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Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) Course Details

Bachelor of Physiotherapy is popularly known as BPT which UG Academic Course in the field of medical science which deals with the health profession that helps people to stay fit, maintain and restore physical mobility.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) is a medical course of 4.5 years long. 4 years of academic session and 6 months of mandatory internship

 

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed the 12th boards with a minimum score of 50% with PCB as the core subjects.
  • Candidates need to qualify for Common Entrance Exams for admission in the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) program.
  • Candidates must have completed 17 years at the time of admission.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Skillset requirements

Candidates need to have the following skillsets to pursue the course of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)

Ability to speak in a persuasive tone
Confidence
Empathy
Convincing and Persuasive
The scientific rationale behind procedures
Fluency in English
Clarity of Speech
Ability to operate the equipment wisely

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Syllabus

The syllabus of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) is divided into 8 semesters which are as follow:

 

SEMESTER-I

Anatomy
Physiology
Biochemistry
Basic Nursing
English

 

SEMESTER-II

Biomechanics
Psychology
Sociology
Orientation to physiotherapy

 

SEMESTER-III

Pathology
Microbiology
Pharmacology
First Aid and CPR
Constitution of India

 

SEMESTER-IV

Exercise Therapy
Electrotherapy
Research Methodology and Biostatics
Introduction to treatment
Clinical observation posting

 

SEMESTER-V

General Medicine
General Surgery
Orthopedics and traumatology

 

SEMESTER-VI

Orthopedics and Sports Physiotherapy
Supervised Rotatory Clinical Training
Allied Therapies

 

SEMESTER-VII

Neurology and Neurosurgery
Community medicine
Neuro-Physiology
Community-based Rehabilitation

 

SEMESTER-VIII

Supervised Rotatory clinical training
Ethics, Administration and Supervision
Evidence-based physiotherapy and practice
Project

 

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Class Attendance

Candidates need to maintain at least 80% in every subject every year in the college to appear for the university exam in the first attempt.

 

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Internal Assessment

  • Internal Assessment will be evaluated on the basis of periodic test assignments, clinical presentation, etc.
  • Regular Periodic examination
  • There would be a min of 2 sessionals per semester.
  • Candidates are required to score at least 50% marks both in theory and practical separately to be eligible for the university exam.

 

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Internship 

  • Candidates need to have a mandatory internship of 26 weeks (6 months) minimum in the final year of the course.
  • The internship should be rotatory among the various clinical branches like General Surgery, Neurosurgery Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, etc.

 

Internship Pattern

  • Orthopaedic wards: 1 month
  • General Surgery Ward: 1 month
  • Community Posting: 1 month
  • General Medicine Wards: 1month
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery wards: 1 month
  • Physiotherapy OPD: 1 month

 

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Specialization offered

  1. Specialization in Job opportunities
  • Health and Fitness Centers
  • Retirement and Old age homes
  • Physiotherapy Colleges
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Research Centers

 

  1. Specialization in Higher Education
  • Cardio-thoracic physiotherapy
  • PG Diploma in sports
  • Sc Anatomy
  • MBA Hospital Administration
  • Sc Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Master of Sports Physiotherapy

 

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Entrance Exams

  1. IPU CET
  2. IEM JEE
  3. LPU NEST
  4. BCECE
  5. VEE

 

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Top Colleges in India

College Course FEE (INR) NIRF Ranking
Christian Medical College, Vellore 85.5k 3
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 2 Lakh 7
Shri Ram Chandra Institute of Higher Education, Chennai 5 Lakh 11
Christian Medical College, Ludhiana 3.11 Lakh 18
MS Ramaiah College, Bengaluru 1.16 Lakh 27

 

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT): Job Profile and Salary in India

Job Profile Average Salary (INR)
Osteopath 2.5-5 Lakh
Sports Physio Rehabilitator 5-7 Lakh
Researcher 3-7 Lakh
Self Employed Physiotherapist 3-6 Lakh
Lecturer 5-6 Lakh
Physiotherapist 2-7 Lakh
Medical Establishment in Defense 6-10 Lakh

 

FAQs

Question1: What is the average salary for a BPT graduate?

Answer: The starting salary offer would be around 3-5 LPA.

Question 2: Can a student with PCM as core subjects in the 12th board eligible for the BPT course?

Answer. NO.

Question 3: What are various entrance exams for BPT?

Answer: CET

IPU CET

JIPMER

And so on.

 Question 4: What is the average course fee for BPT?

Answer: Average course fee is around 85k- 5.5 Lakh.

 Question 5: What does a physiotherapist do?

Answer: A physiotherapist is a health professional that helps people to stay fit, maintain and restore physical mobility.

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