Department of Sports

Rajapalayam Rajus’ College was started on 20th June 1973 at the Pudhupalayam chatram building located on the Madurai - Courtallam Road, Rajapalayam with Pre University classes.  To start with the college has on its rolls 237 boy, In 1973(PUC), 1975(B.Com), 1977 B.A.(History), 1979(B.Sc., Chemistry), 1980(B.Sc., Maths), 1987(B.Sc., Physics), 1993(B.Sc., (CS)), 1994(B.Com (SF)), 2001(B.Com.,(CA)), 2010(B.A. English) Courses have started.

       Mr. B. Sadasivam joined this College as Physical Director on 05-07-1973.  He has passed a certificate course in Physical Education in YMCA College of Physical Education, Chennai.  Subsequently he got his Degree (B.P.Ed.) and Post Graduate Degree (M.P.Ed) from Shivaji University of Gwalior.  While serving in the institution he got his M.Phil Degree from Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu.  During the academic year 2001-2002 he served as convenor of ‘B’ Zone Inter Collegiate matches of Madurai Kamaraj University.  After serving in this college nearly for three decades he  retired from service on 31-05-2003.

       Mr.V. G. RanjithKumar, was appointed as Director of Physical Education on 30-11-2005 Under Parents Teachers Association. He got his B.P.Ed., M.P.Ed., M.Phil Degrees in Alagappa University, Karaikudi After having Served for five years. He resigned his position on 31-05-2010.

       Dr. L. MuthuKumar, was appointed as Director of Physical Education from 15.09.2011 to Till date.  He has passed B.Sc (Chemistry) in Alagappa University, Karaikudi, he got his Degree B.P.Ed in YMCA College of Physical Education, Chennai, Post Graduate Degree M.P.Ed in Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Regular M.Phil Degree in Alagappa University, Karaikudi and he  his Ph.D Degree from Manonmaniam Sundharanar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu.  Academic Year 2015-2016 he served as convenor of  ‘D’ Zone Inter Collegiate matches of Madurai Kamaraj University.

       Rajapalayam Rajus’ College was started in 1973 by Palayapalayam Rajus’ Community with the mission “At least one graduate in each family”.  Born out of his benevolence, our college has made it possible for the poor people of Rajapalayam to gain access to the portals of higher education.  The Department of Physical Education has been functioning energetically and enthusiastically.  It has produced a number of University blues and Sports persons who raised the quality of sports by their record performances and achieved greater heights in sports.  The Department is proud to state that many of our students are placed well in life and society.  Department has organized Inter-Collegiate tournaments, Madurai Kamaraj University ‘D’ Zone tournaments.  54 students of our College  have participated in the All India inter university tournaments.  650 students have participated in the Inter Zonal tournaments in the various games.  Lot of tournaments we participated and won the position, which also excels in sports and games enhancing the department of March ahead towards higher achievements.



To Explore the Ability and Enhance the Physical fitness Components of the Students for Healthy Living and Sports Performance.


To give all Students Opportunities and Experiences that lead to the Achievement of Total Wellness and Result in a Longer and Healthier Life.

Rajapalayam Rajus’ College has been in the front position in sports and games for a reasonably long time.  The times gone by college point toward that it has a dependable track record of successes in various items in sports and games in the university, state, national and International levels.  The College uphold the following teams; Volleyball, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, Hockey, Football, Cricket, Handball, Badminton, Ball Badminton, Powerlifting, Weight lifting, and Athletics.  The UGC and management provides sufficient infrastructural amenities to support these teams.  The take part of sports students in these behaviors and admirable facilities are made available by the college consequence in outstanding achievements.  The Madurai Kamaraj University Zone level and Inter-Zone level matches are conducted by our college. 

The department of Physical Education functions in a separate room.  The Management has appointed a lady Asst. Director of Physical Education to look after the sports activities of the women section.  The College has a large ground facility which has a separate count for Hockey, Handball, Volleyball, Kabaddi, Kho-kho, Ball Badminton, Badminton, Basketball and 400m Outdoor track.  In indoor count like Badminton three counts, Basketball, Table Tennis Swimming pool and Gym enrich the personality of our students.

In order to ensure a Sound body and Sound mind, Students are given special attention on health and fitness.  While games, Sports and athletics directly contribute to Physical development of Students, other Co-curricular activities also indirectly contribute to it.  These activities provide a useful channel for the growth and development of the body.  We mightily believe the saying that a strong body is the perfect key to a healthy mentality. Our college is put together in such a way that any student can gain the benefit of college sport facilities. We conduct sports activities to our students every year and distribute the prizes to the winning teams. Our college offers a lot of indoor and outdoor games to our students. The college has splendid sports facilities for games like Table Tennis, Hockey, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Ball Badminton, Badminton, Throw ball and Cricket. We always  persuade our students to partake in the various games. We have a huge basketball ring where students can employ energy in a positive way. We also have a hockey field, football ground and volleyball ground for our students. Where the students can employ the energy in a positive way regular training is provided to the students who possess extraordinary skills in different sports. Students are selected through selection trials and trained to participate in intra college events, Inter - university events etc.

Track suits, Jerseys and sporting gear are provided to the students free of cost and they are also provided with financial and technical support from the college sports fund to represent our college in the university level tournaments.

Apart from the above facilities, our college has a fully equipped gymnasium for the use of students and faculty members free of cost.

Since our college provides excellent sports facilities and materials, it has been recognized as a center for conducting intercollegiate tournaments.                                       

Many of our students are selected for the university level sports and games activities, tournaments every year. We fully support our students to participate in the games as it will help them in their future. Our college teams compete in various tournaments like Football, Kabaddi and Athletics and have secured prizes. The sports department always conducts an Intercollegiate and Zonal Sports Meet for the students and also conducts an Intra Department Sports Meet for the faculty members and students of our college.  The Physical department always takes care of the needs and wants of the students regarding sports materials. The separate sports wing attached to the college provides facilities for many games. Besides, the students can easily access the sports and games facilities of the university.  We have all the sports materials which students can obtain from the sports room. Sports can make one mentally and physically active and fit.  Hence our college has invested generously in creating the most extensive and finest sports infrastructure. The sports facilities in the college are built to international specifications and provide a different choice of sports and games.

The highly qualified sports faculty and experienced instructors endeavor to bring out the finest sportspersons and teams. The College has affiliations from Madurai Kamaraj University so that any student can take part in the Inter Collegiate and Inter University Tournaments. We are well specialized in giving excellent sports facilities to the students of our college.


Sports Facilities



55 Feet  x  30 Feet

Table Tennis

30 Feet  x  20 Feet (3 Boards)


13.40 Mts  x  6.10 Mts (3 Courts)


28 Mts  x 15 Mts


20 Feet  x  20 Feet


20 Feet  x  20 Feet



Sports Facilities



25 Mts  x  15 Mts


90 Yards  x  60 Yards


13.40 Mts  x  6.10 Mts


400 Mts

Ball Badminton

80 Feet  x  40 Feet


13 Mts x 10 Mts


50 Feet  x  30 Feet


100 Yards  x  80 Yards


18 Mts  x  9 Mts


40 Mts  x  20 Mts


91 Mts  x  55 Mts


23.50 Mts  x  16 Mts

Swimming Pool

25 Mts  x  25 Mts

The College sports committee is composed of the Principal, Director of Physical Education, sports interest Asst. Professors.  Sportsmen in every department through its houses assign students as its team captains.  They are promoted to the level of leaders by which they share the utmost level of responsibility.  The public use the 400m track for walking in the morning and indoor stadium Badminton (Shuttlecock) Court, three courts are used for the public sector in the morning without any payment only to promote public physical fitness. The sports and games facilities available  in the college are the following.