Rayalaseema College of Physical Education (RCPE) was established 3 decades ago (Year 1984) under the Management of Proddatur Development Trust with a aim to produce Physical Education Teachers (PETs) who are intellectually competent, open to growth, loving & committed for the development of Physical education and Sports.
This is the first college of Physical education established under private sector in the state of Andhra Pradesh and has its credit some outstanding achievements in the field of Physical Education.
The College was initially started with Diploma in Physical Education (D.P.Ed.), and Bachelor of Physical Education (B.P.Ed.) Courses with the permission of the Government of Andhra Pradesh vide G.O. Ms. No. 344, Edn. Dept. dt. 27/5/1984 and with the affiliation of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati from the year 1984-85. Later, the post graduation Course i.e., Master of Physical Education (M.P.Ed.) added in the year 1994. The Govt. of Andhra Pradesh admitted the College into Grant-in-Aid w.e.f. 16/04/90.