Diploma in Specific Learning Disabilities and Inclusive Education  




  • To provide trainees with the understanding  of  Specific  Learning Disabilities as  a major concern.  To equip  them with  the  knowledge and  skills  to   help  students, teachers,   parents,  and administrators  to  cope with  the  concern.

  • To enable trainees to implement  the strategies involved  in  the process of Inclusive Education of  thosewithSpecific Learning Disabilities.


  • To understand the various dimensions of the problems relating to the child, with Specific Learning Disabilities, and his/her family, in terms of causes, characteristics and specific problems.
  • To learn the dynamics of assessments in reading, writing, arithmetic and intellectual functioning.
  • To study techniques of remediating specific learning disabilities.

  • To promote advocacy & support group programmes.

  • To understand in depth the planning of infrastructural requirements, manpower training and the intricacies of inclusive education.


  • To appreciate the importance of recognising the presence & incidence of Specific Learning Disabilities in today’s schools.
  • To create an awareness of the socio-economic implications of reaching adulthood, with an unremediated Specific Learning Disability.
  • To empathise with the child with Specific Learning Disabilities and, his/her family, in terms of the turmoil relating academics, social and professional issues and creating awareness in mainstream school and general public to understand and support the child with Specific Learning Disabilities.
  • To devise strategies for creating community support.



  • Minimum Education Qualification is Graduation in any area of study.     
  • Teachers  from  Regular  Schools and  Teachers  in  Special  Education Currently employed as a teacher.
  • Parents of  Children with Learning Disabilities.


  • Students enrolled for the course should complete it in one year. Through the year students will be assessed on various ongoing assignments and tests. A set of examinations and practical/viva will be held at the end of  the year. Students successfully completing the entire course will be eligible for the award of P.G.Diploma.         



  • The medium of instruction - English and the self- learning material is available in English 


  • The self-learning material is available as printed study material.


  • The one year course is divided into modules, each consisting of separate units tests and assignments on different topics are given. At the end of the year there will be a written examination will be conducted. A case study oral presentation, a case study written submission, a workbook/dissertation and viva completes the course. The entire evaluation will be for 2000 marks. A minimum of 40 % is required for passing.



  Combination of lecture, presentation, discussion and other active learning methods.  

Supervised practical work, observation, practice teaching, visits to Institutions. Trainees will be distributed to different schoolsDesignated for the purpose, if and when required.

  One Academic Year  

80% (Eighty Percent) In addition all assignments, without exception, to be submitted on time.

  25 (Twenty Five)  
  Application to be submitted in the prescribed form attached, with the necessary Certificates and Testimonials, within the specified date.  
  Candidates will be selected on the basis of an interview.  They will be given a week’s joining time (from the time of intimation) after which they will forfeit their seats.  Decision taken by the selection committee will be final.