Oral Communication gets affected in an individual due to speech and hearing disorders. In India alone, it is estimated that five to eight percent of the population have speech language and hearing disorders. As a result, there is a great demand for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists at the state, national and even at the international levels to provide diagnostic and rehabilitative services to the communicatively impaired.
Pass in higher secondary or equivalent examinations with Science subjects.
The course is very demanding, and is accessed via coursework, exams and clinical placement. Some universities require students to assess and diagnose an 'unseen client' prior to completing their degree course; all require the completion of a pilot study related to the field of Speech and Language Therapy. Throughout the course, students undertake a variety of clinical placements in which their ability to practice is continually assessed. All courses require students to complete a certain amount of hours of clinical placement, although the structure of placement differs from courses to course.
Basic Eligibility: 10, +2 Science Group from a recognized Board / University or its equivalent qualification with at least 50% marks and age between 17 to 25 years.
BASPL - 4 years
MASPL - 2 years
B.Sc (Hons) Speech Hearing 3-year
M.Sc. (HLS): Duration: 2 years with Internship.
M.Ed. (H.I.): Duration: One year.
What will be the cost or fee of speech and language Therapy course
B.Sc (Hons) Speech Hearing Rs20, 000 per year (approximately)
M.Sc. (HLS) Rs35, 000 (approximately)
Bank loans and private loans can be arranged by directly contacting the banks through the college administration.
The salary can range from Rs.15, 000 to Rs.20, 000 for freshers and can increase between 50,000 and 75,000 with experience in the field.
Top institutes or colleges of speech and language therapy course
• All India Institute of Medical Sc., Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029
• Gujarat University Navarangpura, Ahmedabad 880009, Gujarat
• TN Medical college, BYL Nair Charitable Hosp., Mumbai
• University of Chennai
• University of mysore
• Mysore Vishwavidyalaya
• Kasturba Gandhi Medical College,
• J.M. Institute of Speech and Hearing, Inderpur, Keshrinagar, Patna
• Indian Inst. Of Health Education, Near Control Jail, Berur, Patna
• Medical Trust Hospital, MG Road Cochin
• Sri Ram Chandra Medical Inst. Porur, Chennai