The Department of Physical Education has come a long way since its establishment with the inception of the college in 1968.This Department; based on the achievements and contributions to the society, is responsible for bringing fame and glory to the University ,State of Kerala and the nation. Former Head of the Department, Anne Mary Verghese (1967 – 1998) played a pivotal role in building the Department to greater heights. The yeoman efforts and achievements culminated in bringing her “Ghani award “for the best teacher in Calicut University. Besides Competitive sports, teaching & research and sports for health & recreation have received great attention under Dr Mary Antony, Associate Professor and Head of the Department who has completed her PhD under the faculty development program. She was awarded travel Grant by the University Grants Commission for presenting scientific paper at the 6th ASPASP international congress on Sports Psychology at Taiwan, 2011. Hemalatha. V, resource person in yoga presented scientific paper in the International conference on Yoga Lonavala, Pune, 2011.
The department offers two courses viz,
Two minor projects have been awarded to the department by University Grants Commission
Project Coordinator: Smt Hemalatha. V-“Effect of yogic exercise on selected physical fitness variables on adult female”
Project Coordinator: Dr Mary Antony “Comparitive analysis of running technique of junior sprinters-Completed.
Illustrious Alumnae of Vimala College, Thrissur
Anju Bobby George
Sinimol Paulose - 2008 Beijing Olympics
Anju Bobby George- 2004 Athens and 2008 Beijing Olympics
Rosakutty A.K - 1996 Atlanta and 2000 Sydney Olympics
Bobby Alloysius- 2004 Athens Olympics
Manjima Kuriakose- 2000 Olympics
Jincy Philip- 2000 Olympics