Physical Education

Sports & Games

K.E College Mannanam which has laid the foundation for a tradition of high quality in sports and games in the country is getting ready to meet the challenges in the field of physical education in the twenty first centuary. In the last few decades, Physical Education has gained tremendous popularity all over the world. Sports and games have attained unprecedented interest among the public. It helps in the all round development of human personality. For centuries progress towards better performance was very slow but in recent years dramatic improvements have taken place. Improved techniques combined with better facilities and equipments and perhaps a stronger will to excel have resulted in some astounding performances.

History

The K.E College Physical Education Dept. has a fascinating history. It is one of the top most sports performing colleges in the country. The department was started in 1964 with Mr. P.J.Thomas as the head of the Department. He served the Dept. till 1965. Prof. John Lukose joined the college in 1965 and. served the dept. till 1990. Dr. T.F. Josekutty joined in 1974. He had an excellent Sports background. He was a Kerala State and University player and Kerala University Wrestling Champion and Kerala university winner in 110M Hurdles. He was an outstanding organizer in sports in the university and in the state. He served the Dept. till 2009. Mr. K.A Raju joined the college in 1991 and was an outstanding Basket ball player and represented Kerala university. Mr. Joshy Paul who joined the College on 16.01.1995 is the present head of the department .

Our performance in Sports and Games was the most remarkable during 1990-91. On the basis of achievements of our college in sports and games Mahatma Gandhi University selected K.E College Mannanam as the best College in Sports and Games and awarded the "Malayalam Manorma Trophy".

In the year 1991 the Syndicate of the M.G University awarded Roll of Honour and Citation to K.E College, Mannnam for it's outstanding contribution in athletics for the University Athletic team which won the Prestigious All India Inter University Athletic Championship held at Kalyan University in West Bengal. The team manager was Mr. T.F. Josekutty of this Dept. For the first time in Kerala, in the Year 1988-89 our College won both the men and women team championships and both individual championships in the University Athletic meet