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Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports, Patiala

Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Psychology

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    Course Duration

    1 Year (2 Semester)

    Affiliation Center

    Punjabi University Patiala


    Rs. 1,30,000/-
    Rs.1500/- Non Refundable Application fees

    Class Timing

    Friday, Saturday and Monday

    Important Dates

    Online application open Written test (online) Interview Result(merit list) Last date for fee submission
    01.05.2024 23.06.2024 27.06.2024 04.07.2024 10.07.2024

    Program Overview

    P.G. Diploma in Sports Psychology is a one year post graduate diploma course which trains and equips the students to use psychological knowledge and skills to address optimal performance and well-being of athletes, and to deal with the systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations. The department will incorporate both theoretical and practical knowledge of the field to train the students to become a professional in the field of sports psychology. The program would help to develop a career in Sports Psychology. The students would learn how the human psychology influences sports/athletic performances and the effects of exercise and physical activity on the psychology. The program provides an insight into the theoretical and practical orientation of sports psychology and the basic skills of psychological counseling that could be applied in the context of sports coaching.

    Programme Modules

    Semester 1

    • Interdisciplinary Studies-I
    • Introduction To Applied Sports Psychology
    • Interventions in Sports Psychology
    • Social-Psychological and Cultural Aspects in Sports
    • Practical-Sports Science Assessments
    • Practical-Sports Psychology

    Semester 2

    • Interdisciplinary Studies-II
    • Psychological Preparation for Sports competition
    • Counseling in Sports Psychology
    • Practical-Sports Counselling
    • Practical-Project II
    • Internship


    Pedagogy will be highly interactive and will consist of a judicious blend of lectures and Practical with real life case studies, case presentations, quizzes and assignments.

    Programme Delivery

    Hybrid/blended mode

    Seat Vacancies

    30 Seats


    SAI Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports: Patiala, Old Moti Bagh, Moti Bagh, Patiala, Punjab 147001

    Admissions Criteria

    Total Marks 100 marks.
    Written Test- 80 marks.
    Interview- 20 marks.
    Mode- Online.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Must Possess Any One of The Following Qualifications with at Least 50% Marks in The Aggregate:

    • Bachelor’s Degree with Psychology as core subject
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Science
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Sports
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical and Allied Health Sciences
    • Bachelor’s Degree in any stream with Diploma in Sports Coaching

    Admission Procedure

      • Eligible candidates desirous to seek admission to One Year P.G. Diploma in Sports Psychology should apply online on the registration portal before the last date prescribed in the notification.
      • All details regarding filing up of online application form and fee payment is given on the above mentioned registration portal. For any queries, helpline numbers given on the registration portal is required to be contacted.
      • Eligible candidates shall be called for online admission test on the basis of documents submitted by them.
      • Candidates must be in possession of all original certificates/credentials and other documents for verification at the time of joining the course.

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