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JSS Mahavidyapeetha has taken up a challenging task of establishing a Polytechnic for the Differently Abled since 1991, with the approval of AICTE and Government of Karnataka.
This is the first Polytechnic of its kind in the Country to offer professional education. Six Diploma Courses of three years namely Architecture, Commercial Practice, Computer Science & Jewellery. Designing and Technology, Electronics & Communication and Computer Applications for the Visually Impaired are offered for Orthopedically Handicapped, Hearing Impaired, and Visually Impaired students at Diploma level.
The atmosphere is specially designed for the Differently Abled and has barrier-free environment. The Institution is equipped with laboratories, computer center, library and information center, hostel facility for both girls and boys at affordable cost, sports, speech therapy, gymkhana, placement and training cell, counselling service, health center, canteen, bank facilities, NSS, alumni association etc. The students are encouraged to participate in cultural, educational and sports activities held in college as well as at Intercollegiate, State & National level. In few cases, they have participated at International level also.
In 2005-06, Diploma in Computer Applications for the Visually Impaired was established exclusively for the Visually Impaired students to empower them in job-oriented professional course, to increase their job prospects in the context of globalization and to make them self-reliant and self-competent. This course imparts training in various subjects like Computer Applications, Commerce, Call Center Training etc., by our dedicated and committed staff.
The Computer Applications for the Visually Impaired Department has been equipped with Special Screen Reading Software which makes computer learning easier. Assistive devices like tactile graphics (embossed figures) and course material which is provided in Braille makes learning better.
The students are assessed on monthly basis with periodical seminars and guest lecturers arranged regularly to increase their interactive skills, general knowledge, and social awareness. Career Guidance is taken care from the day they join the Institution. They are provided with confidence building, interview facing, communication skills including online training which are exclusively arranged for the final year students to increase their job opportunities.
The Institution has given maximum concession in fee structure so that the students can pursue their professional education at an affordable cost. Apart from scholarships from both State/Central Government sponsorships from both private and voluntary organizations are also given to meritorious and economically backward students.
Our students are being recruited regularly by various business organizations. After successfully completing the Diploma, the students have been placed in various Public Sectors like State Bank of India, Dena Bank etc., Corporate Houses like Wipro, IBM etc. Government offices like Civil Court and various Trusts and NGOs.
Visually Impaired students can also opt for higher studies. Bangalore University has permitted lateral entry to II year B.Com/BBM to students who have completed Diploma in Computer Applications for the Visually Impaired.
We are glad to inform you that admissions to Diploma in Computer Applications for the Visually Impaired will commence during the first week of June 2014, for students who have passed SSLC or equivalent course.
This is the first Polytechnic of its kind in the Country to offer professional education. Our college has got national award from the president of india in the year 2013
We sincerely hope you would give wide publicity to this exclusively designed professional course (Diploma in Computer Applications for the Visually Impaired) for the Visually Impaired and motivate the eligible students to join this course.
JSS Mahavidyapeetha
JSS TI Campus, Mysore – 570 006
Phone: 0821-2548315 Fax: 0821-2548316
Mobile: 09686677230
E-mail: [email protected] Website: www.jsspph.org

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