MPT (Neurology)

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Master of Physiotherapy in Neurology (MPT Neuro) is a specialized postgraduate program designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills in the field of neurology and neurorehabilitation. Neurological conditions, such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and other disorders affecting the nervous system, can significantly impact a person’s movement and functional abilities. The MPT Neuro program aims to equip physiotherapists with specialized expertise to assess, diagnose, and treat individuals with these conditions.

During the MPT Neuro program, students delve into the intricacies of the nervous system, its functioning, and the effects of neurological disorders on motor control, coordination, and sensory integration. They gain a comprehensive understanding of evidence-based neurorehabilitation techniques and therapeutic interventions to optimize the physical, functional, and psychological well-being of patients.

The curriculum typically includes a combination of theoretical coursework, practical training, clinical placements, and research components. Students learn to perform detailed neurological assessments, develop personalized treatment plans, and implement various techniques to address mobility impairments, muscle weakness, balance deficits, and other neurological challenges. They also acquire skills in patient education, goal setting, and evaluating treatment outcomes.

Through the MPT Neuro program, graduates are prepared to work as neurophysiotherapists in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, outpatient clinics, and community health centers. They play a crucial role in the interdisciplinary team, collaborating with physicians, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and other healthcare professionals to provide holistic care to individuals with neurological conditions.

Overall, the Master of Physiotherapy in Neurology program equips graduates with specialized knowledge, clinical skills, and the compassion necessary to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals with neurological disorders, helping them regain independence, improve their quality of life, and maximize their functional abilities.


Level Post Graduate
Course Duration & Exam 2 years /Semester Wise Exam
Eligibility Criteria Candidates should have passed B.P.T degree programme from a recognized university.
A minimum score of 50% in graduation degree.
First YearPaper I Applied Basic Sciences Max. Marks (100) - Passing Marks (50)Max. Marks ** - Passing Marks **Max. Marks ** - Passing Marks **Max. Marks (100) - Passing Marks (50)
Paper II PhysiotherapeuticMax. Marks (100) - Passing Marks (50)Max. Marks (100) - Passing Marks (50)Max. Marks (50) - Passing Marks (25)Max. Marks (250) - Passing Marks (125)
Second YearSpecialty Paper I Physiotherapy AssessmentMax. Marks (100) - Passing Marks (50)Max. Marks (100) - Passing Marks (50)Max. Marks (50) - Passing Marks (25)Max. Marks (250) - Passing Marks (125)
Specialty Paper II Physiotherapy InterventionsMax. Marks (100) - Passing Marks (50)Max. Marks (100) - Passing Marks (50)Max. Marks (50) - Passing Marks (25)Max. Marks (250) - Passing Marks (125)
DissertationApproved/Not Approved

List of Core Courses

  • Research Methodology and Biostatistics.
  • Review of Core Science.
  • Physiotherapy and Functional Diagnosis of Neurological Disorders.
  • Clinical and Journal Club I.
  • Medical and Surgical Aspects of Neuro Disorders.
  • Physiotherapy in CNS Disorders.
  • Physiotherapy in PNS Disorders.
  • Neuro Surgical Rehabilitation.
  • Management and Ethics in Physiotherapy.

Career Opportunity

S. No. Career Opportunities
1. Neurological Rehabilitation Specialist
2. Neurophysiotherapist
3. Clinical Researcher in Neurology
4. Neurology Consultant
5. Neurology Lecturer/Professor
6. Neurology Clinic Manager
7. Neurology Research Associate
8. Neurology Department Coordinator
9. Neurology Clinical Specialist
10. Neurology Rehabilitation Coordinator
11. Neurology Research Assistant
12. Neurology Technician
13. Neurology Data Analyst
14. Neurology Nurse
15. Neurology Clinical Educator
16. Neurology Sales Representative
17. Neurology Program Coordinator
18. Neurology Administrator
19. Neurology Case Manager
20. Neurology Pharmaceutical Researcher