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B.Sc in Physiotherapy (B.Sc (Physiotherapy))

Updated By Rahul Raj on 25 Nov, 2020
Average Duration
3 years-5 years
Average Fee
1.25 L-3 L INR annual
Exams Accepted
NEST, CUCET, KEAM ...

About B.Sc in Physiotherapy

B.Sc in Physiotherapy is a three-year undergraduate course for students looking forward to building their career as a Physiotherapists. The aim of the course is to teach the students various methods of physiotherapy to treat patient injury or illness. Through the course, students gain skills and knowledge to treat a variety of impairments and disabilities. 

Some of the core skills imparted in B.Sc in Physiotherapy course are therapeutic exercise, manual therapy, and application of electrophysical modalities.

B.Sc in Physiotherapy Course Highlights

Some of the major highlights of B.Sc in Physiotherapy course are as follows:

Level 

Postgraduate

Name of the course

Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy

Short Name

B.Sc. in Physiotherapy

Duration

3 Years

Mode

Regular

Exam Type

Semester

Minimum Qualification

Graduation Degree

Selection Process

Merit-Based/ Entrance Exam

Course Fee

INR 35,000  to INR 5 LPA

Average Salary

INR 3 LPA - INR 16 LPA

Employment Sectors

Rehabilitation Centers, Defense Medical Organizations, Colleges & Universities, Pharma Industry, Private & Government Sectors, Orthopedic Departments, Health Institutions

Job Profiles

Consultant, Healthcare administrator,  Lecturer, Physiotherapist, Sports Physio Rehabilitator, Researcher etc

B.Sc in Physiotherapy Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility for B.Sc in Physiotherapy course is as follows:-

  • Must have passed 10+2 examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as their main subjects from any recognised education board.

  • In most of the colleges, the minimum percentage required for admission is 50%. The percentage required for admission may vary from college to college

  • In some colleges students belonging to the SC/ST/OBC students, need to secure a minimum of 45% marks.

  • Must be of at least 17 years of age

B.Sc in Physiotherapy Admission Process

Admission to the B.Sc in Physiotherapy course is either done on direct admission or on the basis of the entrance exam.

Direct- Based Admission:-

  • The admission is on the basis of marks secured in 10+2 examination, son in order to take admission the candidates need to perform well in their Higher Secondary Examinations

  • To do so, candidates will need to first fill out the college application form 

  • After the announcement of the final result of the qualifying exam. The college will announce its cut-off score.

  • If applicants have scored higher than or equal to the expected college's cut-off scores, they will be eligible for admission at that college.

  • After that, candidates need to then visit the college for the documents verification process.

Entrance- Based Admission

  • The second way for selection to the B.Sc in Physiotherapy is through entrance exams.

  • For this, candidates first have to apply for the entrance exam conducted by the university/ college. 

  • Before the entrance exam, they need to download the Admit Card for the entrance exams and then attempt the entrance exam on the scheduled date and time

  • Candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in the entrance exam

B.Sc in Physiotherapy Course Fee

The average course fee for B.Sc in Physiotherapy course is as follows:

Institute Type

Minimum Fee

Maximum Fee

Government College

Rs 35,000/- 

Rs 1,50,000/-

Private College

Rs 50,000 

Rs 5,00,000/-

B.Sc in Physiotherapy Syllabus

The semester-wise syllabus for B.Sc in Physiotherapy course is as follows:

1st Semester:-

S.No

Major topics to study

1

Anatomy

2

Physiology

3

Biochemistry

4

English

5

Basic Nursing

2nd Semester:-

S.No

Major topics to study

1

Biomechanics

2

Physiotherapy

3

Sociology

4

Orientation to Physiotherapy

5

Integrated Seminars

3rd Semester:-

S.No

Major topics to study

1

Pathology

2

Microbiology

3

Pharmacology

4

First Aid & CPR

5

Constitution of India

4th Semester:-

S.No

Major topics to study

1

Exercise Therapy

2

Electrotherapy

3

Research Methodology & Biostatistics

4

Introduction to Treatment

5

Clinical Observation Posting

5th Semester:-

S.No

Major topics to study

1

General Medicine

2

General Surgery

3

Orthopedics and Traumatology

6th Semester:-

S.No

Major topics to study

1

Orthopedics and Sports Physiotherapy

2

Supervised Rotatory Clinical Training

3

Allied Therapie

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B.Sc in Physiotherapy Career Options and Job Prospects

Some of the popular employment sectors and job profiles for candidates who completed their B.Sc in Physiotherapy course are mentioned below:-

 

Employment  Sectors

  • Hospitals/ Clinics

  • Nursing Homes

  • Rehabilitation Centers

  • Defense Medical Organizations 

  • Colleges & Universities

  • Pharma Industry

  • Private & Government Sectors

  • Orthopaedic Departments

  • Health Institutions

 

Job Profiles

  • Assistant Physiotherapist

  • Lecturer

  • Research Assistant

  • Researcher

  • Self Employed Private Physiotherapist

  • Sports Physio Rehabilitator

  • Physiotherapist

  • Consultant

B.Sc in Physiotherapy Salary

Some of the popular job profiles salaries after the completion B.Sc in Physiotherapy course is mentioned below:-

Job Profile

Physiotherapist

Lecturer

Sports Physio Rehabilitator

Starting Salary

Rs 3,00,000

Rs 2,80,000

Rs. 2,50,000

Average Salary

Rs 4,50,000/-

Rs 4,00,000/-

Rs. 3, 50,000

Highest Salary

Rs 8,50,000

Rs 6,00,000

Rs. 5,50,000

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