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Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unit I Sociological Aspects of Physical Education 
(i) Games and sports as man ’s cultural heritage. 
An understanding that sports have been a part of our culture and 
tradition since time immemorial. 
(ii) Development of the individual through games and sports. 
Understanding how games and sports contribute in various ways 
towards the development of an individual. 
(iii) Role of Physical Education in promoting national integration. 
How Physical Education helps in promoting National Integration. 
(iv) Physical Education and personality development. 
The role of Physical education in development of personal qualities like 
an individual attitude, discipline, helpfulness, team spirit, patience, 
unity, friendship, etc. 
        Unit II Training Methods 
(a) Meaning and importance of Sports Training. 
Definition of Sports Training and its importance. 
(b) Methods of training. 
Methods of Training: Repetition, continuous & fartlek, and interval - 
Definition, purpose, advantages and procedure of each. 
 
     Advantages of warming up, conditioning and cooling/limbering. 
(c) Isometric and Isotonic exercises. 
Meaning, advantages and examples of each. 
(d) Circuit Training. 
Meaning and advantages of circuit training; procedure of conducting 
circuit training. 
(e) Weight Training. 
Meaning and advantages of weight training. 
 
An understanding of how the above training methods help an individual in 
different sports and help develop strength, speed, stamina, skill, endurance. 
 
Unit III: Career Aspects in Physical Education 
(i) Career options in Physical Education. 
Professional sportsmen, sports manager, teacher/lecturer, sports coach, 
gym instructor, sports officials, sports events coordinators, sports 
journalist and commentator, sports software engineer, marketing and 
manufacturing of sports equipment. 
 
 
 
Note:  
There will be one Question Paper which will have 50 questions out of which 40 questions need to be 
attempted. 
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Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unit I Sociological Aspects of Physical Education 
(i) Games and sports as man ’s cultural heritage. 
An understanding that sports have been a part of our culture and 
tradition since time immemorial. 
(ii) Development of the individual through games and sports. 
Understanding how games and sports contribute in various ways 
towards the development of an individual. 
(iii) Role of Physical Education in promoting national integration. 
How Physical Education helps in promoting National Integration. 
(iv) Physical Education and personality development. 
The role of Physical education in development of personal qualities like 
an individual attitude, discipline, helpfulness, team spirit, patience, 
unity, friendship, etc. 
        Unit II Training Methods 
(a) Meaning and importance of Sports Training. 
Definition of Sports Training and its importance. 
(b) Methods of training. 
Methods of Training: Repetition, continuous & fartlek, and interval - 
Definition, purpose, advantages and procedure of each. 
 
     Advantages of warming up, conditioning and cooling/limbering. 
(c) Isometric and Isotonic exercises. 
Meaning, advantages and examples of each. 
(d) Circuit Training. 
Meaning and advantages of circuit training; procedure of conducting 
circuit training. 
(e) Weight Training. 
Meaning and advantages of weight training. 
 
An understanding of how the above training methods help an individual in 
different sports and help develop strength, speed, stamina, skill, endurance. 
 
Unit III: Career Aspects in Physical Education 
(i) Career options in Physical Education. 
Professional sportsmen, sports manager, teacher/lecturer, sports coach, 
gym instructor, sports officials, sports events coordinators, sports 
journalist and commentator, sports software engineer, marketing and 
manufacturing of sports equipment. 
 
 
 
Note:  
There will be one Question Paper which will have 50 questions out of which 40 questions need to be 
attempted. 
Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
(ii) Important institutions of Physical Education in India. 
Functions and objectives of Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports 
(N.S.N.I.S.), Sports Authority of India (S.A.I), International Olympic 
Committee (I.O.C), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), YMCA College 
of Physical Education (Chennai), Lucknow Christian College of 
Physical Education (LCCPE), Luxmibai National University of Physical 
Education (LNUPE).Development of training facilities, coaching 
systems, influence of media and sponsors. 
 
Unit IV: Career Aspects in Physical Education 
 
(i) Tournaments and types of tournaments. 
Candidates should be fully aware of: 
(a) the definition of ‘tournament’. 
(b) the types of tournaments: Fixtures, Knock-out, league matches (seeding and byes). 
(c) merits and demerits of tournaments. 
(d) objectives and importance of intramural and extramural competitions. 
(e) Names of the National and International Federations/Bodies controlling the various 
tournaments/competitions. 
(ii) Difference between Professional and Amateur Players. 
 
Unit V: Health Education & Health Problems 
 
(a) Meaning and definition of ‘Health’ and ‘Health Education’. 
Meaning and definition of ‘Health’ (mental health and physical health) and ‘Health 
Education’. 
(b) Principles and importance of Health Education. Health problems and role of Health 
Education in solving them. 
Principles and objectives of Health Education. Importance of Health Education for 
adults and the younger generation through formal and non-formal channels of 
education. Various prevalent Health Problems: Communicable diseases – meaning, 
examples and common mode of spread. Epidemics – meaning and examples; Water, 
noise and air pollution – causes and prevention; Occupational Health Hazards – 
meaning and examples. 
(c) Disability and Rehabilitation. 
Causes of disability. General principles for prevention of disability; 
Meaning and scope of Rehabilitation; services available for rehabilitation; role of the 
community and government organizations in rehabilitation programmes. 
(d) Posture 
Meaning of posture. 
Correct posture – meaning, importance of correct posture (standing, sitting, walking). 
Common postural deformities: kyphosis, scoliosis, lordosis, flat foot, knock-knees, 
bowlegged, hunch back, round shoulders – meaning, causes and corrective measures 
for each. 
 
 
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Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unit I Sociological Aspects of Physical Education 
(i) Games and sports as man ’s cultural heritage. 
An understanding that sports have been a part of our culture and 
tradition since time immemorial. 
(ii) Development of the individual through games and sports. 
Understanding how games and sports contribute in various ways 
towards the development of an individual. 
(iii) Role of Physical Education in promoting national integration. 
How Physical Education helps in promoting National Integration. 
(iv) Physical Education and personality development. 
The role of Physical education in development of personal qualities like 
an individual attitude, discipline, helpfulness, team spirit, patience, 
unity, friendship, etc. 
        Unit II Training Methods 
(a) Meaning and importance of Sports Training. 
Definition of Sports Training and its importance. 
(b) Methods of training. 
Methods of Training: Repetition, continuous & fartlek, and interval - 
Definition, purpose, advantages and procedure of each. 
 
     Advantages of warming up, conditioning and cooling/limbering. 
(c) Isometric and Isotonic exercises. 
Meaning, advantages and examples of each. 
(d) Circuit Training. 
Meaning and advantages of circuit training; procedure of conducting 
circuit training. 
(e) Weight Training. 
Meaning and advantages of weight training. 
 
An understanding of how the above training methods help an individual in 
different sports and help develop strength, speed, stamina, skill, endurance. 
 
Unit III: Career Aspects in Physical Education 
(i) Career options in Physical Education. 
Professional sportsmen, sports manager, teacher/lecturer, sports coach, 
gym instructor, sports officials, sports events coordinators, sports 
journalist and commentator, sports software engineer, marketing and 
manufacturing of sports equipment. 
 
 
 
Note:  
There will be one Question Paper which will have 50 questions out of which 40 questions need to be 
attempted. 
Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
(ii) Important institutions of Physical Education in India. 
Functions and objectives of Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports 
(N.S.N.I.S.), Sports Authority of India (S.A.I), International Olympic 
Committee (I.O.C), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), YMCA College 
of Physical Education (Chennai), Lucknow Christian College of 
Physical Education (LCCPE), Luxmibai National University of Physical 
Education (LNUPE).Development of training facilities, coaching 
systems, influence of media and sponsors. 
 
Unit IV: Career Aspects in Physical Education 
 
(i) Tournaments and types of tournaments. 
Candidates should be fully aware of: 
(a) the definition of ‘tournament’. 
(b) the types of tournaments: Fixtures, Knock-out, league matches (seeding and byes). 
(c) merits and demerits of tournaments. 
(d) objectives and importance of intramural and extramural competitions. 
(e) Names of the National and International Federations/Bodies controlling the various 
tournaments/competitions. 
(ii) Difference between Professional and Amateur Players. 
 
Unit V: Health Education & Health Problems 
 
(a) Meaning and definition of ‘Health’ and ‘Health Education’. 
Meaning and definition of ‘Health’ (mental health and physical health) and ‘Health 
Education’. 
(b) Principles and importance of Health Education. Health problems and role of Health 
Education in solving them. 
Principles and objectives of Health Education. Importance of Health Education for 
adults and the younger generation through formal and non-formal channels of 
education. Various prevalent Health Problems: Communicable diseases – meaning, 
examples and common mode of spread. Epidemics – meaning and examples; Water, 
noise and air pollution – causes and prevention; Occupational Health Hazards – 
meaning and examples. 
(c) Disability and Rehabilitation. 
Causes of disability. General principles for prevention of disability; 
Meaning and scope of Rehabilitation; services available for rehabilitation; role of the 
community and government organizations in rehabilitation programmes. 
(d) Posture 
Meaning of posture. 
Correct posture – meaning, importance of correct posture (standing, sitting, walking). 
Common postural deformities: kyphosis, scoliosis, lordosis, flat foot, knock-knees, 
bowlegged, hunch back, round shoulders – meaning, causes and corrective measures 
for each. 
 
 
Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
(e) Personal hygiene and sleep requirements. 
Personal hygiene: Meaning of personal hygiene, importance of personal hygiene for a 
healthy life style. Care of eyes, ears, feet,hair, skin, oral hygiene, nose and clothing. 
Foot care: causes of corns, broken nails due to tight footwear; Causes of diseases like 
ring worm, athletes foot due to walking in wet areas; proper care of feet. 
Sleep requirements: Sleep requirements for different age groups. Effects of insufficient 
sleep on human body. 
(f) Substance Abuse. 
Effects of use of alcohol and smoking on the individual and society. 
Drugs: Meaning of ‘drugs’ and ‘drug abuse’; Stimulants and Narcotics – Analgesics. 
Awareness of the fact that use of certain drugs has been banned by World Anti-Doping 
Agency (WADA) and National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and reasons for the same. 
 
Unit VI: Sports Injuries and First Aid 
(a) Sports related injuries. 
Types of sports related injuries: Soft tissue injuries (contusion, abrasion, strain and 
sprain) bone injuries (fracture) and joint injuries (dislocation): cause and prevention 
of each 
(b) Role of a sportsperson in prevention of sports related accidents. 
Types of injuries due to : sudden movement; environment (hot, cold, wet and dry); 
lack of preparation (warm up, cool down); inadequate clothing, body protection; not 
following instructions; surface and facilities, equipment being unsafe. Role of 
individual in prevention of sports related accidents 
(c) First Aid. 
Meaning and importance of ‘First Aid’. First Aid for various sports related injuries. 
First Aid for cuts, grazes, strains, sprains, cramps, blisters, bruises, injuries of bone 
(fracture and dislocation); application of splints and Thomas splint; First Aid in 
drowning; Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Rest, Ice, Compression and 
Elevation (RICE). 
 
Unit VII: Test & Measurement in Sports 
 
? Motor Fitness Test – 50 M Standing Start, 600 M Run/Walk, Sit & Reach Partial Curl 
Up, Push Ups (Boys), Modified Push-Ups (Girls), Standing Broad Jump, Agility – 
4x10 M Shuttle Run 
? General Motor Fitness – Barrow three-item general motor ability (Standing Broad 
Jump, Zig Zag Run, Medicine Ball Put – For Boys: 03 Kg & For Girls: 01 Kg) 
? Measurement of Cardio-Vascular Fitness – Harvard Step Test/Rockport Test - 
Computation of Fitness Index: 
Duration of the Exercise in Seconds x 1005.5 x Pulse count of 1-1.5 Min after Exercise 
Rikli & Jones - Senior Citizen Fitness Test  
1. Chair Stand Test for lower body strength 2. Arm Curl Test for upper body strength 
3. Chair Sit & Reach Test for lower body flexibility 4.Back Scratch Test for upper 
body flexibility5. Eight Foot Up & Go Test for agility 6. Six Minute Walk Test for 
Aerobic Endurance 
 
 
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Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unit I Sociological Aspects of Physical Education 
(i) Games and sports as man ’s cultural heritage. 
An understanding that sports have been a part of our culture and 
tradition since time immemorial. 
(ii) Development of the individual through games and sports. 
Understanding how games and sports contribute in various ways 
towards the development of an individual. 
(iii) Role of Physical Education in promoting national integration. 
How Physical Education helps in promoting National Integration. 
(iv) Physical Education and personality development. 
The role of Physical education in development of personal qualities like 
an individual attitude, discipline, helpfulness, team spirit, patience, 
unity, friendship, etc. 
        Unit II Training Methods 
(a) Meaning and importance of Sports Training. 
Definition of Sports Training and its importance. 
(b) Methods of training. 
Methods of Training: Repetition, continuous & fartlek, and interval - 
Definition, purpose, advantages and procedure of each. 
 
     Advantages of warming up, conditioning and cooling/limbering. 
(c) Isometric and Isotonic exercises. 
Meaning, advantages and examples of each. 
(d) Circuit Training. 
Meaning and advantages of circuit training; procedure of conducting 
circuit training. 
(e) Weight Training. 
Meaning and advantages of weight training. 
 
An understanding of how the above training methods help an individual in 
different sports and help develop strength, speed, stamina, skill, endurance. 
 
Unit III: Career Aspects in Physical Education 
(i) Career options in Physical Education. 
Professional sportsmen, sports manager, teacher/lecturer, sports coach, 
gym instructor, sports officials, sports events coordinators, sports 
journalist and commentator, sports software engineer, marketing and 
manufacturing of sports equipment. 
 
 
 
Note:  
There will be one Question Paper which will have 50 questions out of which 40 questions need to be 
attempted. 
Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
(ii) Important institutions of Physical Education in India. 
Functions and objectives of Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports 
(N.S.N.I.S.), Sports Authority of India (S.A.I), International Olympic 
Committee (I.O.C), Indian Olympic Association (IOA), YMCA College 
of Physical Education (Chennai), Lucknow Christian College of 
Physical Education (LCCPE), Luxmibai National University of Physical 
Education (LNUPE).Development of training facilities, coaching 
systems, influence of media and sponsors. 
 
Unit IV: Career Aspects in Physical Education 
 
(i) Tournaments and types of tournaments. 
Candidates should be fully aware of: 
(a) the definition of ‘tournament’. 
(b) the types of tournaments: Fixtures, Knock-out, league matches (seeding and byes). 
(c) merits and demerits of tournaments. 
(d) objectives and importance of intramural and extramural competitions. 
(e) Names of the National and International Federations/Bodies controlling the various 
tournaments/competitions. 
(ii) Difference between Professional and Amateur Players. 
 
Unit V: Health Education & Health Problems 
 
(a) Meaning and definition of ‘Health’ and ‘Health Education’. 
Meaning and definition of ‘Health’ (mental health and physical health) and ‘Health 
Education’. 
(b) Principles and importance of Health Education. Health problems and role of Health 
Education in solving them. 
Principles and objectives of Health Education. Importance of Health Education for 
adults and the younger generation through formal and non-formal channels of 
education. Various prevalent Health Problems: Communicable diseases – meaning, 
examples and common mode of spread. Epidemics – meaning and examples; Water, 
noise and air pollution – causes and prevention; Occupational Health Hazards – 
meaning and examples. 
(c) Disability and Rehabilitation. 
Causes of disability. General principles for prevention of disability; 
Meaning and scope of Rehabilitation; services available for rehabilitation; role of the 
community and government organizations in rehabilitation programmes. 
(d) Posture 
Meaning of posture. 
Correct posture – meaning, importance of correct posture (standing, sitting, walking). 
Common postural deformities: kyphosis, scoliosis, lordosis, flat foot, knock-knees, 
bowlegged, hunch back, round shoulders – meaning, causes and corrective measures 
for each. 
 
 
Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
(e) Personal hygiene and sleep requirements. 
Personal hygiene: Meaning of personal hygiene, importance of personal hygiene for a 
healthy life style. Care of eyes, ears, feet,hair, skin, oral hygiene, nose and clothing. 
Foot care: causes of corns, broken nails due to tight footwear; Causes of diseases like 
ring worm, athletes foot due to walking in wet areas; proper care of feet. 
Sleep requirements: Sleep requirements for different age groups. Effects of insufficient 
sleep on human body. 
(f) Substance Abuse. 
Effects of use of alcohol and smoking on the individual and society. 
Drugs: Meaning of ‘drugs’ and ‘drug abuse’; Stimulants and Narcotics – Analgesics. 
Awareness of the fact that use of certain drugs has been banned by World Anti-Doping 
Agency (WADA) and National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and reasons for the same. 
 
Unit VI: Sports Injuries and First Aid 
(a) Sports related injuries. 
Types of sports related injuries: Soft tissue injuries (contusion, abrasion, strain and 
sprain) bone injuries (fracture) and joint injuries (dislocation): cause and prevention 
of each 
(b) Role of a sportsperson in prevention of sports related accidents. 
Types of injuries due to : sudden movement; environment (hot, cold, wet and dry); 
lack of preparation (warm up, cool down); inadequate clothing, body protection; not 
following instructions; surface and facilities, equipment being unsafe. Role of 
individual in prevention of sports related accidents 
(c) First Aid. 
Meaning and importance of ‘First Aid’. First Aid for various sports related injuries. 
First Aid for cuts, grazes, strains, sprains, cramps, blisters, bruises, injuries of bone 
(fracture and dislocation); application of splints and Thomas splint; First Aid in 
drowning; Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Rest, Ice, Compression and 
Elevation (RICE). 
 
Unit VII: Test & Measurement in Sports 
 
? Motor Fitness Test – 50 M Standing Start, 600 M Run/Walk, Sit & Reach Partial Curl 
Up, Push Ups (Boys), Modified Push-Ups (Girls), Standing Broad Jump, Agility – 
4x10 M Shuttle Run 
? General Motor Fitness – Barrow three-item general motor ability (Standing Broad 
Jump, Zig Zag Run, Medicine Ball Put – For Boys: 03 Kg & For Girls: 01 Kg) 
? Measurement of Cardio-Vascular Fitness – Harvard Step Test/Rockport Test - 
Computation of Fitness Index: 
Duration of the Exercise in Seconds x 1005.5 x Pulse count of 1-1.5 Min after Exercise 
Rikli & Jones - Senior Citizen Fitness Test  
1. Chair Stand Test for lower body strength 2. Arm Curl Test for upper body strength 
3. Chair Sit & Reach Test for lower body flexibility 4.Back Scratch Test for upper 
body flexibility5. Eight Foot Up & Go Test for agility 6. Six Minute Walk Test for 
Aerobic Endurance 
 
 
Physical Education/National Cadet Corps(NCC)/Yoga (321) 
 
 
Unit VIII Biomechanics & Sports 
 
? Meaning and Importance of Biomechanics in Sports 
? Types of movements (Flexion, Extension, Abduction & Adduction) 
? Newton’s Law of Motion & its application in sports 
? Friction & Sports 
 
Unit IX Psychology & Sports 
 
? Personality; its definition & types – Trait & Types (Sheldon & Jung Classification) 
& Big Five Theory 
? Motivation, its type & techniques 
? Exercise Adherence; Reasons to Exercise, Benefits of Exercise 
? Strategies for Enhancing Adherence to Exercise 
? Meaning, Concept & Types of Aggressions in Sports 
 
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FAQs on CUET Exam Syllabus for Physical Education - Commerce

1. What is the syllabus for the Physical Education exam at CUET?
Ans. The syllabus for the Physical Education exam at CUET includes topics such as anatomy, physiology, sports psychology, exercise physiology, sports nutrition, biomechanics, and sports management.
2. How can I prepare for the Physical Education exam at CUET?
Ans. To prepare for the Physical Education exam at CUET, you can start by thoroughly studying the syllabus and understanding the key concepts. It is also beneficial to practice solving previous years' question papers and taking mock tests to assess your preparation level.
3. What are the key topics to focus on for the Physical Education exam at CUET?
Ans. Some of the key topics to focus on for the Physical Education exam at CUET are anatomy, physiology, sports psychology, exercise physiology, sports nutrition, biomechanics, and sports management. It is important to have a clear understanding of these topics and their application in the field of physical education.
4. Are there any recommended textbooks or study materials for the Physical Education exam at CUET?
Ans. While there may not be specific recommended textbooks for the Physical Education exam at CUET, it is advisable to refer to standard textbooks on physical education, anatomy, physiology, sports psychology, exercise physiology, sports nutrition, and biomechanics. Additionally, you can consult study materials provided by reputed coaching institutes or online resources.
5. What is the weightage of the Physical Education exam in the overall CUET exam?
Ans. The weightage of the Physical Education exam in the overall CUET exam may vary from year to year. It is advisable to check the official CUET website or prospectus for the specific weightage assigned to the Physical Education exam. Typically, the weightage is determined based on the importance of the subject and its relevance to the chosen course of study.
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