Physical Training Instructor

Physical Education Teacher

Physical Drill Master

Minimum Bachelor of Physical Education

Not required

The tasks a Physical Training Instructor is expected to perform include:

Conducting physical training classes, organizing games and coaching students in games and athletics

Training and engaging students of colleges, schools and allied institutions individually or in groups

Conducting other physical exercises to promote strength and gracefulness or to reduce and correct weight

Teaching use of dumb-bells, bars and other equipment

Organizing, leading, instructing and refereeing games such as hockey, basketball, football or kabaddi

Organizing inter-class, inter-units or inter-district sports competitions and athletic meets

Supervising maintenance of gymnasium and sports equipment

Organizing picnics, tours and other recreational activities for the students

Delivering health talks and ensuring personal cleanliness and community hygiene among students

Knowledge of all the sports and their rules and regulations

Skilled in organizing drills, games and activities

Knowledge of all the core exercises to develop muscles, endurance, etc. in an athlete

Skilled in providing weight training

Proficiency in keeping the equipment and other playing material in good condition

Knowledge of health, hygiene and cleanliness requirements

Not applicable






Good leadership skills


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Institutions usually work for 5/6 days a week and 6/7 hours everyday. This may vary from institution to institution

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include stiff back, joint pain and muscle injuries, if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 9,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Physical Training Sector in India

Children move through developmental stages at different speeds. They need to move through the skills progressions in a planned, sequential manner according to their individual development. Almost all the schools, colleges and universities in India employ a qualified Physical Training Instructor or Physical Education Teacher in order to meet the aforementioned needs. This department takes care of the physical wellbeing and fitness of the students, which is considered as important as academics. With increasing interest in sports and rising health consciousness, fitness trainers and teachers are becoming a necessity for the society and Physical Education Teachers are a must at schools, colleges, etc. This indicates good job opportunities for Physical Training Instructor in India.

Schools and colleges

Sports clubs

Cities and towns across India