Government Physiotherapy College, G.S.I Civil Hospital Campus, Ahmedabad

Welcome to Government Physiotherapy College, Ahmadabad which is located at the government spine institute on Civil Hospital campus, Asarwa, Ahmadabad, and is affiliated with Gujarat University.

Government Physiotherapy College was started at Government Spine Institute in 1992 with an intake capacity of 30 students and course duration of 3 and 1/2 years (including 6 months internship). It’s the second Government College across the state to offer BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy) and the First Government College across the state to offer 2 year MPT (Master of Physiotherapy) course.

During the year 2001, the intake capacity of the BPT program was increased to 50 students, and during the year 2006, it was further scaled up to 100. Currently, the institution offers a 4 ½ years undergraduate bachelor of physiotherapy program, including compulsory six months of clinical internship.

Government College of physiotherapy, Ahmadabad is considered one of the premier institutes for physiotherapy in Gujarat state and it is recognized by the Gujarat State Council for Physiotherapy (GSCPT).

Government Physiotherapy College Ahmadabad is the first Government College started with post graduation in physiotherapy (MPT) in the year 2005 with a PG intake capacity of 18 seats with specialization in six disciplines like Master of Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Conditions, Master of Physiotherapy in Neuromuscular Conditions, Master of Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Conditions, Master of Physiotherapy in Sports, Master of Physiotherapy in medical-surgical condition, and master of physiotherapy in the rehabilitation

The postgraduate students are provided a stipend for the entire duration of the course as per the recommendation of the Government of Gujarat.

Currently, our PG intake capacity is 12 seats with specialization in four disciplines Master of Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal Conditions, Master of Physiotherapy in Neuromuscular Conditions, Master of Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary Conditions, and Master of Physiotherapy in Sports.

Physiotherapy is a branch of health sciences that deals with the correction and prevention of movement dysfunction. Physiotherapists are health care professionals who restore mobility, alleviate pain related to movement dysfunction and play a key role in the prevention and rehabilitation of persons with locomotors disabilities.

Physiotherapy has evolved as an important component of modern health care. It focuses on helping people affected by injury, illness, or disability through movement restoration and exercise, manual therapy, education, and advice. Physiotherapy helps in scientifically improving the fitness of individuals and is the key requirement of a common man in the present era. Physiotherapy focuses on geriatric health which may improve their quality of life with several holistic approaches.  They maintain health for people of all ages, helping patients to manage pain, prevent disease, and maintain and maximize their physical strength, function, and overall well-being by improving their activities of daily living. Pediatric physiotherapy is a super specialty, which addresses the problems of children due to pre-mature delivery & many more. Physiotherapy also helps in Women’s Health during their Prenatal, Natal, and Postnatal periods. Physiotherapy plays an important role in ICU set-up as the evidence-based practices reveal and the demand increases for improving the cardiovascular health.

Under Graduate B.P.T 

Govt. Physiotherapy College Ahmadabad offers undergraduate courses after 10+2 (biology, chemistry, and physics). Please consider the below information for admissions.

Admission to Govt. Physiotherapy college, Ahmadabad is conducted by the admission committee for professional medical educational courses. We advise you to visit the admission committee website ( for detailed information on the admission process and its latest updates. Once the admission process is complete by the admission committee, each admitted student has to register at the college office.

Medium of instruction & eligibility criteria:

English shall be the medium of instruction for all the subjects of study and the exams of the B.P.T. course. Candidate must have passed Higher Secondary Certificate Examination under 10+2 education patterns taking with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English or equivalent examination.

Eligible candidates should have completed the age of 17 years by 31st December of the year of his/her joining the college.

Intake Capacity and duration of the course

We have an intake capacity of 100 seats per batch and the course is offered in 4 ½ years, including 6 months of internship. It is mandatory to complete the 6 months internship in GSCPT approved hospitals as per the norms of the State Council and Govt. of Gujarat.

PG Courses:

Our College also offers Master of Physiotherapy – MPT.

Course Duration: 2 Years which is Affiliated with Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, and Recognized by the Government of Gujarat, with an Intake capacity of 12 seats.

Course Information:

MPT is a 2 years long program. After completion of BPT studies, the graduates are eligible to apply for the MPT entrance examination on merit bases as per guidelines of Gujarat University. We offer MPT in the below specialization areas;

  1. Musculoskeletal Conditions
  2. Neurosciences
  3. Cardio-Pulmonary Conditions
  4. Sports Physiotherapy


Working Timings are from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM (Recess 1.00 PM to 2.00 PM) on Monday to Friday and -9.00 AM to 1.00 PM on all Saturdays. Full day off on Sunday.

Clinical OPD and indoor timings are from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM and classroom teachings are between 2.00 PM to 5.00 PM for B.P.T and M.P.T students. Students are posted in various departments and wards from 9.00 AM to 1.00 PM. wearing a white Apron is compulsory in clinic and college premises. All B.P.T and M.P.T students need to attend all the lectures during college hours like clinical teaching, lectures, tutorials group discussions, practical’s, project works, etc regularly as per their timetable.

Essentialities for qualifying to appear in university examinations

Fresh appearing candidates before presenting themselves for the University examination shall have

(a) Attended 75% of the minimum prescribed teaching hours as per Gujarat university norms (Lectures and practical’s including clinics, seminars, group discussions, tutorials, demonstrations, etc.)

(b) Secured at least 35% marks of internal assessment.

(c) If a student is found appearing in the university exams without fulfilling the conditions in the above criteria, his/her university result in the concerned subject/s should be canceled.

According to Gujarat university norms

To pass any B. Physiotherapy examination a student must obtain at least 50% marks in theory and practical aggregate. It is not compulsory to pass section – I and section – II separately. Minimum 75 % attendance of B.P.T students for each theory and practical as per Gujarat university norms in each term. They are being eligible for university examination as per Gujarat university ordinance. ATKT for B.P.T students will also have to comply with 75% attendance.

They will have to appear for internal exams & prelims compulsory. They are not eligible for any special reading vacation during their term. No reading vacation for university exam

It is compulsory to attend college till … days before the examination for students appearing in University examinations to complete the term. Failing to which the student may be debarred from the examination.

Sick leave and Leave for social events and Reading should be in the 25 % allowed leaves.

For medical leave medical certificate is compulsory. Though sick leave will be considered as absent.

If the student is suspended due to any reason attendance will not be counted for the suspension period.

Internal marks evaluation

For the internal and preliminary examination of B.P.T as per the schedule, there will be an internal exam and full syllabus for preliminary theory and practical exams for B.P.T students. Each exam score contributes to the total internal evaluation marks, both in theory and practical.

The student must obtain a minimum of 35 % of total internal evaluation marks in theory & practical separately in all the subjects for being eligible to appear at the Annual examination of Gujarat University.

The preliminary examination will be based upon the pattern of the University examination.

The marks obtained at these examinations will be taken into account while computing the internal evaluation marks for theory and practical.

Ragging in any form is not permitted in college and hostels and severe disciplinary action would be taken in case any student is found to indulge in ragging. Students who indulge in ragging are debarred from the course as per the norms of UGC and the University.

Discipline must maintain by students during their clinical posting, classes in the college, or within the college /hospitals and hostel premises.

Students are expected to be polite and respectful to all the teaching and non-teaching staff members, patients, and cadavers. Always maintain good behavior with all.

There are some extra-curricular activities for students. These activities are also necessary for a student’s life. They are supported and encouraged by the college. It should not be too expensive and it should never be at the expense of time allotted for curricular /academic programmes.

Such activities should not lead to the absence of students from teaching-learning sessions.

Absence from teaching-learning sessions due to participation in such activities not specifically approved/authorized by the University / College will be treated as unauthorized absence and dealt with accordingly.