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Physio Therapy
  1. Academic activity
  • Long-term courses:
Long-term courses   Long-term courses
  1. Bachelors Degree Course in Physiotherapy (BPT) of 4 ½ years duration with intake capacity of 30+4 candidates. Thecourse is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata.
  2. Masters Degree Course in Physiotherapy (MPT-Orthopaedics) of 2 years duration with intake capacity of 5candidates. The admission is made by the University. This course is affiliated to West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata, India.
  3. Apart from classroom lectures, clinical and practical demonstrations, regular seminars, case presentations, journal discussions, etc. are also arranged for BPT students, interns and MPT students.
  4. Students after completing their B.P.T. course are successfully placed in different hospitals/Institutes/Rehabilitation centers/NGOs.
  • Admission Procedure:
Admissions are held through a national level entrance test for BPT by the Institute and MPT by WBUHS, Kolkata. The Notice is widely published through leading Newspapers and Website in the month of May-June every year. The session usually starts from August-September. Detailed information may be obtained from the Institute’s Website.
  • Short term courses:
Department conducts short orientation courses for Physiotherapists, for the persons with disabilities, their family members and other professionals.
  • Higher Studies:
After the completion of post graduation, option of Ph.D. is also available in India and abroad.
  • Job of a physiotherapist:
Physiotherapists mainly deal with persons with physical disability like stroke, spinal cord injuries, amputation, Cerebral Palsy, Arthritis and many other bodily dysfunctions resulted from diseases and injury.
They work with their patients residual abilities and help them to achieve the things which are most important to lead their life.
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