John Peter Memorial Junior College For The Deaf

Intermediate / +1 & +2
C.E.C / M.E.C. – Both Telugu & English medium
Eligibility : Persons with Hearing Impaired who have passed S.S.C. or its equalent

A BRIEF ABOUT THE Jr. COLLEGE

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

Helen Keller’s Institute of Research & Rehabilitation for the disabled children”, is running Special School for the Hearing Impaired, Intermediate and Degree college for the hearing impaired, Manpower development program, which includes teacher training for those who aspire to become teachers of the deaf, Diploma program in Special Education, Degree and Master Degree program in the speech and hearing,under one roof.

 

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much” – Helen Keller

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According to WHO (World Health Organization) 11% of the total population is disabled, of which approximately 3.6% people are suffering from speech and hearing problems.

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