The Physiotherapy course has been taught at KMC Mangaluru for over 20 years and continues to be one of  India’s leading providers of Physiotherapy courses. Here at KMC Mangaluru, we are constantly upgrading our education and clinical skills to keep up with the current needs. Kasturba Medical College & Hospitals at Attavar and Ambedkar Circle along with the outreach postings provides us with an infrastructure of an almost unending canvas to work on.

The students are assured of a thorough education and excellent clinical exposure. They are posted in various clinical areas throughout their course period under direct supervision of the faculty. For those physiotherapists who would like to be in an exciting and fulfilling academic atmosphere, this is the place!

At the master's level, the training is geared to have an in-depth understanding of the various facets of the specialty and inculcate logical and analytical approach to the evaluation and intervention strategies. Exposure in the research methodology and statistics applicable to the specialty is provided to further their quest in the specialty at the doctoral levels.  The students at the end of their course work are geared to take up clinical, faculty or research positions in India or abroad.

Your choice to study here will always be enjoyful and help you to find your purpose, which in turn will benefit you to achieve your goal in professional life.


Key features

  • Excellent infrastructure
  • Speciality clinics
  • International collaborations
  • Attracts overseas aspirants for clinical and research exposure
  • Multi-disciplinary environment

Core competencies

  • Highly qualified faculty
  • Diverse specialities and hands-on clinical skill training
  • Trained in pedagogic and personal effectiveness
  • Evidence based curricula
  • Research intensive environment

Academic and Research Collaborations


  • University of Rochester,NY,USA


       •University of Manitoba,Canada



The Department of Physiotherapy at Mangalore offers the following programs:


Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)

Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT)




The Department of Physiotherapy has a well-equipped labs and clinical facilities


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training in various physiotherapy procedures

Innovative Centre

State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research


Specialised labs in Exercise, electro, Jishnu, Neruorehab, Balance lab, Fitness, Basic sciences (MMMC and KMC)

Sports & Fitness

Marena is the world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash as well as a well-equipped gymnasium


Libraries have publications on the latest developments in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Student Housing

Student hostels are their homes away from homes