Department of Physical Education

Rajapalayam Rajus’ College was started in the 1973 by Palayapalayam Rajus’ community with the mission “ At least one graduate in each family”. Born out of this benevolence, our college has made it possible for the poor people of Rajapalayam to gain access to the portals of higher education. Department of physical education has been functioning energetically and enthusiastically. It has produced a number of university blues and sports persons who raised the quality of sports by their record performances and achieve greater heights in sports. The department is proud to state that many of our students are placed well in life and society. Department has been organized Inter-Collegiate tournaments, Madurai Kamaraj University D Zone tournaments and M. K. University Inter Zonal tournaments. Fifty four students participated in the All India Inter university tournaments. Two hundred and fifty students have participated in the Inter Zonal tournaments in the various Games. we have participated and won various tournaments. we march ahead towards higher achievements.

Dr. L. Muthukumar,M.A.,M.P.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Director of Physical Education.

Physical Education Department of the college aspires to accomplish its role in higher education. It intensively believes the old adage ‘ A Strong Mind in Strong Body’. Bearing in mind that the students are the future hope of mother India, the department endeavours to provide healthy mind through healthy physique. ‘ Healthy Youth and Wealthy India’ is the motto of the department. To reach the motto, the department categories several programmes. Every year, the department conducts mini marathon race on the occasion of the Republic Day and the Independence Day. Rajapalayam Rajus’ College in collaboration with the Lions Club of Rajapalayam organizes an Aids Awareness mini marathon race for boys and girls separately. To celebrate the Independence Day with all its fervor and Patriotism, Rajapalayam Rajus’ College with Rotary Club of Rajapalayam schedules a Tobacco Awareness mini marathon race for both boys and girls every year.

 The College commemorates the Sports Day every year in an impressive manner. With the support of the Management, Principal, Teaching and Non-Teaching members, a month long intramural sports and games tournament sports Day is scheduled. The boys are categorized into four houses namely Ganga, Yamuna, Cauvery, and Narmadha. Football, Hockey, Volleyball, Basketball, Khokho, Cricket, Ball badminton, Badminton and Table Tennis tournaments and the track events such as 100 mts., 200 mts., 400 mts., 1500 mts., relay race etc. and field events such as Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Put, Discuss Throw etc. are conducted for boys and girls. The physical education department is keen to preserve the fitness of the staff members too. Hence Cricket, Ball badminton, Badminton, Table Tennis and Lucky Corner are conducted for both male and female faculty members every year.

Ground Facility in Our College

Indoor Basketball Court, Indoor Badminton Court, Hockey Field, Football Field, Cricket Ground, Volley Ball Court, Table Tennis Court, Ball Badminton Court, Kho Kho Field, Kabaddi Court, 400 Meters Track, Swimming Pool.

UGC and Management Contribution received from the Department of Physical Education
1.  INDOOR STADIUM Rs. 40,00,000 Lakhs (XIth Plan) Rs. 30,78,013
2.  SPORTS EQUIPMENT Rs. 12,00,000 Lakhs (XIth Plan) Rs. 1,00,000
3.  SWIMMING POOL Rs. 40,00,000 Lakhs (XIth Plan) Rs. 1,61,587
4.  100 BEDDED SPORTS HOSTEL Rs. 1,50,00,000 Lakhs (XIIth Plan) Rs. 1,00,000