BOT (Bachelor of Occupational Therapy)

BOT is a graduate degree in occupational therapy which is offered by various medical institutes. BOT program prepares professional therapists who help people with mental or physical disabilities in achieving maximum functioning and independence at home and at the workplace. People affected by physical or mental injury, illness by aging process,needs to develop special skills for performing normal acts so they can sustain themselves without being a burden on family or society. The treatment is normally given in consultation with physicians, physical therapists and rehabilitation workers involved in patient care. Occupational therapists are also involved in technological project works in designing new equipments for treatment and standardizing existing therapeutic systems besides being educators and trainers.

Age 17 years on the 1st October of the year of admission. 10+2/ICSE/Intermediate with Physics, Chemistry,Biology and English or any equivalent exam. Students taking qualifying exams are eligible subject to attaining 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Top  Institutes for Bachelor of  Occupational Therapy in India:

  • National Institute for the Orthopaedically Handicapped, Kolkata
  • India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai
  • NIRTAR, Cuttack
  • Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Institute for Physically Handicapped, Delhi
  • Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Karnataka
  • Seth GS and KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  • TNM medical College & BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Govt. Medical College, Nagpur
  • KMCH College of Occupational Therapy, Coimbatore
  • Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Occupational Therapy, Navi Mumbai
  • Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Occupational Therapy, Kolhapur
  • School Of Occupational Therapy, Faculty Of allied health science, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
  • L.T. Medical College, Mumbai
  • Jaipur Occupational Therapy College & Hospital, Jaipur
  • Santosh Medical College, Ghaziabad
  • Indore Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Ahmedabad Institute of Medical Sciences
  • SRM College of Occupational Therapy, Tamil Nadu
  • Nims University, Shobha Nagar, Jaipur-303121



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