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BPT

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) is of four and half years duration affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi Mission Institute of Health Sciences (MGMIHS), Navi Mumbai. 

Academic years are designated as:

  • I BPT (1 year duration) 
  • II BPT (1 year duration) 
  • III BPT (1 year duration)  
  • IV BPT (1 year duration) 
  • Followed by 6 months mandatory internship. 

 Program  Recognition: Maharashtra State Council for Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy (MSOTPT)

 Intake capacity:  70 students per academic year

 Eligibility for admission to BPT:  

Candidate seeking admission to first year Bachelor in Physiotherapy (BPT):

  • Shall have passed an examination conducted by Boards/Councils/Intermediate Examination established by State Government/Central Government and recognized as equivalent to a two year Pre University Examination by Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Health Sciences, with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with minimum 50% marks.
  • Should have passed MGM CET BPT held by MGMIHS with minimum 50% marks.
  • Every candidate before admission to program shall furnish a certificate of Medical Fitness from an authorized Medical Officer to the effect, that candidate is physically fit to undergo Physiotherapy program.
  •  “Essential requirements” of cognitive, affective and psychomotor attributes necessary for completing professional education enabling each graduate to subsequently enter clinical practice and be able to evaluate, plan & execute Physiotherapy treatment independently. 

MGM CET BPT: 

  • MGM CET BPT paper will be of 3 hours duration containing 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs), out of which 50 each will pertain to Chemistry & Physics and 100 to Biology. 
  • Syllabus for MGM CET BPT will be same as for HSC (10+2) or equivalent examinations. 
  • All questions are compulsory.
  • Each question will be of single best response objective type with four answer options. 
  • Candidate should completely darken one and only one best response (oval) on OMR answer sheet. 
  • Each correct response shall be awarded one mark. 
  • There shall be NO NEGATIVE MARKING for wrong answers. 

Admission Counseling:

  •  Following original documents and two sets of self attested photocopies of each of document, of which one set has to be attested by Competent Government Authority has to be submitted during counseling. 
  1. Receipt cum admit card of MGM CET 
  2. SSC Statement of Marks 
  3. SSC Passing Certificate 
  4. HSC Statement of Marks 
  5. HSC Passing Certificate 
  6. Leaving Certificate/Transfer Certificate 
  7. Migration Certificate (If applicable) 
  8. Nationality and  Domicile Certificate  
  9. Photocopy of Aadhar Card
  10. Affidavit regarding educational gap(if applicable)
  11. Medical Fitness Certificate
  12. Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  13. Copy of gazette officer  in case of name change of candidate
  14. 5 recent passport sized photographs
  • In the event of original document submitted elsewhere, kindly bring proof for same. For e.g. checklist endorsed by university or provisional admission of other college or undertaking etc.         

Highlights of training at MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai: 

  • Problem based learning approach and innovative educational strategies are used to facilitate integration of clinical and basic sciences.
  • Eminent experts in field of Physiotherapy are invited to address students and update them on recent advances on various specialty areas.
  • Students are posted across various hospitals of Mahatma Gandhi Mission Trust situated at Kalamboli, Kamothe & Vashi under supervision of teaching faculty.
  • Clinical training is provided in areas namely Out Patient Department, Dept. of Medicine, Burns, MICU, Dept. of surgery, SICU, Orthopaedics & Trauma centre, Dept. of Gynaecology, Paediatrics & NICU & Hand Clinic.
  • Students are engaged in ongoing focused clinical training through participation in special patient support groups such as Parkinson’s disease, Stroke, Respiratory conditions etc.
  • Additionally students are posted in old age homes, Industrial settings, and Community health settings, special schools and MGM World Spine Care Clinic in the vicinity of MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai.
  • Training in research is incorporated from the beginning of program  & encouraged throughout. Students are encouraged to present and publish their projects.
  • MGM School of Physiotherapy, Navi Mumbai encourages students to organize and / or participate in various academic, sports & cultural activities at college, inter college & national level 

 

Outline of BPT curriculum:

 

Internship: Duration: 6 months 

  • A period of 6 months (26 weeks) of continuous clinical practice to enhance clinical reasoning, judgment, programme planning, intervention, evaluation of intervention, follow up and referral skills of all dysfunctions and impairments learnt throughout curriculum of four years. 
  • Those candidates declared to have passed final year examination in all subjects shall be eligible for internship. 
  • Internship shall be done in a teaching hospital recognized by University. A degree certificate shall be awarded ONLY on successful completion of six months of internship. 
  • Internship will be rotatory and shall cover clinical branches concerned with Physiotherapy such as Orthopaedics, Cardiovascular & Respiratory including ICU, Neurology & Neurosurgery Paediatrics, General Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology both inpatient and outpatient services. 
  • Successful Completion: Student must maintain a logbook. On completion of each posting, same will have to be certified by faculty in charge of posting for both attendance as well as work done. On completion of all postings, duly completed logbook will be submitted to the Principal/Head of program to be considered as having successfully completed internship program.