BASLP- Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology.

Stream Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology
Duration 4 years
Course Type under-Graduation

BASLP: Introduction and basic course details

BASLP stands for Bachelor of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology. It is a 4 years long undergraduate level professional course. Students can pursue this course after completing 12th standard in Science stream students (both Mathematics and Biology group students). Audiology and Speech Language Pathology are the two main subjects in BASLP course. Audiology is the science of hearing. It deals with study of sound and balance, hearing and balance disorders and the rehabilitation of people suffering from hearing and balance disorders. Speech Language Pathology is the science that deals with the study of speech, languages and disorders occurring in people (disorders related to speech and languages). BASLP course uses the above-mentioned subjects to trains students for becoming audiologists and speech language pathologists. The course provides professional training to students to develop skill of preventing, identifying and treating speech, hearing and balance disorders in people. Training are been given to students for rehabilitation of people suffering from the above mentioned disorders.

 Eligibility criteria

Students who have cleared 12th Science stream board examination from a recognized board are eligible to pursue BASLP course. Both Biology and Mathematics group students are eligible to pursue it. Some institutes do have the minimum marks criteria, when it comes to admission process. The minimum aggregate marks required are 50% in 12th board examination.


1st year subjects-

  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Speech Diagnostics
  • Speech Therapeutics
  • Audiology
  • Anatomy of Hearing and Hearing System
  • Physiology of Hearing and Hearing System
  • Pathology of Hearing and Hearing System
  • Acoustics
  • Phonetics
  • Language Sciences
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Paediatrics
  • Psychology
  • Speech Language Pathology

2nd year subjects-

  • Diagnostic Audiology
  • Rehabilitative Audiology
  • Articulation
  • Fluency and disorders
  • Voice and disorders
  • Otolaryngology

3rd year subjects-

  • Child Language disorders
  • Aphasia
  • Motor Speech Disorders
  • Dysphagia
  • Environmental Audiology
  • Pediatric Audiology
  • Hearing Aids and Technology

Career prospects & job opportunities

BASLP graduates work closely with patients suffering from speech disorders, balance and hearing. Government and Private Hospitals, NGOs and Schools for Children with hearing and speech disorder are few of the  common places to find work. Common job profiles available in front of graduates are-

  • Audiologist
  • Speech Language Therapist
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Rehabilitation specialist
  • Hearing aids marketer
  • Hearing aids specialist
  • Instructor/Teacher (at special schools)

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