Career after Bachelor of Physiotherapy


Physiotherapy aims the overall well being of the individual in both physical and mental aspects. They use physical exercises for treating diseases and disabilities caused by diseases and injuries. The technique of physiotherapy has gained wide acceptance and is now growing at a faster rate in the health care system.

Physiotherapist studies the detailed structure of the body, its movement, balance, posture etc. They also analyze the disease and disability. This helps them to understand the root cause of the problem which helps them in their therapeutic process.

Career in Private sector after BPT

Physiotherapists are able to cure a wide range of disorders. They are in high demand in the society. This makes their career highly respectable and interesting. Physiotherapists have a lot of career opportunities in

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Schools
  • Offices
  • Factories
  • Fitness centers
  • Sports clubs etc

They can also work in health care companies or can work as self employed professionals.

Physiotherapy helps in making the life of physically challenged people productive and lively and is proved successful in many cases. The candidates with clinical experience can choose cardiopulmonary, sports, obstetrics, orthopedics etc as their specialization.

A BPT holder has lots of career opportunities in private sector. They can enter schools, fitness centers, sports clubs etc, where trained professionals are in demand and are paid high. BPT holder can start his career as

  • Assistant Physiotherapist
  • Osteopath
  • Customer Care Assistant
  • Lecturer
  • R Sports Physio-Rehabilitator
  • Research Assistant
  • Researcher
  • Therapy Manager
  • Self Employed Private Physiotherapist

Government Career after BPT

A candidate with a bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy has numerous job opportunities in the government sector. They can enter in teaching field as lecturers or can opt clinical or research area. Physiotherapy Department in government hospitals considers Physiotherapists as inevitable part of their organization. Those who wish to join the medical field can join these departments and start their career.

Some of the employment areas in the government sector include:

  • Health care institutions
  • Rehabilitation Centers for The Handicapped
  • Sports Training Facilities
  • Defence Medical Establishments
  • Universities and Colleges
  • Public Educational Institutions
  • Government Hospitals
  • Orthopedic Departments
  • Schools for the Mentally Retarded and Physically Disabled Children
  • Community health centers

Career Abroad after BPT

Candidate who wish to start a career in Physiotherapy abroad have lots of options. Countries like USA, Australia, and Canada are in high demands for candidates with graduation in Physiotherapy. Lots of people prefer Physiotherapy as it treats illness without using drugs and surgery and this is the main reason why Physiotherapy has gained wide acceptance and importance which lead to the increase in job opportunities for Physiotherapist. Many people are suffering with obesity and body pain now a day’s which requires the assistance and help from Physiotherapists.

Long term Career roadmap for BPT

In order to be successful in the career as a physiotherapist, the candidate needs to analyze his own skills and select his long term target accordingly. A candidate can choose from the options like Bachelors degree in physiotherapy, Bachelor of Science in physiotherapy, Master of Physiotherapy (MPT), MPT in sports physiotherapy etc. BPT is considered as the basic qualification for a candidate to start his career as a physiotherapist. The candidate can choose the best college for his studies, which provides him all facilities to be successful in his career. Those with higher education in Physiotherapy are placed in popular health organizations with good pay packages. The candidates who have passed successfully in the in the examination  conducted for training and certificate practices in physiotherapy are declared as registered physiotherapist and can start their practice as a physiotherapist.



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8 Responses to “Career after Bachelor of Physiotherapy”

  1. 8
    adarsh kr. srivastav:

    please suggest me about best institute/hospitals for internship after completing the bpt.???
    job prospectus after bpt ..????

  2. 7

    salary aftr cmpltng bpt…???

  3. 6

    salary scope , difficulty level of BPT?

  4. 5

    i have completed my bpt ,i want information regarding health care institutions and public educational institutions…please guide

  5. 4
    nishad yoosuf:

    in which amount salary start

  6. 3
    Aniket Solanki:

    Hello Sir/ Madam,
    I m doing B.P.T. & now my intership started in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. And I want to do master in Abroad. So can u pease give me, some answer, that i have doubt.
    My Que. are :-
    Q.1 Which is best country for study abroad after completing BPT in India ?
    Q.2 What was the scope there for higher education ?
    Q.3 Which entrance exam is needed, if i want to study abroad ?
    Q.4 What was the procedure for sponcership & who will sponcer ?
    Q.5 What was the fees structure there ?

    Please sir give me the answer of the my question.. Waiting for your positive reply.
    hoping to your kind co-operation.
    Aniket Solanki
    Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

  7. 2

    i have done bpt and now searching for job in delhi…pl. guide

  8. 1
    flowrence h g:

    im finished bpt 2010 2years experience i got in hospital sector ,i need aboard vaccant job kindly intimate me n help