The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) course is a four-years course that includes six months of compulsory Internship in leading hospitals or clinical facilities integrated with the college.
The course includes theoretical classes and practical sessions related to Allied Healthcare subjects. Clinical exposure is provided in leading multispecialty hospitals in Bangalore. The course curriculum includes the following subjects:
The BPT colleges in Bangalore offer a compulsory Internship program for six months which begins after the candidate clears all the subjects in the final examinations.
The Internship has more value when performed in the teaching hospital recognized and associated with the respective university. There is plenty of scope for graduates in:
Research and scientific facilities
The Internship helps to provide all-round development of the graduates and is very important because:
It provides more clinical exposure in diverse specializations
It helps to increase work experience
It helps to provide hands-on and physical training
It provides an opportunity to acquire additional certifications
It increases career opportunities during Campus Recruitment
It helps to establish and maintain reliable professional networks
It helps to develop professional skills
It helps in the smooth transition into the professional field as trained and qualified Physiotherapists, Rehabilitators, Chiropractors and Therapists
In addition, graduates can continue to develop their expertise and skills through additional specializations in various health areas during the Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) course.
There are many Government and Private colleges and universities in Bangalore that offer the BPT course. These colleges are:
Approved by the Government of Karnataka
Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS)
Approved by the Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP)
The admission process in these colleges and universities in Bangalore for BPT course is of two types:
Merit Admission: Candidates seeking admission to colleges affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) can undergo the counselling conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) through Karnataka CET Exam (KCET).
Management Admission: Candidates seeking for Management seats can go for Direct Admission through Management Quota.