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This specialized program is designed to equip aspiring physiotherapists with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide comprehensive care to infants, children, and adolescents.

The Master of Physiotherapy in Pediatrics focuses on the unique needs and developmental considerations of young individuals. In this program, students explore the complexities of pediatric conditions, ranging from developmental delays and musculoskeletal disorders to neurological impairments and genetic conditions. By gaining a deep understanding of the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of child development, students become proficient in addressing the diverse challenges faced by pediatric patients.

Throughout the MPT Pediatrics program, students engage in a dynamic curriculum that combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience. They delve into subjects such as pediatric assessment techniques, therapeutic interventions, motor control and coordination, gait analysis, sensory integration, and early intervention strategies. By staying up-to-date with the latest research and evidence-based practices, students learn to deliver effective and individualized care to children across various settings, including hospitals, clinics, schools, and community-based programs.

A key aspect of the MPT Pediatrics program is the emphasis on family-centered care and interdisciplinary collaboration. Students learn to engage with parents, caregivers, and other healthcare professionals to develop holistic treatment plans that consider the unique needs and goals of each child. They also acquire the skills to educate and empower families in promoting their child’s health and well-being.

Through clinical placements and practical training, students gain hands-on experience working with pediatric patients under the guidance of experienced clinicians. These opportunities allow them to refine their assessment and intervention skills, enhance their clinical reasoning abilities, and develop a compassionate and child-friendly approach to care.

Upon completion of the Master of Physiotherapy in Pediatrics, graduates are prepared for a rewarding career dedicated to improving the lives of children and their families. They can pursue various career paths, including working in pediatric hospitals, rehabilitation centers, early intervention programs, schools, or establishing their own pediatric physiotherapy practice. Their expertise and knowledge contribute to optimizing the physical abilities, functional independence, and overall quality of life for pediatric patients, making a positive and lasting impact on their future.

If you have a passion for working with children, advocating for their well-being, and shaping their future through evidence-based physiotherapy, the Master of Physiotherapy in Pediatrics offers an exciting and fulfilling career path. Embark on this educational journey, and become a specialist in pediatric physiotherapy, dedicated to supporting the growth, development, and health of children in your community.


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

  • Applied Basic Medical Science Exercise physiology.
  • Biostatistics & Research Methodology.
  • Interdisciplinary Learning.
  • Medical Ethics.
  • Clinical Training Advanced Exercise Therapeutics.
  • Disorders and Management in M/N/S/C-1.
  • Physiotherapeutic Techniques in M/N/S/C.
  • Sequential Research Development.
  • Research Dissertation.
  • Current Concepts & Scientific Rationale in M/N/S/C.

Career Opportunity

S.No Career Opportunities
1. Physical Therapist in Pediatric Hospitals
2. Physical Therapist in Rehabilitation Centers
3. Private Practice in Pediatric Physical Therapy
4. Researcher in Pediatric Rehabilitation
5. Academician or Professor in Physical Therapy Education
6. Consultant Physical Therapist for Pediatric Cases
7. Physical Therapy Supervisor in Pediatric Settings
8. Home Healthcare Physical Therapist for Pediatric Patients
9. Specialist in Developmental Delay and Early Intervention
10. Physical Therapy Coordinator in Pediatric Units