Occupational Therapy College of Mahatma Gandhi University Medical Sciences & Technology
Mahatma Gandhi Occupational Therapy College is established in the year 2014. Occupational Therapy promotes health by enabling people to perform meaningful and purposeful occupations. Mahatma Gandhi Occupational Therapy College (MGOTC) envisions training and developing health care professionals who can create a difference in the quality of life of the physically or mentally compromised individuals. Health care professionals are vital for holistic healthcare. Our graduates have great scope for employment in corporate hospitals, rehabilitation centers, polyclinics, industries, training institutions in India and abroad, apart from the option of private practice. Mahatma Gandhi Occupational Therapy College has a well-qualified, committed and motivated faculty. Departments have well-equipped laboratories and clinics. In addition, there are a number of central facilities, which include a Computer centre, Central library, Sports and hostel facilities.
The Institute offers a healthy atmosphere and suitable student-teacher ratio to ensure that every student gets individual attention. The faculty at MGOTC is known for high standard of academic excellence and vast teaching experience. The Institute hosts qualified and experienced faculty to provide high academic teaching and also invites renowned senior visiting faculties from Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and for conducting advanced teaching and training through workshops and interactive seminars, from time to time. The students are encouraged to discover their aptitude and area of interest and are given a blend of knowledge and skills to enable them to face the challenges of the competitive work environment and become self-reliant.
Recognizing further, the need of the students and helping them to attain the professional competence, the Institute provides in-house training and development programmes such as: executive development programme, personality development programme, professional communication skills development programme (English Language Training) etc. The college also provides guidance and training for examinations like IELTS, TOEFL and other similar exams for pursuing higher education and jobs abroad.
Goals and Objects
An endeavor to achieve a synergetic union of knowledge, skill and technology, to be a globally responsive and socially conscious Institute is committed to grooming highly skilled, innovative professionals by applying latest research, evaluations, expert guiding force, hands - on - training and optimum usage of resources.
1.To acquire adequate knowledge of basic medical subjects and to develop skills and knowledge of Occupational Therapy treatment so as they can work as rehabilitation team member and to coordinate with other team member and to provide therapeutic management of various medical and surgical condition of patients.
2.To acquire skills in management, research and teaching in occupational therapy as well as guidance and counseling of patients regarding Occupational Therapy.
3.To acquire proper attitude for compassion and concerns for patients and welfare of physically & mentally handicapped in the community.
4.To practice moral and ethical values, evidence base practice with regard to Occupational Therapy.
Mahatma Gandhi Occupational Therapy College is established in the Annex Building, Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur.
Departments of Occupational Therapy
The faculty & staff engaged for occupational therapy primarily were grouped under this department. The activities of the department include therapeutic services to patients through indoor, outdoor & outreach, teaching & training and R&D etc. To improve the performance of the persons with disability in activities of daily livings (ADL), customized occupational activities are used. This therapy is community oriented, cost effective and more suitable for developing countries. With the modern gadgets, it has a definitive role in work assessment, modification in work station to improve efficiency and to reduce loss of man-days in the industrial set up.
Development of adaptive devices are other important areas of occupational therapy. Apart from the services to indoor and outdoor patients, manpower development through long and short term training programs, refresher courses for therapists and research activities were taken up.
There are following units under the college.
List of courses (UG/PG)
Mahatma Gandhi Occupational Therapy College offered the following courses