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List of colleges and Universities in India offering BPT, MPT, BOT, Diploma and PhD courses in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy is provided here.


The training for these paramedical professionals extends over a 3 to 4 year period for diploma/degree courses. The courses can be pursued after class XII with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics and English. The diploma courses are of 2 yr. Duration while the degree courses are of 4 years. There is a 6 month practical internship in all these courses. The courses are designed to give the students a basic understanding of the human body based on medical sciences, training in understanding the procedures for therapy and the related skill training.

The final phase of the course gives an on the job exposure to real clinical practice. Many medical colleges conduct courses and practical internship is completed in the teaching hospital. Government of India has set up a Rehabilitation Council to train paramedical staff and to conduct related activities in rehabilition.

List of Colleges offering courses in Physiotherapy (BPT)

  • All India Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Haji Ali, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai 400034
  • Alva's College of Physiotherapy, Moodbidri 574227
  • Andiparakshiti College of Paramedical Sciences, 33 Perundurai Road, Erode 638009
  • Annai Theressa Inst. Of Paramedical Sciences, Meyynur, Salem 636004
  • Bangalore Medical College, Fort Bangalore 560002
  • BJ Medical College, Ganesh Khind, Pune 411001
  • BLDEA's BM Patel Medical College, Bijapur
  • BS College of Physiotherapy, Old Mahabalipuram road, Chennai 600020
  • Capital College of Medical Sciences, Old Madras Road, Bangalore 560016
  • CE & CT Mission College of Paramedical Sc, Coimbatore 641006
  • Charan College of Physiotherapy, Coimbatore 641005
  • Christian Medical College, Thorapudi, Vellore 632002
  • City College of Physiotherapy, Kadri, Poundeardeu, Mangalore 575003
  • College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Dental College, Chennai 600077
  • College of Physiotherapy, Rajaji Tuberculosis Hospital, Tiruchirapalli 620001
  • Father Muller's Institute of Medical Education & Research., Kankandi, Mangalore 575005
  • Florence College of Physiotherapy, DS Road, Dewanhalli, Bangalore 560010
  • G.S. Seth Medical College & K.E.M. Hospital, Parel, Mumbai 400012
  • Govt. College of Physiotherapy Periamilagu Parai, Tiruchirapalli 621001
  • Govt. Medical College, physio & occupational therapy, Nagpur 440003
  • Grant Medical College, Byculla, Mumbai
  • HKE Memorial College, Gulbarga 585105
  • HMS College of Physiotherapy, Shettihalli, Tumkur 572102
  • Institute of Health Sciences, Vidya nagar, Mangalore 575013
  • JJ College of Physiotherapy, Old Pallavaram, Chennai 600043
  • JKK Munirajah Medical Foundation, Physiotherapy College, Ethirmedu Kumarapalayam, Salem Dist. 638183
  • Kampegowada Inst. Of Medical Sciences, K.R. Road, Bangalore, Bangalore 560004
  • Karnataka College of Physiotherapy, Mangalore 575002
  • Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 575001
  • Kasturba Medical College, Manipal 576119
  • KLE Society JL Nehru Medical College, Belgaum 590010
  • KMCH College of Paramedicine, Avanashi Road, Coimbatore 641014
  • Laxmi Memorial College of Physiotherapy, Balmatta, Mangalore 575002
  • Lokmanya Tilak Medical College, School of Physiotherapy, Sion, Mumbai 400022
  • Maharaja College of Occupational therapy, Besant Nagar, Chennai 600090
  • Mahatma Gandhi University Medical College, Priyadarshini Hills, Kottayam 686560
  • Mayura College of Physiotherapy, Hotel Mayura Complex, Race Course Road, Bangalore 560009
  • Mother Teresa Institute of Paramedical Sciences, Pondicherry
  • MS Ramaih Medical College, MSRITPO, Bangalore 560054
  • Nizam's Institute of Medical Schiences, Punjaguta, Hyderabad 500482
  • Occupational Therapy training school, Sir D.B. Orthopaedic centre, Mumbai 400012
  • Oxford College of Physiotherapy, 1st Phase, JP Nagar, Bangalore 560078
  • Padmavathy College of Physiotherapy, Chinnaswamy Stadium, Dharmapuri 636701
  • Patna National Inst. Of Physiotherapy & Communication, PMP Bhawan, East Lohanipur Patna 800003
  • Post Graduate Institute, Chandigarh
  • Raja Muthaiah Institute of Health Science, Annamalainagar 608002
  • RVS College of Physiotherapy, Sulur, Coimbatore 641402
  • S. Bhagwan Singh Memorial PG Inst. Of Biomedical Sciences, Balawal, Dehradun
  • Sancheti Inst. Of Orthopaedic & Rehabilitation, Shivji Nagar, Pune 411005
  • Santosh College of Occupational Therapy, Santosh Hospital, 7th Avenue, Besantnagar Chennai 600090
  • Santosh College of Physiotherapy, Chennai 600090
  • School of Physio & Occupational Therapy, S.M.S Medical College, Jaipur 302004
  • School of Physiotherapy SSG Hospital, Vadodra 390006
  • School of Physiotherapy, Ahmedabad
  • SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dhavalnagar, Dharwar 580004
  • Shantiniketan College of Physiotherapy, Chikdi, Bidar 585403
  • Sreedevi College of Physiotherapy, Punja Building, Mangalore 575003
  • Sri Jaya Paramedical Educational Institute, Nungambakkam, Chennai 600006
  • Sri Ram Chandra Memorial Colege, Porur, Chennai 600016
  • Srinivas College of Physiotherapy, GHS Road, Mangalore 575001
  • SRK Inst. Of Paramedical Sciences, Coimbatore 641044
  • SRM College of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, 88 Thambiah Road, Chennai 600033
  • Thanthai Roever College of Physiotherapy, Tiruvalluvar Dist. Perambalur 621212
  • Topiwala National Medical College A.L. Nair Road, Mumbai400008
  • Vinayaka Mission College of Physiotherapy, Sankari main road, Salem 636306

List of Universities offering courses in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy

University State City Degree
Indraprastha University Delhi Delhi BOT
Jamia Hamdard Delhi Delhi BOT
Lovely Professional University Punjab Jalandhar BOT
Manipal University Karnataka Manipal BOT
SRM University Tamilnadu Kancheepuram BOT
Amity University Uttar Pradesh Noida BPT
Annamalai University Tamil Nadu Annamalainagar BPT
Barkatullah University Madhya Pradesh Bhopal BPT
Bundelkhand University Uttar Pradesh Jhansi BPT
Burdwan University West Bengal Burdwan BPT
Calicut University Kerala Calicut BPT
Chaudhary Charan Singh University Uttar Pradesh Meerut BPT
Dr BR Ambedkar University Uttar Pradesh Agra BPT
Dr MGR University Tamilnadu Chennai BPT
Gujarat University Gujarat Ahmedabad BPT
Guru Nanak Dev University Punjab Amritsar BPT
Indraprastha University Delhi Delhi BPT
Jamia Hamdard Delhi Delhi BPT
Jamia Millia Islamia Delhi Delhi BPT
Kanpur University Uttar Pradesh Kanpur BPT
Lovely Professional University Punjab Jalandhar BPT
Magadh University Bihar Bodhgaya BPT
Manipal University Karnataka Manipal BPT
Pune University Maharashtra Pune BPT
Punjabi University Punjab Patiala BPT
Sharda University Uttar Pradesh Noida BPT
Singhania University Rajasthan Jhunjhunu BPT
SRM University Tamilnadu Kancheepuram BPT
University of Delhi Delhi New Delhi BPT
Lovely Professional University Punjab Jalandhar BPT MPT Dual Degree
Aligarh Muslim University Uttar Pradesh Aligarh Diploma
Singhania University Rajasthan Jhunjhunu Diploma
Amity University Uttar Pradesh Noida MPT
Calicut University Kerala Calicut MPT
Chaudhary Charan Singh University Uttar Pradesh Meerut MPT
Lovely Professional University Punjab Jalandhar PhD
Punjabi University Punjab Patiala PhD



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