Physical Education and sports have always played an important role in Kasetsart University. Their development at every university level coincides with the founding of K.U. for over 50 years.
K.U. was the first university where teach Physical Education to students in every faculty. At first, students of all faculties participated in learning together. Their activities emphasis on exercise.
Physical Education was later a prerequisite for all students and there were many activities from which students can choose to satify their various requirements.
In 1967, K.U. realize an importance of Physical Education in both scienctific and artistic area and then, decided to upgrade its status to department and it was finally moved under the Faculty of Science and Arts. Since that time its educational role within the faculty has been standardized.
In 1969, K.U. established the Faculty of Education. The Board of Education considered that the Physical Education Department should be placed under the Faculty of Education because it would be good for both organization according to the subject characteristics, and the ability to produce effective and flexible physicak education instrutors to many institutes. The Physical Education Department was placed under the Faculty of Education according to the agreement of the Board of Education on October 1, 1970.