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| NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR THE EMPOWERMENT OF PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (DIVYANGJAN)
Formerly National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped
(Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), MSJ&E,Govt of India)
Manovikas Nagar, Secunderabad-500009, T.S. Ph.No.091 40 27751741-45. Fax No.091 40 27750198
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M. Sc (Disability Studies) (Early Intervention):
Prevention, early Identification and Early Intervention are of utmost importance in the field of disability. Children with developmental delays require a holistic transdiciplinary approach covering therapeutic inputs, medical, child development and family intervention services. The professional rendering services to children with developmental delay in early stages of life require specialized training inputs. Keeping this in view, a Master Level Course titled “M. Sc Disability (Early Intervention)” has been designed and launched.
The professional completing this two years course will have a scope of working as a team leader in pediatric units of hospitals, child guidance clinics, at risk baby clinics, child development centers, early interventions centers.The professional will be involved in providing services, planning, policymaking and implementation of comprehensive rehabilitation services to having developmental delays. This course is affiliated to Osmania University, Hyderabad.
The candidate should have a degree from a recognized university in any of the following courses:
♦ MBBS, BUMS, BAMS, Naturopathy, BHMS
♦ BMR/BRS (MR)/BRT
♦ B.Sc (HLS)
♦ Masters in Child Development
♦ M.Phil Psychology
♦ PGDEI (proposed to apply directly to second year)
The candidate should have secured 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying degree examination in case of general candidates and 45% marks in case of SC and ST candidates.
For Foreign Nationals
1) 15% of the total intake approved by the Council to be allocated as supernumerary seats for management quota for all the above said programmes at graduate levels.
2) 15% of the total intake approved by the Council to be allocated as supernumerary seats for foreign/ NRI quota.
(I) Fee for Indian national – at the existing fee rate.
(II) Foreign national from the SAARC and African countries – Five times of the existing fees.
(III) Foreign nationals outside the SAARC countries – Fifteen times of the existing feesAGE:
While no minimum and maximum age is prescribed, preference will be given to those below 35 years of age.