Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Somaiya Sports Academy Office is here to help you throughout the application process.

We hope the Frequently Asked Questions below will help with most queries. If you can’t find answer to your question, feel free to contact us on to find out more.
The course duration in 3 years. 6 Semesters.
Considering the current pandemic situation and government advisories, the lectures for the currently enrolled students of Batch 2020 are conducted online, mostly theory with practical examples and case studies. If things open up, we might conduct practicals of the few modules at the Somaiya campus.
  • Online or classroom, the classroom 7 hours timing will be 9 AM to 4 PM with one hour break of 1 PM to 2 PM.
  • The timings are best suited to sports programs as students can play/train in the morning or evening.
Track and Field is a core course for all the students. In the 5th Semester students will have Sports Proficiency 1 and in the 6th Semester the students will have Sports Proficiency 2.

The students can choose from:

  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Yoga
Have passed (10+2) examination with at least 45% marks in the aggregate from any stream.
There is a separate hostel for girls and boys inside the campus but the availability depends on the admission cycle. The fees will be shared with you after checking the availability with the concerned authorities.
A written test, physical fitness test, sports proficiency award and personal interview will be taken by the admission office.

Weightage for the components:

  • Weightage for Qualifying Exam- 20 Marks (45-55 implies 0-5 marks, 56 to 65 implies 6- 10 marks, 66 to 75 implies 11-15 marks 75 above implies >15 marks)
  • Written Aptitude Test- 30 Marks
  • Physical Fitness Test- 20 Marks
  • Sports Proficiency Award- 20 Marks
  • Personal interview- 10 Marks

Total Fee including Tuition Fee (Excluding Hostel Fee)

Application form fee INR 500

Year 1st
(Refundable Deposit)
Academic Year 1
60,000 5,000 80,000 52,800 1,97,800
Academic Year 2
64,800 5,400 86,400 57,024 2,13,624
Academic Year 3
69,984 5,832 93,312 61,586 2,30,714

You will get a detailed flyer with all the subjects once you fill up the admissions form.

Discipline Specific Core (DSC) subjects:

  • Foundation of Physical Education
  • 2 Anatomy & Physiology
  • 3 Computer Applications in Physical Education and Sports
  • 4 Health Education
  • 5 Yoga Education
  • 6 Exercise Physiology
  • 7 Sports Technology
  • 8 Sports Psychology and Sports Sociology
  • 9 Test, Measurement & Evaluation in Physical Education
  • 10 Sports Ethics
  • 11 Track & Field
  • 12 Fundamentals of Sports Training
  • 13 Introduction to Strength and Conditioning
  • 14 Strength and Conditioning Program Design

Ability Enhancement Compulsory Courses (AECC) subjects:

  • English Communication
  • Environmental Science

Skill Enhancement Courses:

  • Sports Journalism
  • Sports Management
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Sports for All
  • Posture and Athletic Care.
  • Olympic Education
  • Sports and Exercise Nutrition.
  • Sports Diplomacy

Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) subjects:

  • Kinesiology & Bio-Mechanics
  • Sports Proficiency – 1
  • Research Methodology
  • Sports Proficiency-2
  • Sports Specific Skill Enhancement
  • Project work/ Dissertation

    As per one month internship:

    • Gym Operation
    • Fitness & Exercise Management
    • PE training at School or College
    • Sports training at Sports Club/academy
    • ther allied sector in sports or fitness industry

Somaiya Vidyavihar has a legacy of more than 60 years when it comes to higher education. It is the entire Somaiya Vidyavihar University which is accredited to the UGC as a private university. Somaiya Sports Academy being a constituent college, is offering this programme recognized by the UGC.

In terms of Sports affiliations, the academy is accredited to the All India Football Federation to have three teams in Hero i-League.

The academy is in the process of roping in the Sports Authority of India, the apex body of sports in India, as the Knowledge Partner.

Go through the programme related webpages and then apply on the application portal.
The teaching mode depends on the government advisories. If the condition does not improve, the 1st Semester will be executed via online teaching mode.
The programme commences from 1st week of August 2021.
You will play for Somaiya Vidyavihar University. Excellent opportunity to represent the University directly in AIU organized inter-university tournaments and to shine.
The age should be between 16 years to 35 years. There will be a clear possibility of age relaxation which will be decided on a case to case basis.
There is no restriction for promotion from an odd semester to the next even semester. However, the student should fulfill the attendance requirement. A student shall be eligible for promotion from an even semester to the next odd semester subject to the condition that:
  • The student has not failed in more than four heads of passing of the immediately preceding two semesters and
  • The student has passed in all the subjects of all the lower semester examinations.
  • A theory or practical shall be treated as a head of passing.


A student is eligible for promotion to 5th semester if

  • He has passed in all the subjects of 1st and 2nd semesters
  • He should not have failed in more than 4 heads of passing of third and fourth semesters taken together.

The year back system: The students cannot go to the next year if they failed in more than four subjects.

The critical year system: The students cannot enter third year if they do not pass their first-year subjects.

There are dedicated web pages related to the programmes and as mentioned in the first page. Once the students pay the application fees, the programme flyer will be available to download.