3 Years + 1 Year (Internship)
A candidate seeking admission to the Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Degree (BOT), shall have studied in English medium for the qualifying examination and Shall have passed two years Pre-University examination conducted by Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka state, with English as one of the subjects, and physics, Chemistry and Biology as principal/optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also . Shall have passed any other examination conducted Boards/Councils/Intermediate
Education established by State Governments/Central Government and recognized as equivalent to two year Pre- University examination by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences/Association of Indian University (AIU), with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional/principal subjects and the candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually Shall have passed intermediate examination in Science of an Indian.
In Hospitals, Special Schools, Rehabilitation centre, Geriatric home- Occupational Therapist can work individually- can diagnose, plan the treatment plan, give appropriate therapy for physical as well as for psychiatric problems. OTst can open their own clinic and rehabilitation centre.