FACULTY OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Programs

Programs

BACHELOR OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (BOT)

Eligibility for Admission

  1. Candidates belonging to all categories, seeking admission to the BOT degree course should have 50% marks in higher secondary (+2) examination and should have physics, chemistry, and biology/zoology, and botany for admissions. 
  2. Graduate candidates should have qualified for the B.Sc. degree of an Indian university recognized by UGC and accepted as equivalent by the Council and Board of Management of this university subjected to such conditions as may be prescribed with one of the following subjects as major subject viz. physics, chemistry, botany, zoology and another prescribed science subject of study at least upto the ancillary level; provided that such candidates shall have passed the earlier qualifying examination (higher secondary examination or an equivalent examination) with the subjects English, physics, chemistry, biology / botany and zoology. 
  3. Wherever the State Board / Body or appropriate authority has taken into account the marks obtained at the plus one and plus two level to determine the class of the candidate and furnish the statement of marks, accordingly, the aggregate of the two examinations shall be taken into consideration. 
  4. Candidates who have studied abroad, the equivalent qualification as determined MAHER shall form the guidelines to determine the eligibility and should have passed in the subjects of physics, chemistry, biology (botany / zoology) and English upto the 12th standard level. 
  5. Candidates who have passed the senior secondary school examination of national open school (NIOS) with minimum 5 subjects with any of the following groups of subjects:

    (a) English, physics, chemistry, botany, zoology,

    (b) English, physics, chemistry, biology and any other language.

  6. Improvement of marks in the higher secondary examinations. Candidates belonging to all categories who have passed the qualifying examination without acquiring the stipulated minimum academic requirements prescribed in the first appearance are permitted two opportunities for improvement within one year of the first appearance in the qualifying examination for determining the eligibility for admission to the first year BOT course. 

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION 

Admission is based on performance at the entrance examination conducted by MAHER 

AGE LIMIT FOR ADMISSION 

A candidate should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or would complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission to the first year BOT Degree Course.

MEDICALLY FIT

Every candidate before admission shall furnish a certificate of medical fitness from an Authorized Government Medical officer

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION 

The medium of instruction for all subjects will be English 

DURATION OF THE COURSE 

The period of certified study for the Course of BOT extends over a period of 4 academic years and six months of Compulsory Rotatory Internship.

COMMENCEMENT OF THE COURSE

The course shall commence from 1st August of the academic year 

Important Dates: Tentative

  1. Issue of Application forms:: 1st April 
  2. Last date of submission of Application: 30th June
  3. Last date of announcement of admission list and depositing of fee: 30th July
  4. Last date of withdrawal of admission: 
  5. Commencement of classes 1st August 

 

SUBJECTS AND HOURS OF LEARNING

 

Sl.No

 

Subject

Theory

Hours

Clinical /

Practical

Hours

 

1st YEAR

 

1

General Psychology

55

 

2

Sociology

50

 

3

Anatomy

250

 

10

 

Surface Anatomy

 

4

Physiology

150

 

5

Basic Occupational Therapy

60

 

6

Analyzing Occupations and Activities

60

 

7

Basic Nursing and First Aid

40

 

8

English

45

  

9

Environmental Science

100

  

10

Disaster Management

30

15

 

11

Medical terminology

20

 

12

OT – Orientation

30

 

13

Goniometry

30

 

14

Muscle testing

30

 

15

Seminar (OT)

10

 

2nd YEAR

 

14

General Medicine, Surgery and Paediatrics

140

 

15

ENT, Ophthamology,

35

 

Radio diagnosis, Pharmacology

 

16

Biomechanics and Applied Anatomy

100

 

17

Applied Physiology

30

 

18

Clinical Orthopaedics

55

 

19

Clinical Neurology

55

 

20

Fundamentals for Occupational Therapy

60

40

 

practice

 

21

OT Clinical Placements (Peadiatrics,

600

 

Psychiatry, Orthopedics and Neurology)

 

3rd YEAR

 

23

Health Psychology

35

 

24

Clinical Psychiatry

35

 

25

Clinical Psychology

35

 

26

Community Medicine

55

 

27

Occupational Therapy in Psychiatry

75

250

 

28

Occupational Therapy in Paediatrics

100

250

29

Occupational Therapy in Orthopaedics and

110

250

Neurology

4th YEAR

30

Research Methodology

30

And Bio statistics

31

Rehabilitation Medicine

55

32

Clinical Cardio Respiratory

50

33

Work Physiology

50

34

Occupational Therapy in Rehabilitation

110

540

including Bio- Engineering (CBR, Cardio

Respiratory)

35

Organization and Administration in

70

10 (Industrial

Occupational Therapy

visit)

36

Group Process in Occupational Therapy

40

40

37

Project Work

170

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