The Department of Physical Education, H.N.B.Garhwal (a central) university started B.P.Ed. programme under self finance scheme on the basis of recognition granted by Northern Regional Committee of NCTE under section15(B)(a) of the NCTE act, 1993 through letter no. F. NRC/NCTE/F-7/ dated Sep.09.2006 at Birla Campus Srinagar. The Department of Physical education comes under School of Education and now the course is converted into regular scheme. This is one year teacher’s education course in physical education. Total 50 seats are approved for admission in the course. Till now 09 batches have been passed out successfully and are well placed professionally/ pursuing higher education in reputed institutes of the country. The proceeding for starting the M.P.Ed. programme at department is in progress. .
The faculty of the department is actively engaged in research in the area of physical education and sports. They are consistently participating in National and International Conference, Seminar and Workshop. They have published several research papers in Refereed Journals and with good Impact factor and officiated in National and international tournaments of different games. The department has been involved in various coaching and training assignments and also involved in sports activities such as Organization and officiating in various Sports at National and International Sports Competitions.