SC/ST/PH students can apply for suitable Government Scholarships. The Institute has its own Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Scheme for the benefit of needy students.
AYJNIHH, Mumbai, has been recognized as an Institute of Excellence and 3 scholarships have been earmarked for SC students who fulfill the criteria of the New Central Sector Scholarships for top class education of scheduled caste students under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, and 5 scholarships under the New Central Sector Scholarships for top class education for scheduled tribe students under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi. The scholarship entails reimbursement of non-refundable fees, lodging and boarding expenses, stationery and books and a computer with accessories for the student for the entire course of study.
Eligibility for the Scheme:The scholarship shall be restricted to the number of awards and in case the number of students exceeds the number of awards then the scholarship will be restricted to the top ones in the inter-se merit list. The remaining students shall be eligible for post matric scholarship (PMS) provided they are otherwise eligible.
The total family income of the student should not exceed Rs.2.00 lakhs per annum.
The scholarship will be terminated if the student fails to pass the final examination of each year or any terminal examination prescribed
Medium of Instruction: All Diploma level courses at Regional Centers are taught in the regional / local language. The medium of instruction for degree courses at all Centers is English but B.Ed. (HI) candidates at Mumbai are permitted to write the final examination in Hindi / Gujarati / Marathi. All courses mentioned above are full time courses.
Faculty: AYJNIHH, in keeping with the stature of a national Institute, invites renowned scholars from India and abroad to interact with the students. It has always been the endeavor of the Institute to make the students appreciate their roots but to also think global. It tries to create awareness amongst students about the latest techniques and technology in their chosen field of specialization. Internet facility is available in the Institute’s Library.
Faculty Evaluation: After completion of the course student feedback is obtained for each faculty. Confidentiality is maintained and faculty members are informed about student opinion and grading.
Attendance: Students are expected to be regular and punctual. In case the attendance of a student falls below the percentage required by the concerned university the student may not be allowed to appear for the final examination. As the various affiliating universities have different norms with reference to attendance, students are strongly advised to ascertain the requirement at the beginning of the academic year.
Student Counseling: A senior faculty member is appointed as Student Welfare Officer for all issues ranging from personal to professional. A Course-coordinator is appointed at the level of Head of Department to monitor the progress of students of each course. Faculty members are also appointed as tutors for all courses.
Sports and Cultural activities: Students are encouraged to participate in indoor / outdoor sports and cultural programmes held in the Institute during Annual Day Celebrations and other important events such as Indian Speech & Hearing Association (ISHA) conferences and National Convention for Education of the Deaf (NCED) programmes.
Canteen Facilities: Canteen facilities are available in accordance with the requirements of the centers. Students can avail the facility on direct payment to the canteen management. The amount payable varies from center to center.
Hostel: The Institute provides hostel accommodation on payment to a limited number of outstation candidates, both at Mumbai and the Regional Centers. A cot, study table and chairs are provided in the hostel rooms. Hostel Wardens are available to assist the students and to maintain discipline. Hostel is allotted on first-cum-first served basis.
Discipline: Discipline has to be maintained by the students in class rooms, clinics and hostel. Smoking and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited in the Institute premises and hostel. Complaints are viewed seriously and action, as deemed fit, is initiated by the competent authority.
Ragging: The Institute authorities take utmost care and preventive measures have been instituted to curb the menace of ragging in the institute and in the hostel. An anti ragging committee has been formed comprising senior faculty and staff that counsel the students and bring to the notice of students that ragging can result in suspension, expulsion or rustication from the college, commencement of criminal proceedings and even imprisonment. The committee takes special surprise rounds and maintains day to day contact with the students to ensure that no untoward incident occurs in the Institute premises. All students and their parents / guardian are required, at the time of admission, to submit an affidavit that they are aware of the repercussions of ragging.
Placement Cell: Though it is not the responsibility of the Institute to provide jobs to students, the Institute has a Placement cell that attempts to bring together students who are in the process of completing their studies and organizations looking to employ audiologists, speech pathologists and educators. Students may find it helpful to enroll themselves with the Placement Cell.
Rules/regulations/guidelines pertaining to entrance examination /admission / fees / hostel may be changed without prior notice in public interest.