List of Top 10 Physiotherapy Institutes, Colleges and Universities in India

What is physiotherapy?

The main objective of physiotherapy is to serve those persons who are suffering with locomotor disabilities. Physiotherapists have specialization in fabrication and fitment of rehabilitation aids and appliances to the disabled persons suffering from polio, paralysis, amputation, paraplegia, quadriplegia and other physical deformities. They treat and rehabilitate neurological and orthopaedic disorders. The different treatment modalities that are used in physiotherapy are Heat therapy, Hydrotherapy, Shortwave, Ultrasonic Electrical, Stimulator, Electric massagers, Paraffinwax, Infra-red rays, Ultra violet units, Laser therapy, Traction, etc.

Physiotherapists are experts in handling with the cases of

  • Polio
  • Paralysis
  • Paraplegia
  • Hemiplegia
  • Pain management
  • Ortho problems
  • Muscular spasm, etc.

Here, get the list of top and best physiotherapy colleges, institutes and universities in India which offer physiotherapy course. The course duration, eligibility, age, and other important information regarding admission procedures of these top Bachelor of Physiotherapy ( BPT) institutes are also being mentioned.

Top 10 physiotherapy institutions

  1. Apollo Physiotherapy College

Apollo Hospital Campus
Jubilee Hills
Hyderabad-500033
Andhra Pradesh
Ph: 040-23431745, 23607777, Extn. 4413
Website: apollohealthycity.com

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB
  • Duration: 4 ½ years

2. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Institute for Physically Handicapped

(Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India)
4, Vishnu Digamber Marg, New Delhi-110002
Ph: 011-23233782, 23233672
Website: www.iphnewdelhi.in

  • Intake capacity: 54
  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB and English
  • Mode of Admission: Test is conducted in the month of June/July
  • Duration: 4 ½ years

3. Indian Institute of Health Education & Research

Health Institute Road
Beur Patna-840002
Ph: 9386745004
Email:iiherpatna@gmail.com
Website: www.iiher.com

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB/M with 50% marks
  • Duration:  4 ½ years

4. Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research  
Sector-12, Chandigarh-160012
Ph: 0091-172-2746018, 2756565, 2747585
Email: pgimer-chd@nic.in
Website: pgimer.edu.in

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB
  • Duration:  4 ½ years
  • Starting date and month : September 1st

5. Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences
Ph: 914023489244, 914023489245
Website: nims.edu.in

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB
  • Duration:  4 ½ years

6. JSS College of Physiotherapy
JSS Hospital Campus, Ramanuja Road,
Mysore, Karnataka-570004
Ph: +91821-2548234, +919686677220
Email: jsscpt@issonline.org
Website: jss-physiotherapy.com

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB
  • Duration:  4 ½ years

7. SDM College of Physiotherapy
Manjushree Nagar,Sattur, Dharwad,
Karnataka-580009 Ph: +91836-2462253, 2477615
Email: sdmcpt@gmail.com
Website: sdmmedicalcollege.org

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB
  • Duration:  4 ½ years

8. Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Education
School of Medical Education
Arpookara, Gandhinagar, Kottayam-686008, Kerala
Ph: 0481-2598790
Website: sme.edu.in

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB with 50% marks
  • Duration:  4 years

9. KJ Somaiya College of Physiotherapy
6th Floor, Ayurvihar Complex
Eastern Express Highway
Sion
Mumbai-400022
Ph: 022-24091796
Website: www.somaiya.edu

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB
  • Duration:  4 ½ years

10. Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Christian Medical College, Dr. Ids Scudder Road, Vellore
Tamil Nadu-632004
Ph: 0416-22822158

  • Eligibility: 12th passed with PCB
  • Duration:  4 ½ years

The admission procedures for different colleges and institutes of physiotherapy are more or less same. Some of the criteria are as follow:

  • Eligibility: 10+2 in PCB and 50% marks in each subject
  • Age: 17 years
  • Duration: 4 ½ years

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