The National Sports University (NSU) was constituted under the National Sports University Act, 2018 (No. 25 of 2018) in Manipur. The University is presently functional from its temporary campus at the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex, Imphal. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the University's proposed 325-acre campus at Imphal West on 16th March 2018. The construction work is underway at the proposed site.
National Sports University brings in techniques, such as character, so that sports education can be imparted in the best way possible. National Sports University has become a revolution in Indian Society. NSU, is a UGC-approved public university situated in Manipur. It is one of the first sports-oriented universities.
The university's motive is to produce top athletes, sports scientists, and competent physical educationists by offering programs that cultivate learning through competition. The university has a world-class sports infrastructure and facilities for outdoor and indoor games also have an academic block, administrative block with smart classes, and laboratories, library, auditorium, conference hall, and hostel for boys and girls. The library is the most important component of a university to meet the requirements of the academic and research activities.
National Sports University is Accreditation by University Grants Commission (UGC) and ranked by NAAC.
Manipur presently offers two types of programs for the students – UG Programmes and PG Programmes. National Sports University (NSU), Manipur includes B.Sc. Sports Coaching, BPES, and M.Sc. Sports Coaching etc.
The infrastructure of any university matters. It provides a good rank to the university. It is a government University. Therefore, they face more pressure and have to achieve what they strive for. The infrastructure at National Sports University will come out beautifully soon.
The library at National Sports University is student-oriented. Both online and offline resources are available for all the students to access at their convenience. When the official website is opened, Students get direct access—access to the National Digital Library of India, which is pretty big. Subscriptions are given to students, faculty members, and employees of the university. Reference books and textbooks are available to the students as e-resources as and when they want to.
The library at National Sports University offers extension services to the users for the maximum utilization of the library resources and services. Audio-visual services like CDs / DVDs on different subjects. Subscription to the latest newspapers, and magazines helps students, employees, and faculty members to be updated. The students are notified of all the latest trends in their respective courses.
National Sports University has fully furnished hostel facilities for both boys and girls. Excellent mess facilities, internet availability, transport facility is available to students. The hostels are well ventilated, air-conditioned, and have triple/double occupancy options. The choice of students is the top-most priority. The food facility at National Sports University is quite good. Nutritious and hygienic food is of major importance. The mess makes sure that it fulfills the targets laid down. The facilities at the hostel are good and quite satisfactory at National Sports University.
There are a lot of facilities available to the students of National Sports University. Some of which are the sports facilities like carrom, badminton, basketball, etc. Regular camps are held at the university. Sports tournaments are of major importance. An extra effort is made to make sure that a lot of practice sessions are held for the sportspersons. Auditorium & sports complex are very spacious and well maintained at the university. Both of which cater to the needs of the students. Besides these facilities, National Sports University also conducts various seminars and lectures for its students. National Sports University has been doing a great job from the day it started. The government of India has taken active participation, therefore giving it a boost. A boost that is very much needed as this is a special kind of university.
National Sports University will now offer admission to the UG courses through Common University Entrance Test (CUET) as per NTA.
Since the first batch of the university is yet to pass out, placements are still to be initiated. National Sports University will establish an efficient and yielding placement cell pertaining to sports organizations, sports clubs, sports leagues, government and non-government organizations, schools, and universities and thus create and develop opportunities for internships and placements of the students. The leading organizations from all sectors will be invited. It will also offer international internships.
Scholarships are not yet offered to the students from the institution. Although the students can approach for government-aided scholarships. The government of Manipur has scholarships related to the National Means cum Merit Scholarship scheme. The students can also visit the MHRD portal to check out other possible exams that a student can appear.
National Sports University (NSU) has a strong qualified faculty infrastructure. Each of the sports departments of the university is flourished with eminent experts from supremely accomplished sports education. Their constant support along with their dedication and dignity have the university national and international exposure.
The university has a total of 17 qualified teaching experts from several sports specializations and out of these number 9 faculty members have Ph.D. degrees from recognized universities. The university also has 5 guest lecturers in different sports subjects.
To promote sports education in the areas of sports sciences, sports technology, sports management and sports coaching besides functioning as the national training centre for select sports disciplines by adopting best international practices. Keep the order same as above, Motto, Vision and then Mission
Be the best and lead the rest in the sports education, research and training across the globe.