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Institute of Health Sciences, (MV Shetty College )

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About Institute of Health Sciences, (MV Shetty College )

Dr. M.V. Shetty College of Physiotherapy was established in 1990 and was the first college to offer the Bachelor of Physiotherapy course in Karnataka affiliated to Mangalore University. Presently the college is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore & is recognized by the Indian Association of Physiotherapists & IAGP. The courses in Physiotherapy offered by this College are well sought after by aspiring students from various parts of India and South Asia.

Physiotherapy is an integral part of modern medicine and has a major role in prevention and medical rehabilitation of physically handicapped. It has a major role in diagnosis, preventive and prognosis of many disorders like paralysis orthopedic conditions, arthritis and joint diseases and cardio-respiratory disorders. The courses in physiotherapy belong to allied medical science which is developing very fast.

Dr. M.V.Shetty college of Physiotherapy offers Two Courses Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) and Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Name
Institute of Health Sciences, (MV Shetty College )
Type
Private
University Name
Mangalore University
Affiliated to
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore
Year Established
1990
Address
Institute of Health Sciences , (mv Shetty College ) Vidyanagar , Kavoor , Mangalore - 575013
Contact
0824 - 2481048
96 , +917760495280
Other contacts
0824 - 2427766,2481048
FAX
91 824 2485353
Email ID
principalphysiotherapy@yahoo.co.in , drmvst@sancharnet.in
Available facilities
Hostel
Library
Cafeteria
Lab
Auditorium
Courses available

MPT / MPTh (Masters in Physiotherapy)

Course InformationTo prepare a postgraduate student towards professional autonomy with self regulating discipline.
To form base of professional practice by referral as well as first contact mode using evidence based practices.
To impart research basis in order to validate techniques and technology in practice of physiotherapy.
To acquaint a student with concept of quality care at the institutional as well as at the community levels.
To inculcate appropriate professional relationships in multi-disciplinary set up, patient management and co-partnership basis.
To prepare students to address problems related to health education and community physiotherapy.
To practice the concept of protection of rights of the community during referral as well as first contact practice.
To incorporate concept of management in physiotherapy.
To provide experience in clinical training and undergraduate teaching partly.
To provide honest, competent and accountable physiotherapy services to the community.
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration2 years
Eligibility CriteriaCandidates who have passed B.Sc. (PT) or BPT degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) or any other university in India or abroad recognized as equivalent by RGUHS with not less than 50% of marks in aggregate are eligible.

No candidates shall be admitted for the postgraduate degree course unless the candidate has obtained and produced the eligibility certificate issued by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. The candidate has to make the application to the University with the following documents along with the prescribed fee. The College may be contacted for obtaining the eligibility certificate.
B.P.T. or B.Sc. (PT) provisional / degree certificate issued by the respective university
Marks cards of all the university examinations passed.
Proof of SC / ST or category - 1 as the case may be.

Candidates should obtain the eligibility certificate before the last date for admission as notified by the University.
A candidate who has been admitted to postgraduate course should register his/her name in the University within a month of admission after paying the registration fee.

B.P.T.(Bachelor in Physiotherapy)

Course InformationThe Aim of this undergraduate Course in Physiotherapy is to impart in-depth knowledge and skill to the students to become competent in the physical diagnosis techniques and to develop proper attitude required for the practice of physiotherapy and to carry out treatment.
Course TypeUnder Graduate
Duration4 and half years & 6 months internship
Eligibility CriteriaA Candidate seeking admission to first year Bachelor in Physiotherapy (BPT) :
Should have passed two year Pre University examination with 45 % of marks conducted by Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka State, with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.

OR

Shall have passed any other 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 Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences / Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.

Age requirement:
The candidate seeking admission to the BPT Course should have completed 17 years of age, as on 31st of December of the year of admission
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