S.S.V. College believes that physical education is an essential part of a student’s educational development. S.S.V. College aims to offer a variety of activities to enhance skills in physical education. Positive participation in physical education will enable students to build, self-esteem, team work and positive attitudes in Physical Education & Sports.
Our mission is to inspire young people to participate and enjoy physical activity. We want them to recognize the importance of an active and healthy lifestyle which continues into adulthood. This may lead the students toward the attainment of the following Olympic values:
• respect – fair play; knowing one’s own limits; and taking care of one’s health and the environment
• excellence – how to give the best of oneself, on the field of play or in life; taking part; and progressing according to one’s own objectives
• friendship – how, through sport, to understand each other despite any differences.
History of the Department:
The Department started functioning right from the time of the inauguration of the College. The first teacher of the Department was Prof. Sreedharan Namboothiri who retired in 1985. The second teacher Mr. Prakash Verma joined the Department in 1982 and was with us until his sad demise in 1986. Sri. Jayan joined in 1986 and worked here till 2015 and after his retirement Mr. Anup Jain joined the Department and he is the lone member since 2016.
Keeping alive the sporting spirit
As the saying goes “To feel fit as a fiddle, you must tone down your middle”. And to do that there is an indoor sports Centre which houses a gymnasium which is a body builders dream. Enthusiastic HOD of Physical education and his team guide and train the young players (both staff & Students) in the activity of their choice, interest and aptitudes, resulting in procurement of many laurels to the university at inter collegiate, inter university and All India level sports events.
Two students from Sree Sankara Vidhyapeetom College represented M.G. University for the All India Inter University Wrestling championship 2015-16. Body buildings is also encouraged and has led to students of Sree Sankara Vidhyapeetom College winning gold, silver medals in the body building championship in Inter University and inter collegiate levels.