College of Physiotherapy

J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore

JSS . Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore is well known for promoting the cause of education in the Southern part of Karnataka for over four decades. It is the central body that runs over 250 educational institutions & was established in the year 1954 by the foresight and vision of his Holiness Jagadguru Late Sri Sri Dr. Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji, the 23rd pontiff of Suttur Mutt. Institutions from the crèche level to Research Institutions, training doctoral scholars are managed by Mahavidyapeetha & Several thousands of students; teachers and employees derive benefit from these institutions. The JSS college Of Physiotherapy was established in the year 1999 by the present pontiff, His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Deshikendra Mahaswamiji, who is also the President of the J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha since Dec., 1986. The present Pontiff's illustrious predecessors have been the driving force in formulating the policies and programmes, in terms of broadening the vision of the J.S.S. Mahavidyapeetha. This has been endorsed by many educationists as more than a university and true to their beliefs JSS has been declared as a Deemed University under the UGC in 2007.

J.S.S.College of Physiotherapy

(Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) Bangalore and Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP))

The JSS College of Physiotherapy was established in 1999 and is approved by the Govt. of Karnataka. It is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) Bangalore and Indian Association of Physiotherapists (IAP).

Rehabilitation is the need of the hour and Physiotherapy plays a crucial role. As Physiotherapists we must estimate and gauge the functional capabilities and potentials of our patients, many of whom suffer injuries that cannot be corrected. During these times of distress Physiotherapists do play a major role as they have to reach out and rehabilitate clients. Therapists have a major role to play to improve the health of our nation, by skills and techniques affected by the various members of the rehabilitation team.


The college is situated at the JSS hospital campus, Ramanuja road, Mysore. The college is about 1 km. from the centre of the city. Mysore is synonymous with lush green gardens, salubrious weather, beautiful landscapes, palatial buildings and Maharajas who ruled the region earlier. It is also known for the best educational institutions. The Mysore University is one of the oldest universities in the country. Mysore is about 140 Kms. from Bangalore city, the capital of Karnataka and is well connected by road, rail and air.

Our motto

"Reach out and make this world a healthier place to live in'.


"Reach out and make this world a healthier place to live in'.

Courses Offered and Affiliation

This J.S.S. College of Physiotherapy is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science Bangalore and Indian Association of Physiotherapists [IAP]. It offers 2 Yrs Masters (M.P.T) & 4 ½ Yrs Bachelors' programme (B.P.T) in Physiotherapy.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: A candidate should have passed B.P.T. from RGUHS, Bangalore or equivalent as recognized by RGUHS.

The course is of 4½ years duration, follows annual examination system and includes 6 months internship.

The Course Curriculum of B P T & M P T aims to

  1. Develop sound theoretical and practical base to practice physiotherapy skills.
  2. It identifies physical, social & psychological needs of individuals, designs & executes therapeutic plans and evaluates the effectiveness of physical intervention.
  3. Physiotherapy, a smart and modern choice for prevention.
  4. It is one of the problem solving management policy by which it promotes the speed in total rehabilitation within a short duration
  5. Physiotherapy accelerates the rehabilitation process of most of the disabling conditions and also reduces the recurrence of attack of several disease.
  6. When it comes to sports-fitness rehabilitation, Physiotherapy encounters a challenging situation and assures the sportsman without losing enthusiasm, spiritual and social deformation.
  7. Physiotherapy programmes help the patient to return to normal or near normal life.
  8. It seeks to eliminate orthodox attitudes or an egoistic mentality, which obstruct practical implementation of physical rehabilitation in a faster way. "Mobility for all by physiotherapy' we can echo the voice.

Health-Concept & Philosophy of the College

Physiotherapy is not only responsible for physical fitness but also accelerates psychosocial rehabilitation and strengthens one's determination to over come the disabling condition.

The concept of faster fitness and physical rehabilitation is universally accepted and practiced worldwide. Physiotherapy is a modern choice to solve physical problems, impairment and disabling conditions. It prevents deformity and helps to keep the ‘body' and ‘mind' fit.

The faculty accepts the fact that professional education of physiotherapy at the University level for Bachelor Degree In Physiotherapy will prepare a better qualified physiotherapist and assume the responsibilities of providing total patient care at various levels in different settings.


  1. To promote quality physiotherapy education at all levels, to produce competent physiotherapists, with entrepreneurship & innovative skills.
  2. To establish Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs in the institution for practicing physiotherapists.
  3. To create & strengthen public awareness about need for a healthy life style for mutual benefits.
  4. To provide excellent physiotherapy facilities and motivate the public to use the services optimally.
  5. To collaborate with national and international organizations for educational, clinical and research programs.

Calendar of Events:



Application will be issued from

15th April onwards

15th March onwards

Admission commences in last week

last week of May

last week of April

Classes will be commences from

1st week of October

1st week of June

Annual Exams are conducted as Per the Notifications of RGUHS, Bangalore.


April\ October

Opportunity in Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are practitioners of choice for individuals with conditions that affect movements, functions, health & wellness. They will hold all privileges of private practice apart from these opportunities they are also required in;

  1. Hospital based services in Urban Areas.
  2. Community based Rehabilitation in Rural Areas.
  3. Qualified Therapists can work as Team Physio's for Sporting teams
  4. Persons with entrepreneurial abilities can excel in the field of fitness & rehabilitation by setting up their own ventures.
  5. Special Schools for specific conditions e.g. Spastic Societies for Cerebral palsy.
  6. Research projects.
  7. PhD programmes are available at various universities for people interested in the field of education & research and become Academicians.
  8. Therapists with special interest in occupational health care & ergo medicine can be consultants to various industries. 
  9. Domiciliary therapy services for clients 
  10. Opportunities abroad in well established institutions.