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KLE Institute of Physiotherapy

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About KLE Institute of Physiotherapy

KLEU Institute of Physiotherapy located in Belgaum and catering physiotherapy education and services since 1994, is one of the premier Institute in the field of Physiotherapy. Bachelor of Physiotherapy Course of 4 ½ years was started in 1994 at K.L.E.S. Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum under Department of Physiotherapy affiliated to Karnataka University Dharwad. In 1997 it got affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. It is the first Institute to start Master of Physiotherapy program in the year 2000 under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. The Department of Physiotherapy emerged as an independent Institute in 2004 and today is well known as “KLEU INSTITUTE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY”, BELGAUM. It is a constituent unit of KLE University since 2009. Presently it offers Bachelor of Physiotherapy Course of 4 ½ years, Master of Physiotherapy of 2 years with 9 specialties and a 1year Post Graduate Diploma in cardiac rehabilitation program (PGDCR) for Physiotherapist. The Institute has huge infrastructure with 37,000 sq.ft exclusively dedicated to Physiotherapy education and services with latest equipment. It extends services to UHC, PHCs, Old Age Home, and Special Care Centers for children. Research is a strong focus with numerous of publications every year. Institute also has a well qualified teaching faculty with 3 Staff holding PhD degree and 6 staff who have won various awards and have numerous achievements to their credit. This Institute provides a good conducive environment for nurturing the young and dynamic minds to metamorphose into humane professionals..

KLE Institute of Physiotherapy
University Name
Karnataka University Dharwad
Affiliated to
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences , Bangalore
Year Established
Kle Institute of Physiotherapy , J.N.Medical College Campus , Nehru Nagar , BELGAUM , Karnataka - 590 010 India.
+91 - 831 - 2473906
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+91 - 831 - 2474727
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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 Seats28
Eligibility Criteria50% and above aggregate marks in B.P.T. from a recognized University
Course feesRs.1,25,000/-

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
Total Seats75
Eligibility Criteria40% and above aggregate marks in 10+2 (PCB),Pass in English.( for ST/SC Candidates minimum 35%)
Course feesRs.60,000/-
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