Overview Of Physical Education

Department of Physical Education

The department strives to inculcate appropriate values and qualities required to develop sports persons and physical education professional at various levels. The Sahyadri campus is the centre for, sports, games, recreational activities, and for several competitive programmes. There is a multipurpose playground on the campus for 400mtrs Athletic track, Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Badminton, Throwball , Basketball and Handball. Modern facilities for physical conditioning are available at the Indoor Gymnasium and Outdoor Gymnasium along with facilities for Table Tennis, Chess and Carom. Sahyadri students are able to participate regularly in games and sports activities throughout the year in State and Nation level competitions.


To be a premier centre of Physical Education nurturing physically, mentally and emotionally stable citizens with leadership qualities.


To build fitness, social wellbeing fostering sportsmanship, team working for enjoying a healthy & socially active life.

Teaching Faculty of Physical Education

# Name Designation Qualification Action
1 Mr. Karnakumar. K. S. Asst. Physical Director B.A, B.P.Ed,M.P.Ed,
2 Mrs. Nithisha Rodrigues Physical Director B.Com, B.P.Ed. ,M.PEd,

Believing in the physical fitness of students for a qualitative professional career, several sports promotional competitions and practices are organized and as a result, our students have mastered winning skills

VTU Level Chess Competition (Men & Women)

Sahyadri Boys & Girls Chess team won 1st & 2nd Runners Up respectively at VTU level Rest of Bangalore zone Chess Competition held at SJMIT, Chithradurga.

VTU Level Throwball Tournament (Women’s)

Girls Throwball team emerged has champions at VTU level Mangalore zone Throw ball tournament & 3rd place in VTU Inter zone throw ball tournament held at SDMIT, Ujire & NIEIT, Mysore.

VTU Level Weight Lifting & Power Lifting Competition ( Men & Women)

Girls Power Lifting team emerged has champions at VTU State level Inter Collegiate Power Lifting Competition held at GAT, Bangalore from 11th to 13th November, 2016.

VTU Level Athletic Competition ( Men & Women)

Sahyadri Athletic team emerged as Over all CHAMPIONS ( with 91 points) for the 5th time at VTU level Inter Collegiate Athletic competition held at Dr. T. Thimmaiah Institute of technology, Kolar from 15th to 18th November, 2016. 127 colleges & 1520 Athletes participated from different colleges.

Our Girls team won the overall Championship in girls section with 59 points and our Boys team won the overall Championship in Boys section with 32 points.

March Past team won the 2nd place.

Manisha A. of Ist year IS won the Best Athlete award in the girls section. Vikyath V.S. 3rd sem MBA has created a New Meet Record in Discus throw by throwing 38.98 Mtrs. He has broken his own record which was created in the year 2015 by throwing 38.32 Mtrs & Our girls Relay team has created a New meet record with the timing of 54.71 sec. They have broken the record of MSRIT, Banglore which was created in the year 2013 by clocking 55.9 sec.

The VTU Inter-Collegiate Mangalore Zone Throw ball Tournament hosted by Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management was inaugurated by the chief guest, Ms. Keerthi Nairy, the young international throw ball player. In her inaugural speech to the gathering, she said that sports and studies are both important for an individual and now it is the time for youngsters when they are young to achieve in life and that every person must have an aim in life. She wished the players good luck in the tournament. The chief guest cut the ribbon and inaugurated the court by serving the first service of the game. Eight teams from various colleges participated in the tournament. The final match was played between St. Joseph Engineering College and Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management with St. Joseph Engineering College emerging as winners in a nail-biting finish - (27-26) the first set was won by Sahyadri and St. Joseph Engineering College won the second set (20-25). The deciding set was won by St. Joseph Engineering College (13-15). Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management bagged the Runner-up trophy. Ms. Ashmitha J. Rodrigues of Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management, Mangalore was awarded as the Best Thrower, Ms. Akshatha as Best Receiver and Ms. Anusha as Best All Rounder - both of St. Joseph Engineering College. Dr. U. M. Bhushi, Principal distributed the prizes. Students, Ms. Marzina Natasha joint secretary welcomed the gathering and Ms. Chaitra Shetty, president of the association read the plan of action for the entire academic year. A cultural programme followed the formal inaugural programme with games and activities. Dr. U. M. Bhushi, Principal, Dr. A. P. Achar, Director, Department of Business Administration, faculty and staff were present on the occasion.

Annual Athletic Meet “Arena 2017” was held at Sahyadri Campus. Mr. Sonith Mendon, A National Level Athlete was the Chief Guest for the Inaugural Function. Meet started with the March-Past by the students. Ms. Anusha Hegde, Student Sports Coordinator welcomed the gathering. Chief Guest hoisted the flag and gave his inaugural address & declared the meet open. Prof. Balakrishna S S, Vice-Principal gave the presidential remarks. VTU Blues were awarded and Prizes were distributed to the March Past winners - 1st place I Section, 2nd place G section & the 3rd place A section and the consolation prize was give to J section.

Non-Teaching Staff of Physical Education Dept

# Name Designation Qualification
1 Sandesh Attender P.U.C.