Special B.Tech Program for the Speech and Hearing Impaired

Kalasalingam University is the first Technical Institute to offer special integrated B.Tech Program for speech and hearing impaired.
This is the only college/university the whole of Asia for children with speech and hearing impaired. This is only dedicated university for conducting engineering course for speech and hearing impaired.

This special program was formally inaugurated by the then President of India, Hon. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on 5th January 2007.

Program Structure

First Two Years: During the first two years of study, the students are prepared for Senior Secondary Examination conducted by NIOS (National Institute of Open Schooling, MHRD, Govt of India).

Third Year to Sixth Semester: These students are given an option to specialize in one of the following branches:
• Computer Science
• Mechanical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Information Technology

Additional Facilities

The Institute also has Speech and Audiology lab to monitor and enhance the speech and hearing levels of these students.


Almost all the students of the 2013 passed out batch are placed in MNC’s with good annual package comparable with the salary of any normal graduate.


Proposed to have collaboration with Roechester Institute of Technology (National Technical Institute for the Deaf), New York.
– Faculty exchange program
– After four years selected students will do credit courses in RIT, New York as part their academic curriculum.
– Organizing technical conferences and workshops jointly

Medium of instruction: English

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