The Master 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 MOT program is accredited by All India Occupational Therapy Association (AIOTA) and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT). 

The course offers the following specializations:

  • MOT Developmental Disabilities
  • MOT Hand and Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • MOT Neurorehabilitation
  • MOT Mental Health and Psychosocial Rehabilitation. 


Career opportunities:

  • Paediatric, psychiatric, orthopaedic or neurological rehabilitation centres
  • Special schools
  • Industrial Medical Facilities
  • De-addiction Centres
  • Educational Institutions
  • Geriatric Centres
  • Private Practice.


Teaching methodology:

  • Classroom Teaching
  • Clinical Teaching
  • Practical Teaching
  • Clinical Case Discussion.



  • Three Sessional Exams
  • End of Posting Clinical Exams
  • Internal Assessments
  • University Written Exams
  • University Practical Exams
  • Completion of Individuals Dissertation Project
  • A student needs 50 % marks to pass each theory and practical exam
  • After passing all subjects for the particular year, student promotes to next year
  • Minimum attendance for appearing university exam is 90%.


Master of Occupational Therapy (Developmental Disabilities)-Program Educational Objectives, Graduate Attributes, Program Outcome, and Course Outline  

Master of Occupational Therapy (Hand and Musculoskeletal Conditions)-Program Educational Objective, Graduate Attributes, Program Outcome, and Course Outline 

Master of Occupational Therapy (Neurorehabilitation)-Program Educational Objectives, Graduate Attributes, Program Outcome, and Course Outline 

Master of Occupational Therapy (Mental Health and Psychosocial Rehabilitation)-Program Educational Objectives, Graduate Attributes, Program Outcome, and Course Outline 



Key Dates & Deadlines


Mar 15 23

Mar ' 23

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


2 years (4 semesters)


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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