Department of Physical Education
The Department of Physical Education in the cochin college was established in the year 1968 with prof.M.D.Varadarajan as the Head of the Department.He served the college for 11 years and retired on October 1979.Just before the retirement of Prof.M.D.Varadarajan ,Prof George Joseph Mattam was appointed as the junior lecturer in the month of October 1979.He served the for more than 27 years and retired on April 2007.
In 1980 Prof.M.N.C.Boss was appointed as the junior lecturer and served the college for 9 years and joined at Kerala University.The vacancy of Prof. M. N. C. Bose was filled on January 1996 by appointing Dr.Biju P.Thampi as the lecturer and continuing his service.
The department has the privilege to present international players like Firoz Sheriff in Foot Ball,V.M.Ashraf in Kabaddi,Markose Bristow and Jaison Xavier in Shuttle, Badminton, Santosh and Shaji in Hand Ball,and Aphsal A in Soft Ball.Apart from this the college produced a large number of national and university players in different disciplines.
Several student from this institution secured job under sports quota in different departments,Military,CRPF,B.P.C.L,Navy,Customs,and Advocates General Office.
Dr. Biju P. Thampi
Associate Professor (Dept of Phy. Edn)
MPE, UGC,M.Phil, P.hD.
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The department is conducting coaching camps for different games for Inter Collegiate Championship and District Championships in the current academic year in the College.
- Shuttle-Badminton team participated in the M.G. University. Shuttle-Badminton Championship and qualified upto the pre-quarter final. The College chess team participated the North Zone – Chess Tournament and secure the sixth position and the College Foot Ball Team participated in the North Zone Foot Ball Tournament.
- College Base Ball team programmed upto the semifinal in the M.G. University championship.
- College Track and Field Team participated in the Track and Field Championship. Miss Simi V.S. of 3rd B.Com Taxation secured 8th position of the 400 Mtr race.
- College Soft Ball team participated in the District Softball championship and secured third position.
- Akin Babu P.S. and Rizwin Essack represented Kerala State in the National Soft Ball championship.
- Akin Babu P.S. represents M.G. University in the South Zone Inter University championship.
- Akshay Francis P.S. and Tom Renjith represented Kerala State in the National Base Ball Championship.
- Kritika Silwal represented the Kerala State in the South Zone National Shooting Championship (in 10Mtr Peep Sight Air Rifle) and secured Silver medal.
- The College Teachers Cricket team participates in the Staff Cricket Tournament held at S.H. College Thevara.
- Two Shuttle Badminton doubles team of Cochin College participated in the First Marian Shuttle Badminton Tournament for doubles held at Marian College Kuttikkanam.