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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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Postgraduate Diploma in Early Intervention
Children with developmental delays will show significant improvement if they are detected early and professional services rendered at an early age. These services are trans-disciplinary in nature and holistic in approach covering child development, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and family intervention. This course is affiliated to Osmania University, Hyderabad.
The professionals have a scope of working in
» Pediatric units of hospitals, pediatric clinics, child guidance clinics, at risk follow up clinics, child development centre, rural primary health centre and district health centre.
» Comprehensive rehabilitation centre, service centre for persons with visual impairment, hearing impairment, mental retardation, cerebral palsy and locomotor disability.
» Early intervention centre, pre-school and nursery programmes.
1.Candidates who have passed MBBS, BMR or BRS (MR), or B.Ed in Special Education,
Masters in Child Development or Bachelors in Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy
Masters in Child Psychology with 50% aggregate marks in case of general & OBC candidates, 40% marks in case of SC & ST candidates are eligible to apply for this course.
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 fees
While no minimum and maximum age is prescribed, preference will be given to those below 35 years of age.