Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) 

Undergraduate

Physiotherapy is an independent profession, which deals with prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of various musculoskeletal, neurological, chest and other medical disorders by means of electrotherapy, exercise therapy and manual therapy. As Physiotherapy has got important role to play in different types of medical and surgical cases, the course is structured around subjects like Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Microbiology, Biomechanics, Exercise Therapy, Electrotherapy, Orthopaedics, Neurology, General Medicine, General Surgery for learning by the students.  

 

Scope

Physiotherapy being a very developing and enterprising course, it has got excellent employment opportunities in speciality hospitals both in Government and Private sectors and also in academics. Physiotherapists can do their private practice by opening their own clinics or doing home visits, which does not need any major investment. It has got excellent career opportunities both in India and abroad. Specialization can be obtained by doing Master's degree (MPT) after completing the graduation course. The students can take up Ph.D. after completing their Masters degree.             

 

Eligibility

Qualifying Examination

A Candidate seeking admission to first year Bachelor in Physiotherapy (BPT):

Should have passed two year Pre University examination conducted by Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka State, with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.

OR

Shall have passed any other examination conducted by Boards/Councils/Intermediate examination established by State Government/Central Government and recognized as equivalent toa two year Pre University Examination by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences/ Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.

Non Karnataka candidates & CBSE candidates should apply for Eligibility certificate to Rajiv Gandhi University, Bangalore

 

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