::Department of BPT::

Departmental Profile :

Physiotherapy can be defined as a treatment method that focuses on the science of movement and helps people to restore, maintain and maximize their physical strength, function, motion and overall wellbeing by addressing the underlying physical issues. Physiotherapy now a days has become the vital part of modern medical sciences for the treatment in Orthopaedics, Neurology, Cardiology, etc. in many diseases, injury and deformities as well as in fitness and rehabilitation by exercise therapy and by the applications of electrotherapeutic devices rather than using drugs.

Department of Physiotherapy in Science College, Kokrajhar was established on 2016, as a first college to offer Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) in BTAD, Assam. The department has opened opportunity for the people of BTAD and other parts of NE states.

Duration of Course

The duration of this course is 4 years and 6 months as internship.


Eligibility criteria for this course: 10+2 from CBSE/ICSE/State board with at least 50% marks in PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology).


The intake capacity for 2017-18 batch is 40


A qualified physiotherapist with BPT qualification can pursue post-graduation degree i.e. Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT).

There are various employment opportunities for the physiotherapist in Government as well as private sectors. A physiotherapist can be employed in various departments of:

  • a) Community Health centres
  • b) Rehabilitation centres
  • c) Sports clinics
  • d) Fitness centres
  • e) Government / Private hospitals
  • f) Teaching establishments
  • g) Their own clinic.

SCHOLARSHIP: Students can avail scholarship from Government of Assam as well as Central Government.


The college has its own highly equipped Outpatient Department (OPD), “Digital Physiotherapy Centre” with required facility to train the students.


Digital library facility is available for the students.


Students will be trained during the Internship period in OPD, Government as well as Private Hospital.

Activities under taken by the department:

  • 1. On the day of WORLD PHYSIOTHERAPY DAY- 8 September 2016, Walkathon was organised by the Department of Physiotherapy as an awareness about physiotherapy in and around Kokrajhar.
  • 2. Educational tours are arranged for the students.
  • 3. Students are made to participate in various extracurricular activities during college week.
  • 4. Students are encouraged to participate in various seminars, workshops and conferences on physiotherapy.
  • 5. Physiotherapy health camps are organised as a service to the society.


BATCH 2016-17: The first batch of BPT 2016-17 is appearing for the university examination.

SYLLABUS – coming soon.