Programme Outcomes (PO's)


Bachelors of Physiotherapy 

  1. Coursework entitles independent physiotherapy assessment and treatment in any healthcare delivery centers in India by the graduates.
  2. The coursework is designed to train students to work as independent physiotherapists or in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team to diagnose and treat movement disorders as per red and yellow flags. 
  3. Course works will skill the graduate’s physical/ functional diagnosis, treatment planning and management, administration of physiotherapy treatment and for patient support.
  4. Graduates can found employment opportunities in hospitals/nursing homes/sports teams/fitness centers/Community Rehabilitation /Health planning boards/health promotions services in both private and public sectors as well as in independent physiotherapy clinics.
  5. Physiotherapy graduate are encouraged to pursue further qualification to attain senior position in the professional field and also to keep abreast with the recent advances, new technology and research. The professional should opt for continuous professional education credits offered by national and international institutes.
  6. The graduate will be a competent and reflective physiotherapy practitioner who can function safely and effectively while adhering to legal, ethical and professional standards of practice in a multitude of physiotherapy settings for patients and clients across the lifespan and along the continuum of care from wellness and prevention to rehabilitation of dysfunction.
  7. The graduate will utilize critical inquiry and evidence based practice to make clinical decisions essential for autonomous practice.
  8. The graduate will function as an active member of professional and community organizations. The graduate will be a service-oriented advocate dedicated to the promotion and improvement of community health.
  9. The graduate will demonstrate lifelong commitment to learning and professional development.

Masters of Physiotherapy

  1. Course work includes exercise physiology, principles of physiotherapy practice, electrophysiology and electives (during 2nd year of MPT). The student will be skilled in treatment planning, management, administration of physiotherapy treatment and provision of patient support. 
  2. Acquire in-depth knowledge of structure and function of human body related to the respective branch of specialty. 
  3. Acquire the in-depth knowledge of movement dysfunction of human body, cause thereof principles underlying the use of physiotherapeutic interventions for restoring movement dysfunction towards normalcy. 
  4. Demonstrate skill in Physical & Functional diagnosis pertaining to patient under his/her care. 
  5. Demonstrate ability to critically appraise recent physiotherapeutic and related literature from journals & adopt diagnostic & therapeutic procedures based on it. 
  6. The student will also perform independent research within the department and help the department and the team for treatment planning of the patient. 
  7. PT post-graduate is encouraged to pursue further qualification to attain senior position in the professional field, also to keep abreast with the advance and new technology the professional should opt for continuous professional education credits offered by national and international institutes. 
  8. Employment opportunities can be found in hospitals in both private and public sectors as well as in independent physiotherapy clinics and as well as teaching institutes. 
  9. Demonstrate ability to make clinical decision (based on evaluation) regarding Physiotherapy strategy techniques and select appropriate outcome measures based on the comprehensive knowledge of specialty. 
  10. Demonstrate an expertise in evidence-based skill in the management disorders including movement dysfunction in concerned specialty. 
  11. Demonstrate an expertise in health promotion, early identification and intervention for quality restoration of function. 
  12. Planning and implementation of treatment programme adequately and appropriately for all clinical conditions common as well as rare related to respective specialty in acute and chronic stage, in intensive care, indoor, outdoor and institutional care, independent practice, on fields of sports and community and during disaster situations. 
  13. Demonstrate proficiency in creating awareness using newer technology, at various levels in community for healthcare & professional awareness. 
  14. Demonstrate leadership, managerial, administrative & communication skills. 
  15. Demonstrate the knowledge of legislation applicable to compensation for functional disability welfare schemes & rights of the disabled, laws related to industrial workers & disabled & appropriate certification. 
  16. Demonstrate proficiency in classroom and clinical teaching using newer and appropriate technology.



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