The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy course offered by MCHP, Manipal is one of the best OT programs in entire South-East Asia. Affiliated to Kasturba Hospital, which is a 2050 bedded, multi-specialty hospital, the BOT program at MCHP provides unmatched clinical exposure to students. The BOT program was started in 1994 and is accredited by the All India Occupational Therapy Association (AIOTA) and the World Federation of Occupational Therapist (WFOT). In 2009, the Lateral Entry program for Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT) was started for Nigerian students.

Job prospects:  

  • Paediatric, Psychiatric, Orthopaedic, or neurological Rehabilitation centers
  • Special schools
  • Industrial Medical Facilities
  • De-addiction Centres
  • Educational Institutions
  • Geriatric Centres
  • Private Practice.

Program Educational Objectives, Graduate Attributes, Program Outcome, and Course Outline - Bachelor of Occupational Therapy



Key Dates & Deadlines


Jul 15 24

Jul ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


4 years and 6 months internship


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

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

Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

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 allied healthcare

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

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