Degree Courses

Graduate Programmes

Course Center No. of seats Duration Affiliating University/ Body Eligibility for admission Mode of Admission
Bachelor of Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
[B.Ed. Sp. Edu.(HI)]
Mumbai 39 2 years (Semester System) University of Mumbai Bachelor's Degree in any discipline or equivalent from any UGC recognized university with minimum 50% marks. (for SC/ST/PwDs reservation as per University Guidelines)
For Kolkata center - Candidates with at least 50% either in Bachelor Degree and/or in the Master Degree in Science/Social Science/Humanities, Bachelor's in Engineer or Technology with specialization in Science and Mathematics with 55% marks in any other qualification equivalent thereto, are eligible for admission to the programme.
The reservation and relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PwDs and other categories shall be as per the rules of the Central Govt./State Govt. whichever is applicable.
All India Entrance Exam of AYJNISHD(D)
Bachelor of Education (Hearing Impairment)
[B.Ed. (HI)]
Kolkata 23 2 years West Bengal State University
Bachelor of Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
[B.Ed.Sp.Ed. (HI)]
Secunderabad 31 2 years Osmania University
Bachelor of Education Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
[B.Ed.Sp.Ed. (HI)
Janla 30 2 years - Bachelor's Degree in any discipline or equivalent from any UGC recognized university with minimum 50% marks. (for SC/ST/PwDs reservation as per University Guidelines) All India Entrance Exam of AYJNISHD(D)
Bachelor of Audiology, Speech - Language Pathology
Mumbai 40 4 years MUHS, Nashik a) For Mumbai center-

10+2 (HSC) passed with Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following : Biology / Mathematics / Computer Science / Statistics / Electronics / Psychology.

50% Aggregate for General/ OBC and 45% for SC/ST/PwDs

All India Entrance Exam of AYJNISHD(D)
Bachelor of Audiology Speech - Language Pathology
Kolkata 31 4 years WBUHS, Kolkata

b) For Kolkata center-

i) 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Mathematics/ Computer Science and English and any other fifth subject.

ii) Must be 17 years of age as on 31st December of the previous year of admission.

50% aggregate for General/ OBC and 45% for SC/ST/PwDs

Bachelor of Audiology Speech - Language Pathology
Noida 25 4 years Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi

c) For Noida center-

10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Statistics/ Electronics/ Psychology.

50% aggregate for General/ OBC and 45% for SC/ST/PwDs

Guru Gobind Singh Indra Prastha University)
Bachelor of Science (Audiology, Speech - Language Pathology)
Secunderabad 31 4 years Osmania University d) For Secunderabad center-
10+2 (HSC) passed with Physics, Chemistry and any one of the following : Biology/Mathematics/ Computer Science/Statistics/Electronics/ Psychology
50% aggregate for General/ OBC and
45% for SC/ST/PwDs
All India Entrance Exam of AYJNISHD(D)

B.Ed. Spl. Education (HI), Secunderabad

Selection is based on Entrance Examination conducted by OU or merit basis (marks obtained in degree for optional subjects only).

B.ASLP, Mumbai

As on date, of the 40 seats at Mumbai, 25 seats are filled through an entrance examination held by the institute following an all India advertisement. The remaining 15 seats will be filled through National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) 2013 as per the directives of the competent authority. Changes, if any, will be notified on the Institute website

*B.ASLP, Mumbai and Kolkata

Foreign nationals will apply for the course through the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. Admission will be made strictly as per the rules of the Institute and that of the concerned university.

**B.ASLP, Noida

OBC candidates shall be admitted subject to the approval of the course affiliating university at New Delhi.

***B.Sc.(ASLP), SRC, Secunderabad

Three seats are available for lateral entry to Second Year B.Sc.(ASLP) for candidates who meet the following criteria-

  • Intermediate/10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and any one subject of Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Electronics, Psychology or its equivalent and Diploma in Hearing, Language and Speech (DHLS) revised course from any RCI recognized training institute.
  • Two years of work experience in the field after the completion of DHLS revised course (2009).
  • For candidates who have passed the DHLS pre-revised course (before 2009) recognized by RCI, two years of work experience and a 3 month short term course approved by RCI from a RCI recognized institute is required.
  • Selection is based on an entrance test for all applicants (DHLS revised and pre-revised).


The duration of the B.ASLP / B.Sc.(ASLP) course is four years comprising three academic years and a one year internship (as per RCI concerned University requirement) in order to facilitate a smooth transition from theory to practice. A stipend per month is paid during the internship.

Scope and Prospects

  • Graduates in Audiology Speech-Language Pathology can practice as independent audiologists and speech - language pathologists. They will be eligible to work in hospitals (Department of ENT, pediatrics, neurology, rehabilitation medicine, plastic surgery and preventive medicine), speech and hearing centers, the hearing aid industry, schools for children with cerebral palsy, hearing impairment, mental retardation, child guidance centers, industrial setups, and as supervisors and research assistants in training programmes
  • B.Ed. (HI) / (HH) / Spl. Edu. (HI) trained teachers will be eligible to work in special schools for children with hearing impairment, resource units attached to regular schools and in Integrated Education for Disabled (IED) / District Primary Education Programme (DPEP) Schemes.
  • In view of the PWD Act (1995) and UNCRPD (2008), it has become mandatory to provide interpreters for persons with hearing impairment at public utilities, schools and functions. As there is an urgent requirement for sign language interpreters in the country there is ample scope for persons who have undergone the Diploma in Sign Language Interpreter Course.

University requirements and Admission procedure

Admissions are made on the basis of academic qualifications required and in accordance with the prevailing rules of the Institute and the affiliating Universities. Seats are reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) / Other Backward Classes (OBC)/ Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates as per University norms/Central Government rules. Applicants are advised to refer to the Admission Notification or to contact the concerned center for details pertaining to these reservations.

Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination and awaiting results are eligible to apply for admission. However, they are expected to produce the certificate of declaration of results/marksheet on or before the notified date failing which admission will not be considered even though they have qualified in the entrance examination.

Candidates selected for admission to Bachelor’s and Master’s courses either at Mumbai or its Regional Centers, and who have passed from Boards/ Universities other than the Universities to which the centers are affiliated, will have to produce Provisional Statement of Eligibility from the respective Universities on payment of fee as specified by that University.

All admissions made will be provisional and subject to confirmation of eligibility by the respective Universities. In addition, any other documentation, if required, by the affiliating university has to be procured by the candidate within a stipulated time for the grant of eligibility.

  • Affidavits (on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs. 10/-) pertaining to anti ragging measures are to be submitted by students and their parent/guardian
    (Format at Annex: I II)
  • Students seeking admission to B.Ed.Spl.Edu. (HI) and M.Ed.Spl.Edu. (HI) at Mumbai are required to submit Certificate of Genuineness from the concerned University from where they have obtained their degree.
    (Format at Annex: III)
  • Physically Handicapped students have to furnish a Certificate for Availing Admission against Physically Handicapped Quota from the authority recognized by the concerned State Government.
    (Format at Annex: IV)
  • All students have to submit Medical Certificate of fitness at the time of joining any course at Mumbai or any of the Regional Centers.
    (Format at Annex: V)

The original certificates submitted at the time of admission will be kept in the custody of the concerned Universities/ Centers till completion of the course / confirmation of eligibility.

For eligibility to B.ASLP course, candidate should have completed 17 years of age on 1st January of the year of the advertisement. Age relaxation is as per Central Government and Institute rules.

Eligible candidates from foreign countries are admitted as per University/ Institute rules/guidelines. Such candidates shall seek clearance from the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi and produce a medical fitness certificate including AIDS test.

Merely applying for the course(s) or sponsorship of candidates does not ensure their selection/admission to courses. The Institute reserves the right of selection/rejection of an application without assigning any reason thereof. Only selected candidates are informed about their admission. No other enquiries or recommendations are entertained. Conduct of courses is subject to availability of adequate number of candidates.

All matters of dispute shall be limited to Mumbai Court or the Courts under whose jurisdiction the Regional Centers are located.

Courses Tuition fees p.a. Library p.a. Hostel p.a. Educational Tour fees Caution Money Deposit
B.Sc. (HLS)/ (ASLP),B.ASLP 16,250/- 4000/- 18,000/- 2000/-* 5000/-
13,000/- 4000/- 18,000/- - 5000/-

* Students of B.ASLP to pay Educational Tour fee only during the third year.

Students who are hostel residents are required to pay Rs. 3,500/- per annum towards electricity charges.

In addition to the above, University fees for eligibility, enrollment, sports, cultural activities, PG registration, etc. as notified by the concerned Universities are to be paid by the students.


NRIs foreign nationals from SAARC and African countries shall pay five times the existing fee. Foreign students outside SAARC countries shall be levied fifteen times the existing fee.


SC/ST/PH students can apply for suitable state and central government scholarships. Some scholarships are earmarked for SC students who fulfill the criteria of the New Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC Students under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. Scholarships are also available under the New Central Sector Scholarship of Top Class Education for ST Students under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi.
The scholarships provide for the reimbursement of tuition fees, lodging and boarding expenses, stationery and books and a computer with accessories for the students for the entire course of study. The scholarships become payable to students after admission and once they have started attending classes.

Eligibility for the Scheme

The scholarships are restricted to the number of awards allocated and in case the number of students exceeds the number of awards then the scholarships will be restricted to the top ones in the inter-se merit list. The remaining students from SC and ST categories shall be eligible for the Post- Matric Scholarship (PMS) provided they are otherwise eligible for the said scheme.

To qualify for the scheme for SC students, the total family income of the student should not exceed Rs.4.50 lakh per annum. To be eligible for the ST scholarship, the total family income of the student should not exceed Rs. 2.00 lakh per annum.

The performance of the student shall be monitored regularly and the same shall be reported at the end of each academic year. The scholarship will be terminated if the student fails to pass the final examination of each year or any terminal examination prescribed.

Other Information

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction for students enrolled in diploma level courses is as per RCI norms while for degree courses, the regulations of the concerned university are followed. Notwithstanding this, every attempt is made to provide support to students who require assistance with reference to language. As of now, all courses offered by the institute and its regional centers are full time.


AYJNISHD(D), in keeping with the stature of a national Institute, invites renowned scholars from India and abroad to interact with the students. It has always been the endeavor of the Institute to make the students appreciate their roots but to also think global. It tries to create awareness amongst students about the latest techniques and technology in their chosen field of specialization. Internet facility is available in the Institute’s Library.


Students are expected to be regular and punctual. In case the attendance of a student falls below the percentage required by the concerned university the student may not be allowed to appear for the final examination. As the various affiliating universities have different norms with reference to attendance, students are strongly advised to ascertain the requirement at the beginning of the academic year.

Student Counseling

A senior faculty member is appointed as Student Welfare Officer for all issues ranging from personal to professional. A Course-coordinator is appointed at the level of Head of Department to monitor the progress of students of each course. Faculty members are also appointed as tutors for all courses.

Sports and Cultural activities

Students are encouraged to participate in indoor / outdoor sports and cultural programmes held in the Institute during Annual Day Celebrations and other important events such as Indian Speech Hearing Association (ISHA) conferences and National Convention for Education of the Deaf (NCED) programmes.

Canteen Facilities

Canteen facilities are available in accordance with the requirements of the centers. Students can avail the facility on direct payment to the canteen management. The amount payable varies from center to center.


The Institute provides hostel accommodation on payment to a limited number of outstation candidates, both at Mumbai and the Regional Centers. A cot, study table and chairs are provided in the hostel rooms. Hostel Wardens are available to assist the students and to maintain discipline. Hostel is allotted on first-cum-first served basis.


Discipline has to be maintained by the students in class rooms, clinics and hostel. Smoking and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited in the Institute premises and hostel. Complaints are viewed seriously and action, as deemed fit, is initiated by the competent authority.


The Institute authorities take utmost care and preventive measures have been instituted to curb the menace of ragging in the institute and in the hostel. An anti ragging committee has been formed comprising senior faculty and staff that counsel the students and bring to the notice of students that ragging can result in suspension, expulsion or rustication from the college, commencement of criminal proceedings and even imprisonment. The committee takes special surprise rounds and maintains day to day contact with the students to ensure that no untoward incident occurs in the Institute premises. All students and their parents / guardian are required, at the time of admission, to submit an affidavit that they are aware of the repercussions of ragging.

Placement Cell

Though it is not the responsibility of the Institute to provide jobs to students, the Institute has a Placement cell that attempts to bring together students who are in the process of completing their studies and organizations looking to employ audiologists, speech pathologists and educators. Students may find it helpful to enroll themselves with the Placement Cell.

Student Feedback

Student feedback with reference to the courses, faculty and facilities is obtained annually. As confidentiality is ensured the feedback is unbiased and this enables actions for improvement.

Rules/regulations/guidelines pertaining to entrance examination /admission / fees / hostel may be changed without prior notice in public interest.

For further information, contact -

  • The Director, AYJNISHD(D), K.C, Marg,
    Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (west) Mumbai 400 050.
    Tel.: 022-26400215/26409176/26400263 : Fax : 022-26404170
  • Assistant Director, AYJNISHD, Northern Reqional Center,
    NIMH Building, Plot No.44-A, Block-C, Sector-40,
    Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida -201 303
    Phone : +91 08527696052
  • Assistant Director, AYJNISHD Eastern Regional Centre,
    NIOH campus, B.T. Road, Bon Hooghly, Kolkata 700 090.
    Telefax.: 033-25311427 / 25315492
  • Assistant Director, AYJNISHD Southern Regional Center,
    Manovikas Nagar, Secunderabad 500 009.
    Tel.: 040-27753385/27750827 (Ext. 207)
  • Assistant Director, AYJNISHD, Regional Center,
    At/PO : Janla, Dist Khurda, Odisha 752 054.
    Tel : 0674 - 2460641.
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