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Career as a Physiotherapist

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About Career as a Physiotherapist

Physiotherapy as a profession may briefly be defined as a science that seeks to alleviate movement dysfunction, to promote optimal health and functions of the human body. It is used to cure weak muscles, difficulties in the movement of shoulder and knee joints, paralysis, inborn and acquired deformities, gynecological ailments and other such disorders. Patients with such problems are referred by medical practitioners to physiotherapists who then take on the responsibility of restoring them to health. This preventive and remedial procedure is very often used as a supplement with oral medicine

Career Prospects of Career as a Physiotherapist

There are ample employment opportunities for the physiotherapists in government and private sectors. A physiotherapist could be employed in the rehabilitation departments of hospitals, under various departments of the central and state governments, municipal corporations like Physically Handicapped centers, medical rehabilitation centers, health institutions and defense medical establishments. There are numerous private clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and rehabilitation centers in India where the physiotherapists are employed. Physiotherapists can also make career in teaching. Those who have adequate capital can establish private clinics of their own.

Skills & Education Required for Career as a Physiotherapist

Various courses in physiotherapy are Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) and Master of Physiotherapy (MPT). The basic eligibility for BPT courses is 10+2 passed or equivalent examination with physics, chemistry, biology and English. At least 50% of marks should be secured in each of these subjects. Admission to BPT program is generally made on the basis of entrance examination conducted both at state and national level. BPT course is of 3 and ½ years – 4 and ½ years of duration. There is also a compulsory rotatory internship after the completion of the course. One who wishes to continue his/her study further can take admission into Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) program which is of two years duration. In this case he/she should have completed BPT course from any recognized institute/university.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as a Physiotherapist

  • i want 2 know the various advantages of physiotherapy....... the various govt.medical colleges..... its fees structure....... its cut off............. ? Posted By : livya vaz, on 04-04-2012 13:27:46 Report Abuse

  • i completed my BPT in 2011 and iam trying to apply in aviation and other government jobs please direct me.. Posted By : goutham, on 22-11-2011 10:17:06 Report Abuse

  • what is the job career as physiotherapist ?? what is its scope ?? Posted By : manpreet kaur, on 27-06-2011 11:35:33 Report Abuse

  • i wanted to know the minimum rank required for admissions in good physiotherapy colleges in maharashtra...........even the cut offs....... Posted By : Rohini Edgaonkar, on 20-06-2011 16:25:09 Report Abuse

  • i wanted to know the minimum rank required for admissions in good physiotherapy colleges in maharashtra...........even the cut offs....... Posted By : vinita, on 14-06-2011 21:48:26 Report Abuse

  • would you send me a list of ugc recognized institutes where one can do BPT in Mumbai? thank you Posted By : Valsa C.A, on 14-06-2011 08:31:19 Report Abuse

  • i wanted d cut off list off physiotherapy colleges of maharashtra Posted By : apurva, on 11-06-2011 20:29:02 Report Abuse

  • i wanted to know the cut of lists of governmental colleges offering physiotherapy and that to in mumbai cut off lists on basis of mht cet exam Posted By : vaishnavi, on 25-05-2011 23:47:24 Report Abuse

  • i wanted to know the cut of lists of governmental colleges offering physiotherapy and that to in mumbai cut off lists on basis of mht cet exam Posted By : Tej, on 13-05-2011 10:59:02 Report Abuse

  • From where i can do MPT? Colleges which offer MPT in Delhi and what is their pattern of admission? Please help me................ Posted By : Disha garg, on 09-03-2011 19:36:11 Report Abuse

  • please give information about BPT course from correspondent Posted By : rahul kumar, on 28-02-2011 07:51:25 Report Abuse

  • can i know the general cut off for physiotherapy for colleges in mumbai? which cet do we have to give? Posted By : prajakta, on 25-09-2010 02:06:40 Report Abuse

  • i just wanted to study physiotherapy so do i need to apply or write any exam other than eamcet? if so when and how? Posted By : harini, on 28-08-2010 15:07:43 Report Abuse

  • can physiotherapy be done for long term and oppurnities for permanent job in india & abroad ! its Career & future Prospects ! Posted By : Sudhir Nanaware, on 25-06-2010 03:27:34 Report Abuse

  • i wanted to know for the last years cut off lists of government physiotherapy colleges in mumbai on basis of mht cet exam for ST category Posted By : Sudhir Nanaware, on 25-06-2010 03:21:56 Report Abuse

  • i want to know cutt offs for physiotherapy courses as well as sml upto wich admisn granted..in govt medical colleges in mumbai Posted By : shraddhali sawant, on 20-06-2010 01:14:50 Report Abuse

  • i wanted to know the cut of lists of governmental colleges offering physiotherapy and that to in mumbai cut off lists on basis of mht cet exam Posted By : manali, on 01-06-2010 07:31:29 Report Abuse

  • i wanted to know the cut of lists of governmental colleges offering physiotherapy and that to in mumbai cut off lists on basis of mht cet exam Posted By : jinal, on 20-05-2010 04:42:36 Report Abuse

  • i want to know wat other than physiotherapy can be done for long term and for permanent job Posted By : richa bhandari, on 11-05-2010 03:45:59 Report Abuse

  • i want to know the general cutoff for physiotherapy in gov.colleges in mumbai. Posted By : prachi kerkar, on 22-04-2010 04:38:22 Report Abuse

  • i want 2 know the various advantages of physiotherapy....... the various govt.medical colleges..... its fees structure....... its cut off............. ? Posted By : Disha Rao, on 22-03-2010 02:38:20 Report Abuse

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