This Board Certification Scheme of Professional Competency Certification Services applied to those Physical Therapists who are rigorously assessed and found competent to assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that improve mobility, relieve pain, increase strength, and decrease or prevent deformity of patients suffering from disease or injury.  ISO/IEC 17024  Board certified Physical Therapist are dedicated to delivering high-quality healthcare services. With their expertise and commitment, they play a vital role in improving patient outcomes and ensuring your organization’s success.

Board Certification in Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Board Certification Exam shall comprises of an online computer-based Test CBT

CBT of 200 MCQs, A candidate may avail a pause of 30 minutes after attempting 100 MCQs with in allotted total time of 230 minutes.  Passing criteria set as 70% to qualify for Board certification.


Certification Period

Validity tenure of initial certification is ten-year, renewable for next ten years which require practice as prescribed in an approved Certification Scheme. A Board Certified Physical Therapist will be required to complete minimum 100 Credit of CME / CPD as one hour CME is equal to one hour of face to face interaction, shall remain in Good Standing of national registration authority and follow PCCS Code of Conduct to maintain “Diplomat” status. These are general requirements for recertification in the same status.


1. Candidacy Criteria
2. Application Process
3. Board Certification Test

1. Candidacy Criteria

Applicants who have completed following:

An approved “Bachelor Degree” in Physical Therapy such as DPT and a six month house Job/Internship

One-year Paid Job Experience as Physiotherapist at clinical setting/Department

Good Standing Letter by Registration body.

2. Application Process

Complete Online application with fee transfer proof.

3. Board Certification Test

Candidate appears in person with a valid ID , Login and Password at assigned online testing center and complete the test.



I certify that the given examination material/ questions/ or any other related information will remain confidential. I understand and agree that, In case of sharing/ releasing information to a third party, my certification can be canceled and I may face legal action. Further, I will act in accordance with the details mentioned in the relevant certification scheme. If PCCS found any of my given information wrong or found any legal or industry conviction against me PCCS is authorized to cancel/ban the certificate, with or without informing the candidates and can demand to provide the justification, within the timeline. This submersion shall be considered my signed statement of the AGREEMENT.