Vidyadhiraja College of Physical Education & Research (VCPER) was established in 1991.
Mahatma Education Society Vidyadhiraja College of Physical Education and Research has been permitted by the Government of Maharashtra to start B.Ed. (Physical Course) from the academic year 1991-92. The College is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and recognized by National Council For Teacher Education (NCTE).
M.E.S.’s Vidyadhiraja College of Physical Education and Research was the first institution in the University of Mumbai to have started Physical Education in a building and play ground owned by the Society. The building is centrally located between Mumbai and Pune, accessible both by rail and road with Konkan railway harbor terminus nearby. It is also accessible by harbor branch, Central Railway, Western railway and Konkan railway, The college also has a hostel for boys and girls with world class infrastructure.
To develop understanding about the role of the school and Physical Education professional as agents of social change, national integration and scientific development in the country.
To prepare all round develop able physical education professionals to work for the totally fit society on the basis of “Health for All and Sports for All”