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BPT

BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)

Bachelor of Physiotherapy is an undergraduate scholastic course in a field of Medical Science well known as Physiotherapy. The duration  is 4½ years including an internship of 6 months. It assists people increase, keep or restore their physical portability , function, and strength.  The course focuses on the use of physical therapy, massages, physical movements.

This science makes use of electrotherapy, evidence-based kinesiology, exercise prescription and shockwave mobility to treat chronic conditions of the bones and soft tissues.

It mostly focuses on the physical movements of the body to treat different conditions such as asthma, sports injuries, Parkinson's disease, chronic heart disease, stroke, cystic fibrosis, pelvic issues. The main aim is to help physical fitness through exercises and massages. Physiotherapists also use scientific methods such as electrotherapy, shockwave mobility, etc. to treat patients.

Skill Set:

Course Highlights:

Course Level

Undergraduate

Duration

4 years

Eligibility

10+2 from a recognized educational board.

Admission Process

Counseling after qualification of a relevant entrance examination.

Examination Type

Semester System

Total Course Fee

INR 1 to 5 Lakhs

Average Starting Salary

INR 2 to 8 Lakhs

Top Recruiting Areas/Fields

Hospitals, Educational Institutions, Health Institutions, Sports teams

Admission Process:

BPT Eligibility Criteria:

Entrance Exams:

Syllabus and Course Description:

Semester I

Semester II

Anatomy

Biomechanics

Physiology

Psychology

Biochemistry

Sociology

English

Orientation to Physiotherapy

Basic Nursing

Integrated Seminars

Semester III

Semester IV

Pathology

Exercise Therapy

Microbiology

Electrotherapy

Pharmacology

Research Methodology & Biostatistics

First Aid & CPR

Introduction to Treatment

Constitution of India

Clinical Observation Posting

Semester V

Semester VI

General Medicine

Orthopedics and Sports Physiotherapy

General Surgery

Supervised Rotatory Clinical Training

Orthopedics and Traumatology

Allied Therapies

Specialisations:

 

Higher education venues for BPT graduates

Job opportunities for a physiotherapist

Job Titles that BPT graduates can find

M.Sc Anatomy

Rehabilitation centers

Physiotherapy lecturers

M.Sc Physiology

Retirement and old age homes

Research assistant

PG diploma in sports science

Research centers

Therapy manager

MBA hospital administration

Health and fitness centers

Sports physio rehabilitator

Master of Sports Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy colleges

Biomechanics 

Colleges:

 

Name of Institute

Location

Annual Fees

Average Placements

Christian Medical College (CMC)

Vellore

INR 85000

INR 2,80,000

Sri Ramachandra Institute for Higher Education and Research

Chennai

INR 1,25,000

INR 5,80,000

LokmanyaTilak Municipal Medical College (LTMMC)

Mumbai

INR 38,000

INR 3,75,000

Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER)

Kolkata

INR 12,500

INR 4,50,000

Government Medical College (GMC)

Nagpur

INR 25,200

INR 4,75,000

Topiwala National Medical College (TNMC)

Mumbai

INR 35,000

INR 5,10,000

PT BhagwatDayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMES)

Rohtak

INR 12,400

INR 4,25,000

Maharajah’s Institute of Medical Science

Vizianagaram

INR 64,000

INR 5,20,000

Baba Farid University of Health Science

Faridkot

INR 20,000

INR 3,75,000

Manipal University (MU)

Manipal

INR 1,55,000

INR 4,50,000

Maharashtra University of Health Science (MUHS)

Nashik

INR 23,000

INR 4,00,000

Bundelkhand University

Jhansi

INR 45,000

NA

Hamdard Institute of Medical Science and Research (HIMSR)

New Delhi

INR 2,65,000

INR 4,25,000

NIMS University

Jaipur

INR 85,000

INR 4,30,00

Career Prospects:

 

Job Profile

Job Description

Average Annual Salary

Physiotherapist

To help patients suffering from difficulties with physical movement resulting from illness, injury, disability, or aging.

INR 2 to 7 Lakhs

Defence Medical Establishments

They work for the army, keeping army men fit and fresh. They look after the injuries sustained by army men during any training or conflict.

INR 6 to 10 Lakhs

Lecturer

To teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in areas allocated and reviewed from time to time by the Head of Department.

INR 5 to 6 Lakhs

Researcher

They work with other team members to identify project goals, research methods, and other test parameters. Researchers also offer recommendations on improving the techniques used.

INR 3 to 7 Lakhs

Therapy Manager

The professionals have to work in general and acknowledged hospitals as Therapists.

INR 3 to 6 Lakhs

Osteopath

They treat patients by refreshing different areas of the body using a wide range of physical techniques such as touching, stretching, and massaging. 

INR 2.5 to 5 Lakhs

Self Employed Private Physiotherapist

They provide all the treatments from home. It is better to gain some experience working in a hospital or clinic before starting this venture.

INR 3 to 6 Lakhs

Consultant

They provide services precisely to doctors or healthcare facilities, working for organizations, providing medical-consulting services.

INR 2 to 5 Lakhs

Sports Physio Rehabilitator

They work with distinct Sports clubs or organisations to work on injuries of sportspersons.

INR 5 to 7 Lakh

Top Recruiters:

 

All the physiotherapy can take up independent practice and practice as a freelancer.

Some leading recruiters are: