This program was also heavily influenced by American colleges and offered as dual degree in audiology and speech and language pathology. The education programs are very rigorous and demanding. The majority of our PGs and UGs are employed in India and other countries like United States, Australia, United Kingdom, and Middle East countries.
BASLP is a dual Bachelor degree program in paramedical stream and is of four years duration, which includes one-year internship. The program is affiliated to the University of Calicut and recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). There is very high demand for qualified audiologists and speech pathologists in and out of India
In 1 Semester: Speech, Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Electronics and Acoustics
In II Semester: Audiology, Psychology, Linguistics, Phonetics and Genetics.
In III Semester: Audiology, Articulation disorders, voice disorders, ENT, Pediatrics & Neurology.
In IV Semester: Prosodic disorders, Management of orally handicapped, psychology, statistics and Research methodology.
In V Semester: Neurogenic Speech Disorders, Child language Disorders, hearing aids, noise.
In VI Semester: Pediatric Audiology, Aphasiology, Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience. Practical sessions in Audiology and Speech language pathology will be interwoven along with theory classes throughout the course.
A person on completing the course in the field of language pathology can work as speech pathologists as well as audiologists. Since the speech and hearing is a developing branch of allied health sciences, its scope is wide spread. They can work in various settings such as:
Hearing aid centers and companies
Academic teaching & research
Forensic speech pathology & audiology
There is an acute scarcity of these professionals and very high demand in India and abroad.
A pass in plus two, VHSE or any equivalent examination in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Mathematics with minimum of 50% marks.
For SC, ST, OEC/ OBC candidates the minimum shall be 45%.
The course is divided into six semesters. The University of Calicut will conduct the examination at the end of each semester (theory and practical).
Age of admission - The candidate should be completed the age of 17 on the date of admission and the upper age limit for the general candidate is 21 years and SC/ST is 23 years.
Application for admission shall be made in prescribed formats available with the prospectus. The cost of one set of prospectus and application form is RS.300/- in cash / in person. Those who decide to have it by post shall send a DD for RS. 400/- in favour of "Association for Welfare of the Handicapped" payable at Calicut. The last date for issue of Prospectus and Application form is declared from time to time. The filled application forms with enclosures should reach the principal of the college latest by the date declared. Candidates whose applications are found acceptable shall be called for an interview. The following documents shall be brought at the time of interview.
The following documents shall be brought at the time of interview.
T.C and conduct certificates from the institutions last attended
2 copies of passport size and 1 stamp size photo
SC,ST,OEC, candidates should produce community certificate