Scope after Bachelor of Physiotherapy


In the earlier times physiotherapy was considered only as an area of physical exercise and massage. Gradually people began to identify the benefits and importance of physiotherapy in everyday life which opened up the wide area covered by physiotherapy. At present many government and private sector institutions which functions in the medical field has their own department of physiotherapy which looks after the mental and physical aspects of people.

Physiotherapy graduates have numerous options after graduation for their further studies and career. The career as a physiotherapist is both challenging and interesting. The satisfaction provided by this job along with increased pay attracts many students towards physiotherapy.

Scope for Higher Studies after BPT

Some of the higher study options available for the students after the BPT course are,

  • Master Degree in Sports Physiotherapy (Hons.) (M.S.P.T.)
  • M.P.T. (Sports-Physiotherapy)
  • M.P.T. (Pediatrics)
  • M.P.T. (Ortho-Physiotherapy)
  • M.P.T. (Neuro-Physiotherapy)
  • M.P.T. (Neurology)
  • M.P.T. (Musculo-skeletal)
  • M.P.T. (Hand Conditions)
  • M.P.T. (Community Rehabilitation)
  • M.P.T. (Community Physiotherapy)
  • M.P.T. (Cardiovascular & Pulmonary specialties)
  • M.P.T. (Cardiothoracic Physiotherapy)
  • M.P.T. (Cardiorespiratory)
  • M.P.T. (Cardio-Pulmonary Physiotherapy)
  • M.P.T. (Biomechanics)

BPT students can also opt for other professional programs for their studies which include courses like MBA and MCA. Those who are interested   in research related area can do the PhD programs with various specializations.

Career Opportunities after BPT

Students who have completed their basic degree in Physiotherapy will get jobs according to their ability in the home country as well as abroad .Those candidates who complete their education from abroad have greater chance of getting jobs in their home country with high salary and are highly in demand by the industry.

There are various employment areas in which the students with graduation in Physiotherapy can start their career. Some of the available Employment areas for BPT students are listed below:

  • Educational Institutions
  • Hospitals
  • Sports Training Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Centers for the Handicapped
  • Private Clinics
  • Physiotherapy Equipment Manufacturers
  • Orthopedic Departments
  • Schools for the Mentally Retarded and Physically Disabled Children
  • Health Institutions
  • Fitness Centers
  • Defense Medical Establishments

Job profile for BPT

Candidates who successfully complete their graduation in physiotherapy have lots of job opportunities from which they can choose the best according to the area of interest. They include:

  • Therapy Manager
  • Sports Physio Rehabilitator
  • Researcher
  • Chief Physiotherapist
  • Research Assistant
  • Self Employed Private Physiotherapist
  • Osteopath
  • Lecturer

Those candidates interested in research can undertake research in physiotherapy. There are lots of job opportunities available for candidates who wish to pursue a career abroad. Countries like United States, United Kingdom and Australia provides physiotherapy graduates with numerous job vacancies with high pay. The candidates who have strong financial support can also start a career of their own by setting up physiotherapy clinics.



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13 Responses to “Scope after Bachelor of Physiotherapy”

  1. 13
    navdeep sharma:

    Hello sir I want to join indian army as a rank of officer I complete my bpt from punjabi university patiala plz give me information

  2. 12

    What is the procedure to get jobs as PHYSIO in army or other defence forces, after MPT plz let me know.

  3. 11

    how to take a admission in bpt.?

  4. 10

    Is there any chances to do mbbs after completion of bpt?

  5. 9

    is there any chance to study MBBS after completion of bachelor of physiotherapy?

  6. 8
    Jitender kumar:

    Wht the scope in indian army & forgn country after doing bachlpr in bpt.. thanks

  7. 7

    I have finished b.p.t physiotheraphy .it’s enough to get jobs or i want to study more related physiotherapy?

  8. 6

    How to take admission in bpt ?

  9. 5

    how to take admission in physiotherapy? which collage is best in goverment college?

  10. 4

    which are the best physiotherapy colleges in Maharashtra?

  11. 3

    i have got job.

  12. 2

    are there any jobs for PHYSIOS in army or other defence forces?or any other course after BPT which will help to get one.

  13. 1

    thank u, after complition bechlr in physiotherapy in india wll get admition in sports medicen in austelia