Diploma in Physical Education

D.P.Ed Program

About the Program Program-Icon

The Two year Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.) Program recognized by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) is offered under the Department of Physical Education and Yoga (Faculty of Education). The University having lush green campus with spacious play Fields / grounds, hostel accommodation, modern classrooms, library facilities etc., invite applications from the Graduate Youth aspiring to take Physical Education as their career in teaching. Graduate candidates from North East Region and other parts of the country are welcome to apply. The designed program not only will earn degree through Two-Year (Four Semesters) Teacher Preparation, but also create opportunities to experience through Practice Teaching in Schools, Experiences as an Organizer and as an Official at different level of competitions.

Duration Program-Icon

2 Years

Eligibility Program-Icon

Pass in (10+2) or its equivalent examination with 50% marks. However, 5% relaxation will be given to those who have at least participated in international / national SGFI/ Sports Competition or position holders in Inter- Zonal sports competitions.

Opportunity for Sportspersons

After having Completed Thirteen Years since establishment and glorious contribution In the field of general and Professional Education in the North East States in particular ICFAI University Tripura has taken initiative to offer Two Years D.P.Ed. Course recognised by NCTE from the academic session 2019-21.

Job Opportunities

An interest in athletics, physical exercises, or sports can lead to a variety of different careers within the sports and exercise industries. The students might choose to pursue a career in Teaching at the school, college, or even professional level. Other career options include fitness trainers, recreation workers, physical education teachers., physical therapists, sports medicine, human kinetics, sports nutritionists, and even sport psychologists. Students may explore many options as they choose a career in sports or fitness industry.


Program Structure

Semester-I Semester-II
Theoretical Course
  • History and Principles of Physical Education
  • Foundations of Physical Education
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Recreation & Value education
Practical Course
  • Swimming/ Gymnastics/Track and Field
  • Flag Hoisting/ March Past/Lezium/ Dumb-bell/ umbrella/ Tipri/ Wands/
  • Relay Games/ Group Games/Minor Games/ Leadup Games
  • Badminton/ Tennis/ Table-Tennis/ Squash
  • Yoga Education
  • Health Education & Environmental Studies
  • Methods of Physical Education
  • Adapted Physical Education& Corrective Exercises
Practical Course
  • Swimming/ Gymnastics/ Track and Field
  • Baseball/ Basketball/ Cricket / Football/
  • Handball
  • Shooting/ Aerobics/ Calisthenics/ Yoga/
  • Indigenous Sports – Kabaddi/ Kho-Kho/ Mallkhambh
Teaching Practices
  • Teaching Practice- 5 Lessons in class room and any 5 Lessons in PC-201, 202 & 203
Semester-III Semester-IV
Theoretical Course
  • Sports Training Child Psychology and Sociology
  • Information Technology in Physical Education
  • Youth Leadership & Social Welfare
Practical Course
  • Swimming/ Gymnastics/ Track and Field
  • Hockey/Netball/ Softball/Volleyball
  • Boxing/ Fencing/ Judo/ Karate/ Martial Arts/ Taek-won-do/
Teaching Practices
  • Teaching Practice.(Coaching Lesson plans for racket sports / team games / indigenous sports) 5 lesson of 40 min. duration each (4 Internal & 1 External) (General & specific lesson plan) 5 lesson of 40 min. duration each(4 Internal & 1 External)
Theoretical Course
  • Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation
  • Organization and Administration of Physical Test and Measurement in Physical Education
  • Nutrition and Naturopathy
Practical Course
  • Swimming/ Gymnastics/Track and Field- (One Practical Test out of these.)
  • Hockey/Netball/ Softball/ Volleyball/Base Ball/ Basket Ball/ Cricket / Foot Ball/ Hand Ball/ Boxing/ Fencing/ Judo/ Karate/ Martial Arts/ Tae-kwon-do/ Badminton/ Tennis/ Table- Tennis/ Squash – (Practical Test any two out of these.)
Teaching Practices

Admission Modalities

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the full-time D.Ed.Spl Ed. (MR) program offered by the ICFAI University, Tripura. The medium of instruction is English.


  • Pass in (10+2) or its equivalent examination with 50% marks. However, 5% relaxation will be given to those who have at least participated in international / national SGFI/ Sports Competition or position holders in Inter- Zonal sports competitions.
  • Final year students in respective qualifying examinations awaiting results can also apply.
  • Final year students who have not received the original certificates from the Universities/Boards by July 29, 2022 will be admitted provisionally. Their admission will be confirm subject to their passing the qualifying examination and obtaining minimum required marks mentioned above. The registration of the applicants not meeting the eligibility criteria by October 31, 2022 will be cancelled. In such cases, admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

The selection of applicants for all programs is on the basis of merit through application and interview. While evaluating applicants for admission, due weightage is given to academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra co-curricular activities.

  • Interview: The applicants will have to go through a personal interview at the campus. This is to determine the applicants’ attitude and motivation to pursue the program.
  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of interview. The original certificates will be returned after verification.
  • The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process. All the selected applicants will be required to pay the admission fee after selection.

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of applicants belonging to the State of Tripura in any course of ICFAI University, Tripura or in a constituent college, affiliated college, regional centre or study centre within the State of Tripura, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course/discipline subject to the applicants meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.
  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to applicants belonging to Open Category.
  • Guidelines on How to Complete the Application Form: The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

  • Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  • Fill the Application Form in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Provide all available information under appropriate sections.
  • Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  • Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  • Students can buy the prospectus by remitting ₹ 500 through online or by cash.

Applicants have to enclose self attested copies of the following certificates

  • Date of Birth Certificate /Class X Certificate
  • Mark sheets/Grade Sheets of all qualifying examinations
  • Non-submission of mark sheets/ grade sheets of all examinations may lead to rejection of application form.
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities

The completed Application Form for Admissions may be submitted or sent to the University at:

The Admissions Officer, The ICFAI University Tripura,

University Campus, Agartala-Simna Road, P.O. Kamalghat, Mohanpur, Agartala-799 210, Tripura (West),

Phone: 0381-2865752/62, Fax: 0381-2865754,

Toll-free: 1 800 345 3673

WhatsApp : 91-6909879797

E-mail : admissions@iutripura.edu.in

WebSite: www.iutripura.edu.in

Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/iutripura

Fee Schedule

Fee comprises of Admission Fee, Program Fee, Caution Deposit (Refundable) and Hostel fee as per the details mentioned below:

Admission Fee

All students have to pay an Admission Fee of Rs. 20,000 towards the confirmation of admission.

Program Fee

Students should pay the fee mentioned in the table below at the beginning of each semester as per the due dates indicated in the Student Handbook.

Fee Particulars D.P.Ed
Program Fee (Per Semester) (Rs.) 20 ,000
Total Program Fee (Rs.) 80,000

Domicile: Students belonging to the North-East States@;
Non-Domicile: Students from States other than North-East States.
@ (North East States: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura).

All students are required to pay a caution deposit of `10,000 and PGDY students need to pay ` 5,000 along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the program. In case of those who leave the ICFAI University, Tripura for any other reason, it will be refunded after adjusting for dues, if any.

Transportation facility is provided from city to campus on payment basis.

Hostel facility is available within the campus. Students will be required to pay the hostel fee as mentioned in the following table:

Hostel Accommodation per semester Rs. 15,000 per semester for 1st year. Subsequent years fee will be communicated before the commencement of the academic year.
Hostel Deposit (Refundable) Rs. 10,000/-
Mess Charges Actual cost will be worked out in consultation with Mess Committee


All payments can be made by using Credit/Debit card or by Internet Banking. Students can also pay by way of Bank Demand Draft drawn on Scheduled Bank in favor of “The ICFAI University, Tripura - Fee Collection A/c” payable at Agartala, Tripura.

Admission Calendar 2022

D.P.Ed Program
Last Date for submission of completed application forms 27 July, 2022
Last date of Admission 29 July, 2022
Registration 1- 6 August, 2022
Commencement of regular classes 8 August, 2022