Physiotherapy involves the medical treatment of improving the movement dysfunction, enhancing the health as well as functioning of the human body. In India many institutions that offer courses in physiotherapy can be found. This program is available at the PG level as well. More details about the physiotherapy course are mentioned below.

Courses Available In Physiotherapy

These are the programs offered in physiotherapy:

  • B.Sc. Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
  • Diploma in Physiotherapy (DPT)
  • Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)
  • Master of Physiotherapy in Hand conditions
  • Master of Physiotherapy in Neurology
  • Master of Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics
  • Master of Sports Physiotherapy (M.S.P.T)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Physiotherapy and Nutrition

Institutions That Offer Courses in Physiotherapy

Many top Indian institutions offer students with the graduate level course in physiotherapy. To get admittance into these institutions, it is needed by aspirants to write an admission test. A few top colleges that offer graduate and masters level courses in physiotherapy are mentioned below.

  • All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mumbai
  • Apollo College of Physiotherapy, Hyderabad
  • Government Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, Chennai
  • Indian Institute of Health Education and Research, Patna
  • Institute for the Physically Handicapped, New Delhi
  • Institute of Health Sciences, Mangalore
  • Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal
  • National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research, Cuttack
  • Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad

Career Prospects

Physiotherapists have employment opportunities within India as well as abroad. Because of the increase in number of Special schools, Hospitals, Senior Citizen care centres and Rehabilitation centers, the need for physiotherapists have gone up. Besides this, many private clinics as well as nursing homes are there within our country where individuals can get good jobs. A few other areas where job opportunities for physiotherapists are available are:

Community health care centers/ Primary health care centers

  • Companies
  • Fitness centers/ Health clubs
  • Occupational health centers
  • Out-patient clinics
  • Residential homes
  • Sports centers

Pharmacists are given jobs by various government agencies, generally in positions concerned with the control, production, supply and distribution of medicines and medicinal preparations. Openings also are available in the defense services and universities.

Another field physiotherapist can opt for is teaching. Candidates can also start their own clinics. Physiotherapists can also get jobs in foreign countries. They have great demand in countries such as Canada, the US and Australia etc.

The remuneration of professional physiotherapists in public sector hospitals will be as much as Rs 20,000/- to 40,000/- a month. Their income will vary on basis of the number and type of patients they have. Those who have their own practice can make above Rs. 1500 a day.



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2 Responses to “Physiotherapy”

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    Mr sujan mondal:

    Dear Sir,
    I’m interested your course. Please give me “Bachelor of Physiotherapy” course curriculum & proper instruction for complete the course. I’m Masters in Management of Bangladesh National University. My email Address: [email protected], & my mailing address: Krishna Lal Roy, Marketing Manager, Matrika Hospital, Mirsarai, Chittagong, Bangladesh, Post Code: 4320.

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    i have completed b.p.t,plz help me wht is the precedure addmission in master in physiotherapy(ortho) from amity &jammia university