Psychologist

All of us are in a race, a race to win at any cost, in which we sometimes end up losing our minds and for peace where do we go? Yes, you guessed it right, a psychologist. A psychologist is someone who makes us aware of the emotions that we aren’t even aware, exist within us. They show us a mirror and lead us to self-introspection. Apart from counseling, a psychologist deals with abnormalities in one’s personality and special kids as well.

If you have the curiosity to find out each and every aspect of a human brain, then there are ample opportunities out there, about which you will find in the following sections, including:

  • Courses
  • Duration
  • Admission Procedure
  • Eligibility
  • Examination
  • Jobs & Careers Opportunities

Courses

There are ample courses that will help you boost your career in psychology and get a job which includes undergraduate courses, postgraduate courses, and diploma courses as well.  Following is the list of courses that one can pursue.

UG Courses

  • Sc in Psychology
  • BA (Hons) in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

PG Courses

  • Sc in Psychology
  • BA (Hons) in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Doctoral Courses

  • Sc in Psychology
  • BA (Hons) in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Duration

The usual duration of the courses is mentioned below:

Type of courses Duration
UG Courses 3 Years
PG Courses 2 Years
Diploma Courses 2 Years

The duration of the courses might change depending on the course.

Admission Procedure

Step 1 – Registration / Application: The first step towards taking admission in any institution requires the filling of the application form. The candidates are supposed to visit the official website of the institute they want to enroll in and register under the desired course.

Step 2 –  Many institutes conduct a separate entrance examination for the admission and In order to take admission, the candidates are required to qualify the examination with the minimum marks (cutoff) specified.

Step 3 – Counseling: After the successful registration and qualifying the examination (if applicable) the candidates have to go through a series of counseling.

Step 4 – Take admission.

Eligibility

UG courses

  • Aspirants have to pass their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university/ organization.

PG courses

  • Aspirants have to pass their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university.
  • Aspirants must have a degree of graduation in their respective fields with the minimum qualifying marks specified by the institute/ university.

Diploma Courses

  • Aspirants must have passed the school along with the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC)/ tenth standard/ equivalent

Examination

As mentioned earlier in section 4, some universities/ institutions conduct separate entrance tests for admissions and candidates are required to qualify that entrance in order to take admission. To be a part of the entrance test the candidates must abide by the series of step mentioned below:

  • Registration
  • Filling the application form (online or offline)
  • Submission and payment of application fee

Jobs & Careers Opportunities

The career prospects that are most preferred after achieving a degree in psychology:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Health Psychologist
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychologist
  • Neuro Psychologist Research And Experimental Psychologist
  • School Psychologist
  • Social Psychologist
  • Sports Psychologist