Evolving aspect of Psychology course in the present times


Psychology deals with the propensities, maladies and disorders of human mind. This subject will be interesting for those candidates who like to learn more about the human mind. A psychologist studies about the feelings, nature and reactions of the human mind. A psychologist helps the people in many ways. They treat the patients based on their behavioral patterns.

Psychology- Course Outlook

Psychologist may not be having a MBBS degree. But they will have to study for many years to specialize in certain fields. One can go for this course after 10+2 level. Candidates can specialize in this field .some of the specializations in psychology are

  • Social psychology
  • Child psychology
  • Occupational psychology
  • Clinical psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Experimental psychology

Psychologists apply their knowledge  and skills in many fields  like law,sports,education etc.In this competitive world more and more additional skills are required in this field of  psychology.

Given below are some of the courses in the field of psychology:

  • General Psychology
  • History of Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Personality Psychology

Top institute for Psychology Courses

The top colleges for psychology course are listed below;

  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Delhi University
  • University of Madras
  • University of Calcutta
  • Kannur University
  • Jamia Milia Islamia university
  • University of Mumbai
  • Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala
  • Barkatullah University, Bhopal
  • Himachal Pradesh University
  • Christ College, Bangalore
  • Max Health Care Institutes
  • St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
  • St Xaviers College, Mumbai
  • Birla Institue of Techonology, Pilani
  • University of Pune
  • Women’s Christian College. Chennai
  • Punjab University
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  • Kalayani University
  • Bundelkhand University, Jhansi
  • Presidency College,Kolkata
  • Fergusson College, Pune
  • St Joseph’s College Bangalore
  • Hans Raj College, Delhi
  • Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
  • Deen Dayal Upadhay College, Delhi
  • Bhavans College, Mumbai

Career Prospects

Opportunities for graduate in psychology course are wide. Many companies’ and firms in India and abroad are taking these graduates for their HR division.

A psychologist can work in many of the fields and some of them are mentioned below.

  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Primary and secondary schools
  • Government agencies
  • Private industry
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics

Undergraduate degree holder in psychology can work in health centers and while P G holders can work with highly experienced psychologists. Government organizations also offer jobs for candidates with a degree in psychology. Some of the departments where a candidate can apply for job are:

  • Historical Division of the Ministry of External Affairs
  • Central Board of Film Censors
  • Film Division of Government of India
  • Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  • Defense Services
  • All India Handicrafts Board
  • Ministry of Education and Department of Tourism

Thus now the present scenario is favoring the graduates and Post Graduates in the field and lot of opportunities have opened up for them.



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One Response to “Evolving aspect of Psychology course in the present times”

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    Apurva thakur:

    is there any certificate or diploma courses in psychology and crimimal field?