Who is a Chartered Physiotherapist?
A Chartered Physiotherapist is a qualified
professional who has achieved the highest academic
and professional excellence and adheres to offer the
highest standards of Practice. These
physiotherapists are self committed professionals
who are devoted towards the Development of their
professional and ethical values.
Hence; it substantiates that they will give their
best every time they offer their service. Chartered
Physiotherapists always strive and try to indulge in
different Opportunities that will enhance their
State of Mind.
That’s why choosing a Chartered Physiotherapist will
be a peace of mind knowing that he/she is a Member
of Indian Association of Chartered Physiotherapist
and is a Committed Therapist.
Why you should be a
Being a Chartered Physiotherapists is an elite
status and Symbol of Professional Mark, telling that
the particular practitioner is committed to provide
an excellent standard of care, and hence this status
of Chartered assures the Physiotherapists’ standard
in Public's, Patients', Institutions' niche. Being a
Chartered physiotherapist you will be amongst the
professionals who are always engaged in
practice-enhancement activities. They attend
Courses, Enhancement Programs, Mind-craft
activities, etc. and leave no opportunity to upgrade
This is how they develop themselves to stand 2 steps
ahead and at this stage their dedicated nature
differentiates them from a non-Chartered
How to become a
Chartered Physiotherapist in India?
To be a Chartered Physiotherapist the Qualified
Physiotherapy Practitioner has to be a Life/
Student/ Professional Member of Indian Association
of Chartered Physiotherapists. Indian Association of
Chartered Physiotherapists is a sole organization in
India that Certifies a Practitioner as a Chartered.
And this is done on the basis of strict norms and
rules. The proper verification of the
physiotherapists’ qualification and then their
dedication and full engagement in the professional
development determines and assures the Association
to allow him/her for the Membership or not.
How to get Affiliation
or Recognization by IACP?
Any college/ Institute/ school offering
Undergraduate courses in the field of
Physiotherapy/Physical Therapy or Diploma courses in
the field of Physiotherapy/Physical Therapy can
apply for Affiliation/ Recognization of IACP.
Affiliation by IACP follows a strict norms,
legalities and formalities. ( to go in depth see the
details under Affiliation section)
How to do Online
If you’re eligible for any course
(Diploma/Certificate) offered by I.A.C.P. these are
the steps you will need to follow to get an
Step 1: Download the Admission form and fill it up
either Digitally or Physically.
Step 2: Email the form with all the required,
supporting Documents attached to this email address-
firstname.lastname@example.org . And wait for the
acceptance. ( It usually takes 24-48 hours to
analyze the Documents)
Step 3: A telephonic call of acceptance will come to
Step 4: Make the Fee payment Online.
Step 5: An email of conformation will come to you
when the Admission is conformed by I.A.C.P.
(Feel free to coordinate through call at any time
during the admission).
How to apply for
For Student, Professional, Institutional or Life
Membership the applicant has to follow the Rules and
Procedure. You will find the rules annexed to the
respective Membership Forms.
How to get Certificate
of Good standard?
Any member of I.A.C.P. can request for the
certificate of good understanding. Raise a request
through email mentioning your I.A.C.P. Registration
number and Purpose.
Who is a Life Member?
A qualified person in the field of
physiotherapy/physical therapy who pays the
Membership fees quoted by I.A.C.P. will be an
I.A.C.P. Life Member. The candidate will be awarded
a Certificate with a Membership Registration Number.
Apart from life membership certificate; candidate
will be issued a Chartered Seal from I.A.C.P.
Who is a Professional
A qualified person who has done either Bachelor in
Physiotherapy (B.P.T.), or Diploma in Physiotherapy
(D.P.T.), or Assistant Physiotherapy ( A.P.T.) with
a practice experience of 4 years and pays the
Membership fees quoted by I.A.C.P. will be a
Professional Member. The candidate will be awarded a
Certificate with a Membership Registration Number
valid for the termed duration (i.e. 2 years, 4
years). After that membership voids if not
Who is a Student
The students pursuing Undergraduate Courses(B.P.T)
or Diploma Courses(not less then 2 years) in the
field of physiotherapy/ physical therapy, from any
recognized Institute/ College/ School which is the
Institutional Member of I.A.C.P. or is Affiliated/
Recognized by I.A.C.P.; can apply for Student
Membership. The candidate will get a Certificate
with a Membership Registration Number valid just for
the termed duration. After that membership voids if
Who is an
Those Institutions offering 4 ½ year undergraduate
courses or at least 2 year Diploma Course in the
field of Physiotherapy/ Physical Therapy and are
affiliated/ attached by any UGC recognized
university/ deemed university/ college anywhere in
India, can apply for Institutional Membership.
Institutional membership is renewed after a time
span of 5 years.
Note: Institutional Membership does not mean that
students/ faculty/ staff are also the members of
I.A.C.P. Here the word Institutional Member only
means College/ Institute/ School is the Member.
All the students/ faculty must separately ask for
Life/ Student Membership to I.A.C.P. through the
Who are Honorary
Any person engaged to promote or uplift
Physiotherapy anywhere through any means can be
recommended by Indian Association of Chartered
Physiotherapists for the grant of “Honorary
How to Pay Membership
Fee for any type of Membership is paid in the form
of Demand Draft (D.D) in favor of “INDIAN
ASSOCIATION OF CHARTERED PHYSIOTHERAPISTS”
payable at “LUCKNOW”.
How to pay fee of
You can pay the fee of online course by any of these
means- GooglePay | Paytm | UPI | Online bank to bank
transfer after the acceptance of admission form.
How the membership is
If any member found indulged in any anti-Indian
Association of Chartered Physiotherapists activity
(few of them are listed below) will be terminated
and his/her membership will be cancelled
(However a chance to clear the doubt may be given to
the candidate in writing).
Membership will be subjected for cancellation if:
1. Dies or turns psychotic/ mentally ill, and is
2. Convicted in the court of law for any civic/
moral/ criminal/ malpractice charge.
3. Fails to submit or pay balances within a period
of 6 months after the due date.
4. Resigns by will due to his/ her personal reasons.