The International Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences & Research (IIRS & R) was founded on 3rd December 2016. Ms Bishnupriya Mishra, who has experience in teaching and community services, took over the management of the Institute in November 2012 with the sole aim of providing holistic clinical services, exemplary quality of education and research in the field of Speech and Hearing.

IIRS & R is affiliated to the Utkal University and is recognized by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) and Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Department (SSEPD), Government of Odisha. Astha Trust, with trustees from various fields of social importance, manages the activities of the Institute.


Train professionals in the specialized field of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.

Provide holistic clinical services to people with Speech and Language disabilities.

Increase public awareness and strive to eliminate misinformation and myths about Speech, Hearing and behavioral problems.

To undertake clinical based research in the field of Speech and Hearing.


To make the IIRS & R an institution of international standard for

Educational training

Clinical services

Evidence-based Research


Audiology and Speech Language Pathology is one of the top five best professions in the world and in India, its importance is being realized with each passing day. Considering the population of India, the number of professional working in the field of Speech and Hearing is scarce. The mission of IIRS & R is to train quality professional in the field of Speech and Hearing every year by providing best quality of teaching and clinical experience, organizing conference/seminar/workshop and conducting research of international standards.