Overview of CMHS

College of Health Sciences

The college will strive to maintain global standards in teaching to foster the students to gain knowledge & skills needed to provide high standards of rehabilitation services for differently abled population and physically challenged people.


The main difference between Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy is that Occupational Therapist focuses on improving a client’s ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL) and Physiotherapy focuses on improving a client’s ability to perform movement of the human body.


Occupational Therapist

Occupational therapy is a rehabilitation and health profession whose goal is to enable individuals and groups to achieve optimal functioning in activities of daily living including self-care, productivity leisure, cultural and spiritual activities that have been affected by physical, psychological, cognitive or social problems.

Occupational Therapy uses a client-centred holistic approach through purposeful and meaningful activities to maintain, improve and/or establish individuals’ skill and ability to perform their role optimally and meaningfully in their social-cultural environment and finally to increase  quality of life.

Essential services

  • Psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Neurological
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Pediatric rehabilitation
  • Splinting & assistive devices
  • Community-based rehabilitation
  • Industrial rehabilitation

Accreditation & recognition

  • Accredited by the All India Occupational Therapist Associations (AIOTA), the national governing body of the profession.
  • Accredited by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT), the apex professional body worldwide.


  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT)
  • Duration- 4 ½ years with 6 months compulsory internship
  • Eligibility- 12th pass with 60% in physics, chemistry, biology or botany/zoology.



College of Occupational Therapy is having art of state infrastructure to provide world standard teaching learning experience for the students.


SRM Tiruchirappalli  College of Occupational Therapy has full fledged Occupational Therapy department which caters to needs of differently abled people.

Community Service

The College of Occupational Therapy department is committed in providing  community services by rendering therapy at the doorstep in the villages in around samayapuram.


Physiotherapy is an Allied health care profession aimed for  preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired by disease, injury, or disability that utilizes therapeutic exercise, manipulation, physical modalities (such as massage, laser and Electrotherapy) and patient education and training.

They focus on preventing musculoskeletal injuries, enhancing physical fitness and can help people avoid surgery or a long term-reliance on medications.

Essential services

  • Orthopedic rehabilitation
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation
  • Obstructive and gynecological rehabilitation
  • Geriatric rehabilitation
  • Sport rehabilitation
  • Postoperative care
  • Intensive care


  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
  • Duration- 4 ½ years with 6 months compulsory internship
  • Eligibility- 12th pass with 60% in physics, chemistry, biology or botany/zoology.



The College of Physiotherapy has a global standard facilities and experienced faculties which nurture the students to become best physiotherapist.

Clinical service

College of Physiotherapist has well equipped department attached to medical college, which is providing rehabilitation services to all the people with physical problems

Allied Health Sciences

The prime focus is to create Allied Health professionals to execute for the well being of the mankind with dedication and enthusiasm. The college aspire to become a leader in Allied Health Sciences Education and enlarge its activities to research in biomedical areas.