Games and Sports

 Need and Importance of Physical Education

Education aims at the training of body, mind, and conduct of a student. To keep a healthy mind within a healthy body, a student needs regular physical exercise. The brain of students gets tired after schoolwork. His mind refuses to work. Therefore, for diversion and refreshment of mind, he requires some organized forms of physical and mental work.

Physical education refers to the process of imparting systematic instructions in physical exercise, sports, games, and hygiene to improve and maintain good health. It forms an important part of modern education.

Importance physical education to students

1.     It is a great source of pleasure to them.

2.    It builds the body and refresh their mind.

3.    It trains the mind in many virtues.

4.    It teaches the players discipline and team spirit.

5.    It creates in students ‘the sporting spirit’.

6.    The students learn to be fair to their opponents.

7.    The students learn the value of tolerance

8.    School sports teach them to take a defeat in a good spirit.

9.    It aims at bringing the best in the students.

Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti organises various sports and games activities at school level, cluster level, Regional Level and National Level every year. Further Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti is a state under School Games Federation of India (SGFI) and Navodaya National teams compete with other state teams in SGFI competitions.

Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Tapi is also organizing various sports and games activities as per the guidelines of Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti.


Games/Sports item Students Participation in
Cluster Regional National SGFI
Hand Ball 48 48 16 02
02 Khabadi 07 01    
03 Athletics 20 02    
04 Yoga 02 02 01  
05 Chess 06 06    
06 Kho-Kho 18 18 03  

1.      The students under 19 and under 17 Boys participated and became winners and under 17 girls became runners up in Regional level Hand ball meet.

2.       The students under 17 Boys participated and became winners of hand ball in Gujarat Khel Maha Kumbh.

3.        Organized cluster level Hand ball meet and coaching camp for Regional meet at the Vidyalaya.