The Department of Physical Education and Sports, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University came into existence ever since the inception of the University on September 1990. The Department of Physical Education and Sports, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University has been able to carve out a name for itself among the high achievers in the field of Sports and games. Mostly by the impressive support it has enjoyed from several quarters.
The Department Co-ordinates and regulates the sports activities of the affiliated Colleges spread over in the Southern Districts of Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari. It also organizes the annual sports programmes including the following.
Another important activity of the Department is making the affiliated Colleges participate in the Inter-University tournaments organized by the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The Department also carries out the following activities.
One of the recent achievements of the Department has been the organization of Inter University sports tournaments sanctioned to the Universities only by the Association of Indian Universities upon consideration of the dynamism of the Sports Department of the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. Inspite of several constraints the Department has succeeded in organizing more than 30 Inter University tournaments with great success.