Santosh College of Occupational Therapy (SCOT) was established in the year of 1996 under the CCS University,Meerut, UP. In the year of 2021, the college was brought under the ambit of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University, Lucknow. Santosh College of Occupational Therapy is attached with Santosh Medical College and Hospital, which is 800+ bedded multi-specialty hospital. SCOT is the only occupational therapy college that offer BOT, MOT and Ph.D. programs in Utter Pradesh. It is one of the best colleges of OT in North– Central India which is accredited from AIOTA (All India occupational therapist association) and WFOT (World federation of occupational therapy).

We have a well-designed curriculum of International Standards from WFOT with value-based education.

OT department and labs are well equipped with modern facilities.

SCOT has experienced well-qualified, committed and motivated faculty. Department has well equipped OPD and clinics. In addition, there are a number of central facilities, which include library and hostel facilities.

We offer both graduate and post graduate degree courses in Occupational Therapy and also conduct Ph.D. programme in Occupational Therapy. 22 batches of BOT, 12 batches of MOT, and 1 batch of Ph.D. have successfully awarded degree.

Over the past 27 years since its inception, its commitment to quality education and research has made it a preferred for students seeking a career in Occupational Therapy.

The formation of the National Commission for Allied Healthcare Professionals in 2020 further solidifies the importance and recognition of allied health sciences in the healthcare industry.


Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Master of Occupational Therapy in Orthopaedics
Master of Occupational Therapy in Neurology
Master of Occupational Therapy in Paediatrics

As Occupational Therapy is a global profession; we will develop programs for collaborating with other Indian and overseas institutions and universities for both faculty and staff exchange and training programs in order to orient staff and students on advanced assessment and treatment skills which will eventually benefit the patients of our community and country at large.

  • To promote international standards of competency in academics and clinical practice.
  • To promote the health, well-being, and quality of life of all people, populations, and communities.
  • To integrate the full potential and facilitate innovations in meeting healthcare challenges.

The motto of the Institute is to improve the quality of life of our clients. And convert “Liabilities into Assets” for patients, family and country at large.

  • To impart knowledge in professional aptitude and skill development to be an exceptional occupational therapist.
  • To provide learning environment for creating research mindset and to apply the methodology in evidence-based practice. To enrich the quality standards in knowledge and research attributes.
  • To inculcate ethics, morals, values, competency, confidence and honesty in an individual and to promote wellness of the profession and humanity.


An endeavor to achieve a synergistic union of knowledge, skills, and technology, to be globally responsive and socially conscious is committed to grooming highly skilled, innovative professionals by applying the latest research, evaluation, expert guiding force, hand-on-training, and optimum use of resources.

  1. To acquire adequate knowledge of basic medical subjects and to develop skills and knowledge of Occupational therapy treatment so that they can work as a rehabilitation team member and coordinate with other team members and also to provide therapeutic management of various medical and surgical conditions
  2. To acquire skills in management, research, and teaching in Occupational therapy as well as guidance and counseling of patients regarding occupational therapy
  3. To acquire a proper attitude of compassion and concern for patients and the welfare of physically and mentally handicapped in the community
  4. To practice moral and ethical values, evidence-based practice with regard to occupational therapy
SN Faculty Name Designation
1 Dr. R. K. Sharma Principal
2 Dr. Akshay Kumar Joshi Assistant Professor
3 Dr. Pranay Kumar Singh Assistant Professor
4 Dr. Subhav Sharma Assistant Professor
5 Dr. Poonam Rani Assistant Professor

Occupational therapists work in a vast array of settings, these include:
Physical Dysfunctions:

  • Orthopedics (fractures/falls), Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Physical capacity evaluation
  • Hand rehabilitation
  • Burns, Nerve injuries, Amputations
  • Road Traffic Accidents etc.
  • Prosthetic and Orthosis training.
  • ADL (Activities of Daily Living) & Assistive Device Training. Paediatrics/Developmental Disorders
  • Cerebral Palsy, Congenital Deformities, Downs Syndrome MR, Autism, LD, ADHD
  • Sensory Integration Dysfunction
  • School Based Occupational Therapy
  • Other Developmental Disabilities etc.
  • N.I.C.U. PICU
  • Early Intervention Cardio- Pulmonary Disorders
  • Work simplification and energy conversation techniques Cardiac Patients

Community based practice involves working with people in their own environment rather than in a hospital setting. It can also involve working with a typical population such as the homeless or at-risk populations.

Architectural adaptations CBR involves working with people in their own environment rather than in a hospital setting. Some examples of settings are

  • Health promotion and lifestyle change
  • Intermediate care
  • People’s own homes, carrying out therapy and providing equipment and adaptations
  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Architectural adaptations
  • ADL (Activities of Daily Living) Training to elderly
  • Phobias, Mood, Anxiety Neurosis, Psychosomatic & Personality Disorder






Dr. Shivani Bhardwaj



Occupational Therapist


Dr. Shanta Pandian


Lecturer OT


Dr. Hitesh Gupta

 Max BLK

Incharge - Dysphagia clinic & Onco  

rehabilitation/lymphedema management


Dr. Akshay Kumar Joshi


Assistant professor


Dr. Aayushi Singh

 Health Alliance

Founder and Director

CME Physical Agent and Modality an Adjunct to Occupational therapy on 21st to 23rd December 2012

RCM from United States of America came for recruitment 26 September 2013

Hands on workshop on hand splinting 22 August 2014

Occupational Therapy day celebration at Santosh hospital 11 November 2014

52th OTICON conference Organised in AIIMS delhi in collaboration with UP branch of AIOTA 10th to 12th April 2015

Mobility India hands on workshops on wheelchair training 6th September 2015

Rcm visit for international recruitment 12th September 2015

Dysphagia workshop by Dr hitesh gupta at santosh hospital 6 Feb 2016

SI workshop hands on level 1 at santosh medical college in national health skill conclave on 22 to 24 April 2016

Ot day celebration on 25 to 27th October 2016

pamot at sai dham organized by up branch of aiota 15 to 17 December 2017

Aiota fellowship in advance neuro rehab 25th Sept to 25th June 2018

National Conclave Presentation on “Upper Limb Splint” and “Sensory Rehabilitation in Stroke” On 17 october 2022


OT day celebration On 10th November 2022

Got 2nd Prize in solodance In AIOTA conference on5th 6th and 7th of feburary 2023