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Prosthetics and Orthotics

Bachelors in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Bachelors in Prosthetics and Orthotics

Prosthetics and Orthotics (P&O) is a paramedical and engineering based healthcare profession which deals with habilitation and rehabilitation of physical impaired individuals. Typically these persons suffer from limb malfunctions, abnormalities or absence or loss of limbs or other body parts that prevent from leading an active life. In addition to this, people would need an external support for movement and strength to manage their day to day activities. The P&O professionals require to be highly trained and skilled to help persons with disabilities, to return to a active life by fitting them with appropriate and prostheses.

Prosthetics and Orthotics  Eligibility

Should have passed Senior Secondary (12th Standard / Intermediate) examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics from Central Board of Secondary Education or any other examination recognized by R G U H S as equivalent.

Lateral Entry

Candidates who have secured a diploma in Prosthetics & Orthotics from a board recognized by the Government or any other equivalent authority can gain entry to second year of the course.

Academic Year Commencement

August – September.

Course Duration

4 yrs.

Scope

Graduates have a wide range of career opportunities in:

  1. Major hospitals including Rehabilitation Centers.
  2. Training Institutions.
  3. Multinational companies.
  4. Non government organisations (NGO’s) / International NGO’s Government sectors (Training, Service & Research)
  5. Marketing opportunities with Multinational companies.
  6. Research Institutes.
  7. Clinical practice.

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