PG Diploma in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (PGDAAC)
Clinical linguistics is a branch of linguistics that deals with the application of linguistic principles to communication disabilities, especially in clinical settings. It involves inter-disciplinary study among various fields such as speech and language pathology, linguistics, clinical psychology and education. The programme aims at imparting knowledge regarding language development and its disorders. Primarily, the program will prepare the candidates to undertake inter-disciplinary research in the areas of speech, language and cognition. In addition, the programme will equip speech-language pathologists to enhance their already acquired knowledge regarding assessment, diagnosis and planning of intervention programs for children and adults with communication problems in the Indian context.
Candidates with a degree in B.Sc. (Speech & Hearing) / BASLP from an institution that is recognised by RCI and considered as equivalent thereto with an average of not less than 50% of marks are eligible for admission.
[Note: ‘Average’ refers to the average of the aggregate marks of all the years/semesters of B.Sc. (Speech & Hearing) / BASLP course].