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PG Diploma in Forensic Speech Sciences & Technology (PGDFSST)

P.G. Diploma in Forensic Speech Sciences and Technology
(Affiliated to University of Mysore)
Duration of the course 1 year (Three terms of 4 months each)
Total number of Seats 10
The identification of individuals through their speech characteristics is an area of speech science that reliably arouses attention of forensic experts. There are very few forensic laboratories in India undertaking forensic speaker identification. The P.G. Diploma in Forensic Speech Sciences and Technology programme intends to train professionals in the area of forensic speaker identification which would be applicable in forensic sciences.
Admission Eligibility
  • Candidates who have passed in any of the following examinations of the University of Mysore or any other recognized University/institute with a minimum of pass class in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply.
  • B.Sc. with Physics / Mathematics / Electronics / Computer Science / Forensic Science / Speech and Hearing as a major component at B.Sc. level
  • B.E /B.Tech./Electronics/Computer Science/Communication.
  • M.B.B.S.
  • Employees working in the forensic related field in forensic laboratories would be given preference.
  • No upper age limit is applicable.
Mode of Selection
  • Candidates meeting the eligibility requirements shall be listed in order of merit which is decided based on the marks in the qualifying examination.
  • The admissions shall be in accordance with the merit cum reservation policy of the Central Government. Selection is all India based.
  • Candidates with experience in forensic laboratories will be given an additional weightage of 10 marks which will be added to the marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates who are short-listed based on the merit-cum-reservation will undergo an interview.
The final selection will be based on the discretion of the Director, All India Institute of Speech & Hearing, Manasagangothri, Mysore.
Distribution of Seats
Category No. of Seats
General Merit 5
Scheduled Caste 1
Scheduled Tribe 1
OBC# 3
Total 10

# Non-creamy layer of the Central Government OBC list.
Note: From within the available seats, one seat is allotted to an eligible candidate with Physically Disability (Orthopaedic), as defined by the PWD Act. In case, the seat is not filled by a candidate with physical disability, it would be filled by a candidate from the general category.

Evaluation procedure: In keeping with the requirement of the University of Mysore, the programme will be conducted following a credit system having a continuous assessment format.
Fees for PG Diploma in Forensic Speech Sciences & Technology (PGDFSST)
A fee of Rs. 10,000/- shall be collected once in the beginning of the course. This will be all inclusive except examination and hostel fee. If the candidate does not complete the course within the scheduled time frame, he/she has to pay the additional fee of Rs. 3,000/- per extra term. In addition, the fee prescribed by University of Mysore has to be paid.
The students have to pay the following UOM fees 
Particulars AIISH UOM
Course fee 10000  
Registration   750
Infrastructure and University support   540
Literary and cultural activities   50
Student Welfare Trust   50
Student Aid Fund   60
University Employment and Information    
Guidance Bureau   35
Information and communication access   170
Sports Improvement   85
Parity fee   6250
Total: 10000 7990
Special Fee for Outside Karnataka candidates   5915
Eligibility fee
Special Fee for Foreign Nationals
Note: All payments are in Indian rupees
All fees are subject to revision as per the decision of the competent authority
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