HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
- Doctoral fellowship Program:
The department offers one doctoral fellowship programme every year for Speech and Hearing Post graduates. Selection of the candidate is through entrance examination and interview.
- Internship Program for Speech and Hearing students:
The department offers internship program for undergraduate and post-graduate students in Speech and Hearing. The students from various speech and hearing graduate training institutions in the country are posted for two months to undergo clinical training. These student internees are supervised by the professional staff of the department during their diagnostic and therapeutic work-up to gain hands-on experience to deal with patients. They are trained in applying tests and tools for evaluation of speech and language functions as well as various audiological equipment and tests to evaluate the auditory system. They are trained; to develop communication methods and counselling skills using brain-behaviour paradigm as well as therapeutic interventions with individualized therapy plan (ITP).
III. Training of ENT students: The students of ENT are posted to the department to get exposure to different audiological test instruments – application, procedure, collation and interpretation of test results with emphasis on neuro-auditory disorders.
- NIMHANS Students: The department also contributes to the manpower development of other departments in the institute by way of offering lecture, chairing seminars and clinical training. It also supports students both within and outside the institute in their dissertational research work.