BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY

Application status
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Open

Duration
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4 1/2 years

Study mode
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Full-time

Entry Requirements
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Pass in 10+2 / Equivalent with minimum of 40% marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Overview

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Introducing students to the structure of the human body and the utilization of physical forces such as heat and pressure to treat numerous ailments, the Bachelor of Physiotherapy is a course that offers a promising career in the medical field. In understanding the intricacies of human anatomy, a graduate of this programme can alleviate physical pain or rehabilitate movement in people without the use of drugs.

Physiotherapists are integral components of any clinic or hospital. From working in a rehabilitation facility to running a private physiotherapy clinic, the options remain endless for graduates of this programme. Schools and professional sports teams also need regular assistance from a physiotherapist. From understanding how to care for a fractured bone to equipping people to cope with the motor restriction brought on by illness, injuries, or birth defects, physiotherapists lead a satisfying career. The field has a need for a larger workforce and GCU graduates can be of help in remedying this.

Key Benefits

  • Joy of Learning is the guiding strategy for all courses at GCU to promote the motto of providing teaching qualities which will help our students to learn how to perform tasks in a professional manner and also to know about how to perform it in a scientific manner.
  • GCU employs the ARM pedagogy method which fuels ambition in the student, provides ample resources to excel and continuous mentoring for the students to achieve their goal.
  • To make students acquainted with the advancements in the area of Physiotherapy and allied subjects by adopting Core Course Curriculum Consensus (4’Cs) which aids for the practice of critical thinking, analytical reasoning and decision making while performing treatment in various clinical set up.
  • To train students in the skills necessary for further research, both within and outside the academic context.

Entry Requirements

Pass in 10+2 / Equivalent with minimum of 40% marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology.

Wherever grading system or any other system is followed for evaluating the performance of the candidate in the qualifying examination, the applicant should ensure that a certificate indicating the percentage obtained has to be submitted through the University / Board last studied. Applicants passing GCE / O / A level examination should have passed in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the A level.

The examination approved by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) only will be considered by the Garden City University. Others who have passed the examination which is not in the AIU approved list shall obtain equivalence certificate from the Association of Indian Universities.

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Fee structure for the Academic year 2022-23

Domestic / NRI Fee Structure

Programmes

BPT

Course Duration

4 1/2 years

1st Instalment

INR 50,000

7 Subsequent Instalments

INR 55,000

International Fee Structure

Programmes

BPT

Course Duration

4 1/2 years

1st Instalment

$ 800

7 Subsequent Instalments

$ 786

OTHER FEES

CAUTION DEPOSIT : Rs. 5000/- to be paid by all the students. (Rs. 3000/- will be refunded after successful completion of the course and Rs. 2000/- would be retained towards registration fees for life time Alumni Association Membership)

EXAMINATION FEES PER SEMESTER

UG Programs: Rs.1550/-, PG Programs: Rs.2250/-, Research Programs: Rs.5500/-, Diploma Programs: Rs.1850/-, Practical Examination + Viva Voce Charges (wherever applicable): Rs.750/-

Semester 1

  • Human Anatomy-1
  • Human Physiology -1
  • Biochemistry
  • Sociology
  • Foundation Course - Internal Examination
  • Introduction to Healthcare Delivery System in India
  • Basic Computer and Information Science
  • English, Communication and Soft Skills
  • PBL/Assignment/ICT Learning
  • Community Orientation and Clinical Visit

Semester 2

  • Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  • Human Physiology - II
  • Sociology
  • Human Anatomy – II

Semester 3

  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Biomechanics and Kinesiology
  • Foundation of Exercise Therapy and Therapeutic Massage
  • Foundation Course - Internal Examination
  • Introduction to Quality and Patient Safety
  • Clinical observation

Semester 4

  • Exercise Therapy
  • Bio Physics
  • Electrotherapy (LMHF Equipment Care)
  • Foundation Course - Internal Examination
  • Medical/Physiotherapy Law and Ethics
  • Clinical Education

Semester 5

  • Clinical Orthopedics & Traumatology
  • General Surgery Including Burns and Plastic Surgery & Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • General Medicine, Pediatrics & Psychiatry
  • Community Medicine
  • Evaluation Methods & Outcome Measures
  • Diagnostic Imaging For Physiotherapist
  • Clinical Education

Semester 6

  • Physiotherapy in Orthopedics & Sports
  • Physiotherapy in General Medicine and General Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology & Neuro Surgery
  • Professionalism and Values
  • Clinical Education

Semester 7

  • Physiotherapy in Neurology & Psychosomatic Disorder
  • Biostatistics & Research Methodology
  • Health Promotion and Fitness
  • Clinical Cardiovascular & Pulmonary
  • Principles of Management
  • Critique Inquiry, Case Presentation and Discussion
  • Clinical Education

Semester 8

  • Physiotherapy in Cardio Vascular, Pulmonary & Intensive Care
  • Community Physiotherapy
  • Clinical Reasoning & Evidence Based Physiotherapy
  • Administration and Teaching Skills
  • Research Project
  • Clinical Education

Programme Prospects are as follows

The GCU takes pride on itself to provide quality education and giving students a professional edge in the employment market. Physiotherapists who have been educated in the oldest wing of our institution at Garden City College of Physiotherapy are renowned for their expertise and their innovative approach. Physiotherapists are employed in hospitals, private clinics, rehabilitation centres, nursing homes, psychiatric institutions, health centres, and industry and sports associations. In addition, they are able to provide exercise training for special schools, geriatric patients and pregnant women. The graduated students from our institution work in several part of the countries and abroad.

Community route

The students are expected to participate in various academic and also in community based programs, making the most of the opportunities available to you.

Composite route

You are encouraged to be active in varied extra-curricular activities and enjoy participation in areas such as sport, traveling, outdoor activities and community work.

Co-culture route

Although we do not require applicants to have been in paid or voluntary employment, we welcome applications from those who can manifest assiduity and propensity to prioritise by being employed in assignments alongside their studies.

List of companies where UG & PG Dept of Physiotherapy students of GCU got placement opportunities:

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Why I Chose GCU

FAQ

Garden City University is a 28-year-old institution and INTERDISCIPLINARY in nature. The University has eight Schools under it offering courses from Diploma to Bachelor to Post graduation to PhD. The university has students from 81 different countries and every state and union territory in India. The University has the unique mix of Arts, Science and Management Education offered with Technology as the base. Be it Media studies, Life Sciences or Hotel Management, the emphasis is on practical education with the aid of technology tools to enhance learning and equip a student to work in the industry. Not to mention GCU has the credit of awarding graduation certification to 28 Colonels of the Indian Army attached to the Corps of Military Police.

The admission process is based on the courses offered at the UG and PG level.
The student goes online, fills the application with required details and files the same online for registering for the programme of choice. This will be accompanied by paying a registration fee as mentioned in the application form.
However, if the student needs any clarification, be it regarding the programme of choice or GCU as a University, entry criteria etc, the counsellors at the University are just a call away.
Once the registration process is completed, the admissions department shall communicate on further documents required and fee to be paid for the programme of choice.
Post the above process the student shall submit their original certificate to the registrar’s office for validation and verification. Once this process is completed the student gets enroled and an ID card is issued to the student. (Hostel formalities and transportation facilities are addressed in this page)
After enrolment the student shall voluntarily apply for GCU’s talent test which shall be the criteria for availing scholarship for the first year of study. Such talent test shall be conducted year on year to encourage studious students and also set the criteria for a UG student to be the most favoured student of choice for PG programmes. Apply Now

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