Doctor of Occupational Therapy

Doctor of Occupational Therapy is a five-year semester based degree programme.

Learning And Teaching Strategies

Both national and international qualified teaching faculty promote better understanding through:

  • Presentation/Assignment/Seminar
  • Tutorials
  • Skill based labs
  • Projects
  • Clinical Practice (Supervised/Independent)

Clinical Training

Students of Ziauddin College of Rehabilitation Sciences have an exclusive advantage to be a part of an organisation with the large setup of tertiary care hospitals. The clinical training provides a better chance of learning and practicing the skills in the field hence, prepares future therapists to play an important role in the improvement of healthcare quality in society. Students of 3rd, 4th & 5th Professionals complete their clinical training in occupational therapy at all three campuses of Dr. Ziauddin Hospital.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 50% marks in Pre-Medical Group of Higher Secondary Certificate Examination held by a recognized Board of Intermediate Education in Pakistan or O/A Level and other equivalent to HSC (Pre-medical).Applications from overseas candidates are also invited. Students awaiting results of Board of Intermediate / A-level Examinations are also eligible to apply.

Documents To Be Submitted

Attested copy of SSC / ‘O’ Level (IBCC Equivalence) CertificateAttested copy of HSC / ‘A’ Level (IBCC Equivalence) CertificateAttested copy of SSC / ‘O’ Level Mark SheetAttested copy of HSC / ‘A’ Level Mark SheetAttested copy of NIC or ‘B’ Form of ApplicantAttested copy of NIC of 2 referencesAttested copy of NIC of Parents / GuardianHSC II Admit Card incase result not announcedApplicant’s one (1) passport size photograph

Student Selection

Final selection of students is decided on the basis of their performance in the following:

  • Secondary School Certificate
  • Higher Secondary Certificate
  • Ziauddin University Test
  • Interview

Aptitude Test

The university conducts an Aptitude Test for all eligible candidates. The test consists of Multiple Choice questions of various types. The test comprises four to five sections designed to assess each applicant’s performance in the areas of:

Biology Chemistry Physics General Knowledge English

The level of questions in sections of Biology, Physics and Chemistry correspond to that expected at the end of Intermediate Examination or equivalent qualifications.


Applicants are interviewed to assess their suitability to complete respective course and pursue a career in health sciences.

Notification Of Admission

University will inform successful applicants and a deadline will be given for the confirmation of admission. Offers not accepted by the given deadline will be cancelled

Fee Structure

Admission FeeRs. 35,000/-
Semester Tuition FeeRs. 88,625/-
Security DepositRs. 25,000/-
Student FundRs. 2,000/-
Examination Fee/SemesterRs. 5500/-
Advance Income Tax @ 5 % under section(2361)Rs. 6556/-
TotalRs. 162,681/-

On receiving offer of admission from University, students are expected to deposit the required (non-refundable) admission and tuition fees within the due date mentioned in the offer letter. If the required fee is not submitted within the specified date the admission will stand cancelled.

Note: Any additional taxes imposed by the government will be the liability of the students/parents/guardian.

The University reserves the right to increase the fees if required according to the recommendation of the Governing Body.

Advance fees to be paid semester-wise. All dues need to be cleared within two weeks of commencement of the academic year. 2% surcharge per month will be levied on outstanding fees after the due date.