LNUPE Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education About Us :
Rani Lakshmi Bai, the fiery Queen of Jhansi, also known as the Rani of Jhansi, one of the great nationalist heroine of the first war of India freedom, a symbol of resistance to the British rule in India.
Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education was established by Government of India as National College of Physical Education in 17th August 1957, the centenary year of the War of Independence, and located at Gwalior, where Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi, a valiant heroine of the war, had laid her life.
LNUPE was named after her as a tribute to her role in the glorious freedom struggle. The main purpose of establishing this LNUPE institute was to up – grade the status of physical education by offering degree and post – graduate course for the first time in the country. Bachelor’s degree program was started in 1957 and a two year Master’s Degree course was introduced in 1963. In 1980 it became the first institution in India to offer one year degree program of Master of Philosophy in Physical Education.
Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education started as an affiliated college of the Vikram University, Ujjain and then came to the fold of Jiwaji University, Gwalior in 1964. In recognition of its unique status and character and to facilitate its further growth, the college was conferred the status of an Autonomous College of Jiwaji University, Gwalior in 1982.
In further recognition of the educational services rendered by the LNUPE Institute in the field of Physical Education, sports and research it was decided by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development under UGC Act to give it the status of Deemed to be a university w.e.f. September 1995. The Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education Institute is the only Deemed to be a University in the field of Physical Education in the country.
LNUPE Institute Departments :
- Department of Physical Education Pedagogy
- Department of Exercise Physiology
- Department of Sports Psychology
- Department of Sports Bio mechanics
- Department of Sports Management and Mass Communication
- Department of Sports Coaching
- Department of Research Development and Advanced Studies
- Department of Health Science & Yoga
Courses in Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education
I. Graduate Degree Program :
- Bachelor of Physical Education ( B.P.Ed. ).
II. Post Graduate Programs :
- M.P.Ed. Programs :
Physical Education Pedagogy, Exercise Physiology, Sports Psychology, Sports Biomechanics.
- M.A. / M.Sc. Programs :
Yoga, Mass Communication & Sports Journalism, Sports Coaching.
- Post Graduate Diploma Programs :
Sports Management, Sports Journalism, Sports Coaching, Yoga with Alternate Therapy, Fitness Management.
III. Research Programs :
- MPhil, PhD in Research Development & Advance Studies.
IV. Diploma Programs :
- Sports Coaching.
Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education Address :
Lakshmibai National University of Physical Education ( LNUPE ),
Mela Road, Gwalior,
M.P. – 474 002,
Phone No. : + 91 – 751 – 4000917, 4000902,
E – mail : firstname.lastname@example.org,
Website : http://www.lnipe.gov.in/.