The basic eligible conditions for admissions into this program are listed below.

  • Candidate must have obtained a B.P.E.D. degree after any bachelor degree or any equivalent degree recognized by TNPESU.
  • Applicant must have required standards in at least one major sport or game. The University prefers candidates with achievements and professional training in any sports and games.


How to apply?

Candidates who satisfy the above mentioned educational qualifications and other eligibility conditions can download the application form and prospectus from the official website of YMCA College of Physical Education.

The downloaded application form must be duly filled in by candidates and must be sent with the attested copies of all the certificates to the Principal, YMCA College of Physical Education, Nandanam, Chennai-600035 along with a Demand Draft for Rs.350/- drawn in favor of YMCA College of Physical Education, Nandanam, Chennai-600035 which includes the application cost.

In the duly filled application form, score sheet and test card, the candidates must fix their attested passport size photograph.

Along with the application towards the proficiency tests and the conduct of skill, a crossed demand draft for Rs.300/- drawn in favor of YMCA College of Physical Education, Nandanam, Chennai-600035 should be sent, if the application form is not downloaded.

The below mentioned documents and original certificates must be produced at the time of interview. Only photocopies and attested copies shall be sent along with the application. The photocopies of the documents and certificates will not be accepted at direct interview.

  1. Education certificates
  2. Proficiency certificates in sports and games
  3. Birth certificate
  4. Course completion certificate
  5. Transfer certificate
  6. Community certificate
  7. Medical certificate


Total Number of Seats

  • B.P.Ed: 100 seats
  • B.P.E.S: 80 seats
  • B.M.S: 20 seats
  • D.P.Ed: 40 seats
  • M.P.Ed: 60 seats


Selection Process

The selection process includes different levels as per the guidelines of TNPESU, NCET and the Government of Tamil Nadu. For each course of study, the selection process varies and the candidate must cross each level of test conducted by the University to get admissions into their desired program. The overall marks scored by the candidates in all the levels of test will be considered for admissions into the degree programs.

Mentioned below are the 2019 admission guidelines and selection levels considered for the courses of study offered at YMCA College of Physical Education.

Bachelor of Physical Education(B.P.Ed.)
  1. Academic Qualification: 45% marks in any bachelor degree recognized by TNPESU.
  2. Games skill test: To undergo test in game proficiency, candidates must choose any one game included in the All India Inter-University Competitions.
  3. Track and Field fitness test: Candidates will be tested in the following track and field events- a. 100mts b. Shot put c. Long jump
  4. Representation in any one of the games or sports at school or college is mandatory.


Bachelor of Mobility Science (B.M.S.)
  1. The admission procedure for B.P.Ed will be followed.
  2. Preference will be given for sponsored candidates.


Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports (B.P.E.S.)
  1. Academic Qualification: Candidates must have passed+2 examination conducted by Government of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination recognized by the Tamil Nadu Government and TNPESU.
  2. Game Skill Test(Similar to the selection procedure of B.P.Ed.)
  3. Track and Field fitness test (Similar to the selection procedure of B.P.Ed.)


Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.)
  1. Academic Qualification: Candidate must have obtained a B.P.E.D. degree after any bachelor degree or any equivalent degree recognized by TNPESU with minimum 50% marks.
  2. Skill Test in specialized sport: Candidates will be tested in any one of the following games- a. Basketball b. Cricket c. Football d. Handball e. Hockey f. Track and Field g. Volleyball
  3. Candidates have to attend written test and Personal Interview
  4. Representation in any one of the games or sports in college is mandatory.


Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.)
  1. Academic Qualification: Candidates must satisfy the eligible conditions listed by the Tamil Nadu Government.
  2. Game Skill Test(Similar to the selection procedure of B.P.Ed.)
  3. Track and Field fitness test (Similar to the selection procedure of B.P.Ed.)


Note: Outstanding sports persons in the selection process will be honored with fee concession. While attending the game skill test and track and field fitness test, the candidates must bring their own sports kit and costumes for their specialized game or sport.

Important dates

  • Last date for receiving the filled in application form for M.P.Ed: 14th June 2019
  • Last date for receiving the filled in application form for B.P.E.S and D.P.Ed: 17th June 2019
  • Last date for receiving the filled in application form for B.P.Ed and B.M.S: 21st June 2019
  • Test date and time for M.P.Ed: 18th and 19th June 2019 at 9.30 AM
  • Test date and time for B.P.E.S and D.P.Ed: 20th and 21st June 2019 at 9.30 AM
  • Test date and time for B.P.Ed: 25th and 26th June 2019 at 9.30 AM
  • College re-opening date: 3rd July 2019


Contact details

Address: Old No 333 New No 497, Anna Salai, Nandanam, Chennai - 600035, Opposite Periyar Maligai
Phone: 044 24344816
Website: http://www.ymcacollege.ac.in


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