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Courses & Eligibility
There are many courses offered to become a good physiotherapist. Some of the courses and eligibility criteria are:
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy or BPT - Duration of course: 4 and half years, Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 55% marks.
- Diploma in physiotherapy or DPT - Duration of course: 2 and half years
- Master of Physiotherapy or MPT - Eligibility: 50 % marks in BPT with completion of six months internship.
Common Entrance Test is conducted for the admission to these courses.
There are two main courses of physiotherapy: Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) and Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT). A person having good scores in +2 is eligible for BPT. For MPT bachelor degree in physiotherapy is mandatory.
These courses start from the month of April every year. Candidates can be enrolled for the bachelor’s course in any private organizations or in any centralized universities. Pursuing BPT from any well-known institutes will cost Rs. 2lacs to Rs. 5lacs. Whereas the cost will be lower for pursuing this course from centralized universities available in India.
Jamia Hamdard Delhi DEEMED University ( NAAC A grade) : 1st Year tution fee for BPT course is Rs 1.2 lakhs.
Top colleges to study BPT / Best colleges for Physiotherapy
Some of the top-notch colleges and universities imparting various courses in physiotherapy are:
- National Institute of Rehabilitation Training & Research (NIRTAR), Orissa. (Admission through own entrance test )
- National Institute for the Orthopedically Handicapped (NIOH), Calcutta. (Admission through own entrance test )
- Institute of Physically Handicapped, New Delhi.(Admission through own entrance test )
- Delhi Pharmaceutical science and research university ( Delhi State University ) offers Bachelor of Physiotherapy course ( 4.5 years with internship) ( 50 seats) Admission through 12th marks cutoffs in 2018.)
- Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy , Karkardooma, Delhi Affiliated to Delhi University Offers BPT ( Own Entrance Test )
- College of Physiotherapy, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Research, Chandigarh.
- Jamia Hamdard Deemed University Delhi Offers BPT course. There are 30 seats and admission through NEET.
- Department of Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy, Guru Nanak Dev University, Punjab.
- School of Physiotherapy, Orthopedic Center, KEM Hospital, Mumbai.
- School of Physiotherapy, SSG Hospital, Vaddodara.
- School of Physiotherapy, paraplegia Hospital, New Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad.
- Physiotherapy School & Center, Govt Medical College & Hospital, Nagpur.
- Anand Urban Society Trust's College of Physiotherapy, Gujarat.
- Pravara College of Physiotherapy.
- Sancheti College of Physiotherapy, Pune.
- Ravi Nair College of Physiotherapy, Wardha.
- VPSM's College of Physiotherapy, Nagpur.
- Sarvajanik College of Physiotherapy, Surat.
- Shree Swaminarayan College of Physiotherapy, Surat.
- SBB College of Physiotherapy, Ahmedabad.
- K.M.Patel Institute of Physiotherapy.
- Dr. D.Y.Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pune.
- K.J. Pandya College of Physiotherapy, Vadodara.
- School of Physiotherapy, Calcutta.
- Bihar College of Physiotherapy, Patna.
- Amar Jyothi College of Physiotherapy, New Delhi.
- Career College of Physiotherapy, Bhopal.
- Lyllapur Khalsa College of Physiotherapy, Jalandhar.
- Rajiv Gandhi College of Physiotherapy, Bhopal.
- SBS Institute of Biomedical Sciences and research, Dehradun.
- Department of Physiotherapy, Haryana.
- Department of Physiotherapy, Patiala.
- DAV Institute of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation, Jalandhar.
- Department of physiotherapy, Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore.
- Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Science, KMC, Manipal.
- Gautham College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
- KLE Institute of Physiotherapy, JNMC Campus, Belgaum.
- Nitte College of Physiotherapy, KS hedge Medical College, Mangalore.
- Srinivasa College of Physiotherapy, GHS Road, Mangalore.
- Shreedevi College of Physiotherapy, Maina Tower, Ballal Bagh, Mangalore.
- Sri. Ramchandra Medical College & College of Physiotherapy, Ramachandra Nagar, Chennai.