MSc Clinical psychology is a two-year professional course that provides students with in-depth and complete detail of the various elements of clinical psychology. It is uniquely designed course based on recent trends and demands in the Mental health field. It prepares you to pursue  M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology, Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, PsyD, prepares one for UPSC, GATE(Psychology) and other government exams, one can also appear for National eligibility test(NET) after MSc. Clinical Psychology. Our Department provides hands on training throughout the duration of two years of MSc. program under super vision of Rehabilitation council of India Licensed clinical psychologist and also has laison with other medical faculties like Department of Psychiatry, Peadiatric, Medicine, Gynecology, Emergency Medicine(Critical) & other Rehabilitation units like Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. Interdepartmental researches like M.A.(Psychology/Organisational psychology), MD thesis in different medical branches, Ph.D. thesis is also a conventional activity of the department.


Program Objectives:


1. Theory and Content of Clinical Psychology:   To become familiar with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings in clinical psychology.

2. Applications of Psychology:   To understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organizational issues.

3. Methods in Psychology:   To understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretation in order to infer present and future implications.

4. Innovative & Critical Thinking Skills:   To develop innovative, critical, and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry & when possible, the scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes.

5. Values in Psychology:   Weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically, and reflect other values that are the underpinnings of psychology as a Psycho-social discipline.

6. Cultural Diversity Skills:   Sensitivity towards diverse contexts, ethnic groups, minorities, marginalized groups, and gender issues.

7. Entrepreneurship Skills:   Development of communication & leadership skills and attributes of empathy, teamwork, strategic thinking and planning, coordination, conflict resolution, and congruence.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Candidate must be graduate- BSc-science graduate (preferably Zoology & Chemistry) BOT/ BPT/ MBBS/ BA (Psychology) or any other Life Science/ Health Science Degrees.
  2. Equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution/ University with English medium background  and at least 50% aggregate marks.


Course Duration:   2 years (4 semesters)


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Program Outline




  • Applied Psychology Neuropsychology
  • Bio-Psycho-Social Perspective of Behaviour
  • Development Psychology & Social Psychology
  • Research Methodology & Statistics



ll YEAR:



  • Psychotherapy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Community Psychology
  • Mental Health & Healing Practices
  • Rehabilitation & Stress Management
  • Clinical Psychology Abnormal Psychology
  • Dissertation

Career Prospectives

After completing an M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology, you have various career prospects to consider. Here are some potential career paths you can pursue:


  • Health Psychologist: You can work in healthcare settings, focusing on the psychological aspects of physical health and illness, helping patients cope with medical conditions, promoting healthy behaviors, and conducting research on the relationship between psychology and health.


  • School Psychologist: As a school psychologist, you can work in educational institutions, assessing and supporting students' mental health and learning needs, collaborating with teachers and parents, and implementing interventions to enhance students' well-being and academic success.


  • Sports Psychologist: If you have an interest in sports, you can specialize in sports psychology, working with athletes and sports teams to improve their mental skills, enhance performance, manage stress, and promote overall well-being in a sports-related context.


  • Counseling Psychologist: You can become a counseling psychologist and work in a variety of settings, such as mental health clinics, private practice, or counseling centers, providing therapy and support to individuals, couples, families, or groups experiencing emotional and psychological difficulties.


  • Industrial/Occupational Psychologist: In this field, you would apply psychological principles to the workplace, focusing on areas such as employee selection and assessment, training, and development, organizational behavior, and work-life balance to improve individual and organizational performance.


  • Teacher/Lecturer: With an M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology, you can pursue a career in academia as a teacher or lecturer, sharing your knowledge and expertise with students who are studying psychology or related fields.


  • Research Assistant: If you have an interest in research, you can work as a research assistant in academic or clinical settings, assisting with research studies, data collection and analysis, and contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the field of psychology.


  • Forensic Psychologist: As a forensic psychologist, you can work within the legal system, conducting assessments, providing expert testimony, and offering treatment or counseling services to individuals involved in legal proceedings, such as defendants, victims, or witnesses.


  • Human Resource Manager: Your knowledge of psychology can be valuable in the field of human resources, where you can contribute to employee recruitment, selection, training, performance management, and employee well-being within organizations.


  • Rehabilitation Counselor: You can work as a rehabilitation counselor, assisting individuals with disabilities or chronic health conditions in maximizing their independence, improving their quality of life, and integrating into society through counseling, vocational guidance, and support services.


  • Psychometrician: As a psychometrician, you can specialize in the development and evaluation of psychological tests and assessment tools used in various settings, including clinical, educational, and occupational settings.


  • Community Officer with NGO: You can work with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) as a community officer, focusing on community-based interventions, promoting mental health awareness, implementing programs, and providing support to individuals and communities in need.


Remember, these are just a few examples, and there are many other career opportunities available to individuals with an M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology. It's important to research and explore different options to find the path that aligns with your interests, skills, and goals.