Sports Sciences department of NTI Islamabad

The Health and Physical Education Junior Diploma program provides students with a foundational understanding of health and physical education principles, aimed at fostering healthy lifestyles and promoting physical activity participation among children and adolescents. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience, students learn about the importance of nutrition, exercise, safety, and personal hygiene in maintaining overall well-being.

The curriculum covers a variety of topics, including anatomy, physiology, sports psychology, motor development, and the principles of teaching physical education. Students also gain hands-on experience in designing and implementing age-appropriate physical activities, games, and exercises tailored to the developmental needs of young learners.

Furthermore, the program emphasizes the importance of effective communication, leadership, and teamwork skills in promoting healthy behaviors and encouraging physical activity participation. Graduates of the Health and Physical Education Junior Diploma program are prepared to work as educators, coaches, or youth fitness instructors in schools, community centers, or recreational facilities, where they can make a positive impact on the health and well-being of children and adolescents.

Program Code:                                                                         070

Number of Courses:                                                                  13

Total Marks:                                                                             36

Minimum Duration:                                                                  2 Semesters, 1 Year

Maximum Duration:                                                                  6 Semesters, 3 Years

Minimum CGPA Required To Earn Degree                                 2.00


  1. Higher secondary school certificate or equivalent with at least 45% marks from a recognized institution.

Program objective:

The objectives of the Junior Diploma in Health and Physical Education program are:

  1. Foundational Knowledge: Provide students with a solid understanding of fundamental concepts in health and physical education, including anatomy, physiology, nutrition, and exercise science.
  2. Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Educate students about the importance of adopting healthy behaviors and lifestyles, including regular physical activity, proper nutrition, and personal hygiene practices.
  3. Developmentally Appropriate Activities: Equip students with the skills to design and implement age-appropriate physical activities, games, and exercises tailored to the developmental needs of children and adolescents.
  4. Safety and Injury Prevention: Train students in safety protocols and injury prevention strategies to ensure the well-being of participants during physical education classes and recreational activities.
  5. Effective Teaching Methods: Prepare students to utilize effective teaching strategies and instructional techniques to engage learners, motivate participation, and facilitate skill development in various physical activities.
  6. Promoting Inclusivity and Diversity: Foster an understanding of the importance of inclusivity and diversity in physical education settings, ensuring that all students feel welcome and valued regardless of their background, ability, or gender.
  7. Leadership and Communication Skills: Develop students’ leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with students, colleagues, and parents, and to serve as positive role models in promoting health and physical activity.
  8. Professional Ethics and Responsibility: Instill a sense of professional ethics and responsibility in students, emphasizing the importance of maintaining confidentiality, respecting diversity, and adhering to professional standards in health and physical education practice.

By achieving these objectives, the Junior Diploma in Health and Physical Education program aims to prepare students for roles as competent and ethical practitioners in promoting health, wellness, and physical activity participation among children and adolescents.


SEMESTER 1                                                                                                    SEMESTER 2

Course Code         Course Title                                Cr.Hrs.18             Course Code             Course Title                                 Cr.Hrs.18

ENG 101                  Functional Combination (ENG-I)           3-0                  SPE 129                   Science of Movement                          3-0

SPE 101                   Foundation of Physical Education          3-0                 SPE 132                   Sport Injuries (Treatment by Rehab 3-0

SPE 119                   Fundamental Rules and Techniques                            SPE 131                   Basic Spots Nutrition                           3-0

Of Games and Sport                                                                3-0                  SPE 141                   Tech & Teaching of Track & Field                             2-0

SPE 114                   Basic Health Education                          3-0                 SPE 142                   Techniques and Teaching Games      2-0

SPE 118                   Olympic and Re creative Sports           3-0                 SPE 143                   Techniques & Teach of Gymnastic   2-0

SPE 121                   Anatomy and Physiology                      3-0                 SPE 191                   Techniques and Practice + Project     3-0