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BPT Admissions in India 2021 - Dates, Application Process, Entrance Exams, Selection, Top Colleges

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalUpdated On: January 14, 2021 02:10 pm IST

BPT admissions in India are conducted either on the basis of Class 12 merit or through entrance exams. Every college has its own steps of selection. So, let us find out the common admission procedure.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy Admissions in India 2021

Do you aspire to become a Physiotherapist? So if your Class 12 result has just released and you are looking for a perfect course to help you chase your dream job, Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) is the right choice for you. 

In this article, we will discuss the entire admission process of BPT admissions in India, from eligibility criteria to final enrollment. So without further ado, let’s dive in. 

About BPT Course

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) is 41/2 years long undergraduate degree course that covers different as aspects of human physiology and anatomy to provide students with a detailed understanding of an organism. Candidates after completing the course can pursue a career in fitness centres, health institutions, orthopaedic departments, defence medical establishments, physiotherapy equipment manufacturers, hospitals, etc. They can earn an initial average salary of up to INR 5.5 LPA.

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Important Dates for BPT Admissions in India 2021

The admission schedule for BPT course at different colleges in India varies as per the institute’s discretion. Mentioned below is the common tentative schedule for BPT admissions in 2021.



Application Commences


Application Ends


Entrance Exam Date 


Result Declaration


Counselling Process Commences


Admissions End


Batches Commence


Eligibility Criteria for BPT Admissions 2021

To ensure your eligibility for BPT course in India, it is important that you meet the criteria mentioned below. 

  • Educational Qualification: Class 12 from a recognised board

  • Subject Combination: Science stream - Chemistry, Physics, Biology and English (in many colleges)

  • Minimum Percentage Required: At least 50 per cent in aggregate (may vary from college to college)

  • Age Requirement: 17 years or over

A Career as Physiotherapist

How to Apply for BPT Course in India in 2021

  • The application process for BPT course at different Indian colleges can vary. 

  • Some colleges accept only online applications, some accept only offline applications, whereas some accept both online and offline applications. 

  • In the case of online applications, you can directly visit the official website of the intended college and apply online. 

  • In the case of offline applications, you can either download the form from the official website of the intended college or collect the form in person from the Admissions Office. 

  • In both cases, you must submit your application along with supporting documents.

  • The final submission of applications is only confirmed after paying an application fee amount, which may vary for different institutions.

Selection Process for BPT Admissions 2021

Candidates can get admission to Bachelor of Physiotherapy courses through two ways: Direct/ Merit-based Admissions and Admissions Through Entrance Exams. Let us discuss both in detail. 

Merit-based/ Direct Admissions for BPT in India

  • There are a number of colleges in India that offer BPT admissions on the basis of merit. 

  • In this kind of selection process, a candidates’ percentage in Class 12 examinations is considered to determine whether to grant her/ him admission or not.

  • This means that the higher the percentage the greater the chances of admission. 

BPT Admissions in India Through Entrance Exams 

  • There are many colleges in India that offer BPT admissions through entrance exams. 

  • This means that candidates have to appear in an entrance exam to make it to the college of their choice. 

  • Now, these exams can either be institute-specific like IPU CET for IPU University or state-level exams like CPNET.

  • The selection process in such kind of admissions is conducted based on the entrance exam results. 

  • Candidates who perform well in the exam have higher chances of making it to the college.

Top Entrance Exams for BPT Admissions 2021

Here is a list of top entrance exams in India for BPT admissions. Have a look. 

Get a Full List of Physiotherapy Entrance Exams in India

Top BPT Colleges in India With Fee

So now that you are aware of the admission process for BPT course, it is time that you explore some top colleges in India. We have mentioned some high ranking physiotherapy colleges before along with their fee structure. You apply to any of these colleges by simply filling our CAF (Common Application Form). You will be able to avail expert assistance throughout the admission process. You can also try our toll-free number - 1800-572-9877.

BPT Colleges

Fee (Per Annum)

The Neotia University Kolkata

INR 70,000

Assam Downtown University Guwahati

INR 1.8 Lakhs

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute

INR 1.25 Lakhs

GNA University Phagwara

INR 70,200

Dolphin PG Institute of Biomedical & Natural Sciences (DPGIBNS ), Dehradun

INR 60,000

Shyam Institute of Engineering & Technology (SIET), Dausa

INR 60,000

RK University, Rajkot - RKU Rajkot

INR 65,000

Marwadi University (MU), Rajkot

INR 70,000

Lovely Professional University (LPU), Jalandhar

INR 1.56 Lakhs

People'S University (PU), Bhopal

INR 56,000

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List of Physiotherapy Courses in India

Lateral Entry BPT Admissions in India 2020

Hope the above-mentioned information helped you understand the admission process better. 

Good Luck!


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