The programme is designed to provide opportunities to the students who have aptitude for sports and coaching; to stimulate creativity and innovation in the field of contemporary physical education and sports coaching and also to promote health and healthy living styles in realizing the theme of Gross National Happiness through Gross National Healthiness. The programme will not only serve as a broad platform for developing and promoting elite athletes at the national level but also inculcate sportsmanship and national values.
The Diploma in Physical Education & Sports Coaching (DPESC) is designed to address the theoretical and practical aspects of Physical Education and Sports Coaching as per the latest trends and practices. The specific objectives of the programme are:
2.2.1 to develop Physical Education (PE) teachers and coaches who are proficient in
teaching and coaching through teaching practice and sport specializations;
2.2.2 to inculcate in students the values, ethos and professionalism expected of Bhutanese
educators and sport coaches.
An applicant who aspires to enroll in this programme should have a minimum academic qualification of class XII passed with a minimum of 50% in English and a pass in Dzongkha. The listing is done based on the Royal University of Bhutan’s selection criteria on merit.
The Physical Proficiency Test (PPT)
The Physical Proficiency Test (PPT) is conducted on shortlisted applicants. To do this, the applicants must complete and submit a declaration form along with a medical fitness certificate issued by a competent medical authority at the registration counter.
Program Leader: Puspalal Sharma
Contact cell: 17337244