Master of Physiotherapy MPT

School of Allied Health Sciences

At Postgraduate level, the School offers a Master Program Physiotherapy (MPT) in Various specializations including MPT in Orthopedic, Sports, Manual Therapy, Cardio-Respiratory. The School also offers the dual degree Programme for MPT including Neurology & Psychosomatic Disorder, Orthopedic & Sports, Orthopedic & Manual Therapy, Cardiorespiratory Disorders & Intensive Care. Jaipur National University, School of Physiotherapy has an adequate infrastructure. It has well-furnished A.C. class rooms with its own laboratories to match the teaching standards for both U.G. & P.G. courses backed by competent teaching faculty. JNU has top ranked teachers who are renowned Physiotherapists with a vast teaching & clinical experience. JNU teachers have participated in academic conferences, & have several publications in various esteemed journals, in teaching & learning programmes. JNU School of physiotherapy promotes research in students & in teachers as well by offering incentives & support for scientific conferences & research programmes. The institution has organized 5 National Conferences in previous years with more than 2000 delegates across the nation from the physiotherapy fraternity. 

Key Information

Duration

2 Years

Eligibility

BPT with min. 50%

Selection Procedure

Entrance Test + PI

Scholarship

As per University norms

Career Prospects

  • Currently there are tremendous openings for Indian physiotherapists to work in developed nations and Eastern countries.  Moreover, the   increasingly sedentary urban lifestyle and lack of exercise brings on body aches and pains, which require the assistance of specialized physiotherapists.
  • Numerous clinics, hospitals, health departments, private nursing homes and rehabilitation centres in India and abroad are specialized areas where the physiotherapists are employed.
  • Physiotherapists with specialization in the areas, such as paediatrics, geriatrics, neurology, cardio respiratory, and orthopaedics are in great demand all over the globe.
  • Physiotherapists can also obtain a doctorate and become involved in research.
  • Physiotherapists that demonstrate a high level of skill, knowledge and competence in their work may find many opportunities for growth, such as moving into supervisory or management positions, teaching positions, or they may decide to open their own physiotherapy clinic or service.

Applying for Admissions 2021

  1. Consultant Physiotherapist in Multi-specialty Hospitals,
  2. Health Care Centers,
  3. NGOs;
  4. Corporate Physiotherapist in MNCs;
  5. Health Care Physiotherapy Instructor in Modern Gymnasiums;
  6. Ergonomic Care Advisor
  7. Physiotherapist in Special Schools for Physically Challenged Children;
  8. Physiotherapist in Old Age Residential Homes
  9. To work as sports physiotherapists along with Sports Associations, Sports Team, individually hired physiotherapist by elite athletes
  10. To work as entrepreneur in Rehabilitation Center/ Organization
  11. To work as private practitioner by running Private Physiotherapy Practice;
  12. To be an Academician as faculty in upcoming Universities and Colleges
  13. To work as clinical researcher in clinical researches funded by Govt. of India and foreign organizations, agencies, professional bodies etc.

Normally, a Physiotherapist working in a hospital-physiotherapy department starts with a minimum Rs. 4-5 lakhs per annum and generally has sharing income from out-patient department and from patients seen in In-patient department. As the profession is skill- oriented, so with good skill and hands, one can excel in his/her career in terms of remuneration.

Jaipur National University ,College of Physiotherapy provides Master of Physiotherapy (M.P.T.) in Dual Specialization Specialties:

  • Orthopedics +Manual Therapy
  • Orthopedics +Sports
  • Neurology +Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Cardiopulmonary

Orthopedics +Manual Therapy Physiotherapy is a specialty of physiotherapy science which plays a significant role in therapeutic management of orthopedic disorders, dysfunctions, trauma, surgery, joint replacement surgery, rheumatologic and degenerative disorders, amputees, handicapped, geriatric care etc. by manual therapy procedures and therapeutic exercises.

Sports Physiotherapy is a specialty of physiotherapy science that plays a major role in multidisciplinary approach in prevention, therapeutic management of Orthopedic & Sports injuries. Scientific approaches of sports training, physiological conditioning, bio-mechanical and kinesiological analysis, fitness testing, sports psychology, doping, anthropometry, sports nutrition, assessment and management of injured athletes are dealt comprehensively.

Neurological Physiotherapy is a specialized physiotherapy science which plays a major role in comprehensive therapeutic management of degenerative diseases, stroke,demyelinating diseases, balance disorders, head injury, disorders of cerebral circulation, spinal injuries and fractures, pain, neuropsychological problems, developmental disorders, movement disorders, disorders of muscle tone, critical illness, neuro-surgical conditions, psychiatric Disorder ,geriatric rehabilitation etc. with the use of various neuro-rehabilitation procedures.

Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy is a specialized physiotherapy science wherein comprehensive rehabilitation is done after cardiothoracic surgery, for respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, intensive care in respiratory and cardiac conditions, vascular surgery, pediatrics neonatal respiratory intensive care and many other conditions.

Depending on the speciality chosen and basic knowledge from undergraduate level, the students are taught a blend of subjects which help to build better in- depth understanding of their specialization. Emphasis on research and biostatistics, interdisciplinary learning, pedagogy and ethics and law is given. Physiotherapeutic skills in both basic and advanced level i.e., manual therapy and rehabilitation approaches are part of the curriculum.

After passing MPT, a student can pursue Ph.D, fellowships program and certified courses in different specialized branches to enhance their academic interest.

Clinical research is a new upcoming area in medical sciences and it is widely developing in India as seen in western countries. Physiotherapists in India are now switching over to Evidence Based Practice which is only possible by conducting researches. As this is a growing field in medical arena, research has great scope in physiotherapy, as with more research work better techniques and skills can be developed for rehabilitation of the patients.

Physiotherapy is a very promising, rewarding and satisfactory profession abroad, and, as paramedical science, has a larger role and responsibility in a hospital scenario. After clearing the licensing examination of the given country, it opens up wide opportunities for the physiotherapists.

  • The MPT program in J Jaipur National University has been designed keeping in mind the international trends, skills and corporate requirements.
  • The overall development of the students personality is the prime objective. The personal and professional development is carried through intense research and international collaboration.
  • MPT program was started in 2017 by Jaipur National University and this year shall be the 4th year.
  • The course is taught by highly qualified faculties including medical doctors, surgeons, physiotherapists, scientists, researchers, of Jaipur National University.
  • The department keeps organizing regular conferences & workshops in medical and physiotherapy areas for updating knowledge of staffs and students.
  • The department of physiotherapy has state-of-the-art OPD facilities with a good patient load connected with 1100 bedded hospital.
  • The department focuses on evidence based practice which is carried out in well equipped separate labs for Electrotherapy, Manual Therapy, Cardio Respiratory, Neurology & pediatric, & Sports Lab designed for research purposes.
  • The department focuses on holistic development of the students as Personality Development Programs and Inter disciplinary learning is incorporated into the curriculum.
  • The department is keen on providing international exposure to its students in the form of national & international conferences. The department hosted the Yuva’s-Youth Physio Conclave in 2017 in which 600 people from all over India participated.

    In 2018 JNU hosted 1ST Female Physiotherapy Summit –Femcon in October in association with Jaipur Physiotherapist Network where approximately 700 national and international delegates participated.

  • The Department of Physiotherapy has a well equipped Exercise Therapy Lab, Electrotherapy Lab, Sports & Manual Therapy lab, Orthopedics, Neurology & Cardiology lab.
  • For complete exposure of Physiotherapy practice the students are posted in the Out- patient department, which is a well equipped.
  • The comprehensive In-patient physiotherapy practice helps the students who get practical knowledge by postings in various wards & ICU’s.
  • Qualified faculty always helps the students for both Theoretical & Practical knowledge.
  • The students are also taken for Rural Postings & camps to attain a comprehensive knowledge regarding the health conditions & healthcare Systems in the rural areas.
  • The students are involved in community based programs of healthcare system.
  • The students are encouraged for co-curricular activities which involve academic activities such as Scientific Paper & Poster Presentation at Local, National & International levels; Sports Activities & Cultural Activities.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy recognized by any Indian University with pass marks (50%)

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