Education and Research
Bachelor in Prosthetics & Orthotics (BPO)
Duration: 4 1/2 years
Indian Students: Candidate who has passed the two year Pre-University examination conducted by Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka State or any other examination recognized as equivalent thereto with English as one of the language and physics, chemistry and mathematics/biology as optional subjects with not less than 50% of marks in the aggregate of the relevant science subjects i.e., Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics provided the candidate has passed in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Mathematics subjects individually to be eligible for admission to this course.
SAARC/NRI/Overseas students: Shall have passed ‘A’ level conducted by any Boards/Councils/Intermediate Education established by their respective country recognised as equivalent to 10+2 in science by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science/Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with English as one of the subjects and physics, chemistry and mathematics/biology as optional subjects will be eligible for admission to this course.
Note: The case of students belonging to SC/ ST and Category I, the marks obtained in physics, chemistry and mathematics/biology together in qualifying examination is not less than 45% instead of 50% as above for admission to this course.
Lateral Entry: Candidates who have passed Diploma in Prosthetics & Orthotics approved by Rehabilitation Council of India shall also be eligible for this program and shall be admitted directly to III year BPO course year, provided they have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics as optional subjects. In-service candidates may be permitted to undergo internship at their parent organization. Admissions will be on the availability of the seats in 3rd year.
Course Syllabus: The theoretical learning includes Basic Life Science, Materials and Applied Mechanics, Biomechanics, Computer Science, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopaedic and Amputation Surgery, Electricity and Electronics, Pharmacology, Research and Prosthetics & Orthotics Sciences. Apart from theoretical learning, the syllabus also includes six months compulsory clinical practice.
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Course Intake: 20 nos.
Fees: Write to [email protected]
Contact: + 91 9740487162
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