Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research

A Center of Excellence in Medical Education and Research

Under Graduate Course in Physiotherapy

The name of this course is Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) under the West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata.

Objective of the course is to allow students to.

  • acquire adequate knowledge on basic medical subjects and to develop skills and technique of therapeutic exercise and messages so that they can follow instructions given by the physician in physiotherapeutic management of various medical and surgical condition of the patients.
  • Acquire skills in management, research and teaching as well as guidance and counseling of the patients.
  • Acquire proper attitude for compassion and concerns of the patients and welfare of physically handicapped in the community.
  • Practice moral and ethical values with regard to physiotherapy.

Duration of the course is four years plus six months compulsory internship

Medium of Instruction will be English for study and examinations

Curriculum and syllabi for course shall be as prescribed by the Academic Board from time to time

Eligibility for admission will be candidate having passed 12th standard or equivalent examination with science stream i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English

Commencement of Course - Ordinarily, the course commences on 1st September every year

For more details of the Course details, eligibility and examination, please refer to the College Prospectus