Chandigarh: Registration process for admissions in specialized three-year undergraduate courses in Maharaja Bhupindera Singh Punjab Sports University, Patiala will start from July 20.
Disclosing this here today, Lieutenant General (Retd) J.S. Cheema, Vice Chancellor of the university said that complying with the direction of Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi to revive sports culture in the state of Punjab and to train the youngsters in sports science and sports dietician, registration of three specialized undergraduate courses for the year academic year 2020-21 is being started.
He said that eligibility criteria for admission in Bachelor of Physical Education and Sports (B.P.E.S.) for general category would be 10+2 pass with minimum 50% pass marks and for SC/ST/OBC Candidates and participants of international and national level sports competitions is 45%. Apart from this, the candidate should have a Graded Sports Certificate issued by the Punjab Sports Department or other states. Candidates must undergo Physical Fitness Test (PFT) to qualify for the admission.
“For the second course ‘B.Sc. (Sports Science), eligibility for General Category candidates is at least 50% pass marks in 10+2 (Science), while it is 45% marks in same subject for SC/ST/OBC and participants of international/national level sports competitions”, he further added.
The Vice Chancellor said that similarly, third course would be B.Sc. (Sports Nutrition and Dietetics). And, for this course, preference would be given to those candidates, who have participated in any sports competition at International/National/State/Federation/District/School level. Apart from this, candidate must have a gradation of sports certificate. He said that aspiring students can apply online for registration to these three courses from July 20 to August 20, 2020. Online registration will start on university’s website mbspsu.pgsgcpe.com. “The dates of the physical fitness test for BPES course will be announced later on university website” he said, adding that for further information regarding admission, anyone can contact on mobile number 94657-80091, 88375-74060.