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Physical Therapy is a health profession that deals with therapeutic management of body dysfunction, by physical modalities. The aim of this therapeutic system is to promote optimal human health, and function through the application of Scientific principles.

When you may want see a Physical Therapist?

  • Decrease in ambulation (ie. distance, quality of walking).
  • Decrease in sitting/standing balance (both static and dynamic).
  • Selecting an assistive device (cane, walker).
  • Contractures of lower extremities, trunk.
  • Decrease in range of motion (ROM) in lower extremities.
  • Increase/decrease in muscle tone.
  • Stage III and IV decubitus ulcers.
  • Decrease on wheelchair propulsion. etc etc.
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    EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM OFFERED BY IPH
    To learn the skills of Physical Therapy it is essential to acquire knowledge and application of the medical health sciences and clinical sciences. A Physical Therapist is able to prevent, identify, assess, correct or alleviate acute or prolonged movement dysfunction.
    Physical Therapist may work in hospital, clinics, rehabilitation centers, schools for handicapped children, geriatric centers, nursing homes and sport settings etc.
    Physical Therapist can also be self employed practitioners, clinical or academic teachers or researchers.

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    COURSE STUDY
    Bachelor of Science (Hons) Physical Therapy course conducted at IPH is affiliated to the University of Delhi. The duration of course is three years and six months internship. The students during entire period of study has to complete the prescribed hours of curriculum.
    S. No. Subjects No. of hours
    FIRST YEAR THEORY
    1.
    2.
    3.
    4.
    5.
    6.
    7
    Anatomy
    Physiology
    Pathology & Pharamcology
    Exercise Therapy
    Electro Therapy
    English Qualifying
    Hindi Compulsory **
    120
    120
    80
    80
    80
    40
    40
    FIRST YEAR PRACTICALS
    8
    9
    10
    11
    Anatomy
    Physiology
    Exercise Therapy
    Electro Therapy
    60
    60
    320
    320
    SECOND YEAR THEORY
    12.
    13.
    14.
    15.

    16.

    Psychology
    Medical Conditions
    Surgical Conditions
    Physical Therapy in
    Medical Conditions (Part-I)
    Physical Therapy in
    Surgical Conditions (Part-I)
    80
    175
    175
    200

    200

    SECOND YEAR PRACTICALS
    17.

    Physical Therapy
    Clinical Training
    500

    THIRD YEAR THEORY
    18.

    19.

    20.

    21.

    Bio-Mechanics and
    Kinesiology
    Physical Therapy in
    Medical Conditions (Part-II)
    Physical Therapy in
    Surgical Conditions (Part-II)
    Disability Prevention and
    Rehabilitation
    120

    220

    220

    220

    THIRD YEAR PRACTICALS
    22.

    Physical Therapy
    Clinical Training
    500

    INTERNSHIP

    Clinical Field Work

    Total hours
    950
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    4880

    ** As per clause 2 A of the ordinance 5 of the University of Delhi.

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    BASIS OF ADMISSION
    The selection of candidates for admission to Bachelor of Science (Hons) Physical Therapy course is made on the basis of merit in the Entrance Test. For information on Foreign student or general admission criteria contact IPH directly by postal mail.

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    ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS
    Candidates seeking admission to Bachelor of Science (Hons) Physical Therapy course must have passed the examination of Senior School Certificate Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education (12 Years) or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto with 50% marks or more marks in the aggregate of four subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English) provided the student has passed in each subject separately or its equivalent.

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    AGE
    The Candidate should have completed seventeen years of age before the 1st day of October in the year in which he/she seeks admission.

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    NUMBER OF SEATS
    General Category 22
    Schedule Tribe 03
    Schesule Caste 05
    Foreign Nationals 02
    State Nomination where
    similar facillities of
    teaching are not available.
    03


    Total Number of seats = 35

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    HOSTEL FACILITY
    Accomodation is available to outstation candiates. Hostelers are governed by the rules and regulations as laid down in the hostel manual.

    Source of above information: IPH handouts. For up-to-date information contact IPH directly by postal mail at
    The Institute for the Physically Handicapped
    4, Vishnu Digamber Marg
    New Delhi-110002 (India)
    Phone: 3312403
    3316378

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