The first professional degree in physical therapy endorsed by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) comprises of 5 years (10 semesters), equivalent 17 years of schooling. The degree program will produce physical therapy professionals who will be Doctors of Physical Therapy and will be competent to diagnose and treat movement dysfunctions due to injuries or diseases by using all physical means including; manual therapy techniques, exercise therapy, electrotheropy and preventative and corrective measures. Physical Therapists with the DPT degree will be practitioners of choice to whom public will have direct access for the diagnosis of, interventions for, and prevention of impairments, activity limitations, participation restrictions, and environmental barriers related to movement, function, and health.
DPT 5 years programme provide a novel learning experience that makes students acquire skills necessary to learn the required material in university but also to become life long learner and problem solver.
The programme is very practical with patients coming to labs to allow students to practice and learn from supervisor and each other.
F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) with minimum 60% marks (adjusted) from any board of intermediate and secondary education or equivalent qualification as prescribed by HEC.