Since its inception in 2005, Al-Azhar College of Paramedical Sciences has provided quality education to those students pursuing health sciences. The college is approved by Govt. of Kerala. Diploma in Health Inspector is a key program for those looking for a career in social work. Especially in the current scenario of increased epidemic breakouts, DHI becomes a valuable program. The presence of experienced faculty and excellent infrastructure ensures that Al-Azhar can result in the development of next-generation leaders in the health care sector. It is affilited with Kerala University Of Health And Allied Sciences.
Classrooms and Lecture Halls: Spaces for traditional classroom-based teaching and lectures.
Laboratories: Specialized labs equipped with the necessary tools and equipment for practical training. This may include anatomy labs, biomechanics labs, exercise physiology labs, etc.
Clinical Skills Labs: labs are designed to simulate clinical environments, allowing students to practice and refine their hands-on skills in a controlled setting before working with actual patients.
Library: A library with a collection of relevant textbooks, journals, and resources for students to conduct research and enhance their knowledge.
IT Infrastructure: Computer labs and technology infrastructure to support the integration of technology into physiotherapy education.
Physiotherapy Equipment: Specialized equipment for therapeutic exercises, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, and other modalities used in physiotherapy practice.
Sports Facilities: If the physiotherapy program has a focus on sports rehabilitation, there may be sports facilities or gyms where students can work with athletes and gain hands-on experience.
Auditoriums and Seminar Halls: Spaces for conducting seminars, workshops, and conferences to facilitate academic discussions and presentations.
Research Facilities: Research labs and facilities for faculty and students to engage in physiotherapy research.
Clinical Placement Opportunities: Al-Azhar College of Paramedical Sciences Partnerships with hospitals, clinics, and healthcare facilities to provide students with clinical placement opportunities, allowing them to apply their knowledge in real-world settings.
|Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
LBS Centre (LBS Centre for Science and Technology ( LBSCS &T), Thiruvananthapuram) will conduct Centralized Admission and Seat Allotment Process for Professional Degree Courses in Nursing and Para Medical Streams together under the guidelines of the Government of Kerala Director of Medical Education, Thiruvananthapuram. LBSCS &T conduct combined Admission to Professional Degree Courses of
Categorization of Seats:-
(a) Government seats are available in all Government Colleges, Government Controlled Self Financing Colleges, and Private Self Financing Colleges that are willing to share 50% of their seats with the Government.
(b) Candidates who seek admission in Private Self-financing Colleges are bound to accept the conditions stipulated in the agreement between Government and Self Financing College Management(s) and deemed to have accepted such conditions
(c) In the case of self-financing Colleges run by institutions having minority status granted by the Government of the National Minorities Commission, 20% of the Government seats shall be filled up from among the candidates belonging to the minority community running the college, on the basis of merit. In case, sufficient candidates are not available from the concerned community, the balance seats will be filled up from State Merit as per the usual norms
|Categorization of Seats:-
|Government Controlled Self Financing Colleges
|Private Self Financing
|Private Self Financing (MINORITY)
RESERVATION OF SEATS:-
Mandatory Reservation The remaining Govt. seats will be distributed as per the mandatory reservation principle as contemplated in G.O. (P) 208/66/Edn. Dated 2.5.1966, G.O. (MS) No. 95/08/SCSTDD dated 06/10/2008, G.O (MS) No. 10/2014/BCDD dated 23/05/2014, G.O (MS) No. 128/2020/HEdn dated 20.3.2020 and as modified from time to time. The percentage break-up of seats as per mandatory reservation is as follows:
|State Merit (SM)
|Socially and Educationally Backward Classes
|Other Backward Hindu (BH)
|Latin Catholic & Anglo Indian (LA)
|Dheevara and related communities (DV)
|Viswakarma and related communities (VK)
|Kusavan and related communities (KN)
|Other Backward Christian (BX)
|Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
|Scheduled Caste (SC)
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)
CRITERIA OF ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION:-
Nativity: Only Indian citizens are eligible for admission to professional courses unless otherwise notified. Holders of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards/ Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), will also be treated at par with Indian citizens for the limited purpose of admission. However, PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation.
Candidates seeking admission to the courses will be categorized as ‘Keralite’, NonKeralite category I(NK-I), and Non-Keralite category II (NK-II).
B.Sc. Perfusion Technology, B.C.V.T.& B.P.T Courses: Should have passed Higher Secondary examination conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or an examination equivalent thereto as approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur.
Should have separate minimum pass marks for Physics Chemistry and Biology and 50% marks in Biology separately and should have 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together.
HOW TO APPLY:-
Application for admission to all the courses - B.Sc. Nursing, B.Sc. (M.L.T), B.Sc. Perfusion Technology, B.Sc.(Optometry), B.P.T., B.C.V.T., B.A.S.L.P, B.Sc MRT, B.Sc. Dialysis Technology , BOT (Bachelor of Medical Imaging Technology, Bachelor of Radio Therapy Technology Bachelor of Neuro Technology. subject to the approval of the Government /KUHS :-) can be registered only online through a single application. The provision for applying online is available at the website www.lbscentre.kerala.gov.in. Submission of more than one application by a candidate will lead to rejection of the candidature.
The application fee will be as follows:
|For General candidates : Rs. 800/-
|For SC/ST candidates : Rs. 400/-
|For Service Candidates : Rs. 800/-
Submission of Application Form :
Candidate has to visit the website www.lbscentre.kerala.gov.in and under ‘VARIOUS ALLOTMENTS’ click the link “Admission to Professional Degree Courses in Nursing and Para Medical Streams”
|Step 1: Registration:-Candidate should click the button “NEW CANDIDATE”. The personal details of the candidates have to be filled in the page thus obtained.
|Step 2:Fee payment:-At this step, the candidate has to make the payment of the application fee by way of Online Payment or by way of challan
|Step 3: Application Entry:- A registration ID will be provided to the candidate. Candidate should note this Registration Id and password which are required for future login. Candidates should keep them confidential. The candidate should fill all the remaining items in the application entry-stage including academic data. The facility to upload the corresponding certificate/document in respect of claims if any will be available against each entry in the application. The Candidate shall click the corresponding button and upload the files
|Step 4: Final Confirmation and Print Application After completing step 3, the candidate can preview the application before confirmation and submission. After Preview the candidate has to accept the declaration and make the final submission. The facility to accept the declaration (Tick box) will be enabled only if all the mandatory fields are filled and the uploading of supporting documents and images are completed. The candidate should then take a printout of the Application for future references.
Certificates to be uploaded with the online Application
|Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) PROSPECTUS 2021-22
|Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) PROSPECTUS 2022-23
|Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) PROSPECTUS 2023-24
The SELF-FINANCING PHYSIOTHERAPY COLLEGES MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (SPCMA) will do a separate selection procedure for admission of candidates in the Management Quota to the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) Course 4 ½ - years degree program & Master of Physiotherapy (MPT Course) 2 years Post Graduate Degree Programme course as per the direction of the Honorable Supreme Court of India in its judgments dated31st October 2002, dated 14th August 2003 and 4th January 2007.
Eligibility for Admission:-
(i) Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or Examinations recognized as equivalent thereto, as approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences Thrissur.
ii) Should have passed Higher Secondary examination conducted by Board of Higher Secondary Education, Kerala, or an examination equivalent thereto as approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur. Should have separate minimum pass marks for Physics Chemistry and Biology and 50% marks in Biology separately and should have 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology put together.
(iii) Students applying for admission to the B.P.T course should have studied English as a subject at Higher Secondary level.
|MPT PROGRAMME:- Candidates who passed the Bachelor of Physiotherapy examination from any recognized Universities and approved by KUHS and completed/completing 6 months of internship
(i) Applicants should have completed 17 years of age on the 31st of December. No relaxation of the minimum age will be allowed.
(ii) Self-attested copy of the relevant page of school record namely SSLC/ICSE/CBSE/ certificate showing the date of birth/copy of birth certificate should be produced at the time of admission
(i) Applicants should have completed 17 years of age on the 31st of December. No relaxation of the minimum age will be allowed.
(ii) Self-attested copy of the relevant page of school record namely SSLC/ICSE/CBSE/ certificate showing the date of birth / copy of birth certificate should be produced at the time of admission and self-attested copies of BPT degree certificates and internship completion certificates.
Admission quota & general conditions.
• Selection of students shall be made on the basis of norms prescribed by Govt. of Kerala/ Kerala University of Health Sciences from time to time.
• 50% of the total seats of the Colleges will be offered to the Government to be filled from the list prepared by the LBS Centre for Science & Technology, As merit seats in accordance with merit and reservation principles followed by Government from time to time. In case Government decides not to take up Merit Seats allotment, the same will be allotted as Management seats by the College management.
• Member Colleges having minority institution status approved by the Government or the National Minorities Commission,20% seats out of the above 50% merit seats will be filled by the Government from the list prepared by the LBS Centre for Science & Technology from the students belonging to the community, which established the member College, based on their inter-se merit. In case sufficient numbers of such candidates are not available, the balance seats will be allotted as per usual norms.
• 35% of the total seats shall be filled up from among the candidates who are eligible as per the Prospectus for the course published by the Director of Medical Education based on the applications received against notification by College Management directly and in accordance with merit in the qualifying examination.
• 15% of total seats of the Colleges shall be filled up by eligible students who are children/dependents of Non-resident Indians.
• Levying amount towards liquidated damages from candidates discontinuing their studies shall be as in the related clause of prospectus 2020 issued by the Director of Medical Education, Trivandrum and as per the final decision of the ASC/Court of Law.
Preparation of Merit List:-
(a) 35% of seats will be filled by management from among the applications received by the SPCMA on the basis of merit list prepared based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination in the core subjects as mentioned in the eligibility criteria.
(b) 15% of seats will be filled from among the applications received from NRI students fulfilling the eligibility criteria on the basis of the merit list prepared based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination in the core subjects as mentioned in the eligibility criteria. as also fulfilling the eligibility norms of the NRI quota notified by the State Govt.
Selection by Centralised Allotment Process (CAP):-
The Centralized Allotment Process for Management Seats in Self-financing Physiotherapy Colleges for which the allotment is made through a Single Window System (SWS). The allotment to various colleges for Bachelor of Physiotherapy/Master of Physiotherapy will be done by SWS under the supervision of the Admission Supervisory Committee (ASC). The allotments will be strictly based on the options exercised by the candidate, and the rank lists prepared and published on the website based on the marks secured by the candidate for the seats.
Community Quota: The selection of candidates by the management of the minority communities will be based on the specific directive of the Honorable Supreme Court. All rights of a claim for eligibility relaxation or community claim shall be sustained with the required documents at the time of admission.
Note: The Admission Process is written as per the ordinance of the official Counselling Agency.
|Annual fees for BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY: (Management Quota & Government Quota)
|Annual fees for MASTER OF PHYSIOTHERAPY:
Note: The Fee Structure is as per the Notification of the official Counselling Agency, Please visit the official website in subject to any changes.