How to become a physiotherapist ?


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How to become a physiotherapist ?

If you have leadership, grop discussion with working and good time management skills than you can become a good physiotherapist.

Professionals who perform the process of treatment are known as physiotherapists. These competent individuals help people to come out of their disabilities, ailments and injuries and lead a normal and healthy life.

As a physiotherapist, you will be required to look after the physical and muscular health of individuals. There is a good salary scope in this field if you have pursued education from a good college. Check out the details regarding this field below.Physiotherapists treat a wide range of ailments, so specialization is possible in areas such as paediatrics, orthopaedics, sports physical therapy, neurology, and clinical electrophysiologic and cardiopulmonary therapy.

Steps to become a physiotherapist

Candidates must have Physics, Chemistry and Biology and major subjects in their 10+2 with an aggregate of 50% in final examination.

Pass your class 12th

clear the entrance exam designed for the aspirants of physiotherapy.

Earn bachelor degree

Do an internship

Earn master degree

Gain some experience

If candidates plan to do Master course in this stream then they must produce their bachelor degree marksheet at the time of admission along with the entrance exam marksheet.


Bachelor Courses

Bsc in physiotherapy

Bachelor of Applied Science (physiotherapy)

Bachelor of Science (physiotherapy)

Bachelor of Physiotherapy/Bachelor of Exercise Science

Diploma/ Certificate Courses

Diploma in physiotherapy

Postgraduate Courses

Msc in physiotherapy

PhD course

PhD in physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are required in private orthopaedic clinics, hospitals, rehabilitation centres, fitness centres, sports centres, defence establishments, etc. Highly qualified physiotherapists can also start their own clinic and attend to their patients’ needs.Whilst most Bachelor degrees in physiotherapy require full time study, other qualifications can be more flexible which is of great benefit to those individuals with existing work or family commitments.

Skills required

Good time management.

Tolerance and patience.

Good physical health and fitness.

Interpersonal skills.

Team working skills.


After completing a physiotherapy programme, you can draw a starting salary ranging from INR 15,000 per month to INR 5.5 LPA.This will vary depending on your performance during graduation, college and the internships that you have taken up.

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