Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar, Mangaluru – 575013
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Academic Communication: physiotherapy@mvshettycolleges.edu.in

Kavoor Rd, Vidya Nagar,
Mangaluru – 575013

Master in Physiotherapy (M.P.T.)

Welcome to the Master in Physiotherapy (M.P.T.) program at Dr. M.V. Shetty College of Physiotherapy. Our M.P.T. program is designed to elevate your expertise in physiotherapy, enabling you to make significant contributions to the healthcare industry. With a blend of advanced coursework and clinical exposure, this program empowers you with specialized skills and knowledge in various physiotherapy disciplines.

About Course

The Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) program at Dr. M.V. Shetty College of Physiotherapy is designed to empower students with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of physiotherapy. This postgraduate program delves deeper into the science of physical movement, rehabilitation, and healthcare, preparing students to become expert physiotherapists. Through a rigorous curriculum, practical training, and exposure to cutting-edge techniques, our MPT course equips students to excel in a wide range of specialties within physiotherapy. Whether you aspire to work in orthopedics, neurology, sports medicine, or any other specialized area, our MPT program provides the foundation and expertise you need for a successful and impactful career in the field of physiotherapy. Join us to embark on a journey of advanced learning and professional growth.



Duration of the Programme :

2 years in 4 semesters

Key Information

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Course Type

    Masters Degree

  • Campus


  • Semister


  • Course Type

    Full Time


Candidates who have passed BPT degree from institutions where the mode of study is full time program, with four years duration from this University or any other Universities in India or abroad as equivalent with not less than 50% of marks in aggregate and have completed 6 months of compulsory rotatory internship in Physiotherapy colleges recognized by RGUHS, Karnataka are eligible.

11st YearNursing Foundation
Nutrition & Dietetics
Biochemistry & Biophysics
Maternal Nursing
Child Health Nursing
Medical & Surgical Nursing
English (Qualifying)
22nd YearSociology
Community Health Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
Introduction to Nursing Education
Introduction to Nursing Administration
Introduction to Nursing Research & Statistics


Documents required for Admission

Following Original Certificates should be submitted at the time of Admission with one set of attested copy.

  • Aadhar Id(Xerox copy)
  • SSLC/10th Marks card
  • HSC/PUC/10+2 Marks card
  • BPT Marks cards of all the years.
  • Provisional Pass Certificate or Degree certificate issued by the University.
  • Transfer certificate issued by the college last studied.
  • Character/conduct certificate issued by the College last studied.
  • Internship certificate.
  • Course completion certificate.
  • Migration certificate issued by the University/Board other than Karnataka State.
  • Eligibility Certificate from RGUHS, Bangalore other than Karnataka state.
  • Physical fitness/Medical certificate.
  • Passport size photograph 10 Nos.
  • For students from Nepal: Provisional Pass Certificate or Degree certificate issued by the University/Board, Nepalese citizenship certificate and date of birth in Indian Almanac (A.D.) and Equivalence certificate
  • For students from other country: Passport and student visa and date of birth in Indian Almanac.


The pedagogy for the Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) program at Dr. M.V. Shetty College of Physiotherapy is designed to provide students with a comprehensive and hands-on learning experience. Our pedagogical approach focuses on:

  1. Interactive Learning: We believe in active participation and engagement. Our students are encouraged to ask questions, participate in discussions, and collaborate with faculty and peers.

  2. Clinical Exposure: Practical training is a core component of our pedagogy. Students gain real-world experience through clinical rotations, internships, and case studies.

  3. Modern Technology: We leverage cutting-edge technology and resources to enhance the learning process. This includes access to advanced physiotherapy equipment and simulation labs.

  4. Research and Innovation: Research is encouraged, and students have the opportunity to work on research projects, contributing to the advancement of the field.

  5. Continuous Assessment: Regular assessments and evaluations ensure that students are mastering the necessary skills and knowledge.

  6. Holistic Development: Beyond academics, our pedagogy emphasizes soft skills, communication, and ethical practice, preparing students for well-rounded careers in physiotherapy.

  7. Expert Faculty: Our experienced faculty members provide mentorship and guidance, fostering a conducive learning environment.

Career Paths

  1. Clinical Practice: Work as a specialized physiotherapist, providing advanced clinical care to patients with complex conditions.
  2. Research and Academia: Pursue research opportunities or teaching positions in physiotherapy colleges to contribute to the field’s advancement.
  3. Orthopedic Physiotherapy: Specialize in musculoskeletal conditions and post-operative rehabilitation, helping patients regain mobility.
  4. Neurological Physiotherapy: Focus on patients with neurological disorders, such as stroke or spinal cord injuries, aiding in their recovery.
  5. Cardiovascular Physiotherapy: Assist patients with heart and lung conditions to improve their cardiovascular health and quality of life.
  6. Sports Rehabilitation: Specialize in helping athletes prevent injuries and recover from sports-related issues.
  1. Women’s Health Physiotherapy: Address women’s health issues, including pregnancy and pelvic floor dysfunction, to enhance well-being.
  2. Occupational Health: Promote workplace health and safety, working with employees to prevent injuries and ergonomic issues.
  3. Pain Management: Focus on managing chronic pain conditions, improving patients’ quality of life through specialized care.
  4. Geriatric Physiotherapy: Provide specialized care for elderly patients, enhancing their mobility and overall health.
  5. Home Healthcare: Offer physiotherapy services in patients’ homes, providing convenient and personalized care.
  6. Rehabilitation Consultant: Collaborate with healthcare teams to develop comprehensive rehabilitation plans for patients with diverse needs.

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