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BPT | Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) is a four-and-half-year undergraduate programme designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of rehabilitative medicine. The programme concentrates on imparting practical expertise on the subjects including Exercise Therapy Electrotherapy Radiology & Imaging Technology Orthopedics & Traumatology and General Medicine. The aim of the programme is to train students at an advanced level about core physiotherapeutic skills such as therapeutic exercises and application of electro-physical modalities which can cure a range of diseases and disabilities related to back spine neck shoulder and legs. The programme emphasizes on learning to improve movement dysfunction and promote functions of the human body and optimal health. In addition the programme s practical sessions ensure that students get exposure to accurate diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability. After completion of the programme aspirants are enrolled for a six-month internship to prepare them for cases & conditions and enhance their learning.

Physiotherapy is a science that helps improve movement dysfunction, and promote functions of the human body and optimal health. This involves assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability through physical means.

Duration of the Course
4 years plus 6 months internship

BPT is affiliated to HNB Medical Education State Government University. Approved by Uttarakhand Paramedical Council.

Eligibility Criteria For Admission To The Course
Should have passed 10+2 Examination with Science (PCB) and English from recognized board under AISSCE / CBSE / ICSE / SSCE / HSCE or other equivalent board. Should secure an aggregate of 50% or more marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. Should have completed the minimum age of 17 years on or before the 31st December 2019 and not exceeding the maximum age of 35 years as on 31st December 2019

Commencement of The Course
The course will commence with effect from August 2020 for the current academic year.

Scope of BPT
Physiotherapists are required in each department of a hospital, be it ICU or geriatrics and they can also choose to work independently or be part of a multidisciplinary team. You can enjoy flexible working hours as a consultant, choosing the number of hours you work everyday. Physiotherapy career can rise to a variety of challenging & interesting jobs in the health care system. As a Physiotherapist, you can get specializations in the fields such as geriatrics, cardiorespiratory, geriatrics, orthopaedics & neurology. You can also get a doctorate degree & work in the research field. In future, there is a wide scope of physiotherapy. It is a wide range of career option in India as well as in abroad.