Welcome to Faculty of Occupational Therapy

MAHER Main Campus West K.K.Nagar

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044 23643955

044 23643956




Thiru. A.N. Radhakrishnan


No 12 Vembuliamman Koil Street,

West K K nagar.

Chennai 6000 078


The Meenakshi Ammal Trust was founded in the year 1983 as a public charitable educational trust by late Mrs. D. Meenakshi Ammal, a noted philanthropist, with the aim of providing quality education to poor students. This vision has been brought to fruition by Thiru. A.N. Radhakrishnan, the Chancellor of Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research.
Since its inception, the trust has grown to the status of deemed to be university under section 3 of the UGC act of 1956 on the 31St of March 2004, under the name and style of Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research with an impressive array of Educational Institutions.
It is popularly known as MAHER (Deemed to be University) in all National and international Educational Statutory bodies like NAAC, NIRF, UGC and the Irish Royal College of Denstry.
It started with the faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing and further have expanded to Faculty of Humanities and Science, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Sciences, Yoga Science and Therapy.
Our vision is excellence in education and healthcare and to work relentlessly and upgrade the standards in quality of education, teaching, training, research and social outreach activities, setting an example in India and abroad. Our mission is to provide quality education in all fields of Medical, Dental, Nursing, Para-Medical, Humanities & Sciences, to serve the society with sincerity and dedication.
Under MAHER (Deemed to be University) we have following Constituent Institutions and Faculty.


Occupational therapy is a noble profession that helps people of all ages from newborns to older adults over come the effects of disability after a devastating illness, injury or accident. It helps them to realize their full potential and assists in carrying out daily tasks and occupations independently.

An occupational therapist will consider all of the patients needs - physical, psychological, social and environmental. This support can make a real difference giving people, a renewed sense of purpose, opening up new horizons, and changing the way they feel about the future.

An occupational therapists role is to serve as a guide to the challenged people in establishing their health and life goals through a process of interventions, application of technology and by the use therapy equipment to bring about a desired progress. Occupational therapy allows you to interact and influence patients directly as well as assisting patients with hands on approaches to healing and recovery.


Faculty of Occupational Therapy.

No, 12 Vembuliamman Koil Street,

West K K Nagar.

Chennai 6000 078.


Phone Number

044 23643955

044 2364395

Email: info@maher.ac.in

Email: fot@maher.ac.in