TLM Purulia

TLM Purulia

TLM Institute of Health Sciences and Research (TIHSR) – Purulia, West Bengal


TLM Institute of Health Sciences and Research (TIHSR) is one of the important centres of learning in Purulia, especially for Physiotherapy education, clinical training, research, and innovation. Established by The Leprosy Mission Trust India (TLMTI), a 150-year-old health care organisation, TIHSR provides opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration for knowledge sharing and research.

Affiliated to the West Bengal University of Health Sciences, the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) Degree is awarded in accordance with students’ capacity to exhibit and meet expectations of the university.

At TIHSR, we give high priority to quality, innovation, teamwork, integrity, compassion, and service. The heritage buildings with modern equipment and convenience, provide ample space for teaching and research. The institute has the necessary medical facilities in place to give practical training to aspiring healthcare professionals.

About the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) Program

The undergraduate BPT program at TIHSR is intended to produce highly qualified Physiotherapists. The program is distinguished as a thorough and innovative educational endeavor that equips students for a range of healthcare environments.

Students in the BPT program learn to assess and treat patients with physical disabilities or injuries. The program covers a range of basic subjects — anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, exercise therapy, electrotherapy, etc. and specialized subjects — physiotherapy in orthopaedics, neurology, cardiorespiratory, general medicine & surgical conditions that help students understand how the human body works and how to treat different conditions effectively.

A key feature of BPT is the fact that students get to focus on practical learning and spend time in the labs and clinics to Under the guidance of experienced faculties, they learn how to assess patients with various disorders and disabilities, plan appropriate treatment protocols and treat patients with specialised physiotherapy techniques and equipment.

The program is designed to ensure that graduates are qualified for a variety of positions in hospitals, specialty clinics, academic institutions, and medical research organisations in their professional journey.

Why study at TIHSR?

  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty members.
  • Specialist visiting faculties and eminent personalities from various disciplines.
  • Well-equipped laboratories for teaching and hands-on training.
  • Access to an outpatient department and in-patient wards at the Purulia Leprosy Home & Hospital.
  • Collaboration with government health facilities, including Deben Mahata Government Medical College & Hospital, Purulia
  • Hands-on clinical training and patient exposure for the students.
  • Customised treatment protocols to meet needs of individual patients
  • Regular health camps, training programs on Leprosy, post reconstructive surgery (RCS) rehabilitation, and many others.
  • Important centre for leprosy care in West Bengal and Eastern India.

Facilities Available at TIHSR

  • Lecture rooms with smart boards
  • Practical rooms – Electrotherapy Lab, Exercise therapy Lab, Anatomy & Physiology Lab, Community & Psychometry lab
  • Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Student Recreation room
  • Playground
  • Community Hall

Contact Details

Dr. V. Banumathi (PT), MPT (Neuro)
Principal, Physiotherapy College,
TLM Institute of Health Sciences and Research
Purulia, West Bengal – 723 101

Phone: +91-9962034140

For Enquiries:

Admin Office: Mr. Madhusudan
Phone: 03252-296501 / 7063195911

How to Get There

By Air: Ranchi airport is 114 km from here.
Kolkata airport is 250 km from here

By Train: Purulia Junction railway station is 5.5 km from here.
Kolkata to Purulia is a 6-hour journey by train.