JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Dharwad
Near Tapovana, Sri Shivarathreeshwara Nagar, Kelageri, Dharwad
Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI)
The institute is located in a lush green campus measuring around 80 acres, near Kelageri- lake, Dharwad. The campus also comprises JSS public school, JSS Halbhavi School of Arts, JSS Production Centre and JSS-ADWIT Global IT centre.
The institute is also recognised by the Suvarna Arogya Suraksha Trust (SAST) as a rehabilitation centre of the Govt. of Karnataka’s Cochlear Implant Scheme. The objectives of the institute are providing quality education, affordable clinical services, public education and need-based research.
The JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Dharwad is recognised by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI), New Delhi and affiliated to Karnataka University, Dharwad. The institute focuses on creating compassionate health care professionals.
Scholarships are subject to central/state government and college rules.
JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing, Dharwad is an elite intuition that caters to the needs of students and their future. The spacious classrooms help the students with comfortable and effective learning. Clinics are equipped with advanced instrumentation to provide the best possible services to patients of all the age groups. Well equipped speech and hearing laboratories have been provided to the students to enrich their learning experience. The college provides various internship opportunities, and the internship students are posted at well known hospitals and special schools in and around Dharwad.
Prospective students go on to become:
Bachelor in Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology (BASLP)
These courses help individuals cope with limitations and are very rewarding and job opportunities in this field are rising. Speech and hearing limitations are no longer ignored, resulting in high need for speech therapists. One can work in a hospital, school, social welfare department or NGOs. Salaries vary and working abroad is a strong possibility too.
Hostel accommodation is provided only for women. The hostel is homely, well managed and provides nutritious and hygienic food to the students.
The library is equipped with resource management softwares, and houses a vast collection of textbooks in the field of speech and hearing.
Nearest railway station to JSS Institute of Speech and Hearing is Dharwad railway station, which is located at Malmaddi, Dharwad
The institute offers audiological diagnosis and rehabilitation using the advanced audiological equipment. Hearing assessment, hearing aid trial and hearing aid fitting is carried out for patients of all age groups. The institute also offers assessment and management of various speech and language disorders.