M.Sc. – Psychology &  Counselling

M.Sc. – Psychology &  Counselling

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Administrative Office No.: 0824-2425966

Duration: 2 years (Admissions open for the batch 2022-23).

Eligibility: Pass in any Bachelor Degree of 3 or 4 years with not less than 40% marks. Admission needs valid score in SUAT Entrance Test.

Unique Features:

  • Comprehensive credit-based curriculum.
  • Two weeks Orientation Programme for fresh students.
  • Seminars and Group Presenatation in all semesters to develop presentation skills.
  • Written and Oral Communication proficiency enhancement incorporated in curriculum
  • Mini projects in all semesters to improve analytical thinking among students.
  • Industrial and hospital Internship
  • Programme/Event Management included in syllabus.
  • Human Resource Management given focus.
  • Summer Placement to gain additional exposure during year end vacation.
  • Basic Computer Skills are developed as part of the course requirement through classroom training & evaluation.
  • Stage model of student development through value added MSW++ features.
  • Campus placement arranged periodically.
  • Well planned Academic calendar
  • Bridge course in preferred areas.
  • Vivekananda Study Circle for spiritual and character building.
  • Counselling and Mentoring for weak students
  • Opportunity for obtaining Educational loan for economically weaker students
  • Periodic Seminars and Conferences
  • Innovation in examination system
  • Opportunity to pursue research
  • Conveniently located in the heart of the city
  • Xerox Centre and printing facility
  • ATM banking inside the campus
  • Study Material for all subjects
  • Experienced faculty
  • Cafeteria and Health Center
  • Extended hours for Library and Computer lab.
  • Free Wi Fi Internet



M.Sc. in Psychology and Counseling is a 2-year postgraduate degree. The minimum eligibility to study the course is any Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University. The course is designed as such to provide students with a proper base for the practice of counseling. It mainly focuses on the psychological, mental health and human development principles. M.Sc. in Psychology and Counseling course provides the students with a sound training to be ethical, skilled, effective and culturally sensitive professionals. The duration of the course is two years. Communication skills and language proficiency are part of the curriculum apart from seminars and group presentations. Basic computer skills are taught and evaluated. Issues on Development and Sustenance as an innovative subject are included in the curriculum. Project and programme organizing abilities are developed to fit in with suitability for wider variety of jobs. Successful postgraduates of the course can work in various job profiles such as Counselor, Psychologist-Education Management, Elder Care Specialist, Teacher, Lecturer, Career Guide, and Career Counselor

Programme Structure:

1  Semester 2 Semester
S.No. Subject S. No. Subject
1 Fundamentals of Human behavior 1 Cognitive Psychology
2 Social Psychology 2 Dysfunctional Behavior (Psychopathology)
3 Family Counseling Skills 3 Personality Theories and Assessment
4 Human Development Psychology 4 Child Psychology
5 Communication skill and language proficiency 5 Basic Computer Skills for Reporting and Research
6 Employability Skill Assessment Programme -I 6 Seminar and Group presentation
7 Seminar and Group presentation 7 Employability Skill Assessment Programme -II
8 Field practicum (2 days in a week – Friday, Saturday in Schools) 8 Field practicum (2 days in a week – Friday, Saturday in NGO’s)
Total-650 marks Total-650 marks
3  Semester 4 Semester
1 Research and Statistics 1 Psychotherapeutic methods
2 Positive Psychology 2 Psychological Testing
3 Psycho-Geriatrics 3 Human Resource Management
4 Organization Psychology 4 Community Psychology
5 Elective 1Clinical Psychology (Practical) or 5 Elective 1Clinical Psychology (Practical) or
6 Elective 2 Industrial Psychology (Practical) 6 Elective 2 Industrial Psychology (Practical)
7 Seminar and Group Presentation 7 Research Project (External Viva)
8 Internship 8 Seminar and Group Presentation
Total-650 marks Total-650 marks

Fee Structure

(For the Academic Year 2021-22)

S.No Courses Duration Annual Fee Structure
Non-Karnataka Karnataka
1 M.Sc. – Psychology &  Counselling  
Eligibility : Pass in any Degree   with minimum 50% marks   (NRI : 25K extra in I Year)
2 Years  (Four  Semesters)  Year I : Rs. 58,000
Year II : Rs. 40,500
Total:  Rs. 98,500 
Rs. 45,000
Rs. 40,500 
Rs. 85,500 

Note :
(1) University Registration Fee, Eligibility Fee for other State students, Examination Fee, Uniform Fee, Hostel Fee, Industry visit fee, Internship fee, Transportation fee, Sports & games fee, Extra-curricular activity fee, etc., are extra. The course fees mentioned for subsequent years may vary annually up to 6%.
(2) The University Marketing Team will help the admitted students to avail of Education Loans, Scholarships, etc.
(3) The University Placement & Training Team will assist the admitted students to get (a) Earn While Learn, (b) Industry Internship, and (c) Final Job Placement.