Have you passed 12th standard? Do you want to become a physiotherapist? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best physiotherapy colleges in Sikkim, India. Both students and parents may use this guide to find the right college.
In this post, you will find the names of prominent physiotherapy institutes in Sikkim. Apart from the names of colleges, I’ve also provided additional details. In this post, I’ve also covered topics such as – list of physiotherapy courses, their duration, eligibility, scope, career prospects and admission process.
BPT is the most popular physiotherapy course in India. It is an undergraduate level Bachelor’s Degree course. Medical colleges in Sikkim are known to offer this course.
Each year, many students who’ve passed 12th Science with PCB subjects apply for BPT admission. Come, let us check out the list of colleges now. Here it is –
List of physiotherapy colleges in Sikkim 2019
Here are some of the popular physiotherapy colleges in Sikkim –
- Sikkim Manipal University, Sikkim
- Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, Gangtok, Sikkim
- Vinayaka Missions Sikkim University, Gangtok, Sikkim
- Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management, Sikkim
The above list has not been ranked in any order. Come, let us check out the different types of physiotherapy colleges in Sikkim. Here’s everything you need to know –
Types of physiotherapy colleges
Based on the entity that owns the college, physiotherapy colleges can be classified into two main types –
- Government physiotherapy colleges
- Private physiotherapy colleges
Govt colleges are managed and funded by the State or Central Government. Private colleges, on the other hand, are owned and funded by private charitable trusts and educational organizations.
Here’s everything you need to know about the admission process –
Reputed institutes rely on merit based admission process. These colleges give seats to deserving candidates. These candidates are selected on the basis of their ranks in relevant merit list. The merit list is created on the basis of candidates’ performance in relevant entrance test and/or board examination. Some colleges are also known to conduct donation based admission process.
Popular physiotherapy courses
Physiotherapy deals with rehabilitative medicine. This discipline uses physical therapy to improve the condition of patients.
Physiotherapy is used to cure deformities, injuries and diseases. It employs the following things to cure injuries and deformities –
- Physical therapy
- Physical exercise
Based on the academic level, physiotherapy courses can be classified into the following types –
- Doctoral Degree
Based on the format of the course, physiotherapy courses can be classified into the following main types –
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
Here are some of the popular physiotherapy courses in Sikkim – BPT and Master of physiotherapy.
Physiotherapists have access to different types of job profiles and opportunities. They have access to both Government and private sector job opportunities. They are usually hired by – Hospitals, physiotherapy centers, rehabilitation clinics, nursing homes, old age homes etc.