Physiotherapy is a health care profession which adopts various physical approaches /methods in the prevention, treatment and education of individuals. College of physiotherapy is one of the premier physiotherapy institutions and rated top in the state of Andhra Pradesh which was established by Ganni Subba Lakshmi Trust under the auspices of SIMS in the year 1999, situated on the banks of the sacred river, Godavari in the city of Rajahmundry, a citadel of learning and of educational activities and one of the famous centers of Medical Faculty. College is dedicated to excellence in education, research and patient care. Our College is a recognized one duly permitted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh vide their orders issued in G.O.MS. No.212 HM & FW (K2) Dept., dated 19.04.1999 and affiliated to NTR University of Health Sciences (A.P.) Vijayawada vide their office PROC No.7006/Aa/98 Dated 28.04.1999. Our institution is located in the premises of GSL medical college with sophisticated equipment, laboratories, latest audiovisual aided classrooms, Gym and sports facilities. College of physiotherapy was elevated to Post Graduate college in 2003-04 it is established and maintained by GSL trust under the leadership of Dr. Ganni Bhaskara Rao.

    This is the only Physiotherapy college in the entire Coastal Belt of Andhra Pradesh directly attached to 250 bedded capacity Multi-specialties Hospital and GSL Cancer Hospital of our own besides having been attached to 1080 bedded G.S.L. general hospital, Rajahmundry where our BPT as well as MPT students can have a unique opportunity of observing, learning and conducting practicals under clinical Tie-ups. In addition to it, our college is proud of having the FACULTY of par excellence on its staff and a full- fledged LAB equipped with the most sophisticated equipment and infrastructural facilities which by and large have helped it to carve a special niche for itself in proving qualitative Medical Education with a vision to make our student to reach peak Excellence in Physiotherapy of Tomorrow.


    • Central library with collection of around 2000 books and an Annual subscription of 10 International Journals
    • Internet facility
    • Orthopedic rehabilitation Unit
    • Cardio pulmonary unit
    • Neuro Rehabilitation Unit
    • Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit
    • Department of Electrotherapy & Ex. therapy
    • Pre clinical depts. Like Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry & Microbiology
    • 1080 bedded general Hospital
    • 250 bedded Multi specialty Hospital.


    • To help students become independent with spirit and zeal in developing their personality and in achieving their highest academic and social aspirations.
    • To provide comprehensive coaching and training to the students of physiotherapy Medical science at Graduate level through its various disciplines.
    • To make the college rest upon a firm educational tripod of teaching, observation and Extension services by creating while some interaction between the faculty and the taught in the campus.
    • To organize Guest Lectures on various disciplines related to Physiotherapy by inviting professors of high reputation and to organize seminars on the users of Physiotherapy.
    • To train students in such a way that they can conduct research in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
    • Finally, to make each student best professional personality of his / her own with self-reliance and professional discipline.

Directors Message

  • Sri.G.S.Ramakrishna: A first class science graduate from Andhra University. Since 1976 he has been into business and established himself as one of the pioneers in his field in Godavari Districts. He is a dynamic, innovative and hard working businessman with a pleasing manners and excellent communication skills. He is a cool and calculative businessman with scruples and morals. He has excellent managerial skills.

    Dr.V.Sarath Kumar:The first urologist in Godavari Districts. With excellent entrepreneurial skills he established the first urology nursing home and Kidney foundation in Godavari Districts. He was very successful in educating the masses about urology. He has excellent knowledge about in the medical colleges and is instrumental in building highly appreciative monumental structures for GSL Medical College & General Hospital. He has excellent contacts and is well known for efficient running of the institution.

    Dr.Kesava Swamy: The first doctor in the coastal districts to have obtained both Allopathic & Ayurvedic Medical degrees. He is a highly successful medical professional with exceptional managerial skills. He is known for his warmth and hospitality. A very popular medical professional with excellent contacts in all sections of the society. He is an ever smiling pleasant personality with an optimistic frame of mind.

Principal Message

  • It is with much pleasure that I welcome you to Colege of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Prestigious Institution in the state and one among the first Physiotherapy Colleges established in the State. College of Physiotherapy has been providing quality education from Bachelors to Masters Level, making strenuous efforts for the personality build up its students. This college is one of the most prestigious and historical institute, supporting excellence in the area of Physiotherapy. The main objective of this institution is to develop a passion for learning, provide the best education to the students so that the can meet future challenges successfully, keep them fully conscious of the responsibilities. is one of the finest institutions committed to the ideal of education for life. The collage is providing an environment that is highly grooming our young generation and there approach towards future goals. I fully appreciate my team, my faculty for their devotion and commitment and they will continue with the same zeal and fervor. We look forward to welcome you at any of our faculties, ensuring that your stay here will be both enjoyable and rewarding. I wish this institution a great success and prosperity.


    • Dr.Patchava Apparao
    • Place of Birth: Narasaraopet, Guntur (Dt), Andhra Pradesh
    • Date of Birth: 5 Feb 1979


    • Master of Physiotherapy (Orthopedics), (Ph.D) Executive MBA (Hospital Admin.)


    • Life member of Indian Association of Physiotherapy – Reg. No: L-14747
    • A Fellow of the Academy of General Education (F.A.G.E)


    • Experience: Designation as a Principal since 10 years

    Professional Activities:

    • Member, Board of Studies of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
    • Nominated as General Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Physical Therapists Association(APPTA)
    • Received Significant Contribution award by Indian Association of Physiotherapists in 53rd IAP Conference held at Shimla

    Panel Member for Question Paper Setter/Examiner/Evaluator for physiotherapy courses for various universities of India:

    • Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India
    • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka
    • Dr.NTR University of Health Sciences, Andhra Pradesh
    • SVIMS University, Tirupathi

    Research Publications:

    • Comparison of Trunk Muscle Stabilization Exercise with General Exercise for non Specific Recurrent Low back Pain.
    • Efficacy of Isotonic Strength Training and Balance Exercises on Lower limb Muscles in subjects with Stroke.
    • Effects of Massage Vs Active Exercise on Experimentally Induced Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
    • Effectiveness of functional task exercises versus agility and perturbation training in osteoarthritis knee subjects

Hippocratic Oath

    • I SOLEMNLY PLEDGE myself to consecrate my life to the service of humanity
    • I WILL GIVE to my teachers the respect and gratitude which is their due
    • I WILL PRACTISE my profession with conscience and dignity
    • The Health of my patient will be my first consideration
    • I Will Respect the secrets which are confided in me
    • I Will Maintain by all the means in my power, the honor and the noble traditions of the medical profession
    • My Colleagues will be my brothers
    • I Will not Permit considerations of religion, nationality, race, party politics or social standing to intervene between my duty and my patient
    • I Will Maintain the utmost respect for human life, from the time of conception; even under threat, I will not use my medical knowledge
    • Contrary to the laws of humanity
    • I Make these promises solemnly, freely and upon my honour


  • Jack Wills
    Dr.Shirish Paul Ganta, 2003 batch, Final MBBS topper
    • An institution par excellence
    • Richly experienced and Dedicated Teaching Staff
    • Fully equipped laboratories
    • Hands on clinical experience
    • A great place to learn
    Jack Wills
    Dr.Gampa Saneep, 2003 batch, University topper II MBBS, Best outgoing student
    • Vibrant atmosphere all through the year
    • Good clinical material
    • Excellent Teachers
    • Fully equipped departments
    • Availability of research facilities
    • Good library


  • Course

    Year of examination

    Overall / Subject distinctions

    First classes

    Second classes

    Pass percentage

    First MBBS

    July 2009





    Second MBBS

    March 2010





    Final MBBS


    March 2010






    March 2010





    University First in II MBBS April 2006 – Mr.Gampa Sandeep

    University First in I MBBS September 2006 in Anatomy – Ms.V.Srilakshmi