BPT stands for Bachelor of Physiotherapy. It is a 4½ years long undergraduate Degree course. The field of physiotherapy is also known by the name of physical therapy. In this article, you will be reading about BPT course details, eligibility criteria, admission process, syllabus, career prospects and job profiles available after graduation.
Physiotherapy is a part of rehabilitative medicine. It focuses on the use of physical therapy, massages, physical movements and exercise to improve and cure injuries, deformities and diseases. Along with rehabilitation, some other important sections of physiotherapy are- diagnosis, examination and assessment of the condition.
The selection of students to a course of Physiotherapy shall be based on merit provided that:
- In case of admission on the basis of qualifying examination, a candidate for admission to BPT course must have passed individually in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and must have obtained not less than 45% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the qualifying examination. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Category I, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology together in qualifying examination is not less than 40% instead of 45% as above.