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Manonmaniam Sundaranar University - Centre for Physical Education

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Dr.C.Durai

Director
 +91 98654 29632
 sports@msuniv.ac.in

The Department of Physical Education and Sports, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University came into existence ever since the inception of the University on September 1990. The Department of Physical Education and Sports, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University has been able to carve out a name for itself among the high achievers in the field of Sports and games. Mostly by the impressive support it has enjoyed from several quarters.

The Department Co-ordinates and regulates the sports activities of the affiliated Colleges spread over in the Southern Districts of Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari. It also organizes the annual sports programmes including the following.

  • Inter Collegiate Tournaments for Men & Women
  • Inter Collegiate Athletic meet for Men & Women
  • Inter University tournaments

Another important activity of the Department is making the affiliated Colleges participate in the Inter-University tournaments organized by the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The Department also carries out the following activities.

  • Selection trials for University teams in various disciplines of Sports and games meant for both men & Women.
  • The initial selection is followed up by coaching camps, conditioning camps and sports clinics depending upon the nature of, the games by utilizing the services of expert coaches from Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu and Sports Authority of India.
  • Sending various teams to different venues for the Inter University tournament organized by the Association of Indian Universities by appointing suitable coaches and managers to train and accompany the teams.

One of the recent achievements of the Department has been the organization of Inter University sports tournaments sanctioned to the Universities only by the Association of Indian Universities upon consideration of the dynamism of the Sports Department of the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. Inspite of several constraints the Department has succeeded in organizing more than 30 Inter University tournaments with great success.