HOD’S Message

The School of Occupational Therapy is glad to receive the blessings of honorable founder chancellor Pad. Dr. D.Y. Patil, and the able guidance of our dynamic president Shri Vijay D. Patil. The School of Occupational Therapy is committed to promoting growth in quality education and health services. We are also planning to start post graduate programme in Occupational Therapy.

The School of Occupational therapy under the ambit of D.Y. Patil University offers graduation in occupational therapy. During the course of 4 years & 6 months, the programme provides an educational experience of the essentials required for health care in the country. The educational process is not only hospital oriented and based on medical model but is also community based and client centered.

Adequate emphasis is placed on clinical reasoning and scientific thought processing, clarity of expression and independence of judgment, ability to collect and analyse information and to correlate them. Classroom teaching is supplemented by active methods related to lecture method, interactive method, project-based learning, computer-assisted learning, experiential learning, seminars and micro teaching with demonstration and hands on discussions during clinics and seminars to enable them to develop personality, individuality and managerial skills to function either in solo practice or as a team leader when he begins his independent career.