“Pioneering the Future of Cancer Care: The 3rd International CANREHAB Conference at Tata Memorial Hospital”

The Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India, has long been at the forefront of the battle against cancer, offering a beacon of hope and a center of excellence in cancer care, research, treatment, and education. Its multidisciplinary team, comprising Medical Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Psycho-oncologists, Dietitians, Audiologists, Speech-language Pathologists, Enterostomal Therapists, and Occupational Therapists, has tirelessly worked to elevate the institution to its current esteemed position. Following the success of the previous two CANREHAB conferences, the hospital is set to host the 3rd International CANREHAB Conference, underlining its commitment to innovation and excellence in cancer rehabilitation.

The theme for this year’s conference, “Competency, Capability, and Capacity in Cancer Rehabilitation – A Need in Cancer Care,” reflects a deep understanding of the evolving landscape of cancer treatment and survivorship. As the battle against cancer achieves new milestones, resulting in higher cure rates and a burgeoning population of survivors, the imperative for comprehensive rehabilitative care has never been more critical. This conference aims to address these challenges head-on, fostering a platform for knowledge exchange, skill development, and collaborative innovation among professionals from diverse disciplines.

The conference’s agenda is meticulously designed to cater to the needs of its multidisciplinary audience, featuring workshops and symposia that delve into the latest trends, research findings, and clinical practices in cancer rehabilitation. It offers a unique opportunity for professionals to enhance their competencies, explore innovative solutions, and expand their capacities to meet the complex needs of cancer survivors.

Moreover, the 3rd International CANREHAB Conference will serve as a crucible for forging international collaborations, sharing inspiring stories, groundbreaking research, and pioneering projects. It is a gathering of minds united by a common goal: to refine and redefine the standards of cancer care and rehabilitation. By bringing together national and international faculties, the conference aims to catalyze a global exchange of knowledge and expertise, driving forward the agenda for excellence in cancer rehabilitation.

The ultimate goal of the conference is to craft a manifesto that will guide the development of tailored rehabilitation programs within institutions and organizations worldwide. This manifesto will embody the collective wisdom and insights garnered through the conference, providing a roadmap for enhancing the quality of life of cancer survivors through integrated, patient-centered care.

As we stand on the cusp of a new era in cancer care, the 3rd International CANREHAB Conference at Tata Memorial Hospital invites professionals, survivors, and stakeholders from around the world to join hands for a brighter tomorrow. Together, we can build a future where every cancer survivor has access to the care, support, and opportunities they need to thrive beyond their diagnosis.

This conference is not just a meeting of minds; it is a clarion call for action, innovation, and collaboration. Let us come together to shape the future of cancer rehabilitation, making it an integral and indispensable part of cancer care. The journey towards a cancer-free world is long and arduous, but with collective effort, dedication, and the spirit of innovation that characterizes the CANREHAB Conference, we are one step closer to making that vision a reality.

Information Bulletin CAN-REHAB 2024 PDF CLICK HERE


Conference Fees DelegatesRs 6500
Conference Fees Students*Rs 4500
Half Day Workshop Delegates1000
Half Day Workshop Students500
Full Day Workshop DelegatesRs 2000
Full Day Workshop Students*Rs 1000
Conference Fees International Delegates$200 (Conference & Workshop
Conference Fees International Students$150 (Conference & Workshop
Registration includes conference registration cost and conference material, tea and lunch on 19th,20th & 21st April 2024.

“New Admission Rule: Entrance Test Key for Bachelor of Physiotherapy Eligibility”

In the evolving landscape of healthcare education, the Bachelor of Physiotherapy program stands as a crucial avenue for individuals aspiring to make a difference in rehabilitative care. With the recent curriculum revisions by the National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions, the admission process for this esteemed program has undergone significant refinement, ensuring a holistic approach to candidate selection and fostering excellence within the field.

Course duration – 5 years program (including one year of internship) – Bachelor’s degree level

Eligibility Criteria: The first step towards embarking on this rewarding journey is meeting the eligibility criteria set forth by the regulatory body. Prospective candidates must ensure they fulfill the necessary prerequisites, including educational qualifications specified by the commission. Additionally, participation in the entrance test is mandatory for all applicants, serving as a standardized assessment to gauge preparedness and aptitude for the program.

He/she has passed the Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examination by recognised any Indian board or a duly constituted
Board with pass marks and (50%)in aggregate of physics, chemistry and biology(botany & zoology),

Candidates who have studied abroad and have passed the equivalent qualification as determined by the Association of Indian Universities will form the guideline to determine the eligibility and must have passed in the subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and
English up to 12th Standard level

Candidates who have passed the Senior Secondary school Examination of National Open School with a minimum of 4 subjects
with any of the following group subjects with pass marks (min.50% marks).
a. English, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology
b. English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

He/she has attained the age of 17 years as on – current year

  1. He/she has to furnish at the time of submission of application form, a certificate of Physical fitness from a registered
    medical practitioner to the effect, that the candidate is physically fit to undergo bachelor of Physiotherapy program
  2. For pursuing BPT a candidate with locomotor disability should have disability less than 50% and for visual and
    speech and hearing disability a candidate should have disability percentage less than 40 %.
  3. The following with locomotor disability shall not be eligible for BPT program – involvement of both upper limb,
    involvement of dominant upper limb more than 50 % involvement of spine , more than 50 % involvement of lower

Selection Procedure: The selection process is designed to identify individuals with the passion, dedication, and academic proficiency required to excel in the field of physiotherapy. Two pathways are available for admission:

1. University Entrance Admission Test:

  • The university, government, or competent authority conducts an entrance test in accordance with the prescribed syllabus based on the 10+2 scheme.
  • Candidates are evaluated based on their performance in the written test, with successful applicants proceeding to the next stage of the admission process.

2. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET):

  • Alternatively, candidates have the option to seek admission through NEET, a national-level entrance examination widely recognized across various healthcare disciplines..

Counselling and Seat Allotment:

  • Successful candidates from the written test stage are invited to participate in counselling sessions nominated by the university or the governing board.
  • Counselling sessions serve as a platform for assessing candidates’ preferences, discussing available seat options, and providing guidance regarding program requirements.
  • Seat allotment is carried out based on the merit of the candidates and the availability of seats on the respective counselling days, ensuring a fair and transparent allocation process.

Physiotherapy Handbook Curriculum & Rules And Regulations Bachelor Of Physiotherapy And Master Of Physiotherapy By National Commission For Allied And Healthcare Professions pdf Click Here

Know Everything About Physiotherapy! :- About, Course, Eligibility and Top college.


Physiotherapy, also known as Physical Therapy is a method of treatment in the modern medical sciences that deals with the movement and function of human body. It helps people to restore, maintain, maximize the Physical strength and function. Physiotherapy is a Health care profession that evaluates, assesses, treats, diagnoses and cures the Physical issues. In addition to the clinical practice, it involves the research, education consultation and health administration.

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Physiotherapists are licensed and qualified professionals who are highly trained, knowledgeable, technical, and skilled people who provide Physiotherapy. They examine, assess, interpret, plan, diagnose and implement rehabilitative programs that develop, improve, maintain and restore movement ability, manage acute and chronic conditions, relieve pain, and treat physical challenges associated with injuries or other impairments using ultrasound, laser, physical activities, heating, mobilization, and other techniques. Also, educate the patients to prevent re-occurrence of an injury. 

BPT - Bachelor of Physiotherapy

BPT is an Undergraduate program where students are awarded a bachelor’s degree certificate in Physiotherapy from a recognized college affiliated to the University conducting a full-time course of 4 years and an internship of 6 months. After graduating with Bachelor’s degree, they can also do post-graduation programs i.e., Master of Physiotherapy (MPT).

BPT- Year I

Students deal with the basic human biosciences and the foundation of the human system and function. They learn to apply the knowledge of physics to the human body to understand the movements and modalities of the respective subjects.

BPT- Year II

Deals with developing Physiotherapy skills and exploring further subjects like Pathology, Pharmacology, and microbiology. They will study about normal and abnormal human minds and behavior. Students acquire the skills required for effective communication and practice with the patients and caretakers. They even acquire knowledge in the subject of Kinesiotherapy and Electrotherapeutics.


The students deal with the learning of all the clinical subjects and apply their knowledge in to practice. They will learn and practice skills like Electrodiagnosis on patients and various specialised manual techniques and therapy on the models.

BPT- Year IV

Students will recall all the knowledge and skills of the previous years and evaluate, plan and execute the various subject’s techniques in Community and Hospital Physiotherapy. They deal with the aids and appliances used for the treatment.

Students learn professional ethics and code of conduct as well as legal aspects and moral values. They acquire research methodology and apply in their project work.


This is 6 months of continuous clinical practice to enhance and upgrade the skills of the students acquired throughout the academic years. The student should have passed the final year exam in all subjects to be eligible for Internship. Internships should be done in the recognized universities teaching hospitals.

Eligibility of BPT
  • Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent qualification from a recognized university. The candidate should have pursued science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subjects.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% or equivalent CGPA at the 10+2 level (45% for SC/ST/OBC candidates).
Clinical Specialities
  • Acute Care
  • Aquatic Physical Therapy
  • Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
  • Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management
  • Federal Physical Therapy
  • Geriatrics
  • Hand Rehabilitation
  • Health Policy and Administration
  • Home Health
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatrics
  • Private Practice
  • Research
MPT – Master of Physiotherapy  

MPT is a postgraduate program, it is a high-level program training given to the students who completed and passed all the subjects in BPT from a recognized institute affiliated with the university. The duration of the course is 2 years. MPT course provides professional and specialized perception into both the clinical practice and the case studies in the field of physiotherapy. MPT includes both theoretical and practical approach to learn the subject’s aspect. That helps the students to develop critical and creative thinking, real-time experience and secure good knowledge and skills in accordance with it. Thus, becoming a medical expert in the field of physiotherapy. MPT specializations have included all the modern and technical developments along with the natural physiotherapeutic approach have taken place in modern-day science.

Eligibility of MPT

The candidate must pass in Bachelor of Physiotherapy of a minimum of 3 and half years duration / 4 years from Recognised or any other university in India or abroad with not less than 50% marks in aggregate and should have completed 6 months of compulsory rotating internship in a recognized hospital.

Career Opportunities
  • Clinical Physiotherapist in Multi-speciality Hospitals / NGO / Nursing Homes / Rehabilitation Centres.
  • Physiotherapy instructor in Sports club and Fitness centres.
  • Community Physiotherapists.
  • Corporate Physiotherapists in Multinational Companies (MNC’s).
  • Airlines or railways.
  • Various Health Departments.
  • In schools, colleges, and universities as teaching faculty.
  • Health and wellness Industries.
  • International Healthcare organisations (UNICEF, UNDP, WHO)
  • Non-Government and Government organisation.
  • Researchers.
  • Private practitioner by setting up own clinics.
Good Physiotherapy Colleges in Karnataka
  • Sivananda Sarma Memorial RV College (SSMRV COLLEGE), Bangalore.
  • Oxford college of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  • M.S Ramaiah college of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  • JSS college of Physiotherapy, Mysore.
  • Krupanidhi college of physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  • Kempegowda Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
  • Yenepoya College of Physiotherapy, Mangalore
  • Nitte Institute of Physiotherapy, Mangalore.
  • Dayananda sagar college of Physiotherapy, Bangalore.
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