Bachelors in Physiotherapy (B.P.T)

BPT is  a 4 year – undergraduate program in physiotherapy (BPT) with 6 months of mandatory clinical internship.

After the graduation Physiotherapist  could go for further specialization in Neurology, Orthopaedics (Musculoskeletal), Sports, Obs-Gynae, Cardio-Thoracic or undertake Research.

Physiotherapist in India use the title ‘Doctor’ & prefix it before their name with a suffix P.T. (Physiotherapist) so as to make their stand clear they are not medical doctors. However, the use of the title ‘Dr’ according to the IAP (Indian Association of Physiotherapist) is by tradition and convention & is used in the same manner as it is used by the MBBS/MS/BDS/MDS/BHMS/BAMS/BUMS degree holders.
There are well over 250 colleges offering undergraduate program in physiotherapy (BPT) and more than 50 colleges offering masters in Physiotherapy (MPT) with two years’ duration. MUHS (Maharashtra) & some other universities in India run a 3-year MPT post graduate degree. PhD in Physiotherapy is also offered in some selected universities of the states Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu & Delhi.

Eligibility for admission: Inter Science with Biology more than 50% marks. Process of admission: – Through entrance test. Entrance test will be held in April or May. Age: -not less than 17 years

Institute Available in India

  1. Apollo College of Physiotherapy, Hyderabad.
  2. Indian Institute of Health Education & Research Health.
  3. Post Graduate Institute, Chandigarh.
  4. School of Physiotherapy, S. S. G. Hospital, Gujarat.
  5. Padamshree Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  6. Allahabad Agriculture Institute.
  7. Amity School of Physiotherapy.
  8. Annamalai University.
  9. Apollo College of Physiotherapy.
  10. Banarasi Das Chandiwala Institute of Physiotherapy.

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