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
- 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
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)