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PRAKASH INSTITUTE

of Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation and Allied medical sciences

Bachelor in Physiotherapy course duration and BPT syllabus

Physiotherapy course trains students and helps them to acquire skills and techniques that are necessary for the practice of physiotherapy treatment like exercise therapy, physical therapy, electro therapy and handling of surgical (for rehabilitation) and physical conditions.

Bachelor in Physiotherapy course duration

Bachelor in Physiotherapy or BPT course is a 4.5 Year undergraduate program which deals with the science of physical movement. This duration of 4.5 years also includes 6 months of mandatory clinical internship.

Bachelor in Physiotherapy Course Syllabus

Bachelor in physiotherapy course duration

  • BPT Course 1st Year
    Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry,Psychology, Basic nursing . All these subjects give us knowledge about the basic structure and functioning of the human body.

    BPT Course Syllabus 1st year Teaching hours
    Theory Practicals Total
    Anatomy 180 120 300
    Physiology 140 60 200
    Clinical Biochemistry 70 70
    General Psychology 100 100
    Basic Nursing & First Aid 100 100
    Ethics in physiotherapy practice 25 25
    English 40 40
    Computer 30 30 60
  • BPT Course 2nd year
    This year includes subjects like Biomechanics, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology which helps students in understanding the cause and effects of various diseases. This year also has subjects like Exercise Therapy -1 and Electrotherapy-1 which introduces students to the basic concepts of undergoing course for Physiotherapy.

    BPT Course Syllabus 2nd year Teaching hours
    Theory Practicals Total
    Biomechanics & Kinesiology 80 80 160
    Exercise therapy – I 80 80 160
    Electrotherapy – I 80 80 160
    Medical Microbiology 60 40 100
    Pathology 60 40 100
    Pharmacology 70 70
    Clinical observation posting (at least 2 hours /day in physiotherapy OPD or in a hospital) 480 480
  • BPT Course 3rd year
    This year the subjects include General Medicine, Surgery, Orthopedics, Community medicine, Research Methodology, Exercise Therapy -2 and Electrotherapy-2 which increase the in depth understanding about Physiotherapy course and using active and dynamic physiotherapy approaches in treating patients.

    BPT Course Syllabus 3rd year Teaching hours
    Theory Practicals Total
    Exercise therapy- II 100 100 200
    Electro therapy – II 100 100 200
    Orthopaedics 120 120
    General Medicine including Paediatrics and Psychiatry 120 120
    General Surgery 100 100
    Community Medicine 80 80
    Research Methodology & Biostatistics 100 100
    Supervised rotatory clinical training (at least 2 hours /day in physiotherapy OPD or in a hospital) 480 480
  • BPT Course 4th year
    This is the final year of the course for Physiotherapy and includes subjects like Sports Physiotherapy, Orthopedic Physiotherapy, Neurological- Paediatric physiotherapy, Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation which helps in setting a good physiotherapy clinic after the completion of course.

    BPT Course Syllabus 4th year Teaching hours
    Theory Practicals Total
    Physiotherapy in Orthopaedic Conditions 80 100 180
    Physiotherapy in Neurological
    Conditions
    80 100 180
    Physiotherapy in Cardio Respiratory
    and General Conditions
    80 100 180
    Physiotherapy in Sports 60 40 100
    Rehabilitation on Medicine 80 40 120
    Supervised rotatory clinical training (at least 2 hours /day in physiotherapy OPD or in a hospital) 480 480
  • 6 months clinical internship
    There will be 6 months of mandatory Clinical Internship after the final year examination for the candidates declared to have passed the examination in all the subjects. The Internship should be rotatory and cover clinical branches concerned with Physiotherapy such as Orthopaedics, Cardiothoracic including ICU, Neurology,
    Neurosurgery, Paediatrics, General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology both inpatient and outpatient services.

A detailed BPT Course Syllabus can be downloaded from
PRAKASH INSTITUTE Bachelor in Physiotherapy Syllabus (PDF : 232 KB)

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