The Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology before its establishment functioned as a unit under the Department of ENT since 2009.Identifying the importance of establishing a separate department catering to the needs of children and adults with communication disorders, it eventually accorded a department status in the year 2020with recognition from the ‘Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)’ Government of India.
The department offers an undergraduate professional course in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP). It is a 3-year term course with 1 year of internship. The department is also certified under PWD act 2016, 2020 by the District Disability Welfare Officer, Dakshina Kannada, and Department of Disability Affairs, Govt. of Karnataka.
The department has state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for the screening, diagnostic, and rehabilitative clinical services for persons with hearing, speech-language, and cognitive problems. It hosts trained professionals to impart clinical research and teaching in the field of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology.
To provide access to quality higher education, ensuring equity, to create inspiring leaders of tomorrow who can take this country to the forefront of the developed nation in the field of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology.
Bachelors in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology
Approved by Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), Govt. of India, 2020
The objectives of the B.ASLP program are to equip the students with knowledge and skills to