Masters in Physiotherapy in Bangalore

Masters of Physiotherapy

Duration of Course: 2 years.
Eligibility: Pass with 50% marks in BPT or B Sc Physiotherapy from any recognized university, in any country.

The branch of allied healthcare professions that deals with the examination, prognosis, diagnosis, and treatment face by patients through physical intervention is termed as Physical Therapy(PT), or Physiotherapy. The field focuses at addressing the medical issues of the patients by applying mechanical force and movement therapies that include electro-therapy, manual therapy, biomechanics or kinesiology, exercise therapy as means to promote and enhance mobility and function. Physiotherapy aims at facilitating, and subsequently improving the quality of life through the use of such therapies as mentioned. It is noted that as part of remedial measures for several injuries or disorders, physiotherapy is practised and highly recommended.

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After completing graduation in Physiotherapy, the pupil can look for postgraduate physiotherapy courses. With affiliation from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and the Government of Karnataka, the Acharya Institute of Health Science a premium institute for pursuing medical and health sciences programs. It is among the best institutes to look into for postgraduate physiotherapy courses in Bangalore. The basic eligibility criteria laid out by the RGUHS is followed during induction of students. The institute also provides the undergraduate course in physiotherapy or Bachelor of Physiotherapy, which can be followed by Master of Physiotherapy. Also see our Bachelor of Physiotherapy course


Year 1: MPT Part-I(Paper-I,II & III):

  • Paper I-Principles of Physiotherapy Practice, Research Methodology and Biostatistics
  • Paper II- Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Electrophysiology
  • Paper III- Physical and Functional diagnosis
Year 2: MPT Part-II(Paper-IV & V):

  • Paper IV- Physiotherapeutics
  • Paper V- Elective

  • Master of Physiotherapy in Musculo-Skeletal disorders & Sports(MPT-MSS)
  • Master of Physiotherapy in Neurological & Psychosomatic Disorders(MPT-NPD)
  • Master of Physiotherapy in Cardio-Respiratory Disorders(MPT-CRD)
  • Master of Physiotherapy in Community Rehabilitation(MPT-Com)
  • Master of Physiotherapy in Paediatrics (MPT-Ped)

Scheduled no of hours for Hospital Training

I Yr & II Yr MPT 1350

Master in Physiotherapy course (FAQs)

1. Is Math skills needed to do a Physiotherapy course?

Although each institution sets its list of requirements a basic understanding of arithmetic would be sufficient. Otherwise, an urge to serve ailing people and ease them from pain without the side effects of any harmful medicines can be handy.

2. What could be the salary for MPT?

MPT mainly focusses on specializing in a particular field and, each department has a varied set of demands in the market. The salaries could range between 2 lakh to 20 lakh, depending on the capabilities and expertise on demonstrates. But one needs to understand that there are plenty of specializations that are in demand, and each one has its own set of advantages. AIHS has a varied set of specializations in a Master in Physiotherapy(MPT).

3. What could be the course fee for MPT?

College fees vary from across cities and universities. The fee stagers from Rs.20,000 to Rs.2,00,000 per year. It also depicts the college's infrastructure and exposure it provides. The strategic location of a college in association with bigger hospitals and healthcare centers can cost more. On the contrary, a secluded institute with lesser exposure to healthcare centers and hospitals can be less expensive. AIHS has a varied set of specializations at world-class facilities.

4. What are the eligibility criteria for MPT?

One should secure a minimum of 50%(as aggregate) in all 4 years of BPT, and complete 6 months of internship to apply for a Master in Physiotherapy course. Post this, one should clear the entrance exams to get through at any of the top colleges to pursue MPT.AIHS has a varied set of specializations and updated syllabus.

5. What is the exam pattern for MPT(Master in Physiotherapy course) in Bangalore?

The Master of Physiotherapy(MPT) entrance exam consists of two and a half hours to three and a half hours duration. It consists of 200-300 objective type questions across sections such as Human Anatomy, Biomechanics, Exercise, Electrotherapy, Physiotherapy-Rehabilitation in Clinical Sciences Musculoskeletal Neurology. It is usually the cream of subjects taught in BPT(Bachelor of Physiotherapy course) and an overall understanding of the course. Since the MPT is more of a specialization an individual must already possess this knowledge.

6. Can we do MD after MPT?

MD is a post-graduation course pursued by MBBS grads. MPT cannot pursue this. To pursue MD, eligibility criteria will be to pass MBBS. AIHS has a varied set of specializations for MPT courses and tie-ups with strategic health centers and hospitals.