All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) Mysore

Fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India; the All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH) was set up in 1965 as an autonomous institute for imparting technical knowledge and conducting research and rendering clinical services for communication disorders such as speech or hearing impairment, language disorders, etc.

Starting out with just one post graduate course in 1965, the institute now encompasses a wide range of courses; starting from diplomas to PhD and post doctoral courses and research. The AIISH is run by an Executive Council, with the Honourable Union minister of Health and family welfare as chairman and the Honourable Minister of Health and family welfare, Government of Karnataka as the Vice Chairman.

Equipped with state of the art technology and infrastructure, the AIISH campus encompasses 32 acres and is adjacent to the University of Mysore. AIISH efforts and contribution of the last 45 years in the fields of speech education and audiology has been widely lauded both at home and abroad, with the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizing the institute as a centre of excellence in the area of deafness.

Courses Offered

  1. Certificate course on communication disorders
  2. Diploma in Hearing Aid & Earmould Technology (DHA &ET)
  3. Diploma in Training Young Hearing Impaired Children (DTYHIC)
  4. Diploma in Hearing, Language and Speech (DHLS) – Through distance mode
  5. B.Sc (Speech and Hearing)
  6. Bachelor of Special Education B. S. Ed (HI)
  7. PG Diploma in Clinical Linguistics for SLP (PGDCLP)
  8. PG Diploma in Forensic Speech Sciences & Technology (PGDFSST)
  9. M.Sc (Audiology)
  10. M.Sc (Speech – Language Pathology)
  11. Master in Special Education M. S. Ed (HI)
  12. Ph. D (Audiology)
  13. Ph. D (Speech-Language Pathology)
  14. Post Doctoral Fellowship

 Short-term Training Programs

  1. Audiometers/Audiogram
  2. Audiological tests
  3. Basic Anatomy and Physiology of the Auditory system
  4. Immittance Evaluation
  5. Evoked Repose Audiometry
  6. Insertion gain measurement
  7. Auditory Training/Learning
  8. Speech Reading/Communication training
  9. Setting up classrooms for the hearing impaired
  10. Hearing Aids
  11. Causes of hearing loss
  12. Assistive listening devices
  13. Hearing aid care and trouble shooting
  14. Mainstreaming the hearing impaired
  15. Earmold and its modifications
  16. Electroacoustic measurements of hearing aids
  17. Early identification of hearing disorders
  18. Electrophysiological measures of the ear
  19. Hearing aids and aural rehabilitation
  20. Audiovisual course in noise measurement and hearing conservation
  21. Biomedical instrumentation in Speech and Hearing
  22. Repair, servicing and Electro-acoustic evaluation of body level hearing aids
  23. Repair, servicing and Electro-acoustic evaluation of BTE hearing aids
  24. Neural basis of communication disorders
  25. Assessment and rehabilitation of disorders of oral-pharyngeal function (dysphasia) and related disorders
  26. Assessment, selection, and development of augmentative and alternative communication systems and the provision of training for their use
  27. Cognitive linguistic rehabilitation for adult and childhood neurogenic communication disorders
  28. Assessment and management of fluency disorders
  29. Assessment and management of voice disorders including Laryngectomy
  30. Assessment and management of phonological disorders
  31. Diagnosis and rehabilitation of speech and language in stroke patients
  32. Speech and language development of the hearing impaired child
  33. Assessment and management of speech and language disorders in children with mental retardation
  34. Assessment and management of speech and language in Autism Spectrum disorders
  35. Assessment and management of speech and language disorders in Cerebral palsy
  36. Assessment and management of speech motor disorders in children and adults
  37. Improving spoken language comprehension
  38. Ethical issue in Speech language pathology
  39. Guidance for community based rehabilitation of speech language disability
  40. PWD act and its relevance to speech and language disability
  41. Guidance for establishing Speech Language clinic
  42. Identification and management of learning disability
  43. Assessment and management of stroke and TBI patients
  44. Sensory integration therapy for autistic spectral disorders
  45. Early identification and prevention of communication disorders
  46. Facilities available for communication disorders
  47. Know how a normal child develops speech and Language
  48. Parental counseling and counselling for identification and prevention of speech and language disorders
  49. Home training programs for different speech language disorders
  50. Speech production
  51. Development of speech and language
  52. Normal aspects of voice
  53. Normal aspects of articulation
  54. Normal aspects of fluency
  55. Normal aspects of prosody
  56. Test of stress and rhythm
  57. Instrumentation in speech
  58. Acoustics of speech
  59. Spectrography

Admission Process

The admission for the various offered courses is determined by both admission tests and also on the basis of merit in the qualifying exam. Nationwide admission tests are conducted for some of the courses such as the BSc in speech and hearing. Interested candidates have to meet prescribed minimum eligibility criteria and also must have studied the related subjects required for the individual courses.

For more details about the courses, eligibility criteria, duration etc; interested candidates may visit :


All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH); Mysore;
Naimisham Campus, Road No.3, T K Layout, Manasagangothri, Mysuru, Karnataka 570006
Ph: 0821 250 2100

Entrance Exam and Admission Notifications of All India Institute of Speech and Hearing AIISH Mysore