We offer the following programs:

Degree HI (BSc (CS) (HI), BFA (HI) & B.Com (HI))

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NISH conducts BSc (Computer Science) (HI), Bachelor of Fine Arts (HI) & B.Com (HI) programs exclusively for the deaf and hard of hearing. The scheme and syllabus have been so designed that there are substantial practical content and less theory. The University of Kerala would award a degree to successful candidates.

The Degree Admission Competency Exam(DACE) for admission to BSc Computer Science (HI), BCom (HI) and BFA (HI) scheduled to start from 31 August, 2021 to 07 September, 2021 has been postponed. The new dates will be informed soon'!

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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

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Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is a four year six months degree course to be commenced from this academic year 2020-21. Occupational therapy is a rewarding career to serve person with disabilities and special needs and has good career opportunities in various settings in India and abroad.

Allotment and admission for merit and management seats are done by LBS Centre for Science & Technology (https://www.lbscentre.in/ ) on the basis of marks obtained in the plus two examinations.

Online application should be submitted on LBS Centre website https://lbscentre.in/paramdegnursother2021/index.aspx . Candidates will be allotted to NISH based on the rank list prepared on the basis of mark obtained in plus two examinations. Candidates have to follow instructions given by LBS Centre and further details can be obtained from the LBS Centre website.

NB: There is no separate online application form for BOT. For eligibility criteria and other instructions, please read the prospectus before you apply. The prospectus is available on the LBS Centre admissions portal. LBS Centre is the sole authority in conducting this admission process, hence you have to contact LBS Centre for enquiries related to the online application process.

You may also visit http://www.nish.ac.in to know more about the program offered at NISH.

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (BASLP)

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The Bachelor in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology is a graduate-level programme affiliated to the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) and recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). Its main aim is to generate skilled and efficient manpower to work effectively with persons having communication disorders. They have opportunities to work in hospitals, special schools, speech and hearing institutes, hearing instrument manufacturing industry, government and non-government agencies working for the disabled as well as to do independent practice. Excellent opportunities await abroad for higher studies and practice

Allotment and admission for merit and management seats are done by LBS Centre for Science & Technology (https://www.lbscentre.in/ ) on the basis of marks obtained in the plus two examinations.

Online application should be submitted on LBS Centre website https://lbscentre.in/paramdegnursother2021/index.aspx . Candidates will be allotted to NISH based on the rank list prepared on the basis of mark obtained in plus two examinations. Candidates have to follow instructions given by LBS Centre and further details can be obtained from the LBS Centre website.

NB: There is no separate online application form for BASLP. For eligibility criteria and other instructions, please read the prospectus before you apply. The prospectus is available on the LBS Centre admissions portal. LBS Centre is the sole authority in conducting this admission process, hence you have to contact LBS Centre for enquiries related to the online application process.



You may also visit http://www.nish.ac.in to know more about the programs offered at NISH.

MSc in Speech Language Pathology / MSc in Audiology

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The MSc. in Speech Language Pathology and MSc. in Audiology are postgraduate level programs recognised by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) and approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS).

The admission to the above programs are centralized allotment procedure and it is through LBS Centre for Science and Technology . All the seats will be allocated based on rank list prepared, based on the marks achieved in BASLP/ B.Sc Speech and Hearing degree of any University recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) and approved by Kerala University of Health Sciences as equivalent. The total duration of these PG programs consists of four semesters.

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Diploma in Indian Sign Language Interpreting (DISLI)

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The Diploma in Indian Sign Language Interpreting (DISLI) is a diploma program introduced by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) from 2002. NISH has been approved as a recognised centre for the conduct of the program by RCI. The main aim of the program is to generate qualified and professional interpreters. The successful candidates from the diploma program will be eligible to be appointed as interpreters. RCI will provide the certificate of registration. The duration is two years.

The admission process is conducted by Rehabilitation council of India (RCI) through a centralised online admission process, purely on merit basis.

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You may also visit http://www.nish.ac.in to know more about the program offered at NISH.

Diploma in Early Childhood Special Education (Hearing Impairment) (DECSE(HI))

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The Diploma in Early Childhood Special Education (Hearing Impairment),(DECSE(HI)) is a diploma program introduced by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) from 2001. NISH has been approved as a recognised center for the conduct of the program by RCI. The main aim of the program is to generate qualified professionals for the Early Intervention program. The Early Intervention program which is getting increased attention requires a large number of qualified teachers. The successful candidates from the diploma program will be eligible to be appointed as teachers. RCI will provide the certificate of registration.

The admission process is conducted by Rehabilitation council of India (RCI) through a centralised online admission process, purely on merit basis.

To get admission notification via email when it is published Click Here to register!

You may also visit http://www.nish.ac.in to know more about the program offered at NISH.