Excellence in Action
Established by the great philanthropist Dr.RM.Alagappa Chettiar, Alagappa College of Physical Education was inaugurated during July 1956 by the Maharaja of Mysore in the College was started offering Higher and lower certificate courses in 1956, BPED in 1967,one Year MPED, in 1970. The name was changed as Alagappa University College of Physical Education in 1985 one year B.PED was introduced in the year 2005.AUCPE offered two year MPED,in 1986,DPED course in 2006 and two years BPED in 2015.All these were first of their kind in the whole of South India, Regular PHD and MPHIL programs are also offered by the college. An own campus on the seashore at Thondi over 11 acres with green surrounding is a unique feature of AUCPE. Alagappa University College of Physical Education has produced two Dhronacharya Awardees and also has produced four Vice-Chancellor, and international players.
Mission and Vision of the college is to provide quality education and to motivate achievement of excellence in every field of life.
The students of / M.P.Ed., / M/Phil programmes are required to do a dissertation during the final semester. The projects which generate solutions for some of the real problems faced by athletes and non - athletes and need of sports professionals.
The Department also offers, extension services, which include conducting of sports and games for the teaching and non- teaching staff of our university and helping other educational institutions to organize many Tournaments.
The courses is programmed to provide scope for students with an aptitude for sports and games to gain scientific knowledge and achieve reasonable level of professional competence to work as director of physical education in high schools higher secondary schools, colleges and Universities. It is a highly evolved professional course giving opportunities to work as lectures and specialists in various fields like physical fitness, sports management, sports physiology, sports psychology and yoga etc.
The Red Ribbon club is functioning
The women cell is functioning
The main objective of this committee is