Wednesday, 20 July 2022



Admission to Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.) Course in Government and Private affiliated institutions as per National Council for Teachers Education (Recognition Norms and Procedure) Regulations 2014 through combined merit based centralized admission process to be undertaken by Director, State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT), Director Public Instructions Secondary and Elementary Education Punjab, Vidya Bhawan, School Education Board, Block E, 6th Floor, Mohali-160062.

• Admission shall be made on merit as per the policy of the State Government

Senior Secondary (10+2) Exam or equivalent passed with minimum 50% marks for General Category and 45% marks for SC/ST Category. No candidate with Re appear/ Compartment/Result later etc. in qualifying examination shall be eligible to apply.

• Candidates appearing in the 10+2 exam can also apply, subject to above conditions.

The seats in the private D.P.Ed. institutes duly recognized by NCTE and affiliated with SCERT, Punjab shall be divided in the ratio 60:40. Whereas 40% seats shall be in the management quota for which the institutes shall be free to admit students through an appropriate transparent and fair system duly approved by the SCERT Punjab in advance.

. For the rest of 60% seats, the admission shall be made through Centralized Counseling /Common Entrance Test and Physical Efficiency Test (Canadian Fitness Test) to be conducted every year by SCERT, Punjab or any other selection process as per the policy of the State Government. The reservation policy as notified by the Department of welfare shall be applicable.

If above-mentioned 60% of seats are not filled up by SCERT Punjab, private D.P.Ed. Institutes will be allowed to fill up vacant seats through their own above mentioned system after taking approval from the SCERT.

⚫ No private D.P.Ed. Institutes shall refuse to admit students as a part of any special scheme or measure initiated by the Government of Punjab for admitting any special category candidates in D.P.Ed. courses. 

 Date of Centralized Counseling/Common Entrance Test and Physical Efficiency Test (Canadian Fitness Test) will be announced by SCERT, Punjab every year.

• After getting recognition from NCTE, private D.P.Ed. Institutes will have to apply for the affiliation one month prior to the last date of application for Centralized Counselling/Common Entrance Test and Physical Efficiency Test (Canadian Fitness Test).

The Director SCERT, Punjab shall have the power to formulate and implement methodology, fee structure and procedure for centralized Counseling for admission into D.P.Ed. Institutes in Punjab.

Policy to admission to D.P.Ed course for the session 2020-22.

1. Reservation Policy:Admission to the course and seats will be based on the

Government/ Welfare Department Reservation Policy as under:.

ii) Admission Criteria: Physical Efficiency Test (Canadian Test), Academic qualification (on the basis of +2 marks) and on the basis of co-curricular activates according as :

Weightage to Academic qualification

50% (%age of +2 marks obtained)

Weightage to Sports qualification

45% (Maximum from 50 marks)

Weightage to NCC/ NSS activities

5% (Maximum from 5 marks)

The candidate must have passed Punjabi up to Matric level for admission to this course.

Physical Efficiency Test (Canadian Test):

. For admission in the course the candidate must have passed Physical Efficiency Test. Candidates who do not qualify the test will be ineligible for admission to this course.

⚫ Physical Efficiency Test must be completed in 35 seconds without any mistake. Only two chances will be given for this test. Physical Efficiency test will be as given under:



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