Bachelor in Occupational Therapy

A Bachelors Programme in Occupational Therapy (BOT) has been started at NIPMR .The course is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Science.



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)

NIPMR has a well- equipped infrastructure with International standards and excellent teaching faculty for the BOT program. We offer an excellent conducive learning environment for the student trainees by which they not only learn the facts but train their minds to think .We focus on the capacity of integrated understanding and ability to use the knowledge intelligently

Our facilities include

  • Classrooms with interactive boards
  • An exclusive library with books by reputed publishers around the globe and subscriptions to many international journals
  • Computer lab
  • Demonstration hall
  • Anatomy and physiology museum
  • Separate restrooms for boys and girls
  • Examination hall
  • Conference Hall
  • Sick room