Course Detail


Audiology and Speech Language Pathology:

It is not uncommon for us to encounter persons who seem to have difficulty in hearing, speaking certain speech sounds, who seem to stammer or persons who have lost their speaking ability following paralysis/stroke. Such problems are present in about 10% of the general population. Many of these problems cannot be treated with medicines and any improvement depends on the evaluative, therapeutic and rehabilitative actions taken by trained professionals. Speech language pathology and audiology are the professions involved in this noble task. By taking up this field you will join an exclusive group of speech language pathologists and audiologists working in India and abroad.

  • It is one among the 10 most successful professions in the world
  • It is the fourth largest group of professionals in demand in India, the USA and other countries
  • It provides a wide variety of roles within the profession like clinician, teachers or researcher.
  • It gives access to higher education at a reasonable cost.
  • It ensures a well paid and respected job
  • It gives you an opportunity to work any where in the world
  • It has the recognition and registration from the apex body which is the Rehabilitation Council of India
Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (BASLP)

This four year (eight semesters) Credit Based Bachelor Degree Programme which is affiliated to Mangalore University which includes one year’s internship. The training in the first three years (six semesters) is an equal combination of theoretical subjects and hands-on practical training. Upon successful completion a graduate is eligible to

  • Assess and treat various types of speech, language and hearing disorders. function as team member of health care teams such as voice care and phono surgery, cochlear implant programs, laryngectemy clinics hearing aid dispensing centres and aphasia rehabilitation centers.
  • Provide communication and soft skills to corporate sector employees. Provide parent and family counselling.
  • The admissions for BASLP course commence in the month of June of the academic year.
Master of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology (MASLP)

MASLP – Master in Audiology and Speech Language Pathology The MASLP programme is a post graduate degree programme after BASLP or Equivalents. The MASLP programme of the college, affiliated to Mangalore University, is recognized as Equivalent to MS Speech Pathology/ Audiology programme of any accreditted to University in USA. The admissions for the MASLP course commenses from the month of June in the accademic year.

Ph.D. Programme in Speech and Hearing

The Ph.D programme is carried out in the college following the rules and regulations governing the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) of the Mangalore University.

Eligibility for Programme
  • A candidate who has obtained Master’s Degree in Speech & Hearing, (M.SH) or MASLP with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. For SC/ST/Cat-I candidates and physically challenged candidates 50% marks in aggregate are eligible to register for the Ph.D programme.
  • The candidates shall work for Ph.D degree in a subject studied at the Master’s Degree or related subject under a recognized guide.
  • The candidate shall apply for the Ph.D programme in the prescribed form available at the Mangalore University office after paying the prescribed fee to the University. The availability of application is notified by the University once in a year ordinarily in the month of August/September.
  • The applications duly filled by the candidates shall be forwarded to the Principal of the Dr.M.V.Shetty College of Speech & Hearing which will be sent to the Registrar of Mangalore University.
Medical Lab Technology

Medical Laboratory Technology is a vital part of health care processes involving investigation and intervention and is a profession with excellent prospects. The role of Medical Laboratory professionals is to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and control of diseases, thus forming a pivotal part of medical teams. The increased demand for laboratory investigation has resulted in the introduction of more specialized and sophisticated laboratory procedures including mechanization, automation and data processing. To keep abreast with these technological advances, a more professional background has become necessary for students entering the field of laboratory science, which is the sole purpose of our institution.
We follow the scheme and syllabus of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science. The programme of study is of three and half years duration. The aim of bachelor of science in Medical Laboratory Technology is the preparation of trained Laboratory Technicians who can discharge the duties efficiently in clinical Laboratories. The practical classes for the students include laboratory postings in the respective departments. In addition to this for clinical experience, the students are trained by postings at Blood Bank of Government Wenlock Hospital and the Laboratory at Government Lady Goshen Hospital, Mangalore both of which are run by Dr.M.V.Shetty Trust

Master in Medical Laboratory Techology – M.Sc
Available branches
  • M.Sc. MLT in Clinical Biochemistry
  • M.Sc. MLT in Microbiology and Immunology
  • M.Sc. MLT in Haematology and Blood Transfusion
Bachelor in Physiotherapy – (B.P.T.)

The Aim of this undergraduate Course in Physiotherapy is to impart in-depth knowledge and skill to the students to become competent in the physical diagnosis techniques and to develop proper attitude required for the practice of physiotherapy and to carry out treatment

Master in Physiotherapy – M.P.T
Aims and Goals:
  • To prepare a postgraduate student towards professional autonomy with self regulating discipline.
  • To form base of professional practice by referral as well as first contact mode using evidence based practices.
  • To impart research basis in order to validate techniques and technology in practice of physiotherapy.
  • To acquaint a student with concept of quality care at the institutional as well as at the community levels.
  • To inculcate appropriate professional relationships in multi-disciplinary set up, patient management and co-partnership basis.
  • To prepare students to address problems related to health education and community physiotherapy.
  • To practice the concept of protection of rights of the community during referral as well as first contact practice.
  • To incorporate concept of management in physiotherapy.
  • To provide experience in clinical training and undergraduate teaching partly.
  • To provide honest, competent and accountable physiotherapy services to the community
Ph.D. Programme
  • Preamble: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences is also committed to promote research activities, both in basic and applied aspects in various faculties of Health Sciences such as Medical,(pre Clinical, Para Clinical and Clinical subjects)Dental, Pharmacy, Indian System of Medicine including Homoeopathy, Nursing( under National consortium for PhD in Nursing)And other allied Health Sciences in the institutions/colleges affiliated to this University. Inter disciplinary studies for PhD Degree is also promoted
Nursing Courses

he different courses in Nursing sciences are B.Sc. Nursing (Basic) was started during the academic year 1987-88, the B.Sc Nursing (Post Certificate) was started during the academic year 1989-90 and the M.Sc. Nursing started during the academic year 1992-93. All these courses were initially affiliated to Mangalore University and subsequently during the academic year 1996-97 all these courses are transferred to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.
All these Courses are recognized by Karnataka Nursing Council and Indian Nursing Council and are affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore

B.Sc. – Post Certificate – in Nursing

Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing is a broad based education aimed to build upon the skills and competencies acquired at the Diploma in Nursing level. The course is intended to enable the graduates to assume responsibility as professional competent nurses and midwives at basic level in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services. Make independent decisions in nursing situations, protect the rights of and facilitate individuals and groups in pursuit of health, function in the hospital, community nursing services, and conduct research studies in the areas of nursing practice. They are also expected to assume the role of teacher, supervisor and manager in clinical/public health settings.

M.Sc. – Nursing

The Master of Science in Nursing programme (M.Sc. Nursing) is offered in Dr. M.V.Shetty Institute of Health Sciences and this course is built upon Bachelors curriculum in Nursing recognized by Indian Nursing Council.The programme of M.Sc. Nursing prepares nurses for leadership positions in Nursing and Health fields. They can function as specialist nurses practitioners, consultants, educators, administrators and investigators in wide variety of professional setting in meeting the national prioritise and changing needs of the society. The programme prepares nursing graduates who are professionally equipped, creative, self directed and socially motivated to effectively deal with day-to-day problems within the existing constraints and act as an agent of social change. The programme also encourages accountability and commitment to life long learning which fosters improvement of quality care.