Physiotherapy


Physiotherapy is an evidence-based, health care profession which uses proven techniques to help restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It takes a holistic approach that involves the patient directly in their own care by setting a personalised goal to stay in work while helping them to remain independent for as long as possible without the use of drugs or surgery. This profession moulds an individual to be a skill full physiotherapist with an in-depth knowledge to assess, diagnose, and treat to maintain health for all ages.

Physiotherapists are trained professionals who can use a wide variety of methods to help you.

Physiotherapy Course Details Image Physiotherapy Department Vision
To have the Cauvery College of Physiotherapy recognized as the premier course, cultivating the highest calibre physical therapists who improve individual and societal health through innovations in education by critical thinking and creativity, fostering evidence-based clinical practice, leadership and research.

Physiotherapy Department Mission
To prepare the student physiotherapists to be responsible health care providers who demonstrate core professional values through education, Scholarly activities, address the needs of the individual across the lifespan, and embrace patient-centered practice in the community.

Physiotherapy Department Values:

  • Teamwork
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Empathy and Quality
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • Lifelong learning
Course outcomes:
  • The course will provide students with a variety of innovative learning experiences that reflect current and emerging practices in physiotherapy and education.
  • The course will provide students with a rich academic and clinical educational foundation that enables them to safely practice within the professional, legal and ethical framework of physiotherapy practice.
  • The course will provide students with the skills to acquire, interpret, and apply the best available evidence in the provision of physiotherapy services.
  • The course will foster a culture of role modelling and mentorship that encourages advocacy to enhance the profession of physiotherapy, recognize health disparities, and contribute to the health of society.
  • The course will promote the importance of professional growth and life-long learning to the continued development of self as physiotherapist.
  • Ensure course quality through ongoing assessment of outcomes.
  • Educate the communities about current and emerging roles of physiotherapy.
Career Opportunities:
  • Private and Government hospitals
  • Nursing and Residential homes
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Private clinics
  • Special schools
  • Industrial health
  • Higher education
  • Sports field
  • Personal trainer
  • Geriatric and Palliative care

Bachelor of Physiotherapy - BPT

  • Eligibility/Admission Protocol
    1. PU Examination/State Board Government/Central Board Government
    2. Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English (Not less than 40%)
    3. Should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st Dec of year of Admission
    4. hould give a Medical Fitness Certificate from an authorized GMO
  • Course Duration - 4 and 1/2 years
  • Attendance - The students should maintain 80% of attendance in Theory & Practical Separately.
  • Internship – 26 Weeks (6 Months). No candidate shall be awarded degree certificate without successfully completing six months of Internship in rotational posting. The student must maintain a logbook.
  • BPT Course Curriculum (*Subsidiary subjects: Not for University Examination)
    • I Year
      Anatomy
      Physiology
      Biochemistry
      Psychology & Sociology
      English *
      Kannada*
      Basic Nursing *
      Orientation to Physiotherapy *
      Integrated Seminars/PBL sessions *
    • II Year
      Pathology
      Microbiology
      Pharmacology
      Exercise Therapy
      Electrotherapy
      Ethics & Admin *
      First Aid & CPR *
      Constitution of India *
      Introduction to Treatment *
      Clinical Observation Posting *
    • III Year
      General Medicine
      General Surgery
      Orthopedics & Traumatology
      Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapy
      Cardio-Respiratory & General Physiotherapy
      Supervised Rotatory Clinical Training
      Allied Therapies *
    • IV Year
      Neurology & Neurosurgery
      Community Medicine
      Neuro-Physiotherapy
      Community Physiotherapy
      Research Methodology & Biostatistics
      Supervised Rotatory Clinical Training
      Evidence Based Physiotherapy Practice *
      Project *