Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)



To develop high quality trained professional physiotherapists to pursue excellence in the field of theraphy and to make significant and meaningful contributions towards the socio-economic betterment of our country.


  • raining the health sector workforce of the future.
  • Conducting research that creates new knowledge in the field of health sciences and reviews improvement in existing bodies of knowledge.
  • Providing innovative, patient-oriented health care.
  • Contributing to the economic development and well being of Pakistan through integrated programs in education, research, and clinical care.
  • Participation in social uplift programs to eliminate poverty


Physical Therapy, also known as physiotherapy is a dynamic profession concerned with evaluation and rehabilitation of patient disabled by pain, disease, or injury and their treatment by physical therapeutic measure. The objective of the program is to produce group of highly competent physiotherapists to fulfill the increasing at national and international level. The doctor of physiotherapy (DPT) – 5 years program is a Post-baccalaureate degree conferred upon successful completion of  duration. The DPT Degree was created by American Physiotherapy Association (APTA). The “Vision 2020” states that “By 2020, physical therapy will be provided by physical therapists who are doctors of physiotherapy recognized by consumers & other health-care professionals as the practitioners of choice to whom consumers have direct access for the diagnosis of, intervention for, & prevention of impairments, functional limitations, & disabilities related to movement, function & health.

Course #TitleCredit Hour
Semester 1   
DPT-301  Upper Limb & General Anatomy  4(3-1) 
DPT-303  Cardiovascular & Neuromuscular Physiology  3(2-1) 
DPT-305  Introduction to Kinesiology  3(2-1) 
ENG-321  Functional English  3(3-0) 
STA-322  Introduction to Statistical theory I  3(3-0) 
PST-321  Pakistan Studies  2(2-0) 
Semester 2   
DPT-302  Lower limb Anatomy & General Histology  4(3-1) 
DPT-304  Visceral Physiology  3(2-1) 
DPT-306  Clinical Kinesiology  3(2-1) 
ENG-322  English Comprehension & Composition  3(3-0) 
STA-323  Introduction to Statistical theory II  3(3-0) 
ISL-321  Islamic Studies / Ethics  2(2-0) 
Semester 3   
DPT-401  Head and Neck Anatomy & Human 
DPT-403  Physiology of Reproductive, Nervous & Renal 
DPT-405  Introductonto Biomechanics & Ergonomics  3(3-0) 
BCH-407  Biochemistry & Genetics I  2(2-0) 
DPT-409  Introductonto Exercise Physiology  3(3-0) 
CSI-321  Introduction to Computing Applications  3(2-1) 
Semester 4   
DPT-402  Human Neuro Anatomy  3(2-1) 
DPT-404  Advance techniques in Biomechanics & 
DPT-406  Behavioral Sciences (Psychiatry & Psychology)  3(3-0) 
BCH-408  Biochemistry & Genetics II  2(2-0) 
DPT-410  Advance Clinical Exercise Physiology  3(3-0) 
DPT-412  Medical Physics in Rehabilitation  3(2-1) 
Semester 5   
DPT-501  Pathology & Microbiology I  2(2-0) 
DPT-503  Pharmacology in rehabilitation I  3(3-0) 
DPT-505  Physical Agents & Electrotherapy I  3(2-1) 
DPT-507  Therapeutic Exercises & Techniques  3(2-1) 
SOC-307  Introduction to Sociology  2(2-0) 
DPT-511  Health & Wellness  2(2-0) 
DPT-513  Supervised Clinical PractceI3(0-3) 
Semester 6   
DPT-502  Pathology & Microbiology II  3(2-1) 
DPT-504  Pharmacology in Rehabilitation II  2(2-0) 
DPT-506  Physical Agents & Electrotherapy –II  3(2-1) 
DPT-508  Manual Therapy  3(2-1) 
DPT-510  Teaching Methodology & Community 
DPT-512  Supervised Clinical Practice II  3(0-3) 
Semester 7   
DPT-601  Clinical Medicine I  3(3-0) 
DPT-603  Orthopedic Surgery  3(3-0) 
DPT-605  Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging  3(2-1) 
DPT-607  Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy  3(2-1) 
DPT-609  Human Growth, Development & Community 
Based Rehabilitation 
DPT-611  Supervised Clinical Practice III  3(0-3) 
Semester 8   
DPT-602  Clinical Medicine II  3(3-0) 
DPT-604  Advance techniques in General Surgery  3(3-0) 
DPT-606  Neurological Physical Therapy  3(2-1) 
DPT-608  Evidence BasedPractce  3(2-1) 
DPT-610  Introduction to Prosthetics & Orthotics  2(2-0) 
DPT-611  Supervised Clinical Practice IV  3(0-3) 
Semester 9   
DPT-651  Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy  3(2-1) 
DPT-653  Emergency Procedures & Primary Care In 
Physical Therapy 
DPT-655  Clinical Decision Making & Differental 
DPT-657  Scientific Inquiry & Research Methodology  3(3-0) 
DPT-659  Professional Practice (Laws, Ethics 
& Administration) 
DPT-661  Integumentary Physical Therapy  2(2-0) 
DPT-663  Supervised ClinicalPractceV  3(0-3) 
Semester 10   
DPT-652  Obstetrics & Gynecological Physical Therapy  2(2-0) 
DPT-654  Pediatric Physical Therapy  2(2-0) 
DPT-656  Gerontology & Geriatric Physical Therapy  2(2-0) 
DPT-658  Sports Physical Therapy  2(2-0) 
DPT-660  Supervised Clinical Practice VI  4(0-4) 
DPT-681  Research Project  6(0-6)