National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research [NIRTAR] was established in 1975 in Bhubaneshwar city. It is an autonomous body under Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India. It conducts three Bachelor Degree courses in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Prosthetics and Orthotics, two Postgraduate courses in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy affiliated to Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. It also has an accreditation for DNB in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of National Board of Examination (NBE), New Delhi. This Institute was originally established as National Institute of Prosthetic and Orthotics Training (NIPOT) as a subsidiary unit of ALIMCO, Kanpur in 1975. Presently it is an autonomous body and a Registered Society under the financial and administrative control of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India. This Institute is serving the Persons with Disabilities from all parts of India. It is one of the premier Institutes in the country in the field of Rehabilitation of the Locomotors Disability.
Facts and Figures of National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research [NIRTAR]-
Year of Establishment
President of the Institute
Shri Lov Verma
Institutes Under National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research [NIRTAR]
How to Reach
25 kms away from Bhubaneswar Rail Way Station
Why to JoinNational Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research [NIRTAR]?
Research Projects- The institute emphasizes on research and development work and has undertaken various research projects
Internship Programme- After Successful Competition of 4 year BPT and BOT Course the students join in internship for six months
Training- The institute offers training to students that is at par with the industry standards so that they are prepared to work in corporate firms and institutes.