About the course:

Sports Science is a relatively new course. It is a multidisciplinary subject covering various other fields such as:

  • Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Business and sports management
  • Sports industry

If you have the following skills, you are good to go:

  • Knowledge of how the human body works
  • Ability to measure and analyze data scientifically
  • General laboratory skills
  • Understanding of the role of the mind in performance
  • Team-working skills


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:

You can choose subjects from the following courses depending upon the area of your interest and your college:

  • sports management
  • sports physiotherapy
  • physical and sport education 
  • sports psychology
  • sports nutrition 


The structure of the course will include the following to give you a holistic understanding about the science of sports and sportspersons:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • laboratory sessions
  • practical sessions
  • independent research and study


  • India: Two to four lakhs
  • Abroad: $25,000 to $40,000


Course duration:

Undergraduate: Three to four years

Post-graduate: One to two years

Job prospects, future and industry overview:

As a sports scientist you will have various specialised fields open as a field of career for you. Some of them listed below: