A candidate is required to attend at least 80 percent of the total classes conducted in a year in all subjects prescribed for that year, separately, in theory and practical / clinical to become eligible to appear for the university examination in the first attempt. Principals should notify at their college, the attendance details at the end of each term without fail, under intimation to the University.
It shall be based on evaluation of periodic tests assignments, clinical presentations etc., (see Annexure -I for example). Regular periodic examinations should be conducted throughout the course. There should be a minimum of two (2) sessional examinations during I, II, III and final year. The average of the two examination marks should be reduced to 20 and 10 for Theory and Practical/Clinical respectively, and sent to the University before the University examination as per notification. Proper record which forms the basis of the Internal Assessment should be maintained for all students and should be available for scrutiny. The marks of periodical tests should be displayed on the student notice board by Principals.
A Candidate must obtain a 35% mark in theory and practical separately in internal assessment to be eligible to write the university examination.
There will be two examinations in a year, to be conducted as per notification issued by the University from time to time.
First, Second, Third and Final Examinations of BPT course shall be held at the end of 1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year and 4th year respectively. The particulars of subjects for various examinations and distribution of marks are shown separately in Tables V to VIII.
The examination for main subjects shall be conducted by the University and for subsidiary subjects by the respective college.
A candidate is declared to have passed university examination in a subject, if she/he secures 50 % of the marks in theory and 50 % in practical separately. For computation of 50 % marks in theory,
the marks scored in the internal assessment [theory] shall be added to the University conducted written and viva voce examination and for a pass in practical, the marks scored in University conducted practical examination and internal assessment [practical] shall be added together.
Please note fraction of marks should not be rounded off clauses (a), (b) and (c)
I Year [5 main subjects] :
A candidate who has failed in I year is permitted to carry any two of the five main subjects and shall have to pass these subjects before appearing for the II year examination.
II Year [4 main subjects]:
A candidate who has failed in II year is permitted to carry any two of the five main subjects and shall have to pass these subjects before appearing for the III year examination.
III Year [5 Main subjects]:
A candidate is permitted to carry any two of the failed subjects and shall have to pass these subjects
before appearing for the final year examination.
There shall be six months (26 weeks) of Internship after the final year examination for candidates declared to have passed the examination in all the subjects. Internship should be done in a teaching hospital recognized by the University limited to within Karnataka only.
No candidate shall be awarded degree certificate without successfully completing six months of Internship.
The Internship should be rotator and cover clinical branches concerned with Physiotherapy such as Orthopedics, Cardiothoracic including ICU, Neurology, Neurosurgery Pediatrics’, General Medicine, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology both in patient and outpatient services.
The 6 months of rotational posting must be covered in the following pattern.
|Physiotherapy OPD (including Pediatrics and OBG wards)||1 month|
|Orthopedic wards||1 month|
|General Medicine wards (including MICU and CCU )||1 month|
|General Surgery wards (including CTS wards, CTS-ICU and Burns)||1 month|
|Neurology and Neurosurgery wards (including Neuro ICU)||1 month|
|Community Posting – PHC||1 month|
Successful Completion – The student must maintain a logbook. On completion of each posting, the same will have to be certified by the faculty in charge of the posting for both attendance as well as work done. On completion of all six postings, the duly completed logbook will be submitted to the Principal/Head of program to be considered as having successfully completed the internship program.