Government Colleges for Bachelor of Physiotherapy


Physiotherapy is a developing profession all over the world, which involves working for the rehabilitation and benefit of the differently abled individuals. The meaning of physiotherapy indicates physiotherapeutic system of medicine, which includes investigation, offering treatment, instructions and advice to any person in connection with disability, physical disorder and body malfunction.

It is health care profession, which enables an individual to do what he/she wants to do. The study of Physiotherapy course includes the basic degree course Bachelor of Physiotherapy, with the importance of physiotherapy professionals nowadays in many hospitals, this course is gaining importance and a number of government colleges in India are offering this course.

The state-wise list of government colleges offering this course in India is given below:

Tamil Nadu:

Government College of Physiotherapy, Tiruchchirappali

Government Medical College, Chennai


Government Medical College, Nagpur


National Institute of Rehabilitation Training & Research, Cuttack

West Bengal:

National Institute of Orthopedically Handicapped, Kolkata


Government General Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram

What will BPT course offer to the students?

In the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Course shortly called as BPT course offered in Government colleges, students will be trained in core skills like application of electro physical modalities, therapeutic exercise and manual therapy. When a candidate completes this course, he/she will be able to judge and improve the movement potential of a victim through motion.

Duration of the course:

The duration of BPT course is normally four and half years and on successful completion of this period, students will have to take up six months of compulsory internship programme, which is the final phase of the course. This internship programme is designed to offer job exposure to the students through real clinical practice. In most of the aforesaid government colleges, students are allowed to complete the internship in the hospital attached to the college.

Eligibility for joining BPT course:

A candidate seeking admission to the BPT course must have completed his/her higher secondary course in science stream with biology, chemistry and physics. Admission to this course is normally made on the basis of state-level of national-level entrance examinations.

Higher Studies after BPT:

Students who have completed their UG course in Physiotherapy, can take up PG course known as Master of Physiotherapy in India and in other countries as well. They can also pursue higher studies in different streams like hospital administration, physiology, anatomy, etc…

Career opportunities after BPT:

Many government and private sector hospital appoint physiotherapists and they can get placement opportunities in rehabilitation departments of state and central governments, defense medical establishments, medical rehabilitation centres, health institutions and centers for physically challenged people. If these professionals can invest some capital, they can also begin their own clinics. Even candidates with urge towards teaching can get job opportunities in medical colleges in the department of physiotherapy.

What is the remuneration of BPT degree holders?

The initial pay for BPT degree holders in government hospital might be somewhere between Rs. 5000 and 7000. However, private hospitals offer a better pay package of Rs. 10000 to 150000 per month. Even these professionals can earn better when they gain some experience and when they start their own private clinic.



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23 Responses to “Government Colleges for Bachelor of Physiotherapy”

  1. 23

    Physiotherapy is a good course for girls? Have any scope in kerala. Which is the best gov colleges in kerala. Salary fos this course. Pls rply

  2. 22

    I’m thinking hv to do may u tell me that why do this?i mean life aftr doing bpt?seriously i’m cnfuse about my future aftr lost 3 year(pmt preparing).is it good future option with medical field?hell me plz…..times going….plz

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  4. 20

    How much salary will get after MPT and about fees for BPT? Please reply

  5. 19

    I want to know about fee structure

  6. 18
    Bhaswoti Borah:

    What will be the cut off mark for physiotherapy courses in govt medical colleges from national level entrance test ?

  7. 17

    Mythe brother hade goy 1092? Rank in kerala médical entrance examen…whether any chance in getting mérit seat in govt collèges for physiotherapy…and is there any scope for physiotherapy job in gulf after mythe coarse

  8. 16

    how much salary after m.p.t

  9. 15

    I completed my pls2,i want to join in bpt course,have any bpt offered colleges in thrissur/ernakulam district,kerala

  10. 14

    what should i do after 12 in science to become a physiotherapist
    which entrance exam has to be given after 12 to apply for physiotherapist

  11. 13
    subhajit maity:

    My brother is a student of b.s.c(pure science). He want to read in physiotherapy from any government college of west Bengal.
    so, I want to know the entrance exam time, full criteria,full fees and exam syllabus , full marks of exam and other valuable data which essential for me.

  12. 12
    ujjwal das:

    my brother is now 17+ . he have just completed H.S. examination on ARTS stream. He has lot of interest to learn Physiotherapy Course.

    Would you tell me please is he eligible for this course or not?

    If yes then please give me details .

  13. 11
    Natasha motwani:

    list of the phisyotherpy college in rajastha??? and when the enterce test of of this year wht the process????

  14. 10
    sangeeta saha:

    I have completed B.P.T in 2011 under WBHUS .I want to read PG in Anatomy. Please advice me where i my join to read PG in Anatomy in this year.Please send me your reply as soon as possible.

    Thank You.

    Sangeeta saha

  15. 9

    very good course

  16. 8
    prince chaudhary:

    when will physiotherapy entrance exam in 2012 which with month

  17. 7
    bedanta das:

    2012 BPT admission in central government colleges in india?

  18. 6
    sarah ahmad:

    Do appearing in AIPMT is required to get adm in BPT and what are the eligibility criteria for the student quulify 10+2 from saudi arab (CBSE course)

  19. 5
    Shashi Shekhar Raj:

    Best college of BPT

  20. 4

    Do physio student during internship get paid,if so by how much?

  21. 3
    viney kumar:

    How much stifen a BPT student get during internship in Govt. medical college?

  22. 2

    what type of fracture cure in physiotherapy ?

  23. 1

    is there is any government institute of physiotherapy in rajasthan or or near by area ?