Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) is recognized University since 1996. Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) School of Physiotherapy, Pune is established in 2021.

Bharati Vidyapeeth is well-known university for its academic excellence and infrastructural facilities. It is situated on main Pune-Satara Road in the southern part of Pune city in Bharati Vidyapeeth Dhanakwadi Campus. The School of Physiotherapy is attached with Bharati Medical College and Bharati Hospital and Research Centre. Bharati Hospital and Research Centre, Pune is 1059 bedded Multispecialty with Super specialty services. It is a truly multispecialty hospital, providing super-specialty care and comprehensive rehabilitation centre.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy is a 4 years and 6 months degree program under the prestigious banner of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University). School of Physiotherapy has intake capacity of 60. Being attach to the multidisciplinary hospital students has excellent opportunity to explore and develop their clinical skills.


Scope of Practice of Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists plan and administer physiotherapy/ rehabilitation treatments independently and also being a part of the multidisciplinary team. The minimum education requirement is often a baccalaureate degree or postgraduate degrees in Physiotherapy.

Physiotherapy is an essential part of the health and community/welfare services delivery system. Physiotherapists practice independently of other health care/service providers and also within multidisciplinary rehabilitation/habilitation programmes to prevent, gain, maintain or restore optimal function and quality of life in individuals with loss and disorders of movement. Physiotherapists are guided by their own code of ethical principles.


Career Opportunities

Currently there is demand for Physiotherapy specialty, opportunities are excellent. Graduates with this qualification are recognized throughout India and abroad. Physiotherapy is delivered in a variety of settings which allow it to achieve its purpose. Prevention, health promotion, treatment/intervention, Pre-habilitation and rehabilitation take place in multiple settings that may include, but are not confined to, the following:

  • Community based rehabilitation programmes
  • Community settings including primary health care centres, individual homes, and field settings
  • Education and research centres
  • Fitness clubs, health clubs, gymnasia and spas
  • Hospices
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Occupational health center
  • Out-patient clinics
  • Physiotherapist private offices, practices, clinics
  • Prisons
  • Public settings (e.g., shopping malls) for health promotion
  • Rehabilitation centres and residential homes
  • Schools, including pre-schools and special schools
  • Senior citizen centres
  • Sports centres/clubs
  • Workplaces/companies