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BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY

Overview

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

PROGRAMME ACCREDITATION

This Programme is approved by University Grants Commission.

The Bachelor of Physiotherapy program is an eclectic blend of subject modules which encompasses the concepts of basic sciences, pre-clinical, clinical and physiotherapy, including research and clinical practice. At GCU we nourish the clinical aspirants to have a concentrated focus on professional and scientific learning skills. The curriculum is overhauled to develop the clinical practices as a common form for all the students. The objective of physiotherapy is to provide therapeutic interventions that help people to recover from physical ailments and to elevate their quality of life. If a student is inclined towards service-oriented sectors they can opt for clinical practices after completion of the Physiotherapy program and to achieve that GCU may be the apt choice for excelling in their career.


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.

The program integrates the concepts prevailing in the field of physiotherapy and trains the graduates to take care of the patients suffering from pain or loss of function caused by a physical injury or any disorder. The study of Physiotherapy helps a student to take care of the people with physical disabilities. Such disabilities and disorders which can arise from a variety of causes including injury, disease, congenital abnormalities, ageing and degenerative processes which can be treated by rehabilitation practices.

After completion of this program, the student must be able to work independently and with a critical attitude as a professional practitioner. At GCU we have designed and formulated several professional areas where a student can be recruited. On completion of the BPT curriculum, students will possess the independence and rational mind-set which will prepare them to work as professional practitioners in various Physiotherapy activities, Knowledge sharing and extension of clinical research, organizing health camps, conducting professional workshops, innovation

Programme Prospects are as follows:

GCU takes pride in providing quality education and giving students a professional edge in the employment market. Physiotherapists work with people of all ages and abilities and in a variety of different setting like Hospitals, Rehabilitation centers, fitness and sports, health care of the elderly, Health and wellness centers, Women’s Health, Research, Academics ,innovators or can be an entrepreneur. Students who have completed BPT with us are renowned for their expertise and their innovative approaches and are spread across the nation and around the globe.

Physiotherapists are employed in hospitals, private clinics, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes, Women’s health centers ,Fitness centers, preventive health centers and sports associations. In addition, they are able to provide exercise training for special schools, geriatric patients and pregnant women.

Community route

The BPT 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, physiotherapy volunteers in various sports-based events, and community work


Course Structure

Semester I

  • 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

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Semester II

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

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Semester III

  • 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

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Semester IV

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

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Semester V

  • 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

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Semester VI

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

Semester VII

  • 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 VIII

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

Note

The detailed syllabi of this program is further being reviewed for modification in connection with the recent developments within India and the globe. Since it is a dynamic approach to syllabi making the same shall be updated shortly.


After completion of this programme, the student must be able to work independently and with a critical attitude as a professional practitioner. At GCU we have designed & formulated several professional areas where a student can be recruited. On completion of BPT curriculum the students should possess the independence and rational mind-set which will prepare them to work as professional practitioners.

  • Physical therapy activities
  • Counselling
  • Knowledge sharing and extension of clinical research
  • Acting in the interest of society
  • Organizing health camps
  • Professional conduct

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 are e.g. working 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.


Fee structure for the Academic year 2020-21

DOMESTIC FEE STRUCTURE
Programmes Course Duration 1st Instalment 7 Subsequent Instalments
BPT 4 years 25000 55000

INTERNATIONAL / NRI FEE STRUCTURE
1st Instalment 7 Subsequent Instalments
$ 500 $ 786
HOSTEL CHARGES - 2020
CAMPUS A & B
(Girls)
VENUS A
(Girls)
VENUS B
(Girls)
RAINBOW
(Boys)
GALAXY
(Boys)
DOUBLE SHARING 95000 110000 120000 95000 95000
SINGLE SHARING 135000 155000 165000 135000 135000
SINGLE WITH AC & REFRIDGERATOR - 180000 190000 - 180000

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Application status : Open

Duration : Four years

Study mode : Full-time

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

Fee structure 2020-21

DOMESTIC FEE STRUCTURE
1st Instalment 7 Subsequent Instalments
25000 55000
INTERNATIONAL / NRI FEE STRUCTURE
1st Instalment 7 Subsequent Instalments
$ 500 $ 786

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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.

About Admissions

"Our graduates belive in Professionally Doing and Scientifically Knowing." Garden City University established under sub section (3) of Section 1 of Garden City University Act, 2013 (Karnataka Act No. 47 of 2013).


The admissions desk here at Garden City University, maintains a pragmatic approach towards prospective students. Our focus is not on quantity of students rather; it’s their willingness to align themselves with our values and belief systems, while maintaining very clear-cut academic standards. The process of applying to the best programmes offered at GCU, is facilitated in an organized and effortless manner by our admissions team, who are always willing to assist you with your queries.


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