Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Introduction

Have you ever watched or experienced massage or exercise? If you have, then you might have noticed that the massager's or trainer's help you can get you ideally what you wish. You might wonder how they perform it so professionally. The reason for this question is that they have studied and perceived a suitable degree. This degree is famously known as a Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Bachelor of Physiotherapy, also known as BPT, is a 4.5-year undergraduate course which includes four years of mandatory studies and six months of compulsory clinical internship. This course is designed for students above the age of 17 and who desire to serve people physically without any medicinal drugs or medicines.

 

Eligibility

Every course asks the fulfilment of some criteria by the students aspiring to it. For performing this course, a candidate has to fulfil a list of requirements which are noted below. 

 

  • The applicant must complete the 10+2 level of Higher Secondary in the stream of science from a recognized university. 
  • The applicant must pursue the science stream with the combination of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the mandatory subjects in 11th as well as 12th grade. 
  • The applicant must score at least 50% marks in aggregate in grade 12 if applying in general quota. SC/ST/OBC candidates have to score only 45%. 

 

 

Syllabus

BPT course is a 4.5-year course, including four years of mandatory and study and six months of compulsory internship. The study period is classified into eight semesters. The semester-wise subjects are showcased below.

 

Semester

Subjects

I

  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Basic Nursing
  • English

II

  • Biomechanics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Orientation to physiotherapy

III

  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Constitution of India

IV

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

V

  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Traumatology

VI

  • Orthopedics and Sports and Physiotherapy
  • Supervised Rotary clinical training
  • Allied Therapies

VII

  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Community medicine
  • Neuro- Physiology
  • Community-based Rehabilitation

VIII

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

 

Institutes

There are many colleges in India offering the course of BPT. But choosing the best of it can get you many opportunities. Written down are some of the best institutes in India.

 

Institutes

Cities

Annual Average Cost

Christian Medical College

Vellore, Tamil Nadu

₹22,000

NIMS

Jaipur, Rajasthan

₹85,000

Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research

Kolkata, West Bengal

₹12,500

Government Medical College

Nagpur, Maharashtra

₹25,200

Topiwala National Medical College

Mumbai, Maharashtra

₹35,000

Maharajah’s Institute of Medical Sciences

Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh

₹64,000

Baba Farid University of Health Science

Faridkot, Punjab

₹20,000

Hamdard Institute of Medical Science and Research

New Delhi, Delhi

₹2,65,000

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences

Nashik, Maharashtra

₹23,000

Bundelkhand University

Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

₹45,000

 

Future Prospects

BPT comes with various job opportunities with an average annual income ranging between 2 lakhs to 7 lakhs. Some of these opportunities are described below.

 

Job Profile

Description

Annual Average Salary

Physiotherapist

A Physiotherapist helps in curing physical dilemmas resulting from illness, ailments, aging, etc. They also help in maintaining one person's physical fitness through massage, therapeutic exercise, electrotherapy, etc.

₹2,00,000 - ₹7,00,000

Lecturer

Everyone requires a teacher to teach a particular subject. After pursuing a BPT degree, you have an opportunity of becoming a lecturer either in private or under someone. A lecturer has some other duties, also like reporting each update to the Head of Department, setting upon portion and question papers for the students.

₹2,50,000 - ₹6,00,000

Researcher

Research and improvement play a vital role in every field. Researching new ways of medications is one of the most crucial things in this field. So for such a work, a Researcher is hired. The Researcher co-operates with its team in finding various solutions to contemporary concerns. These reports help them in suggesting different tips in improving modern techniques.

₹3,00,000 - ₹7,00,000

Osteopath

Joints and some parts of the human are delicate, so they get injured very soon. For relieving the pain in such regions, an Osteopath is required. An Osteopath treats illnesses by massaging or stretching his/her fingers on our body. It also refers to as Accu-Pressure.

₹2,50,000 - ₹5,00,000

Consultant

A Consultant provides its services to the doctors or other health-related organizations. They provide illustrations on Physiotherapy, eventually educating doctors in this field also.

₹2,00,000 - ₹5,00,000

 

 

1 Comment
  • karannayak@gmail.com 1 year, 10 months

    I enjoyed so much sir thank you 🙏🙏👍💫