Laxmi Memorial College of Physiotherapy

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About college :

Laxmi Memorial College of Physiotherapy Mangalore is one among the reputed Physiotherapy College in Karnataka. It was established in the year 1993 by Laxmi Memorial Education Trust.

The College envisions to achieve sustainable leadership in education with integrated clinical practice, teaching and research. This Institution is popularly known as Laxmi Memorial Physiotherapy College Mangalore.

Laxmi Memorial College of Physiotherapy Mangalore is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) Karnataka. The college is attached to the A.J Institute of Medical Sciences (AJIMS) hospital, Mangalore. 

This college is one of the best BPT colleges in Mangalore.

Course details


Laxmi Memorial College of Physiotherapy Mangalore offers Bachelor’s Degree BPT, Master’s degree MPT in Physiotherapy and Ph. D course in Physiotherapy.

Duration of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)  is over a period of 4 years and 6 months of compulsory full time internship. The B.PT course has a balanced combination of subjects as follows:

I Year: Human Anatomy, Physiology including Therapeutic Physiology & Biochemistry, Psychology, Sociology, Bio-Mechanics of Human motion

II Year: Pharmacology, Pathology & Microbiology, Therapeutics, Electrotherapy, Research, methodology Biostatistics

III Year: General Medicine ,General Surgery, Orthopedics & Traumatology, Orthopedics and Sports Physiotherapy ,Cardio-Respiratory & General Physiotherapy

IV Year: Neurology & Neurosurgery, Neuro-Physiotherapy , Community Medicine and Community Based Rehabilitation

Duration of Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) is over a period of two years. Available Subjects for all specialties:

I Year: Principles of Physiotherapy Practice , Research Methodology and Biostatistics, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology and Electrophysiology Physical and Functional Diagnosis.

II Year: Physiotherapeutic and the Elective Specialty.

Following Specialties are available:

Physiotherapy in Neurological & Psychosomatic disorders, Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal disorders & Sports, Physiotherapy in Cardio-respiratory disorders & Intensive care, Community Physiotherapy & Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR), Pediatric Physiotherapy

At Laxmi College of Physiotherapy the minimum duration of Ph.D course for full time Ph.D students shall be three years and for part time Ph.D students shall be five years. The maximum duration shall be seven years.

The scheme for Pre Ph.D examination shall be as follows:

Two written papers each of three hours duration and each carrying maximum of 100 marks.

PAPER I : Research Methodology related to the area of research.

PAPER II : Specialization Background to the topics of study under which the area of research is undertaken.

A Viva-Voce examination carrying a maximum of 100 marks for candidates who have passed the theory examination.


Laxmi Memorial College of Physiotherapy has a full fledged physiotherapy clinic in the college premises, to provide students with excellent exposure and training in treating patients with the advanced physiotherapy equipment under the guidance of faculty members. The college also have access to the most modern clinical facilities of the 750 bedded A J Hospital which is attached to the medical college.

College has an ample library with the latest editions of medical and physiotherapy books, subscriptions to professional and popular periodicals, journals, Internet facilities and an access to online journals. Around 3,000 books are available for the students and teachers to make use of. The library is kept open till late in the evening.

Classes at Laxmi College of Physiotherapy are taken using the latest equipment like LCD, OHP etc. with power point and video presentations. 

The college gymnasium is structured to enhance the physical as well as mental orientation of students into sports physiotherapy. They are trained by experts and special attention is given to participation in sports.

A fleet of buses are maintained by the college to provide transport facilities to the students. The hostilities can use the bus facility to attend classes, the clinic or library and to get back to the hostel. Other students and staff can avail the facility from college to hospital and back to college .College bus is provided for other inter college sports, cultural events, academic events.


Laxmi Memorial College of Physiotherapy Admission Procedure:

Eligibility for BPT: Candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology with a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.

Eligibility for MPT: Candidates who have passed B.Sc. (PT) or BPT degree with full time mode of study, with minimum 3½ years / 4 ½ years duration from this university or any other university OR Candidates who have passed BPT through Bridge Course or through Lateral Entry after completing their Diploma in Physiotherapy from institutions in India or abroad as equivalent with not less than 50% of marks in aggregate and have completed 6 months of compulsory rotating internship in Physiotherapy Colleges recognized by RGUHS – Karnataka are eligible. Candidates who have passed BPT through correspondence or Distance Education program are not eligible.

List of documents to be produced at the time of admission

12th standard equivalent marks card / pass certificate - Original + 3 attested photocopies.

10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth - Original + 3 attested photocopies.

Transfer certificate from the institution last attended - Original + 3 attested photocopies.

Conduct certificate from the institution last attended - Original only.

Migration certificate from the Board of the institution last studied (if the student has passed out of Karnataka PUC).

Physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner.

Blood group certificate.

Photographs - passport size 5, stamp size 5.

Additional Documents For MPT:

B.P.T. or B.Sc. (PT) provisional / degree certificate issued by the respective university.

Marks cards of all the university examinations passed.

Completion of internship certificate.

Proof of SC/ST or category-I as the case may be.

Additional Documents for DPT:

Post-Graduate degree marks card and Certificate

Consent letter from the guide

Notification from the University recognizing the guide and the institution /College

Notification from the University recognizing the institution /College

Preliminary Synopsis of the proposed thesis – three copies


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Basic details

  • Trusty name Mr. A.J Shetty
  • Established 1993
  • State Karnataka
  • City Mangalore

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Name :  Dr. Sanjay Eapen Samuel

Designation :  Principal

Expertise :  M.P.T. (Neuro) Ph.D

Name :  Dr. Abhilash P. V.

Designation :  Professor

Expertise :  M.P.T. (Ortho)

Name :  Dr. Sarika

Designation :  Lecturer

Expertise :  M.P.T. (Pediatrics)

Name :  Dr. Pooja Jayan Nair

Designation :  Lecturer

Expertise :  M.P.T. (Cardio)

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