Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) - Course Overview

Duration: 4.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 1,50,000 / Year

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About Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (BASLP)

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology also known as BASLP is a four year programme that is evenly distributed in theoretical learning and clinical practice. The programme includes techniques and methods that are helpful in diagnosing and curing hearing, speech, and balance-related disorders amongst individuals. The course imparts education regarding various disorders related to speaking and listening. Clinical practice helps individuals in treating these disorders and helping clients recover from these problems. There various career options available after completing the BASLP course in India. 

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) Eligiblity Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Required: 10+2 (Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics & Physics)
  • Minimum Marks Required (Aggregate): 50%

BASLP Admission Process:

Admissions are done on the basis of the eligibility set by the respective colleges and marks scores in the class 12 exams.

Few colleges also conduct entrance exams for admission in BASLP programmes. Following are some exams basis which BASLP admissions are done:

  • AIIMS UG (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Under Graduate Entrance Exam
  • NEET UG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) Under Graduate Entrance Exam
  • PGIMER UG Entrance Exam
  • JIPMER UG Entrance Exam
  • GGSIPU UG Entrance Exam
  • Manipal University Entrance Exam

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) Syllabus

First Year:

Introduction to Speech and Language Pathology

Psychology Related to Speech and Hearing

Basic Acoustic and Electronics

Clinical Work (Speech Pathology)

Introduction to Audiology

Clinical Work (Audiology)

Introduction to Linguists

Basic Human Anatomy & Physiology

 

 

Second Year:

Childhood Communication Disorders

Educational Audiology

Diagnostic Audiology

Amplification and Assistive Devices for Hearing

Articulation and Phonological Disorders

Otorhinolaryngology

Community Oriented Professional Particles in Speech-Language Pathology

Voice and Laryngectomy

Basic Statistics and Research Methods in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Clinical Work (Speech Pathology)

Clinical Work (Audiology)

 

 

Third Year:

Fluency and its Disorders

Rehabilitative Audiology

Neuro-motor Speech Disorders

Noise Measurement and Hearing Conservation

Adult Neuro-communication Disorders

Clinical Work (Speech Pathology)

Paediatric Audiology

 

 

 

Fourth Year:

6 months training in speech and hearing department and hospitals associated with the institute or special schools

6 months in various setups that are tied up with the respective institute

Career Options and Job Prospects

Awareness regarding speech and hearing disorders in India has increased and so have their treatment centres. There are various NGOs, health care establishments, public as well as private hospitals. Government has also started various initiatives to spread awareness regarding these disorders and various profiles are offered to BASLP graduates who are eager to work in these initiatives. Following are some popular profiles available after BASLP courses:

  • Audiologist
  • Clinical Supervisor
  • Speech Pathology Reader
  • Lecturer in Special Schools
  • BASLP Professor
  • Researcher
  • Speech Language Counsellor

Salary offered after the Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (BASLP) programme varies from profile to profile and the knowledge of the candidate. Fresh graduates can expect a salary between Rs. 2 lakh and Rs. 5 lakh. Experienced individuals who teach at colleges or take up research in this field can also get lucrative packages up to Rs. 7.5 lakh.