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Pakistan

Canada Pakistan
Registration required to practice Yes No
Direct access A person can refer themselves to a PT without a referral from another health professional

Private practice – Yes

Public system - No

Yes
Act as first contact/autonomous practitioners Yes Yes
Assess patients/clients Yes Yes
Make a diagnosis Yes Yes
Treat (interventions, advice, and evaluation of outcome) Yes Yes
Offer preventative advice/services Yes Yes
*Information from the above chart is sourced from the WCPT website http://www.wcpt.org/members and the Pakistan Physical Therapy Association.
Physiotherapy Competency Exam Pass Rates 2013-2017
Written Exam

N = 51-100

40%

of Pakistani educated test takers passed on the first attempt

Clinical Exam

N = 11-50

43%

of Pakistani educated test takers passed on the first attempt

Country Info

Pakistan Physiotherapy Education Programs: Information Chart

Pakistan

How to Use this Chart

The data in this chart is updated continuously and results should not be considered static.  For quality assurance purposes, academic physiotherapy programs are slated for re-assessment by CAPR every 5 years.  The data on this chart will give you some information about the likelihood of your success in having your physiotherapy qualifications recognized in Canada.  Please be aware that every applicant is different, and this chart does not predict an applicant’s success or failure.  If you do not see your education program in the list, it means we have not assessed this program in the previous 5 years.

Key to Colour Codes

Key to Colour Codes

University Education in Entry-to-practice Physiotherapy

Green

Education program meets CAPR standard and is considered not substantially different from a Canadian physiotherapy education. Confirmed:
  • University level, at least a Bachelor’s Degree
  • School is accredited/recognized
  • The program is entry to practise level
  • The program is a physiotherapy program.
Supervised clinical practice hours are assessed separately.

Amber

Not every graduating year has met this standard.

Red

Education program is substantially different from a Canadian physiotherapy education.

Blue

This education program is slated for a quality assurance re-assessment.
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours

Green

Applicants from this education program consistently meet CAPR standards. Supervised clinical practice hours included in the PT education are not substantially different from a Canadian physiotherapy education.
  • 1025 hours in total
  • Minimum 100 hours musculoskeletal practice; 100 hours neurological practice; 40 hours cardiorespiratory.

Amber

Not every applicant from this school has met this standard, OR CAPR may have recognized previous hours worked as a physiotherapist to help meet this standard.

Red

Supervised clinical practice hours are substantially different from Canadian education.

"Insufficient Data" indicates that we do not currently have sufficient data available (fewer than 6 cases) to report a result.
University Name of Degree University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy Supervised Clinical Practice Hours
Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute, University of Health Sciences Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree) Insufficient Data
Baqai Institute of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Baqai Medical University Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy Insufficient Data
FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry - Institute of Allied Health Science, University of Health Sciences Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree) Insufficient Data
Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, University of Karachi One Year Certificate Course in Physiotherapy (with mandatory pre-requisite 3 year degree) Insufficient Data
Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, University of Karachi Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
Liaquat National Hospital, School of PT, University of Karachi One Year Certificate Course in Physiotherapy (with mandatory pre-requisite 3 year degree) Insufficient Data
Liaquat National Hospital, School of PT, University of Karachi Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
Margalla Institute of Health Sciences, Isra University Hydrabad Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree) Insufficient Data
Margalla Institute of Health Sciences, Riphah International University Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree) Insufficient Data
Riphah International University Doctor of Physical Therapy
School of Physiotherapy, Mayo Hospital, King Edward Medical University Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
School of Physiotherapy, Mayo Hospital, University of Punjab Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (3 year degree) Insufficient Data
School of Physiotherapy, Mayo Hospital, University of Punjab Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
The School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Health Sciences Bachelor of Physiotherapy (4 year degree) Insufficient Data
The University of Faisalabad Doctor of Physical Therapy Insufficient Data
Ziauddin College of Physiotherapy, Ziauddin University Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University : Armed Forces Post Graduate Medical Institute, University of Health Sciences
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : Baqai Institute of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Baqai Medical University
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : FMH College of Medicine & Dentistry - Institute of Allied Health Science, University of Health Sciences
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, University of Karachi
Name of Degree : One Year Certificate Course in Physiotherapy (with mandatory pre-requisite 3 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, University of Karachi
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours :
University : Liaquat National Hospital, School of PT, University of Karachi
Name of Degree : One Year Certificate Course in Physiotherapy (with mandatory pre-requisite 3 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : Liaquat National Hospital, School of PT, University of Karachi
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours :
University : Margalla Institute of Health Sciences, Isra University Hydrabad
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : Margalla Institute of Health Sciences, Riphah International University
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : Riphah International University
Name of Degree : Doctor of Physical Therapy
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours :
University : School of Physiotherapy, Mayo Hospital, King Edward Medical University
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours :
University : School of Physiotherapy, Mayo Hospital, University of Punjab
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (3 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : School of Physiotherapy, Mayo Hospital, University of Punjab
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours :
University : The School of Allied Health Sciences, University of Health Sciences
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : The University of Faisalabad
Name of Degree : Doctor of Physical Therapy
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours : Insufficient Data
University : Ziauddin College of Physiotherapy, Ziauddin University
Name of Degree : Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy (4 year degree)
University Education in Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy :
Supervised Clinical Practice Hours :