About the Department:
The Department of Physical Education was started as an integral part of Veerashaiva College in the year 1950 to develop the mental and physical health of the college students. Mr. Abdul Raoof was the first Physical Director of the College. The College provided almost all facilities for the Department of Physical Education to meet all the needs of the students besides a vast extent of playground. The students of Veerashaiva College proved their best sportsmanship in all tournaments of all universities from the beginning to down today as and when the college is affiliated to those universities. Initially the College was affiliated to Madras University, Madras. Later it was affiliated to Mysore University, Mysore, Karnataka University, Dharwad and Gulbarga University, Gulbarga respectively. Presently the College is affiliated to Vijayanagara Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Ballari. In every university level/zonal level tournaments the students of our college proved the best performance of their physical prowess and won trophies and applauses.
Mr. H. Chandrashekar Goud, have joined in the Department in the year 1987 after the retirement of Mr. Abdul Raoof, former Physical Director. The Department provides training and coaching to the students in the following indoor and outdoor games and sports Athletics, Football, Hockey, Cricket, Volleyball, Ball-badminton and indoor games Shuttle-badminton, Table-tennis and Chess. Sports persons of our college won highest trophies in Football and Athletics. The Department of Physical Education of Veerashaiva College is always standing in the frontline to conduct university and zonal level tournaments. It is proud to share that the students of our college are the highest number university blues than any other college affiliated to the university.