TNPESU Announces PhD Admissions

Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University (TNPESU), Chennai, announces full time and part time Ph.D in Physical Education 2014.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree is one of the highest academic degree which required extended study; PhD degree is awarded to a candidate who, has submitted a thesis on the basis of original and independent research in any particular subject / discipline or involving more than one discipline (inter-disciplinary), that makes a contribution to the advancement of knowledge, which is approved by Board of examiners as required candidates

Eligibility for PhD Programme

The candidates who have qualified for Master’s Degree (10+2+3+2 pattern or equivalent in this order) of this University or of any other university recognized by the syndicate of this university as equivalent thereto with not less than 55% of marks or a CGPA of 5.51 and above in the 10.00 point scale or ‘B’ grade in the seven point scale, under CBCS, for the subjects of Physical Education, Yoga, Exercise Physiology/ Exercise Physiology & Nutrition, Sports Biomechanics and Kinesiology, Sports Management, Sports Psychology, Sports Sociology, Sports Coaching and Sports Technology, are eligible to register for PhD in this university

Candidate must have secured minimum percentage of marks in PG degree as given below:

For General/ BC/MBC Candidates: 55%

For SC/ ST candidates: 50%

All the candidates who completed their PG degree on or before 1991: 50%

Educational Qualification

1) PhD Degree in Physical Education: M.P.Ed.,/M.P.E.S.,/M.P.E / its equivalent

2) PhD Degree in Yoga: M. Sc/M.A., Yoga / its equivalent

3) PhD Degree in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition: M.Sc., Exercise Physiology & Nutrition / its equivalent

4) PhD Degree in Sports Biomechanics and Kinesiology: M.Sc Sports Biomechanics and Kinesiology / its equivalent

5) PhD Degree in Sports Management: M.B.A, Sports Management/ MBA (General) / its equivalent

6) PhD Degree in Sports Psychology: M.Sc/ M.A, Sports Psychology / M.Sc Sports Psychology & Sociology / its equivalent

7) PhD Degree in Sports Sociology: M.Sc/ M.A, Sports Sociology / M.Sc Sports Psychology & Sociology/ its equivalent

8) PhD Degree in Sports Coaching: M.Sc Sports Coaching /MS in Sports / its equivalent*

9) PhD Degree in Sports Technology: M.Tech., Sports Technology / M.Tech., / M.E. (Any Discipline) / its equivalent

*Approved by the syndicate of Tamil and Physical Education and Sports University

Application Form

Ph.D programme offered in the Departments and Research Centres of this University for the academic year 2014-15

Application form can be downloaded from the link:

The Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University, Chennai reserves the right to change / modify/ revise the Ph.D regulation and Fee structure as and when necessary arises without prior notice

For New Ph.D regulations, application and for further details visit this University

Important Dates

Last date for submission of application is 30th August 2014

Date of Entrance examination is 20th September 2014

For details, see the link:

Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University, Chennai

(Estd. by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu under Act, 9 of 2005 & Approved by the UGC), India’s First State University in Physical Education & Sports, Melakottaiur (PO) Vandalur, Chennai-600127, Phone: 044-27402621, Website:

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