The first professional degree in physical therapy endorsed by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan (HEC) comprises of 5 years (10 semesters), equivalent 17 years of schooling. The degree program will produce physical therapy professionals who will be Doctors of Physical Therapy and will be competent to diagnose and treat movement dysfunctions due to injuries or diseases by using all physical means including; manual therapy techniques, exercise therapy, electrotherapy and preventative and
corrective measures. Physical Therapists with the DPT degree will be practitioners of choice to whom public will have direct access for the diagnosis of, interventions for, and prevention of impairments, environmental barriers related to movement, function, and health. The DPT degree also fulfills the international requirements for physical therapy education, so the DPT graduates could get equivalency easily abroad..
The applicant should have FSc. Pre medical or equivalent qualifications earned from a recognized board/institution with at least 60% marks.