Liaquat National School of Physiotherapy is one of the pioneer institutes of physical therapy education in Pakistan. It enjoys rich heritage of serving the cause of physiotherapy education for more than three decades. It is duly affiliated with the University of Karachi for all the academic programs that are being conducted at the institute and upholds the top status among physiotherapy educators. We are one of the few colleges / institutes of Physiotherapy affiliated with University of Karachi.

The Liaquat National School of Physiotherapy (LNSOP) was established in 1982. At present, LNSOP offers 5-Year Doctor of Physiotherapy under a graduate program and 2-year M.Sc. Physiotherapy (Neuro-Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation). Both programs are duly affiliated with University of Karachi.

The School of Physiotherapy has a large number of students who constantly strive to improve their academics and rehabilitation skills through various curricular activities like lectures, tutorial, CME programmes, seminars, Skills lab courses including Basic and Advanced life support, hands-on-trainings, clinical rotations in different wards and OPDs of the hospital, operation theatre exposure to live surgeries like Total Knee Replacement and Spinal Fixation.


Physical therapy provides treatment in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by aging, injury, disease or environmental factors. It is a health profession that assesses and provides treatment to individuals to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and function throughout life.

  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Geriatrics Rehabilitation
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedics Rehabilitation
  • Paediatrics Rehabilitation
  • Gynae Rehabilitation
  • Women’s Health
  • Hand Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Rehabilitation
  • Sports Injuries Rehabilitation
  • Home Health Services


Our students participate in Seminars/workshops in-house or other institutes, research projects and clinical rotations.

Students are given ample opportunities to participate in other co-curricular and extra-curricular activities like Student’s Week, Poster and Debate Competitions, Annual Mushaira, Independence Day Celebration, Mehfil-e-Milad, Pakistan Tour, Sports Activities and much more!

Programs Offered

  • 12 years education completed in current year, inter Science or A level (Pre-Medical) with minimum 60% marks.
  • Age: 17-22 Years on admission
  • Test: Written test (M.C.Qs)
  • Interview
  • Medium of Instruction: English
  • 5 years Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • Four years Bachelor in Physiotherapy + One year DPT Deficiency Course from University of Karachi or equivalent, with first division
 Admissions Open in Doctor of Physical Therapy

Admissions Open in Doctor of Physical Therapy

Fees will be deposited on Annual basis in advance for BSPT and MSPT.

Classes usually commence from January every year.

There is no age requirement for admission in MSPT program, however, for BSPT program the candidate has to be 17 – 22 years of age.

Fee will be deposited through cash, Payment Order or Demand Draft in favor of Liaquat National Hospital.

There is no financial assistance or scholarship program scheme available at present at Liaquat National School of Physiotherapy.

Venue for the entry test is in the premises of Liaquat National Hospital.

There is no requirement of Domicile for admission at Liaquat National School of Physiotherapy.

Admission forms will be available from the Admission Office at School of Physiotherapy, as per admission policy.