Courses taught in Psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in colleges across India entail a study of the behaviour and mind besides of all aspects of conscious and unconscious experience as well as thought. Budding psychologists are introduced to this academic discipline and social science in depth in such a manner that they begin to understand individuals and groups and mental functions in individual and social behaviour. Bachelor of Arts in Psychology is usually a 3-year programme.Furthermore, coursework also includes exploration of behaviours and mental processes including perceptions, cognition, attention, emotions, intelligence and personalities. This also includes interactions between people such as interpersonal relationships which include psychological resilience, family resilience and other areas. Psychologists employ empirical methods to infer causal and correlational relationships between psychological variables. Some employ empirical and deductive methods. You can pursue Master of Arts in Psychology after graduation.


UG: Candidates must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate. Independent entrance tests for UG programme are held by the various state, central and private universities.

PG: Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Psychology along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme conducted by various state, central and private universities.



  • There are teaching jobs galore for competent and well-qualified Psychologists in colleges across India.
  • Postgraduate degrees in this discipline open up avenues in the Government sector as well, with opportunities in the Civil Service.
  • One can become a subject matter expert by specialising in a certain branch of psychology such as Social, Child, Occupational, Educational, Experimental, Sports, Forensic, Criminal, Business etc.

Some of the profiles offered to them are:

Community Relations Officer

Developmental Psychologist

Child Support Specialist

Industrial Organization Psychologist


Social Worker

Clinical Psychologist

Psychiatric Technician



  • Basic Psychological Processes
  • Biological Bases of Behaviour
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Psychopathology and Clinical Psychology
  • Social Psychology


Salary : 1.5 L INR - 3 L INR
Degrees: B.A., M.A., M.Sc.


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 19.7 Lakhs Ashoka University, Sonepat
    Minimum Fees 0.00607 Lakhs JN College, Nehra
    Degree Offered in UG
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 7.83 Lakhs Amity University, Noida
    Minimum Fees 0.015 Lakhs Government Girls Post Graduate College, Ujjain
    Degree Offered in PG



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Amolya SharmaLast Seen: 1 day 4 hours agoJoined on: 17-Mar-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

I want admission in BA English(H). What if I calculate my percentage by adding up the subjects- English, Economics, Psychology, c.Art/music?

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Sentila LongkumerLast Seen: 15 hours 42 min agoJoined on: 30-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hey, to get admission in DU for BA English (H) you will be admitted based on your 10+2 marks. The merit shall be determined on the basis of one language and three best academic/elective subjects. So, ...Read More

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Alizba MalikLast Seen: 1 day 6 min agoJoined on: 16-Mar-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

Q:is there any center alotted in kashmir for b.a honours in psychology?

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Sentila LongkumerLast Seen: 15 hours 42 min agoJoined on: 30-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hey, no there is no center alotted in Kashmir for JMI entrance exam. These are the few places where the entrance exam will be conducted Calicut, Lucknow, Delhi, Patna, Guwahati, Srinagar, Kolkata. I ...Read More

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Aditya RanjanLast Seen: 1 day 19 hours agoJoined on: 15-Mar-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

I have got 76% marks in 12 board . Suggest me colleges for BA in Psychology.

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Aditi AmrendraLast Seen: 2 days 2 hours agoJoined on: 07-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello, These are the colleges that offer BA on psychology  Lady Shree Ram College, University of DelhiAshoka University, SonipatIP College for Women, University of DelhiZakir Hussain College, ...Read More
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NehaLast Seen: 2 days 13 hours agoJoined on: 20-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

Is it compulsory to have studied any particular subject for BSC hons in psychology?

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Kamal KantLast Seen: 12 hours 37 min agoJoined on: 06-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Hey Neha, the eligibility criteria for admissions in the Christ University, Bangalore are as following:1. Candidate must have passed in the 10+2 with a minimum percentage of 55%.2. Candidate must have...Read More

Manisha Mehta 3 days ago

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Manisha MehtaLast Seen: 2 days 22 hours agoJoined on: 16-Feb-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation

Information about clinical psychology

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Khushboo PokhriyalLast Seen: 14 hours 38 min agoJoined on: 18-Feb-2019Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation
Dear Manisha,Clinical psychology is a very broad and diverse subject of psychology. This field focuses on diagnosing behavioural disorders,etc. In order to become a clinical psychologist, you need to ...Read More