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The Blind Relief Association focuses on providing education and training to the blind and visually impaired, enabling them to realize their potential and be self reliant.



Attention: Applicants for Diploma in Computer Education (V.I.) Course 2018-19

Rehabilitaion Council of India vide its Circular No.25-15/NBER(AIOAT)/RCI/2016 dated 21.06.2018 has informed that the last date for admission to Diploma level courses including Diploma in Computer Education (Visual Impairment) course has been extended from 20 June to 30 June 2018 (mid-night 12:00 O'├žlock). Accordingly, final online examination will be conducted in the 2nd/3rd week of July 2018. However, exact date of final examination and its schedule will be notified on the Council's website.

Important Announcement

2018-20 Session of B.Ed.(Spl.Edu. - Visual Impairment)

Durgabai Deshmukh College of Special Education (V.I.)
(University of Delhi)

Online Registration open from 18 May to 7 June 2018
Click on: Postgraduate Admission 2018

Please go the LINK below to see the Prospectus for details:


J.P.M. Senior Secondary School

The Government-aided JPM School is an all-boys residential school providing education and comprehensive range of services free to around 200 students under its care. The School is affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education. The School also has a Nursery section, which prepares children for future educational tasks through the playway method. The foundation of learning laid here helps build a sound educational edifice in years ahead. Special academic and equipment support is also provided to the children with low vision. Activities like music, dance, sports, yoga, martial arts, trekking are integral to the school programme.

For more information on JPM School, please click the following link:

Unit For Children With Multiple Disabilities

Unit for children with learning disabilities and visual impairment, was started in 1986. It caters to the needs of visually impaired children with moderate mental retardation. Different teaching approaches are adopted here with good results. The children are taught in small groups, with special attention to their specific needs.  The Unit is supported by Military Order of the Collar Charitable Foundation, Switzerland.


The Association has been running teachers training programme with the consistent support from the Government of India/National Institute for the Visually Handicapped (NIVH) since 1967.  Over 1000 secondary and primary level special teachers for the visually challenged have been trained by the Association under diploma level programmes conducted until 2007-08 and degree level programme introduced from 2006-07.

Established by the Association in 2006, the College is the first college of its kind affiliated with the prestigious University of Delhi offering two-year Bachelor of Education (Special Education, Visual Impairement) course programme. The College has permanent recognition from the University Grant Commission (UGC) and Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI). It has an intake of 30 students per year. The College has an experienced faculty and support infrastructure.

College's Learning Resource Centre (Library) has rich collection of books on special education.
For more information please go to the College LRC website
or contact Mr.Shanti Bhushan, Librarian, Ph: 09911097179. 

The College receives partial maintenance assistance from National Institute for the Empowerment for Persons with Visual Disabilities (Divyangjan) (NIEPVD), as well as some development grant from UGC. 
2018-20 Session of B.Ed.(Spl.Edu. - Visual Impairment)

Durgabai Deshmukh College of Special Education (V.I.)
(University of Delhi)

Online Registration open from 18 May to 7 June 2018
Click on: Postgraduate Admission 2018

Please go the LINK below to see the Prospectus for details:



Computer Training Centre

The Centre conducts the following computer literacy programmes for visually impaired children and adults to help them in their academic pursuit and to be able to professionally perform office work in mainstream establishments as well as in the growing IT-related and IT-supported office operations:

  • Computer literacy for the students of JPM School from class VIII onwards: Covers Microsoft applications like Ms-Word, Excel, Power Point, scanning, printing and use of Internet for browsing mails, social networking etc. with the use of screen reading software.

  • 2-month Computer Training for the Adult Blind: conducted in May-June, the training Covers all the above topics, with focus on preparing the adult blind to handle basic tasks in offices, banks and other establishments. 

Diploma in Computer Education class

DIPLOMA IN COMPUTER EDUCATION:  The first of its kind one-year Diploma Course in Computer Education Training (Visual Impairment) approved by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) was launched by the Association in September 2014. It aims to prepare a cadre of personnel specially equipped to provide education in computers and related services to the visually impaired. Minimum qualification is Senior Secondary and maximum intake is 25 trainees. 

for those wishing to join 1-year Diploma in Computer Education (V.I.) in 2018-19 Session

Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) will conduct “All India Online Aptitude Test (AIOAT)” for admission to Diploma/Certificate level course for Academic Session 2018-19.

Important dates for conduct of ‘All India Online Aptitude Test AIOAT)” as as follows:

·         Availability of Online Application Form & Online Registration --- 21 May 2018 onwards
·         Last Date of Online Registration  --- 20 June 2018 (05:00 P.M.)
·         Date of Conduct of Online Examination---  30 June 2019
(Examination Window)
·         Declaration of Online Result on R.C.I. Website --- 05 July 2018
·         Last date of Admission – 1st Phase --- 20 July 2018
·         Last date of Admission – 2nd Phase  ---  30 July 2018

For further information, you may please refer to Rehabilitation Council’s website

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For admission to computer courses please contact:

Mrs.Neelu Suneja, Course Coordinator & Head, IT Unit (mob.9953494420)

Mr.Rajpal, Computer Instructor (mob.9811551648)