Psychology is the study of human behavior and the disorder which may occur due to certain thoughts, changes and attitudes. It deals with how and why human beings think, act and react in a particular way. If you are fascinated by how varying emotions, a human beings goes through due to certain thoughts he has been preoccupied with or how childhood affects adulthood, the personality of individuals and want to know more about conscious and subconscious mind, Psychology is the right career for you.

Psychology is concerned with the application of knowledge to solve behavioral problems in human beings. Psychologists can specialize in a number of areas ranging from counseling people on personal problems, guiding youth, rehabilitating handicapped, training personnel, easing group tensions to developing strategies that improve physical and mental well being of an individual.

  • Health Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Some Of The other are : Neuropsychologist, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Development/Child Psychologist, Rehabilitaion Psychology, And Cognitive Psychology.

The requirements to become a licensed psychologist are:

  • Pass the 10+2 exam preferably with Psychology as one of the subjects
  • Complete a Bachelor (BA or BS) in Psychology or a ba in equilevent social science (philosophy, english, economics etc)
  • Specialization at the postgraduate level, where one can get an MA or MSc in either Psychology, Social Work, or Counseling
  • Further specialization at the doctoral level is available as well via PhD or MPhil

The postgraduate and doctoral programs focus their studies more on research, which is great for pursuing either a research or teaching job, whereas the graduate degrees (Bachelors) emphasize practice, such as counseling. In order to practice Counseling Psychology, you only need to have the BA/ BS in Psychology, or in a related field (like Education or Social Work). Graduate (Bachelors) degree programs are 3 years, Postgraduate (Masters) degree programs are 2 years, and Doctoral (MPhil or PhD) programs are 2 years long.

  • Empathy
  • Active Listening
  • Patience
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Caring Attitude
  • Analytical Mind
  • Compassion
  • Passion To Help Others
  • Clinical Psychologist work in Hospitals, Personal Clinics, Health Centers, Community Healthcare, Rehabilitation Facilities.
  • Organizational Psychologist Work in Business setting or HR resources office.
  • Counseling Psychologist work in Schools, Hospitals, Child and Adolescent well being, Rehabilitation Centers, Lifestyle Coaches, Career Guides

In this field, your starting salary can vary between Rs.6,000-15,000 per month. As one establishes himself in the field and specializes in any of its branches, he can earn more (up to Rs.2 lakh per month.)

  • University Of Delhi, Delhi
  • Amity University, Noida
  • Ambedkar University, Delhi
  • University Of Mumbai, Mumbai
  • St Xvaier’s College, Mumbai
  • Tiss, Mumbai
  • Bhu, Varanasi
  • Christ Bangalore
  • Pune University
  • Jamaia Millia Islamia, Delhi
  • Sndt University
  • Harvad University
  • Monach University
  • University Of Cambridge
  • University Of California
  • Yale University
  • Lieden University
  • University Of Toronto
  • University Of Groningen