UGC NET Exam Syllabus 2019 for Physical Education

UGC NET Physical Education Syllabus 2019: UGC NET is conducted by CBSE on behalf of UGC  for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor both in Indian Universities and Colleges. This page includes syllabus for CBSE UGC NET 2019 Physical Education.


Subject: Physical education


There will be two question papers, Paper-II and paper-III(Part A & Part B) paper –II will be cover 50 objective type question(Multiple type, matching type ,true/false, Assertion Reasoning type) carrying 100 marks Paper-III will have two parts Part-A and Part-B

Paper-III will have 10 short essay type question (300 words) carrying 16 marks ach. In it there will be one question with internal choice from each unit (i.e 10 question form 10 units Total marks will be 160) Paper-IIIB will be compulsory and there will be one question form each of the elective. The candidate will attempt only one question (One elective only in 800 words) carrying 40 marks. Total marks of paper-III will be 200

Paper-II and Paper-III (Part A & B)


Introduction to and definition, aim and objectives of physical education an other terms-health education  and recreation

Philosophies of education a s applied to physical education-Idealism, Naturalism, Realism, Pragmatism, existentialism, Humanism

Biological of Physical activity-benefit of exercise, growth and exercise, exercise and well being sex and age chaatetstics of adolescent, body types

Psychological basis of Physical education-Play and play theories, general principles of growth and development, Principles of Motor-Skill acquisitions transfer of training effects.


Also See: UGC NET 2019 Notification


Sociological; basis of physical education-Socialization process, Social nature of men and physical activity, sports as cultural heritage of mankind, custom traditions and sport, competition and cooperation

Physical Education in ancient Greece, Rome, and contemporary Germany, Sweden Denmark and Russia

Olympic movement-Historical development of ancient and modern Olympic Games

Physical education in India


Physiology of Muscular activity, Neurotransmission and Movement mechanism

Physiology of respiration

Physiology of blood circulation

Factors influencing performance in sports

bioenergetics  and recovery process

Athletic injuries-their management and rehabitation

Therapeutic modalities

Acrogenic aids and doping


Joints ad their movement-planes and axes

Kinetics , Kinematics linear and angular levers

Laws of motion , principles of equilibrium and force, spin and elasticity

Posture, postural deformation and their correction

Muscular analysis of Motor movement

Mechanical analysis of various sports activities

mechanical analysis of fundamental movements-(running, jumping, throwing, pulling and pushing)

Massage manipulation and therapeutic exercises


Learning process-theories and laws of learning

Motivation, theories and dynamic of motivation in sports

Psychological factors affecting sport performance-viz. stress, anxiety, tension and aggression

Personality , it’s dimensions, theories , personality and performance

Individual difference and their impact on skill learning and performance

Group dynamics, team decision and leadership in sports

Sociometric , economic and politics in sports

media and Sports


Development of teacher education in Physical education

Professional courses in Sports and Physical education in India

Professional Ethics

Qualities and Qualification of Physical Educational Personnel

Principles of Curriculum planning

Courses content for academic and professional courses

Age characteristics of pupils and selection of activities

construction of class physical education time table


Health-Guiding principles of health and health education

Nutrition and dietary manipulation

Health-related fitness, obesity and it’s management

Environmental and occupational hazards and first aid

Communicable diseases-their preventive and therapeutic aspect

School health programmed and personnel hygiene

Theories and principles of recreation

Recreation Programme for various categories of people


Chaatetstics ad principles of sport training

Training and per iodization

Training method and specific training programme for development of various qualities

Technical and tactic preparation for sports

Short-term and long term training plans

Sports talent identification -process and procedure

Preparing for competition-( build up competition, main competition, competition frequency , psychological preparation)

Rules of Games and Sports and their interpretation


Nature , scope and types f research

Formulation and selection of research problems

Sampling-process and techniques

Methods of research

Data collection-tools and techniques

Statistical techniques of data analysis-measure of central tendency and variability, coorelation,normal probability curve, t-test, and f-test, chi square, z-test

Hypothesis formulation , types and testing

Writing research report


Concept of test, measurement and evaluation

principles of measurement and evaluation

Construction and classification of tests

Criteria of test evaluation

Concepts and assessment of physical fitness, motor fitness, motor ability and motor educability

Skill test  for Badminton, Basket ball, Hockey, Lawn Tennis, Soccer, Volley Ball

Testing psychological varaiables-Competetive anxiety, aggression, team cohesion, motivation, self concept

Anthropometric measurement and body composition


Concept and principles of management

organization and function of sport bodies

Intramurals and Extramulars

Management and Techniques of teaching

Principles of planning Physical education lessons

Pupil-teacher interaction and relationship

Concept of techniques of supervision

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