John Peter’s Memorial Junior College for the Deaf is a voluntary organization run by a Registered Society, by name Helen Keller’s School for the Deaf, with an intention to provide Higher Secondary (+2) Education along with vocational courses to the Hearing Impaired Students in State of Telangana India.
This Junior College was started initially in the name of “Helen Keller’s Junior College for the Deaf” as an experiment to upgrade the Deaf education during the academic year 1996 -97. Later, untimely demise of Mr. K. John Peter who was one of the dedicated Teachers of the school, and inspired to teach Intermediate students.
Since, there was a call for him and expired with high fever leaving his ambition to teach Junior College students. Therefore, the management has decided to Re-name the Junior College as “John Peter Memorial Junior College for the Deaf” and to keep remembering his services. After a long struggle the college has got its recognition from the Government of Andhra Pradesh before bifurcation and affiliated with Board of Intermediate Education during the academic year 2000-01 bearing proceedings R.C.I No 21/E3/E4/2-2000-2001) with two groups M.E.C & C.E.C in both English and Telugu media
Then we got the renewal of affiliation for 2017-18 from the Board of Intermediate, Govt. of Telangana. (College Code 59227). Infact, this college is the first Junior College in Telangana State for the Deaf, providing Higher Secondary Education to the Deaf. This Institution has brought a positive change in the lives of the Hearing Handicapped students aspiring for higher education for higher achievements in their life. There were about 1,268 Deaf students passed out +2 Intermediate (Higher Secondary) Public Exams till the academic year 2020-21