Syllabus for the post of Physical Education Teachers

Written Examination (Objective Type)No. of QuestionsDuration (Minutes)Marks
General Studies and General Abilities150150150
Physical Education150150150

Paper-I: General Studies and General Abilities


1. Current Affairs – Regional, National & International.
2. Indian Constitution; Indian Political System; Governance and Public Policy.
3. Social Exclusion; Rights issues such as Gender, Caste, Tribe, Disability
etc.and inclusive policies.
4. Society Culture, Civilization Heritage, Arts and Literature of India and
5. General Science; India’s Achievements in Science and Technology
6. Environmental Issues; Disaster Management- Prevention and Mitigation
Strategies and Sustainable Development.
7. Economic and Social Development of India and Telangana.
8. Socio-economic, Political and Cultural History of Telangana with special
emphasis on Telangana Statehood Movement and formation of Telangana
9. Moral Values and Professional Ethics in Education.
10. Analytical Abilities: Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation.
11. Basic English.


Paper -II: Physical Education

I. Bases of Physical Education:
Nature and Meaning of Physical Education; The biological basis of life; Growth
andDevelopment; Physical Education and Recreation as socializingfactors –
Cooperation and Competition; Character building andAdjustive development through
Games and Sports.Philosophy of PhysicalEducation History of Physical Education –
Ancient History, Greece, Sprata, Athens, Ancient Rome – German, Ancient Modern,
Olympic moment, Historical development of Physical Education of in India and status
of various committees and their recommendations
II. Organization and Administration of Physical Education
Meaning of the terms organization, Administration and Supervision; Guiding
Principles of Organization; Play fields – Construction and Maintenance – Equipment
– Purchase and Care and Maintenance; Layout and Maintenance of Swimming Pool
Athletic Track and Gymnasium; Time Table; Sports Budget and Accounting; Records
and Registers; Concept and types of Supervision ; Qualities of good Supervisors,
Guiding principles of Supervision.
III. Sports Psychology
Psychology, Meaning and Definition of Psychology – Definition of Sports
Psychology, need and importance – Development and stages – Motor development,
Social Development – Role of Maturation – Individual differences, Personality and
well built sports personality, Types of personality, Theories of personality – Emotion,
positive and negative emotion – Anxiety – Aggression – Arousal and Activitation, role
of emotion in sports and control of emotion in sports; Play – Theories of Play
Learning – Kinds of Learning – Laws of Learning – Learning curve – Transfer of
Training. Motivation – Meaning, definition and its importance.
IV. Methods and Materials in Physical Education
Presentation techniques – Personal and Technical – Management of Class; Methods
of Teaching – Factors influencing method – Verbal Explanation, Demonstration,
Explanation, Discussion and Supervision; Lesson Planning; Tournaments – Types of
Tournaments – Knock out, League and Combination – Fixtures for Tournaments –
Knock-out League fixtures; Classification – Classification of Students – Homogenous
group and Heterogenous group; Characteristics of Good Test; Sports Training
Method of Training – Definition of Sports Training – importance of Training – Types of
Training Methods – Resistance, circuit, Interval and Continuous warning up types
and cool down Fatigue – Types of Fatigue – Effect on sports performance; Various
Recovery methods and types of recovery.
V. Anatomy and Physiology and Kinesiology
Structure and Functions of cell; Skeletal system ; Muscular system, Respiratory
system; Digestive system ; Circulatory system ; Excretory system Nervous system –
Structure and Functions of Human Brain and Spinal cord and their effect with
exercise ; Kinesiology

VI. Health Education, Safety Education in Physical Education Curriculum
Health meaning, nature and need of Health ;Definition of Health, Hygiene and
Sanitation; Factors influencing Health – Heredity, Habits and Environment; Factors
influencing Physical, Mental Health and Social Health; Communicable diseases –
Prevention and Control – Tuberculosis, Cholera; Malaria, Typhoid, Measles and
Whooping cough; Food and Nutrition – Essential Constituents of food – Proteins,
CHO, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins – Balanced DIET – Under nutrition and malnutrition.;
Posture – Definition – Values of Good Posture – Common Pastural deformities –
Kyphosis, Lordosis, Scoliosis, knocked – knees, Flat foot; Coordinated School
Health programme – Health Services, Health Instruction, Health Supervision and
Health Record; Safety Education – Safety on Road, Safety in the School, Safety on
playfields; Pollution – Air and Water Pollutions and their prevention and control,
Sports injuries – Prevention of injuries – Sports Physiotherapy
VII. Yoga and Physical Education
Yoga – Definition, Meaning and Objectives; Values of Streams of Yoga – Jnana,
Bhakti, Karuna, Raja Yoga; Relationship of Yoga with Physical Education and Health
;PatanjaliAshtanga Yoga; Yama, Niyama, Asana, Pranayama, Prathyahasa;
Dharma, Dhyana and Samadhi; Pranayama – Meaning and importance; Stages of
Pranayama Physiological values of Pranayama ; Effect of yoga, exercises and cure
of the diseases, Physiology of Exercise; Warming up, Conditioning, Motor end plate,
Glycolsis, effective of exercises on respiratory muscular and cardiovascular systems.
VIII. Officiating and Coaching of Physical Education
Meaning and Principles of officiating; Duties of Referee / Umpires / Scorer’s coach in
various Games; Athletics – Runs, Throws and Jumps; Marking, Rules, Signals and
Systems of Officiating in the following Games; Volley Ball, Basket Ball, Kabaddi,
Khokho, Soft Ball, Ball Badminton, Hockey, Foot Ball, Cricket, Tennikoit, Hand Ball;
Qualities of good official and coach