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Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala
Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala India which is also Asia’s largest Sports Institutes housed in the palatial monumental building and sprawling lawns built by the erstwhile Maharaja of Patiala whose descendants dedicated this complex for the promotion of sports to the people of India. This Institute is popularly known as the “Mecca” of Indian Sports and has produced Coaches of high caliber. read more
Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education & Sports Sciences
Indira Gandhi Institute of Physical Education and Sports Sciences (IGIPESS) is one of the leading institution that also houses the Department of Physical Education & Sports Sciences under the Faculty of Inter-Disciplinary and Applied Sciences , University of Delhi offering all the categories of teacher training courses in physical education.
The institute was established on 3rd August, 1987 by the Delhi Administration under the auspices of the University of Delhi. The institute is named after Late Mrs. Indira Gandhi , the first lady Prime Minister of India. At the instance of University Grants Commission and based on professional advice of institutions like :
- Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education (Gwalior),
- Netaji Subhash Institute of Sports (Patiala) , and
- Central Health Education Bureau (Delhi) ,
A three year degree course viz. B.Sc. (Physical Education , Health Education and Sports) was started in the institute in 1987. It also now offers B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education, One year) and M.P.Ed. (Master of Physical Education, Two year) courses recognized by National Council of Teacher Education (N.C.T.E.). The institute has well-qualified staff , adequately staff , adequately equipped laboratories and rich library with latest books and research journals.
IGIPESS strives to inculcate appropriate values and qualities required to develop sports – persons and physical education professionals at various levels. The institute plans to develop students-hostels, staff-quarters, gymnasium, swimming pool, auditorium, synthetic 400 M track, synthetic hockey field and all other required infrastructure at its new site. read more
The University of Delhi is a premier university of the country with a venerable legacy and international acclaim for highest academic standards, diverse educational programmes, distinguished faculty, illustrious alumni, varied co-curricular activities and modern infrastructure. Over the many years of its existence, the University has sustained the highest global standards and best practices in higher education. Its long-term commitment to nation building and unflinching adherence to universal human values are reflected in its motto: ‘Nishtha Dhriti Satyam’ ‘निष्ठा धृति सत्यम्’ (Dedication, Steadfastness and Truth). read more