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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT) Admission in India 2021: Eligibility, Selection, Top Colleges

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: February 24, 2021 04:30 am IST

BOT admissions in India are expected to begin in July. Students planning to apply for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy admissions in India can go through this article.

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Admission in India

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or BOT is a 4-year undergraduate course that deals with curing and rehabilitating the physically, emotionally, and mentally disabled and challenged people. With the growth in the health care sector, the demand for Occupational Therapists has also increased.

Admission to the BOT course in India is done on the basis of merit, However, some institutes even conduct their own entrance exam. The course is one of the popular ones in the field of paramedics with various career prospects. Check out the article given below to know about BOT Admission Process in India, course fee, and top colleges offering the same.

All About the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or BOT Course

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Admission 2021 Highlights

The major highlights of the BOT admissions are as follows:



Short Name


Duration of Course


Examination Type

Semester Wise

Minimum Qualification


Course FeeINR 35,000 - INR 1.7 Lakhs
Admission ThroughEntrance Exam/ Merit Based

BOT Important Dates 2021

The important dates for BOT admissions have not been released yet. The schedule will be updated here as soon as the official notification is out:



Release Date of Online Application Form

June - July 2021

Last Date to submit the application form

August 2021

Merit List

September 2021

Commencement of Class


Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before applying for admissions in any of the BOT colleges in India candidates must check the eligibility which is as follows:

  • Candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognised board in India.
  • Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Mathematics as the main subjects of study at the 10+2 level.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) at the 10+2 level or equivalent. 

BOT Application Process 2021

In most of the colleges in India, the application form will be released in the online mode. However, some of the institutes may release the application form both in online/ offline mode. The BOT application process followed by most of the colleges in India is as follows:

  • Visit the official website of the college/ university

  • Register and verify your email id and mobile number.

  • Fill in the Online Application Form.

  • Upload the relevant scanned documents such as Class 10 Marksheet, Class 12 Marksheet, Migration Certificate, Transfer Certificate, etc.

  • After completing the application form, applicants must pay the application fee mentioned by the college through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ Demand Draft.

  • After the application fee has been paid the applicant has to submit the application form online or in the admission department of the respective college.

  • Take a printout of the same for future reference

Documents Required for BOT Application Form 2021

The list of important documents required along with the BOT application form are as follows:

  • Class 10th Certificate and Marksheet

  • Class 12th Certificate and Marksheet

  • Identification Proof Proof (Aadhar Card/ Passport/ Voter Id)

  • Transfer Certificate

  • Migration Certificate

  • Character Certificate

  • Category Certificate (If Applicable)

  • PwD Certificate (If Applicable) 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Selection Process 2021

The selection of the candidate to the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy course in India varies from college to college. Most of the institutes offer admission to the BOT course on the basis of merit. However some BOT colleges in India conduct their own entrance exam for admissions. Some of the popular BOT exams in India are:

  • AIIPMR (All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

  • MET

  • CMC Vellore Entrance Exam

  • K.M.C.H. College of Occupational Therapy Entrance Exam

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Course Fee 2021

The course fee for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy varies from Government to Private College. The average course fee charged for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy in India is mentioned below:-


Average Annual Fee

Maximum Annual Fee

Government College

Rs 15,000/-

Rs 35,000/-

Private College

Rs 25,000

Rs 1,00,000/-

Top Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Colleges in India 2021

Some of the top colleges in India offering BOT course are mentioned below. If you want to get admission in any of these top BOT colleges in India, please fill our Common Application Form. With this you will be assigned an expert counsellor to help you throughout the admission process ensuring success. 


Name of College


Approximate Annual Fees


NIMS University

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Rs 53,000/-


University of Engineering and Management

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Rs 60,000/-


Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

New Delhi, Delhi

Rs 42,000/-


Topiwala National Medical College

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Rs 4,000/-


D Y Patil University

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

Rs 1,75,000/-


CMC Vellore

Vellore, Tamil Nadu



Aegis School of Business and Telecommunication

Bangalore, Karnataka

Rs 1,00,000/-

8Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women's University - JVWUJaipurINR 60,000 Per Annum
9Vivekananda Global University (VGU)JaipurINR 60,000 Per Annum
10Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIP)New Delhi---

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