PG Diploma / Diploma in Special Olympics

Candidate for admission to the PG Diploma in Fitness / Yoga / Special Olympice should have passed an Undergraduate Examination from a recognized university.* For PGDSO, the candidate must possess a UG degree in physical education recognised by the NCTE.*

Course of Study
Candidates shall be permitted to do the PG Diploma course concurrently with their degree. The course of study shall comprise of theoretical classes and practicals. The medium of instruction will be English.

Grading System
A candidate shall be declared to have passed in each paper if he secures not less than 50% of the prescribed maximum marks for (1) continuous internal assessment and (2) the University Examination. He shall be declared to have passed the whole examination and qualified for the PG Diploma if he passes in all the papers. In practical and practice teaching, a candidate shall be declared to have passed if he gets not less than 50 % marks in internal and external examinations. Those who secure 60% or above of the maximum marks shall be declared to have passed in First class. Those who secure 50% or above but below 60% shall be declared to have passed in Second Class.

*NOTE: Students of PGDSO shall have to organise and officiate in a Model Special Sports Meet for ID persons. The participants shall be trained by the students during their 2 day intensive training practice at any special school or organisation. As part of the training the students are expected to mobilise resources to meet the actual expenditure towards the conduct of Model Special Sports Meet at the Faculty premises (100 marks).



Through these courses (PG Diploma / Diploma in Special Olympics) we anticipate a whole new generation of volunteers for Special Olympics as coaches, trainers, organizers and spokespersons.

Students who successfully complete the PG Diploma/Diploma in Special Olympics are also given an opportunity to attend accreditation program of the Special Olympics Asia Pacific to be ‘National Trainers'. This enables the students to train National Teams in their area of specialization. All the graduates of the 2006-07 were declared National Trainers.

Memorandum of Understanding with Special Olympic Asia Pecific & Special Olympic Bharat
Swami Atmapriyananda, Vice Chancellor, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University , to the right, and Mr Troy W. Greisen, Managing Director, Asia Specific Special Olympics, to the left, signed an MOU for cooperation for the betterment of intellectually challenged persons.


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