BPO (Affiliated by The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai)

Programme Code B.P.O
Programme Name Bachelor in Prosthetics and Orthotics
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 Candidate who has passed 10+2 in science or equivalent with physics, chemistry, biology/ mathematics, and English with minimum aggregate 50% marks in PCBE/PCME will be eligible for admission to this Programme.
Selection criteria Through National Eligibility Test- Prosthetics & Orthotics - 2019 (NET – P&O - 2019) for All India Candidates ; and through counseling conducted by NBER – NIEPMD, Chennai Approved by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Dept. of Empowerment of PwDs (Divyangjan) ( DEPwD, MSJ&E, Govt. of India)
Reservations Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD and other categories shall be as per the norms of the Central Government.
Scope Prosthetics and Orthotics is a specialized health care profession, which combines a unique blend of clinical and technological skills. The Prosthetic and Orthotic Professionals assess and evaluate patients, prescribe custom design, fabricate, and fit the orthoses and prostheses. Rehabilitation of persons with locomotor disabilities or neuromuscular disorder is a team work, where Centre of attention are the persons with disabilities. This work requires substantial clinical and technical judgment. Prosthetic and Orthotic Professional does not only provide service to persons with neuro- musculoskeletal disorder and persons with disability, but also it provides service to general health and work related disorder such as foot disorders, fracture, sports injuries, disorders due to aging, tendinitis, muscular pain , aesthetic restoration etc.. Prosthetics and Orthotics Professionals play an important role in the comprehensive pre and post-surgical management of amputee and other neuromusculoskeletal disorders. Prosthetics and Orthotics Professionals makes the patient independent, confident and useful member of the society through comprehensive prosthetic and orthotic management.
Syllabus RCI, New Delhi B.P.O Curriculum Framework - 2016 / The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.
Evaluation pattern As per The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University scheme of Examination
Certifying Authority The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu

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