Government College of Physical Education

The college is presently the only Institute of Jammu and Kashmir state affiliated to University of Kashmir,offering courses in physical education at graduate and post graduate levels.

The Institution was established initially at the old campus of (Naseem Bagh) University of kashmir in 1976 and was later shifted to Ganderbal at a distance of 22 Km from srinagar city against the picturesque background of the rural charm in the vicinity of shrine of Hazrat Qamar -ud-din Sahib(RA).It was setup with the aim to impart physical education to sports persons who intend to adopt sports as profession.

The college is once again in the mode of shifting,after opening Degree college at Ganderbal,it was decided by the government that the present campus will be handed over to the Degree college and new Government Physical college be setup at new convinient place Gadoora, Ganderbal. The process of new campus was started in 2005 and about 255 kanals of land was acquired.Since then the construction of new Physical college at Gadoora, Ganderbal is in full swing,In the first phase the governmemt accorded an approval(AAA) of 3039 lacs for construction of 3 buildings i.e Administrative Block,Boys and girls hostel which is likely to be completed in 2014.

College Principals

1

Prof.C Tirunarayan.

2

Prof.D.G.Wakharkar

3

Prof.A.Y.Sathye

4

Prof.S.N.Dass

5

Sh.C.L.Shangloo

6

Prof.Dr.A.Sodhi

7

Prof.Dr.M.S.Bhat

8

Dr.Hartej Singh