games and sports are an integral part of a student’s life. A student should study hard to be successful in competitive examinations. But, he should also play games and sports to enjoy the health and vigor of life.Along with bookish learning, a student should spend his time on games and sports. There are many people who give importance only to bookish knowledge. Indeed, there is often no provision for games at all.Reading and writing involve mental strain. The mind then hungers for relief. Reading and writing also involve physical strain. The physique then needs extra fuel. Regular participation in outdoor games in such cases makes the body fit and at the same time gives the relief required.‘Sound mind in a sound body’ is an unavoidable necessity for all, particularly for a school-going or college-going boy or girl.inclusion of games in the curriculum of studies is, therefore, very important in modern times. ‘All work and no play makes boy a dull boy’. We want him to become a bright young man. So, we must make games and sports not optional but compulsory in education at all levels, so that approach to it may be sincere, not casual.