Faculty of Physiotherapy - UG Degree BPT Course Admission 2024

Department of Physiotherapy

Welcome to the Department of Physiotherapy at Usha Martin University where you will experience an exciting and fulfilling academic atmosphere to accomplish your academic ambition. The Department of Physiotherapy was established in 2019atUsha Martin University.The Department offers Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) programme that is carefully designed to meet the national standards of the Physiotherapy industry.

Physiotherapy means physiotherapeutic system of medicine which includes examination, treatment, advice and instructions to any person preparatory to or for the purpose of or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability, healing and pain from trauma and disease, physical and mental conditions using physical agents including exercise, mobilization, manipulation, mechanical and electrotherapy, activity and devices or diagnosis, treatment and prevention. A program of physical therapy will typically involve caregivers.Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that is primarily concerned with remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention.With a focus on helping patients maintain, recover, and improve their physical abilities, we prepare students to address impairments and promote mobility, providing provisional diagnosis and physical interventions.

The department aims tomake the students skilled professionals in meeting the increasing demand for physiotherapy services in the medical sector. The Physiotherapy department has well-seasoned and well-qualified team of academicians and qualified physiotherapist who are well versed in teaching learning methods thereby students acquire practical training and theoretical knowledge in the most effective manner. The Physiotherapy department has well-equipped labs that ensures a good learning experience and a rich and diverse clinical exposure for students.

The Vision of the Department is :

  • To maintain and evolve our prospective professionals with excellent leadership qualities in academic and clinical practice.
  • To create a knowledge base that promotes for higher studies and research opportunities.
  • Promote excellent physiotherapy education and service research systems for community development.
  • To become an institute of excellence in the field of physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

The Mission of the Department is :

  • To provide students with sufficient breadth and depth of knowledge in physiotherapy and related areas and enable them for higher studies and life -long learning programs
  • To inculcate in the students’ values of integrity and compassion towards the care of patients and society.
  • To make the students think of technical solutions for social needs improving living quality with ethical responsibilities
  • To promote Research and Development in the Emerging Areas of Health Sciences and Sports.

The curriculum at the Department of Physiotherapy is designed to provide an immersive learning experience. With a focus on Outcome Based Education, bloom’s taxonomy, andragogical teaching methods, our curriculum prepares students for real-world challenges in the field. The yearly updated curriculum includes internships, seminars, workshops, and hospital visits to enhance students’ practical skills and provide them with real-world exposure. Become a competent and confident physiotherapy professional, equipped with the necessary skills for a successful career.

The physiotherapy department has an exceptional infrastructure that sets high standards. Students at UMU enjoy a conducive learning environment. Dedicated research facilities further enhance their education and training. Here’s the list of the facilities available:

  • Physiotherapy OPD
  • Exercise Therapy Demonstration Lab
  • Electrotherapy Demonstration Lab
  • Anatomy Lab
  • Physiology Lab
  • Biochemistry Lab
  • Library
  • Indoor and Outdoor Sports Facility
  • Hostel Facility

After competing Bachelor of Physiotherapy which is also known as BPT, candidates will gain the ability to unlock immense lucrative career opportunities which include:

  • Working in Health & Fitness Clinics
  • Working in special school
  • Join industries to ensure good industrial health
  • Hired in multinational companies to maintain the health of employees
  • Self Employed as Private Physiotherapist
  • The students can pursue higher education such as MPT, by majoring in any specialization such asMPT in Musculoskeletal, MPT in Neurology, MPT in Cardiopulmonary, MPT in Sports Physiotherapy, MPT in Paediatrics, etc.
  • The BPT graduates can also pursue an MBA in Hospital Administration or MBA in Healthcare Management to have a career as entrepreneurs who can start their own fitness centres and clinics.

Dear Students, Faculty, and Visitors,

Welcome to the Department of Physiotherapy and Paramedical Science at Usha Martin University, Ranchi. It is with great pleasure and excitement that I extend my warmest greetings to you all. As the Head of this esteemed department, I am honored to lead a team of dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to excellence in education, research, and clinical practice.

Physiotherapy and Paramedical sciences are integral components of modern healthcare systems, playing a vital role in restoring, maintaining, and promoting optimal physical function and well-being. The Department offers undergraduate degree programs in Physiotherapy (BPT), Medical Lab Technology (BSc.MLT) and Medical Radiology & Imaging Technology (BSc.MRIT).Here at Usha Martin University, we pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive and innovative curriculum that prepares students for rewarding careers in these dynamic fields. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge, hands-on experience, and clinical trainings at university OPD and multispecialty hospitals, our students develop the skills and competencies necessary to excel in diverse healthcare settings.

One of the hallmarks of our department is our commitment to experiential learning. From the very beginning of their academic journey, students have the opportunity to engage in practical experiences that bring classroom concepts to life. Whether it’s working with simulated patients in our state-of-the-art labs of university or completing internships at leading healthcare institutions, our students graduate with a strong foundation of clinical skills and real-world experience.

In addition to our focus on clinical proficiency, we also place a strong emphasis on Evidence based practice. Our faculty members and students are actively involved in cutting-edge research projects spanning a wide range of topics, from musculoskeletal rehabilitation to neurological recovery and beyond. Through these endeavors, we not only advance the frontiers of knowledge but also empower our students to become critical thinkers and problem solvers in their own right.

Furthermore, our department is deeply committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work initiatives such as cultural competency training, health awareness programs, extension activities, blood donation camps and outreach programs, we strive to create a community that celebrates individual differences and promotes social justice.

In closing, I would like to extend my sincere thanks to all who contribute to the success of our department – our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners. Together, we are building a future where excellence in Physiotherapy and Paramedical science is synonymous with excellence in healthcare.

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Physiotherapy and Paramedical Science at Usha Martin University. Whether you are a prospective student, a current member of our community, or a visitor seeking to learn more about our programs, I invite you to explore our website, connect with us on social media, and reach out if you have any questions or would like to learn more. 

Warm regards,

Dr. Akanksha Anand Saxena,

Head, Department of Physiotherapy and Paramedical Science

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Programme offered:

S No. PROGRAMME DURATION ELIGIBILITY MODE Links
1 Faculty of Physiotherapy (BPT) 4.5 Years 12th (PCB) Semester

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