WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY ?

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.
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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

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.

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SCOPE OF PSYCHOLOGY

  • 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

Neuropsychologist

Social Worker

Clinical Psychologist

Psychiatric Technician

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COURSE SUBJECTS

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

CAREER OPTIONS AFTER PSYCHOLOGY

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

COURSE LEVEL DETAILS

  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 19.7 Lakhs Ashoka University, Sonepat
    Minimum Fees 0.00607 Lakhs JN College, Nehra
    Degree Offered in UG
    B.A.
  • 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
    M.A.

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JAYASUDHA K 13 hours ago

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JAYASUDHA KLast Seen: 1 hour 10 min agoJoined on: 20-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

I am studying in plus two. I have got 91.5% in plus one. I want to study bsc psychology. Also I want to get ias coaching.

which state and university would be better for me?
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JAYASUDHA K 16 hours ago

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JAYASUDHA KLast Seen: 1 hour 10 min agoJoined on: 20-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

I've got 92% in Plus two. I want BSc psychology .ln which Collage i Could get admission ?

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Priyaanka Sarkar 16 hours ago

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Priyaanka SarkarLast Seen: 22 min 19 sec agoJoined on: 01-Nov-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Dear Jaya, any College or University would be eager to take you due to your scores. While some Institutes may have an Entrance Examination, few Institutes conduct admissions based on the merit in the ...Read More
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Lakshita jain 2 days ago

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Lakshita JainLast Seen: 1 day 13 hours agoJoined on: 20-Jan-2019Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Is it possible to become a psychiatrist without having psychology in 11th and 12th

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Neha Jain 1 day ago

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Neha JainLast Seen: 29 min 34 sec agoJoined on: 23-Jun-2017Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi there.After reading your question, it feels like as if you are not sure of the definitions of the professions of psychiatrist and psychologist.See, a psychiatrist is a Doctor who treats mental...Read More

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Rajasree Roy 3 days ago

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Rajasree RoyLast Seen: 2 days 19 hours agoJoined on: 21-Oct-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

What subjects should I have in Bsc Psychology?

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Neha Jain 1 day ago

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Neha JainLast Seen: 29 min 34 sec agoJoined on: 23-Jun-2017Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi there.I am assuming that you are asking about which subject combination you should choose with Psychology as your major/core subject.See, to be very honest here, in the long run, your general subje...Read More

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Premalatha KonetiLast Seen: 2 days 21 hours agoJoined on: 19-Jan-2019Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Hi,i had completed my graduation in computer science 2018.now I want to study psychology in correspondence.is it possible !!

And please suggest me what is the best university

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Anmol Vig 3 days ago

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Anmol VigLast Seen: 11 hours 27 min agoJoined on: 05-Jan-2019Education Interest: Media and JournalismEducation Level: In Graduation
Hi Premalatha. You can study Psychology after the graduation in computer science. You can opt for bsc psychology also. The basic eligibility criteria for bsc in psychology is 10+2 with 50% marks. But,...Read More

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