Bachelor of PhysiotherapyThe West Bengal University Of Health Sciences
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1. Objective of the Bachelor in Physiotherapy course which is complementary to medicine shall be to allow the students.
a)To acquire adequate knowledge of basic medical subjects and to develop skills and technique of therapeutic exercises and massages so that they can follow instructions given by the physician in physiotherapeutic management of various medical and surgical condition of patients.
b)To acquire knowledge so that they can point out by assessing the medical and surgical conditions of the patient in which the instructions of physician may be harmful.
c)To acquire skills in management, research and teaching as well as guidance and counselling of patients.
d)To acquire proper attitude for compassion and concerns for patients and welfare of physically handicapped in the community.
e)To practice moral and ethical values with regard to physiotherapy.
2. Name of the Course- Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T.)
3. Duration of the course- The duration of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy course (B.P.T.) shall be four years plus six months compulsory internship.
4.Medium of Instruction- English shall be the medium of instructions for all the subjects of study and for examinations of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy Degree Course.
5.Curriculum- The curriculum and syllabi for course shall be as prescribed by the academic board from time to time
Course of study are shown in Table -I-IV
The detailed syllabus in respect of the course is given in Appendix-I
6.Eligibility for Admission: Candidate should have passed class X + II examination (12th standard or equivalent examination with science stream i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English).
A candidate should have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st December of the year of the year of admission to B.P.T. degree course.
Every candidate before admission shall furnish a certificate of medical fitness from an authorized Government Medical Officer that the candidate is physically fit to undergo the Physiotherapy course
Selection of the candidate shall be on the basis of merit test (Joint Entrance Examination)
7.Commencement of the Course-The course shall commence from the 1st September of every academic year.
8.Registration: Candidate admitted to the course in any of the affiliated college shall register with this University by remitting the prescribed fee along with the application form for registration duly filled in and forwarded to this University through Head of the Institute within stipulated date.
9.Attendance: - A candidate is required to attend at least 75% of the total classes conducted through out year in all subjects, prescribed for the year, separately in theory and practical/ clinical to become eligible to appear for the University examination.