Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

NIPMR has started the Bachelors of Occupational Therapy programme, affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS).



Programme Code


Programme Name

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy


Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

Level of programme

Under Graduate (UG)


4 Academic years + 6 months Internship

Pattern of programme

Non Semester

Medium of instruction



Candidates belonging to all categories for admission to the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy course should have passed in all the subjects of the qualifying examinations of the Higher Secondary(H.Sc) conducted by Kerala state or equivalent examination (Academic Stream) with the following subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Selection criteria

The selection and admission to the course will be done through LBS only. From the rank list prepared by LBS, 10 candidates will be selected on Merit and another 9 through management Quota and 1 through NRI quota.


Reservation for SC/ST/OBC, PwD and others as per the norms of the Government


A successful candidate has job opportunities as therapist, teaching faculty, researcher in Government & NGOs, self-employment, consultant/advisor in industrial & educational institutions in India & abroad.

Higher Education


Masters in Occupational Therapy, PhD and

Post-Doctoral and Fellowship Programmes


Kerala        University        of        Health        Sciences (KUHS)

Evaluation pattern

As per the norms of Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

Certifying Authority

Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

Fee structure

Tuition fees

1st year₹80105₹119355₹187605
2nd year₹68105₹107355₹175605
3rd year₹68105₹107355₹175605
4th year₹78105₹117355185605

Other fees

  • Caution deposit (returnable at the end of the course, deducting the cost for the damage caused by the student, if any): Rs. 10,000/-
  • University affiliation fees: As per university norms
  • Students union fee: As per the university norms
  • Exam fee: As per the university norms
  • Hostel fees
  • Students will also have to meet the expenses for uniforms, text books and other stationary as per the requirement.