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Audiologists are medical doctors that focus on issues with hearing and balance. All ages of patients are treated by them. In addition to fitting their patients with protective hearing devices, hearing aids, and assistive listening devices, they educate their patients about the impacts of noise on hearing. Additionally, they support studies into tinnitus, hearing loss, and balance system dysfunction.


"Audiologists are Ear Replaceable"


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Who is an Audiologist?

Audiologists are in charge of treating impairments of hearing and balance as well as managing them. A doctorate in audiology from an authorized university is required for audiologists.

What are the basic qualifications needed for becoming an Audiologist?

Going step by step, you first need to get a bachelor's degree in a concerned field and then a master's degree in order to practice. Also, a Ph.D is a must for getting a national certification.

Which Stream will be best/suitable/relevant for an Audiologist?

The best stream to become an audiologist is to go through the Science stream with a biology subject in studies.

Which Course will be best for an Audiologist?

The various courses available in Audiology and Speech and Hearing are :

  • B.Sc. (Speech and Hearing)

  • M.Sc. (Audiology)

  • M.Sc. (Speech-Language Pathology)

  • Bachelors of Special Education (Hearing Impairment)

  • Diploma in Hearing Aid and Earmold Technology.

  • B. Ed (Special Education-Distance Mode)

  • Ph. D. (Audiology)

What are the top universities in India to become an Audiologist?

The best Institutes in India are:

  • Amity University, Gurgaon

  • Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun

  • IIMT University, Meerut

  • Parul University, Vadodara

  • Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi

  • All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysuru

What are the top universities out of India/abroad to become an Audiologist?

The best Institutes in Abroad are:

  • Aston University

  • De Montfort University

  • Middlesex University

  • Swansea University

  • University College Cork

What are the entrance Exams for Audiologists?

Some common entrance exams for UG level audiology and speech courses are AIIMS UG, Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology, PGIMER UG, Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test, Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test, JIPMER UG, Joint Entrance Screening Test.

Which skills Required to be an Audiologist?

The common required skills are:

  • Concentration Power

  • Critical Thinking Skills

  • Patience

  • Problem Solving Skills

What are the best companies offering jobs as an Audiologist?

Top Companies offering jobs in this field are:

  • Amplifon

  • Virtual Employee

  • ReSound

  • Oticon

  • All India Institute of Speech and Hearing

What are the pros & cons / Advantage & disadvantage of working as an Audiologist?

Pros :-

  1. High Paying Profession

  2. Clear and comfortable work environment.

  3. Hearing people hear!

Cons :-

  1. Higher Difficulty Level

  2. Delicate Diagnosis

  3. Long working time


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