Psychology is an associated study and analysis of the human mind. It is a systematic and scientific study of animal and human mind and their behavior and thoughts. The important area in psychological study is animal and human mind, feelings, motives, nature and reactions. By studying the patient’s behavioral pattern the psychologists counsel them to change their thinking and lead a better life. The demand for counselors is rapidly increasing due to inadequate emotional support received by people from others in today’s busy world.

A person who is engaged in this profession is called a psychologist. The skills of a psychologist are utilized in various areas such as sports, law, management, education and human services. The psychologist tries to change the patient’s behavior pattern without utilizing any medication. Although a psychologist at times does not need a particular medical degree, he has to study as well as research several years for specializing in different areas within psychology.

Students can opt for psychology as a subject in intermediate, graduation, post graduation and at the doctorate level. Psychologists are engaged in practicing, teaching or researching on any of the several branches within applied or clinical psychology.



  • Understanding of mental problems and it's solution
  • Assist and benefit humanities, the natural sciences and the social sciences
  • Estimate common sense knowledge about how people function
  • Psychology helps to understand both current situation and historical field.

List of Courses:-


  • Bachelor of Arts Honors in Applied Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts Honors in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Applied Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Psychology
  • Master of Philosophy in Applied Psychology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, Psychology and English

Basic Eligibility



Students seeking admission in graduate degree course in psychology must have passed higher secondary school (10+2). The duration of this course is 3 years.



Students holding bachelor degree in any stream are eligible for this course. The master degree course duration is 2 years.


Some of its specialized fields are: -


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

Job Prospects

A graduate in psychology can seek jobs in various sectors such as private industry, universities, schools & colleges, clinics, hospitals and in government agencies.  Some graduates work under the management of doctoral level psychologists.  Psychology graduates can also work in sectors such as in health centers, as assistant in administrative department and rehabilitation sector. A student in international relations gets more preference in physiology field.


Some of the placement areas:-


  • Prisons
  • Advertising Industry
  • Research Establishments
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Welfare Organizations
  • Child/ Youth Guidance Centers


The work of psychology is tough but has good income. The income also depends upon the experience, specialization and qualification. The remuneration earned by psychologist in NGOs, colleges and school can earn Rs 8000 – Rs. 10000 every month. In the field of industrial sector and in corporate house the income is even higher. A graduate in psychology can opt for teaching jobs in research institutes, universities and in colleges.

Arts Colleges for Psychology in India

A.V.Postgraduate College - Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

A.V.College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Hyderabad started in the year 1968 by A.V.Education Society for meeting the growing needs of higher education in the region. The college owes its existence to the initiative and untiring efforts of its founding fathers...

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Abhay Mahavidyalaya, Varanasi

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Abhay Mahavidyalaya, Varanasi was established in 2004, is a self-financed institution. The college is operated under the guidance of Dr.Harihar Chaubey, who is a well-known educationist and ex-member of UP secondary education service selection board Allahabad. It...

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Academy of Aviation & Professional Excellence

Calicut, Kerala, India

Academy of Aviation and Professional Excellence, Calicut was established in with a vision to tap the prospective boom in the aviation sector of Kerala especially Calicut. The open skies policy of the government has flung wide open the doors for domestic and...

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Acharya Nagarjuna University Centre for Distance Education

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Acharya Nagarjuna University Centre for Distance Education (ANU CDE) was established as part of Acharya Nagarjuna University to impart distance learning programs in various fields. The centre of distance learning offers quality education at an affordable cost...

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Acharya’s Institute of Health Sciences

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Acharya’s Institute of Health Sciences, Bangalore is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and Govt. of Karnataka for offering variousof its programs. The institute offers a vibrant and productive environment for pursuing undergraduate and...

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Adikavi Nannaya University

Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh, India

Adikavi Nannaya University (ANU), Rajahmundry was established in 2006 through the Government of Andhra Pradesh Act No. 28 of 2006 at Rajahmundry, is a unique addition to the existing Universities in India. Named after Adikavi of Telugu literature Nannayabhatta, the...

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Ahmednagar College

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Ahmednagar College, Ahmednagar was established in 1947. It is the first and the oldest institution of Ahmednagar district. A premier institution of learning for traditional as well as new-age subjects, the name of the college is synonymous with Quality Education....

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Amal College of Advance Studies

Malappuram, Kerala, India

Amal College of Advanced Studies, Malappuram was established in 2005. It is affiliated to University of Calicut and aided by the Government of Kerala. The College is run by the Nilambur Muslim Orphanage Committee, Nilambur (Estd.1969) to impart quality Higher...

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Amity Institute of Psychology & Allied Sciences

Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

Amity Institute of Psychology and Allied Sciences (AIPS), Noida is a unique institute offering regular courses in Applied Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. The institute also offers part time programs for working professionals. The...

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Andhra University College of Arts & Commerce

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Andhra University College of Arts & Commerce, Visakhapatnam was established in 1966. The Colleges of Arts & Commerce was carved out of the combined Colleges of Arts, Science and Technology. The college is affiliated to Andhra University and it is accredited...

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