Physiotherapy is one of the fastest growing profession the world over and Pakistan. Physical Therapist are among the highest paid professionals in the world. You will find Physiotherapists working in all leading public and private sector hospitals as well as operating their own clinics for the rehabilitation of patients after trauma, injury, surgery or fracture for both acute and chronic health conditions. You might also have seen full-time Physiotherapist or a Physio coach with sports teams like Cricket, Hockey, and Football etc.

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a five years degree program consisting of ten semesters.

Who Should Study ?

It suits those who have passion to work in healthcare profession either in public or private sector healthcare organizations. You may also study this if you are planning to start your own Rehabilitation Clinic in the future. Doctor of Physiotherapy or DPT can lead you to work with:

  • Private Hospitals
  • Govt. / Public Hospitals
  • Sports teams
  • Teaching (at Universities / Colleges offering DPT program)
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • NGOs or Public sector (commissioned jobs)
  • Armed Forces

Eligibility Criteria:

Student must have passed FA / F.Sc/ ICS / A level or equivalent (to be determined by the Equivalence Committee) from a recognized institution with at least 60% marks on the basis of the respective category of admission, excluding 20 marks of Hafiz-e-Quran.

Semester 1
ANATOMY-I4(3-1)
PHYSIOLOGY-I3(2-1)
KINESIOLOGY-I3(2-1)
ENGLISH-I (FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH)3(3-0)
PAKISTAN STUDIES2(2-0)
BIOSTATISTICS-I3(3-0)
Semester 3
ENGLISH-III (Technical Writing & Presentation Skills)3(3-0)
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER3(2-1)
ANATOMY-III3(2-1)
PHYSIOLOGY-III3(2-1)
BIOMECHANICS & ERGONOMICS-I3(3-0)
BIOCHEMISTRY & GENETICS I2(2-0)
Semester 5
PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY I2(2-0)
PHARMACOLOGY I3(3-0)
PHYSICAL AGENTS & ELECTRO THERAPY I3(2-1)
THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE & TECHNIQUES3(2-1)
SOCIOLOGY2(2-0)
HEALTH & WELLNESS2(2-0)
SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE I3(0-3)
Semester 7
MEDICINE I3(3-0)
SURGERY I3(3-0)
RADIOLOGY & DIAGNOSTIC THERAPY3(2-1)
MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSICAL THERAPY3(2-1)
HUMAN GROWTH. DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNICATION BASED REHABILITATION2(2-0)
SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE III3(3-0)
Semester 9
CARDIOPULMONARY PHYSICAL THERAPY3(2-1)
EMERGENCY PROCEDURES & PRIMARY CARE IN PHYSICAL THERAPY2(2-0)
CLINICAL DECISION MAKING & DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS3(3-0)
SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY & RESEARCH METHODOLOGY3(2-1)
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (LAWS, ETHICS & ADMINISTRATION)2(2-0)
INTEGUMENTRY PHYSICAL THERAPY2(2-0)
SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE V3(0-3)
Semester 2
ANATOMY-II4(3-1)
PHYSIOLOGY-II3(2-1)
KINESIOLOGY-II3(2-1)
ENGLISH-I (FUNCTIONAL ENGLISH)3(3-0)
ISLAMIC STUDIES / ETHICS2(2-0)
BIOSTATISTICS-II / UNIVERSITY OPTIONAL3(3-0)
Semester 4
ANATOMY-IV (Neuro Anatomy)3(2-1)
BIOMECHANICS & ERGONOMICS-II3(2-1)
BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES(Psychiatry & Psychology)3(3-0)
BIOCHEMISTRY & GENETICS II2(2-0)
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY3(3-0)
MEDICAL PHYSICS3(2-1)
Semester 6
PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY II3(2-1)
PHARMACOLOGY II2(2-0)
PHYSICAL AGENTS & ELECTRO THERAPY II3(2-1)
MANUAL THERAPY3(2-1)
TEACHING METHODOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE3(3-0)
SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE II3(0-3)
Semester 8
MEDICINE II3(3-0)
SURGERY II3(3-0)
NEUROLOGICAL PHYSICAL THERAPY3(2-1)
EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE3(2-1)
PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS2(2-0)
SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE IV3(0-3)
Semester 10
OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGICAL PHYSICAL THERAPY2(2-0)
PAEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY2(2-0)
GERONTOLOGY & GERIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY2(2-0)
SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY2(2-0)
SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE VI4(0-4)
Total Credit Hours = 175

Dr.Mehwish Niaz

HOD of Allied Health Sciences

Dr. Muhammad Umar Sadiq

Lecturer of Allied Health Sciences

Dr. Ayesha Rehman

Lecturer of Allied Health Sciences