Netra Vidyalaya Degree College for Blind
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Netra Vidyalaya Degree College for Blind is situated at JET Junior and Degree College for the Blind, Sri Ram Nagar, Shamshabad, Hyderabad 509325, Telangana in Hyderabad.
- 4 Years
- Bachelor of Business Administration-B.B.A.
- Management - BBA / MBA / Diploma
- 3 Years
- Bachelor of Commerce-B.Com
- Banking / Finance / Accounts / Commerce
Netra Vidyalaya Degree College for Blind - NVDC
The first degree college of its kind exclusively for the Blind was inaugurated on July 5 2010 and is functioning at Shamshabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Students are taught BA and B.Com (Computers) recognized by Andhra Pradesh Board of Education. Boarding, Food, Education, books, clothes, study material, and healthcare are provided Free. Students use Computers equipped with Braille software. State-of-the-art Braille Printer is also provided to the students. Vocational training is also taught to the students in higher classes (grades) so that they can use the skills to be financially independent. Students perform exceptionally well in curriculum, games, and sports. Students also perform arts and cultural activities during special events. Dedicated Staff takes genuine care for the children, serving with full dedication for educating the Blind children, putting every effort they can. The aim was to provide higher education to visually challenged students and enable them to be independent and compete with other students. After a year the idea had been successfully implemented. The Andhra Government appointed a committee and analyzed the results. The committee gave permission for these students to write exams using laptops along with the regular students.
Why join Netra Vidyalaya
State of art infrastructure with all modern facilities
2 Type Courses Available
- 2 UG Courses
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The computer skills have opened the doors of career opportunities for the visually challenged students. Some students have secured government jobs while others were offered good jobs in corporate sector. However, other students are pursuing higher studies in the regular curriculum.
It is unique in that students are trained to write their intermediate board and degree exams on laptops without the help of scribes (helpers).The concept of using laptops instead of less qualified scribes is a brainchild of JET Founder HH Sri Tridandi Srimannarayana Ramanuja Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji. When Swamiji visited centres in other countries that provide education and rehabilitation and many other modern facilities to the blind children. Yet these students were dependent on scribes for education. He brought together a team to remove this dependability through the use of modern technology. The students use special software called Screen Reading software (eg JAWS) to hear the typed matter through headphones. This allows them to study without disturbing others. At present JAWS uses an American accent, however Swamiji expects the team to develop software for Indian accent of English and Indian languages. This will be easier and help students further. There is a playground on the campus for outdoor sports and other games. Also there is hall for the students to do yoga and play indoor games to enjoy.
Nearby popular spots within 5 KM from the campus
|Springland Family Dhaba (Restaurant)|
|JIMS Hospital (Hospital)|
|jupally balamma gardens (Hospital)|
|Government Hospital (Hospital)|
|Balaji Super Market (Grocery Or Supermarket)|
|JIVA, Sriramnagaram (Bank)|
|Andhra Bank (Bank)|
|South Indian Bank Palmakole Branch (Bank)|
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