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K.M.Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Shree Krishna Hospital

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About K.M.Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Shree Krishna Hospital

KM Patel Institute of Physiotherapy (KMPIP), a unit of the Charutar Arogya Mandal, was started in 1999. It offers 30 seats for its 4.5 years Bachelor of Physical Therapy (BPT) course and five seats for the two year Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) course; both affiliated to the Sardar Patel University. The institute has been recognised by the Indian Association of Physiotherapists, which is the only official national body for physiotherapists in India and is a member of World Confederation for Physical Therapists. The faculty at KMPIP regularly participate in various seminars and conferences to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in the field. Its students are actively involved in organising events like 'Physio Week' and 'Conference of the Physiotherapy College Students of Gujarat' which leads to their holistic development and not just academic. KMPIP runs a full-fledged OPD with ultra-modern, highly sophisticated equipments. It has computerised EMG/NCV equipment, which is a highly valuable tool in diagnosing the neurological problems. It also has a special OPD dedicated to the patients with neurological disabilities and has a modern whole body gym with professional trainers. The IP Department of the Institute caters to the needs of in-patients who are admitted to Shree Krishna Hospital (SKH). KMPIP also runs an orthotic/prosthetic workshop, effectively contributing to complete rehabilitation. It also collaborates with other departments of the Pramukhswami Medical College and SKH in various research activities apart from conducting those of its own.

K.M.Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Shree Krishna Hospital
University Name
Sardar Patel University
Affiliated to
Sardar Patel University
Year Established
K.m.patel Institute of Physiotherapy , Shree Krishna Hospital , Gokul Nagar , Karamsad - 388325
(91 - 2692) 228411 , 228412
Other contacts
02692 - 228281 , 90
Available facilities
Courses available

MPT / MPTh (Masters in Physiotherapy)

Course InformationMaster of Physiotherapy is a Post Graduate Academic Degree awarded for a course or program in the field of Physical Therapy, more popularly known as Physiotherapy. It is also known as MPT or M.PTh. The duration of M.P.T. is 2 years. Physical Therapy programs provide practical learning experience which enable knowledge gain, skill and the required behaviour expected from an expert Physiotherapist. The course curriculum is based on case studies and clinical practice so as to encourage students in critical thinking.
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration2 years
Total Seats5
Eligibility CriteriaGraduation in B.P.T.(Bachelor of Physiotherapy).
Admission ProcedureBPT with 50% marks, from a college recognized by IAP.

B.P.T.(Bachelor in Physiotherapy)

Course InformationBachelor of Physiotherapy It is an Undergraduate Academic Course in a Medical Science Field known as Physiotherapy. Physiotherapy uses physical agents like exercise, massage and other modalities for providing treatment to those patients whose movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, disease or environmental factors. The duration of BPT is 4 and half Years including internship of 6 months. Physical Therapy Programs provide core skills like manual therapy, therapeutic exercise and the application of electro physical modalities, to the prospective students.

There are various Physical Therapy Colleges which offer Physiotherapy Courses. Physical Therapy Degree Course is especially meant for those who have compassion for the sick or injured. Physiotherapy is very challenging and demanding as one may need to work for long hours and have tremendous patience as some patients may not respond to immediate treatment. Apart from rigorous education, one needs to have lots of physical stamina because of the nature of the work. An individual seeking a physical therapy career should have excellent interpersonal skills in order to get the best from his patients.

Physiotherapy profession deals with physiotherapeutic system of medicine which includes examination, treatment, advice to any person preparatory to or in connection with movement dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability, pain from trauma and disease, physical and mental conditions using physical agents including exercise, mobilization, manipulation, mechanical and electrotherapy Physiotherapists plays very important role in returning the patient to functional independence and restoration of normal life style.
Course TypeUnder Graduate
Duration4 and half years & 6 months internship
Total Seats30
Eligibility CriteriaTo pursue BPT one needs to be pass in 12th class or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology (including practical) provided the candidate has passed in each subject separately.
There is a Common Entrance Test (CET) for the course in Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT).
Admission is based mainly on CET scores. A candidate seeking admission to Bachelor of Physiotherapy should be at least 17 years of age.
Admission ProcedureA prospective candidate needs to pass HSC examination conducted by GSHSEB or an equivalent exam, with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as subjects of study.
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