About the course:

A degree in sports management will be a good bid for those graduating in business administration, sports science, leisure and tourism. You will be to trained to:

  • promote sports organisations
  • develop and manage arenas and stadiums
  • produce major sporting and entertainment events

You will gain skills in:

  • industry knowledge
  • leadership
  • finance and development
  • management and law
  • marketing and media
  • licensing
  • merchandising
  • organising special events
  • consumer experiences
  • developing new business opportunities

Entry requirements/Qualification:

  • For admission in Indian Universities, the candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with 45% marks (or equivalent grades) from a recognized university in any discipline.
  • While applying to foreign universities as an international student whose native language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from an institution in a country whose official language is not English, must submit scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS.
  • While applying in foreign Universities, you shall be required to give a Statement of Purpose mentioning why you want to join this course and why you must be chosen for the same. In this highly competitive time, your SoP must be of high-class quality with impeccable English.


Documents required:

At the time of admission, you will require the following self-attested documents along with their originals. These documents are especially asked for by Indian Universities:

  • Class X Board Examination Certificate
  • Class X Marksheet
  • Class XII Marksheet
  • Class XII Provisional Certificate/Original Certificate
  • Character Certificate (recent)
  • SC/ST/PwD/CW/KM Certificate (in the name of the candidate) issued by the competent authority
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate (in the name of the Candidate) issued by the competent authority
  • Transfer Certificate from school/college
  • Migration Certificate from Board /University are required from those students who have passed senior secondary exam from outside Delhi.
  • Self-attested passport-size photographs.

Course content:

This course will aim at sports-specific courses:

  • Leadership and management
  • Facility management
  • Event management
  • Marketing management
  • Ethics
  • Law and administration
  • Sports marketing
  • Sponsorships
  • Deal-making and negotiations
  • Legal issues and regulations
  • Entertainment industry finance


  • India: 50,000/- to two lakhs
  • Abroad: $30,000 to $60,000



Course duration:

Undergraduate: Three to four years

Post-graduate: One to two years

Job prospects, future, and industry overview:

As a graduate in sports management, you will have various fields open to you to make your career in. Some of them listed below:

  • Sports Blogger
  • Sports Philanthropy
  • Player Appearances
  • Season ticket Management
  • Web Master
  • Market Research
  • Sports Camp Director
  • Professor
  • Brand Management
  • Social Network/Community Management
  • Sports Event Planning
  • Compliance Professional
  • Public Relations
  • Sports equipment and Supply
  • Fan Club Management/Fan Development
  • Sports Mediator/Arbitrator
  • Hospitality Specialist
  • Tournament Planner
  • Sponsorship
  • Sports Promotion