Physiotherapy… Courses, Eligibility, Opportunities and salary details

Physiotherapy… Courses, Eligibility, Opportunities and salary details

Physiotherapy is playing a vital role in the medicine field. They take part in the treatment when there is fracture in the bones due to accident or any other reason.  They generally give the advices to the patients on the exercises and therapies relate to the treatment.

Courses:

There are bachelor and master degree available in these courses.

Bachelor of physiotherapy/ B.Sc (honors) physical therapy

Duration: 4 years

Eligibility: They should pass intermediate with science group (biology)

Master in physiotherapy

Duration: 4 years

Eligibility: BPT

Specializations:

Neurology, musculoskeletal/orthopedic, sports, cardio therapy and rehabilitation.

Skills:

They should have the skill of detecting the problem and telling the related exercises. They should have the physical strength to work for hours and should have patience to teach the patients. Good observation skills, self confidence and courage are also required.

Opportunities:

The physiotherapists are not sufficient for the present demand. And the demand is more for the people who complete this course and like other health professionals, they can work in the hospitals, orthopedic department, health institutes and security department. They can join as professor in the institutes, start their own clinic, work in rehabilitation centers. They have better opportunities in the foreign countries like America, Australia and Canada.

Salaries:

They earn Rs.25000 as the starting salary for the people working in the government hospitals and the starting salary for those freshers working in the private hospitals is Rs.10000 to Rs.15000. when they reach the position of chief physiotherapist with experience, they earn upto Rs.75000.

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6 thoughts on “Physiotherapy… Courses, Eligibility, Opportunities and salary details”

  1. i am Dr. Vikram singh and pass out my BPT (4 and 1/2 year) completed. i am searching for a job in physio, but the salary very unexpectable. Because, it not suitable to me, actucally i have an training experiece in football club and other clinical department at least 4 years during these courses. in that time they gave me Rs. 23,000 per month. but any private hospital gave me only few amount of money. Physiotherapy work is very harder than any other medical courses, and the govt. of india should also announce the salary for physiotherapy in the eve of 1997 i think so, for the 6th pay commission of india that physiotherapist grade scale should be equal to MBBS and other field of the medical.

  2. i am a physio therapist. working in a multi speciality hospital in tamil nadu. Eventhough i am getting only 7,000 per month. Govt should do some thing for us. They should post us in so many PHC AND govt hospitals. And atleast they should alot a minimum scale. As a physio therapist advicing to my juniors and new commer plz think and select this course. Its a very good course i love this.still i dont recommend this course even to my own brother.

  3. plz dear friends and my seniors and who and all seeing this . . . Plz share ur experience here. Bcoz not everyone know everything. So tell ur aspect. And guide other physio therapist by sharing ur knowledge abt this course and further opertunities and p.g courses ,diplom courses and forgin process to everyone. Only we people should help our people.

  4. plz help i wanna do this degree but i had secure only 47 percent in my 10+2 will i get admission i stay in bhubneswar orissa and i want to study in my hometown plz help me.

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