BOT (Awaiting Affiliation from The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai)
Programme Code : B.O.T
Programme Name : Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Affiliation : The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University
Level of programme : Under Graduate (UG)
Duration : 4 Academic years + 6 months Internship
Pattern of programme : Non Semester
Eligibility : 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 Tamil Nadu state or equivalent examination (Academic Stream) with the following subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Botany and Zoology
Selection criteria : Through Common Entrance Test(CET) for All India Quota; and throughcounseling conducted by Directorate of Medical Education Tamilnadu for State Quota as Approved by the Nodal Ministry.
Reservations :Reservation for SC/ST/OBC PwD and others as per the norms of the Government
Scope : Occupational Therapy in the field of Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Orthopaedics, Neurology, Hand Rehabilitation Evaluate persons with disabilities in areas of sensory motor, cognitive, psychosocial, activities of daily living & work by using standardized procedures, interviews, observations. Treat persons with disabilities using therapeutic techniques, purposeful therapeutic activities. Design and fabricate splints, assistive devices and adaptive aids. Train for independence in daily activities. Modify environment to support participation and many more. Occupational Therapist can avail employment at Hospitals, Community, National Institute, Schools, Colleges and Independent Private Practice.
Syllabus : The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University
Evaluation pattern : As per The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University scheme of examination
Certifying Authority : The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University, Tamil Nadu