M.Phil. (Clinical Psychology) - Course Overview




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    Master of Philosophy [M.Phil.] in Clinical Psychology Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope, and Salary

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    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology is a 2-year post graduate course. The candidates who are willing to take up this course should possess M.A/M.Sc. degree in psychology with 55% as the minimum educational requirement. Admission process of this course is carried out based on the candidate’s performance in their M.A./M.Phil.  exams. 

    Some of the institutions that provide M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology are:

    The average course fee charged for this course is between INR  2 to 5 Lacs for the span of  2 years.

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology is a psychology course. Clinical psychology is an integration of science, theory and clinical knowledge. Similarly, this course expects the candidates to have skills like communication, information technology, handling of data and statistics, problem – solving and the ability to work in teams. And also a capacity for understanding human behavior and motivation, ability to analyze a problem, formulate a considered response.There are also various job opportunities available in employment areas like social service, prisons, govt.  hospitals and etc.

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: Highlights Table

    Course LevelPostgraduate
    Duration of the Course2 years
    Examination TypeSemester
    EligibilityM.A./M.Sc. in psychology
    Admission ProcessEntrance exam based (May also look at graduation percentage) / Merit Based
    Course FeeBetween INR 2 to 5 Lacs
    Average Starting SalaryINR15,000 to 3 Lacs
    Job PositionsClinical psychologist, clinical psychology teacher, clinical manager, etc.

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: What is it about?

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology course is an integration of various sciences involved in human behavior. Also involves in relieving psychologically-based distress and to promote subjective well – being and personal development. This course is divided into two parts. This course is fully career oriented.

    The candidates after the completion of this course they will have to deal with the social care jobs like poverty, life crisis, emotional ill health. This course helps in applying the psychological principles and research methods to improve the working conditions and productivity of employees.

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: Top Institutions Table

    Name of the InstituteLocationAverage Course Fee (in INR)
    Amity UniversityGurgaon1.97 lac
    Amity UniversityLucknow2.38 lac
    Amity UniversityNoida5.6 lac
    Christ UniversityHosur Road, Bangalore3 lac
    Gujarat UniversityNavrangpura, Ahmedabad4 lac
    SGT UniversityGurgaon2 lac
    Jamia Millia IslamiaJamia Nagar, Delhi19 k
    Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole UniversityJaipur20 k
    Alagappa UniversityTamil Nadu60 k
    PSG College of Arts and ScienceCoimbatore78 k
    Punjabi UniversityPatiala90 k
    Tamil Nadu Open UniversityAnna Salai, Chennai4 k
    Women's Christian collegeCollege Road, Chennai12 k
    GGSIPUDelhi11 k
    Mizoram UniversityAizawl11.5 k
    School of Social Sciences and Humanities, CMR UniversityBanasavadi, Bangalore3 lac
    School of Allied Health Sciences, Mangalore, Manipal UniversityManipal3.10 lac
    Department of Yoga and Science of Living, Jain Vishva Bharati InstituteRajasthan - Other23 k
    Annamalai UniversityTamil Nadu38.4 k
    Punjabi UniversityPatiala4 lac

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: Eligibility

    The candidates who have completed their M.A./M.Sc. as their major discipline with at last minimum aggregate marks obtained in their exams are eligible for M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology course. Some institutions consider the score in the entrance tests based on the subjects covered.

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: Admission Process

    The admission process is carried over by considering the merit score of the student in their exams and some institutes conduct entrance exams and there would be personal interview carried by the institute that various or depends upon the institutes.

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: Syllabus and Course Description Table

    Year IYear II
    Psychosocial Foundation of Behaviour and PsychopathologyPsychotherapy and Counselling
    Biological Foundations of BehaviourBehavioural Medicine
    PsychiatryStatistics and research methodology
    Psychological Assessments & Viva versePsychological Therapies & Viva verse

    M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology: Career Prospects

    The candidates on completion of M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology course they are capable of working in various firms and with different job positions like a clinical psychologist, clinical psychology teacher, clinical data analyst, clinical manager, psychologist, delivery consultant, counseling officer.

    Also on completion of this course, the candidates can also opt for further advancement in their studies in education like undertaking advanced courses like Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology that will provide more exposure in the psychological study and also provide advancement in career prospects.

    Master of Philosophy [M.Phil.] in Clinical Psychology annual salary
    Job ProfileJob DescriptionAverage Salary (in INR)
    Clinical data analystClinical data analyst maintains adds, modify, remove all the clinical data of the clients and patients4 to 5 Lacs
    Counseling officerCounseling officer counsels the patients to make them recover their mental depressions and behavior7 to 8 Lacs
    PsychologistPsychologist diagnosis all the human behavior of the patient and treatment is provided depending up on the severances’9 to 10 Lacs
    ProfessorProfessor teach all the psychology subjects and practical applications in detail to the students8 to 10 Lacs
    Clinical managerClinical manager play different treatment roles for the patients for making them get cure in their mental stress and problems9 to 10 Lacs

    M.Phil. (Clinical Psychology) Fee Structure in India

    16.74 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES10 L (Maximum Fee)
    2.75 L (Average Fee)
    7 K (Minimum Fee)PRIVATE COLLEGES5.1 L (Maximum Fee)
    2.76 L (Average Fee)

    M.Phil. (Clinical Psychology) Fee Structure by State

    Delhi NCR

    16.74 KPUBLIC COLLEGES5.13 L
    2.35 L
    3.8 L


    5.01 L
    4.89 L



    1 Comment

    Can i do master in clinical psychology after b. Pharmacy

    19 Aug, 2019 13:56
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Nidhi, yes, you may do Master in Clinical Psychology after B.Pharmacy.

    19 Aug, 2019 15:12

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