MS Clinical Psychology

MS Clinical Psychology


The Applied Psychology department envisions to provide students with a well-rounded knowledge base and application in the domains of Applied Psychology. It aims to prepare women for higher studies as well as professional career.


The mission of the department is to provide access to an education that is holistic, of quality and relevant to the context and time. The curriculum is designed to introduce students to the theories of psychology and their application.

The MS programs focus on experiential teaching so students can relate the concepts to practice. Students are required to conduct a research project under the supervision of a faculty. The experience of conducting the research and writing the research report hones students’ research skills.

The internships and placements enhance learning and experience in the field of clinical psychology. The program intends to prepare students for professional life, for graduate and postgraduate studies, and to be active citizens


The MS in Clinical Psychology aims to prepare Clinical Psychologists to work in the area of mental health in clinical settings. The goal of the program is to train skilled and effective clinical psychologists who are well versed in the ethics of the profession. The program offers courses to enhance the knowledge and understanding of psychopathology, diagnosis and therapeutic interventions for both children and adults. Furthermore, students will develop understanding of the impact of cultural, social and environmental factors that affect mental health and well-being. In addition to the coursework students are required to attend seminars, workshops, lectures and discussion forums arranged by the department. Students are required to do their internship in clinical settings for both adult and child psychology and complete a research project in the domain of clinical psychology. This is a full time program.

Admission Requirement

  • 04 years BA/B.Sc. (Hons) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 OR 60% marks in Masters after 02 years BA/ B.Sc. The applicants should have done their Graduation/Masters in Psychology.
  • All candidates must appear for KC Graduate Assessment Test.
  • Only short listed candidates will be called for the Interview.

Road Map:

Sr. No. Course Type Course Title Cr. Hrs.
Semester I
1 Major Research Methodology 3
2 Major Psychopathology & Assessment – Child 3
3 Major Therapeutic Intervention – Child 3
4 Major Data Analysis & Statistics 3
Total 12
Semester II
5 Major Psychopathology & Assessment – Adult 3
6 Major Therapeutic Intervention – Adult 3
7 Major Psychopharmacology 3
8 Major Child Placement* 3
Total 12
Semester III
9 Major Neuropsychology 3
10 Major Elective – I 3
11 Major Adult Placement* 3
Total 9
Semester IV
12 Major Thesis 6
Total 6
Total Degree Credit Hours 39
Sr. No. List of Elective courses
1 Forensic Psychology
2 Community Psychology
3 Disaster & Trauma Management
4 Legal and Ethical Issues

Research Thesis:

An MS / M.Phil candidate who has completed her course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 must present and pass the oral proposal defense examination before she is allowed to carry out her Masters research. On passing the thesis proposal defense the student must carry out a research study which is described in a thesis. She must successfully defend the completed work in an oral examination involving a presentation and question answer session in the presence of an external examiner.

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