MOT in Cardiorespiratory Condition is about the science of the heart and the lungs, and their functions. Practitioners of the course treat respiratory problems by performing:
Physical therapists pioneer new management techniques for non-organic respiratory problems like:
Aspirants for the course need to have completed graduation (Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Occupational Therapy), with a minimum aggregate score of 55%.
Such postgraduates are hired in capacities such as:
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 10,000 and 9 Lacs for a span of 2 years.
The average initial salary offered to such therapists in government hospitals ranges between around INR 10,000 – 15,000 per month.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Course Level||Post Graduation|
|Examination Type||Semester System/ Year wise|
|Eligibility||Bachelor in Occupational Therapy|
|Admission Process||Merit-based/ Based on qualification of entrance exam|
|Course Fee||INR 10,000 to 9 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 3 to 12 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Help Age India, Medybiz Pvt Ltd, Hosmat Hospital, Apollo Hospital, Fortis Hospital Talwalkars Pantaloon Fitness Pvt. Ltd, Intellectual Resource Training Private Limited, Kailash Hospital, Aims, Max Hospital, Metro Hospital, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Research & Medical Colleges, Defense Services, Govt. Hospitals, Private Clinics, Hospital Administration, and such.|
|Job Positions||Respiratory Therapist, Product Manager, Therapy Manager, Medical Representative, Clinical Specialist, Marketing Manager, Lecturer & Professor, among others.|
Students enrolled to the course are imparted advanced lessons in:
theoretical and clinical skills in the area of Cardiorespiratory Therapy.
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees in INR|
|ADN Medical College and Paramedical Science||Nagpur||12,000|
|Manipal University, School of Allied Health Sciences||Manipal||1,82,000|
|Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research||Cuttack||27,705|
|Dr. Tamil Nadu MGR University, Chennai||Chennai||20,000|
|SRM University Chennai||Chennai||80,000|
|All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation||Mumbai||10,000|
|National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research||Cuttack||30,000|
|KMCH College of Occupational Therapy||Coimbatore||35,000|
Listed below are the minimum criteria of eligibility that interested candidates need to fulfil in order to apply for the course.
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on their performance in a relevant entrance test. Some institutes conduct their own entrance tests for offering admission. Admission process generally varies across colleges. Some even provide direct admission, based on the candidate’s score at the level of graduation.
However, mostly, admission to the course is made on the basis of the candidate’s performance in a relevant entrance test, such as the national-level online NEET PG, and subsequent rounds of counselling conducted by the concerned university/institute.
The round of counselling comprises 2 additional rounds of Group Discussion and Personal Interview, wherein the candidate’s general aptitude for the course is tested. A merit list is then released by the institute, allocating seats to the qualifying candidates.
Listed here are the entrance tests held in India for admission to the course.
A year-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Year I||Year II|
|Therapy Practice & Education Technology||Advanced Electrotherapy|
|Research Methodology & Bio-Statistics||Electro-physiology and Electro Diagnosis|
|Applied Biomechanics and Kinesiology||Advanced Manual Therapy|
|Exercise Physiology, Health & fitness||Cardio-Respiratory Sciences|
Such therapists are lucratively employed across:
The course recognizes the need to adopt principles of adult learning and emphasizes the importance of facilitating graduates to develop independent, self-directed and critical philosophies in the field of cardiothoracic Therapy.
Some of the popular professional avenues open to successful postgraduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Cardiorespiratory Therapist||Cardiorespiratory Therapists assess patients with breathing disorders, conduct diagnostic tests, and supervise therapeutic treatments. They work with patients to improve lung function and train them in the use of oxygen, chest therapy, and aerosol inhalants.||4,31,667|
|Professor||Professors are responsible for examining or testing, and applying for grant to fund their research. Classes might be taken by Graduate Teaching Assistants, who are supervised by Professors.||6,71,323|
|Researcher||Researchers communicate with team members and verify that all projects and tasks are on schedule. Some managers or officers also help gather data, but this varies by industry and project need. Researchers report project progress to supervisors and other committees.||6,46,112|
|Medical Representative||Medical Representatives are responsible for promoting and selling their company's products, whether pharmaceutical drugs or medical equipment. Customers can include doctors, nurses and pharmacists. Medical Representatives work towards increasing product awareness, answer queries, provide advice, and introduce new products.||2,43,084|
|Marketing Manager||Marketing Manager manage the marketing of a business or product. They can be responsible for several services or products, or be in charge of a single product.||6,44,431|