MASTER OF PHYSIOTHERAPY (MPT)

The period of certified study for Master in Physiotherapy shall be a full time course and its duration shall extend over a period of two academic years for the award of the degree

MPT BRANCH I – Advanced Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics

MPT BRANCH II – Advanced Physiotherapy in Neurology

MPT BRANCH III – Advanced Physiotherapy in Cardio Respiratory Conditions

MPT BRANCH IV –Sports Physiotherapy

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates admitted into the Master in Physiotherapy course should have passed the BPT degree examination of this university or an examination of any other university accepted by the authority of this university as equivalent thereto. Candidates who have passed BPT Examination from other than the “The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University” shall obtain an eligibility certificate from this university by remitting the prescribed fees along with the application form before seeking admission to any one of the affiliated institution.

UPPER AGE LIMIT:

There is no upper age limit.

FITNESS CERTIFICATE

Every candidate before admission to the course shall submit to the principal of the institution a certificate of medical fitness from an authorized medical officer that the candidate is physically fit to undergo the M.P.T course and does not suffer from any contagious disease. Student with disability should produce the disability certificate issued by the duly constituted district medical board.

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION – English

AFFILIATED BY: The TN Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai.

RECOGNIZED BY: Indian Association of Physiotherapists . (IAP)

BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY (BPT)

The bachelor degree in Physiotherapy is a four year full time academic pro gramme with non-semester pattern of examination. After passing the fourth year of education the student undergoes physiotherapy internship for a period of six months in various departments and scores a minimum of 50% marks in the compulsory scoring system after which he/she is eligible to apply for the convocation.

ELIGIBILITY :

A.Candidates belonging to all categories for admission to the B.P.T Degree course should have passed the higher secondary examination-12thwith the following subjects: Physics, chemistry and Biology/Botany and Zoology.

B. Candidates who have studied abroad and have passed the equivalent Qualification as determined by the Association of Indian Universities Will form the guideline to determine the eligibility and must have passed in the subjects: physics, chemistry, biology (Botany/Zoology) and English up to 12th standard level.

C. Candidates who have passed the senior secondary school examination of National open school with a minimum of 5 subjects with any of the following group subjects.

1) English, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology.

2) English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and any other language

APPROVED BY : Government of Tamil Nadu

AFFILIATED BY: The TN Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai.

RECOGNIZED BY: Indian Association of Physiotherapists . (IAP)

AGE LIMIT : Completion Of 17 Years Either At The Time Of Admission Or Before 31 December Of The Year Of Admission.