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College of Physiotherapy

About the College


Welcome to College of physiotherapy, Mangalore. College of Physiotherapy started BPT in June 2015 in the cosmopolitan city of Mangalore, Karnataka.

It is located in scenic campus, situated at Pandeshwar, which is the heart of Mangalore city and is functioning with the aegis of Sri A.Raghavendra Rao, leading chartered accountant, a successful businessman, industrialist and educationalist and philanthropist.

The college offers Bachelors, Master, Ph.D and Doctoral degree. It also provides excellent academic and clinical facilities to the student. The college has an excellent infrastructure for academics, sports and other extracurricular activities.

College of Physiotherapy is the first college to prepare a curriculum for undergraduate students, to meet the US (APTA) equivalent educational credits in physiotherapy. 

Scope of physiotherapy and career prospects:

Physical therapy, one of the fastest growing allied health areas of medicine, is the system of treatment of disease and disability using physical exercises, electrotherapeutic modalities and manual therapy techniques with referral and first contact clinical practice. It is the most important rehabilitative service needed in a community and a vital therapeutic supplement of the medical profession integral to the treatment of most patients.Physiotherapists are as essential as doctors in helping to recover and rehabilitate a patient. They must have a thorough knowledge of the human anatomy and the way the bones, muscles and nerves move. Physiotherapists treat a wide range of ailments, so specialization is possible in areas such as Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Sports Physical Therapy, Neurology, Clinical Electro Physiology, Cardiopulmonary Therapy, Hand Rehab, Biomechanics, Manual Therapy and Ergonomics.Physiotherapists have a wide range of scope in India as well as in abroad. Physiotherapists are appointed in government hospitals, corporate hospitals, primary health centres, educational institutions, research centers, community centers and in sports teams. The job of a physiotherapist, which is preventive, restorative and rehabilitative, is challenging but lucrative at the same time.


Students studying in College of Physiotherapy can make use of best of the facilities available with us that make our College unique and outstanding. Students are provided with spacious library equipped with excellent collection of books, periodicals, journals and magazines.

Further, students are provided with Helinet enabled e-library which gives access to thousands of online journals and e-books for assistance in evidence based physiotherapy and clinical practice. Numerous numbers of post graduate research projects, and publications on national journals have become hallmark of Srinivas College of Physiotherapy.

College has exhaustive physical infrastructure and large, well furnished, spacious lecture halls equipped with Direct Projectors, Overhead Projectors, slide projectors and LCD facilities and matched with a fully sufficient computer lab with ample scope for future upgradation.

The physiotherapy department has precision gadgets like Electromyography, Laser therapy, Rebox, Ergometers, Dynamometers andtreadmill.

Along with the mainstream curriculum, the College provides additional training to the students in Language and communication, Personality development, Career counselling and guidance, etc. to enable them to achieve a fruitful and best career.

The Research lab has following Research Equipments-

  • Electro-diagnosis unit; Electromyography [EMG], Nerve Conduction Velocity [NCV], Brainstem Auditory Evoked Potentials and Visual Evoked Potentials.
  • Force Platform and Balance Screener
  • Cardiopulmonary unit ; Cardiovigil [with facilities of ECG, Telemetric Heart Rate & BP monitor, Spirolyser [lung function unit] Hand Dynamometer, Pinch Grip Dynamometer & Body Fat Analyzer.
  • Movement Analyzing Lab.
  • Community physiotherapy services are extended to Old age homes, Poor homes, special schools and community pediatric centers.

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