B.O.T

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Stream Medical
Course Type Degree
Duration 4 Years

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is an undergraduate Occupational Therapy course. Occupational Therapy is an area of medicine that steps beyond the 'prevention and cure' mantra to the maximal independence of the individual. It focuses on recuperation, giving confidence to people whose disability may be caused by a stroke, a mental illness, a physical and mental weariness because of cardiac or other illnesses or even a hereditary deficiency. Occupational Therapy, also known as ergo-medicine (alternative medicine), is a fast developing branch of medical science. Its prospects are very demanding in various branches of medical sciences like Neurology, Orthopaedics, Burn, Oncology, Paediatrics, and even in Psychological conditions like mental retardation. 

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Syllabus

Syllabus of Occupational Therapy as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

Year I

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study

1

General Psychology

2

Sociology

3

Anatomy

4

Physiology

5

Basic OT and Therapeutic Activities

Year II

1

Pathology and Microbiology

2

General Medicine Surgery and Paediatrics, ENT, Opthalmology & Pharmacology

3

Biomechanics, Applied Anatomy and Applied Physiology

4

Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology & Clinical Psychiatry

Year III

1

Community Medicine

2

OT in Orthopedics

3

OT in Paediatrics

4

Clinical Orthopedics

5

Clinical Neurology

Year IV

1

Clinical Cardio Respiratory and Work Physiology

2

Rehabilitation Medicine

3

Organization and Administration in OT

4

OT in Rehabilitation

5

Group process in OT

6

Project, Research Methodology and Biostatistics

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Employment Areas

School, Colleges & Universities

Community Health Centre

Residential and Nursing Homes

NGOs

Private Practice & Clinics

The candidates should have passed the qualifying examinations (Academic Stream) After a period of 12 years of study with the following subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Botany and Zoology.

Some of the reputed institutes conduct entrance examination for admission.