Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) Psychology / Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Psychology

School of Education

The study of Psychology at the undergraduate level facilitates explorations on the vast canvas of knowledge interested in understanding human beings – their nature, behavior and influences. The study material concerns itself with relevant developments in theory and practice of Psychology. The dynamic nature and rapid changes in the field need to be addressed as the student moves along the various courses. The current structure aims to impart basic knowledge in Psychology via the core papers, specialized area are introduced in the discipline centered course and the students are exposed to the application possibilities via the skill based courses. The course also includes papers that have been designed to cater to interested students who are chosen other subjects as their primary area of study at the undergraduate level. The General Electives offer a wide array of basic psychological information to the larger (non-psychology) student population. The study of Psychology at the collegiate level ought to be aimed at developing a basic understanding and equipping the student with knowledge to choose further advancement and specialization in the field.

It is expected that the course is transacted keeping in mind the current realities of the discipline including the socio-cultural context. The undergraduate coursework in Psychology touches upon the diverse areas in discipline including, among others - biopsychology, cognitive psychology, history of psychology, research methods, social psychology, Industrial/Organizational psychology, counseling psychology, health psychology

Learning Perspective

Students will build competencies in:

  • Disciplinary knowledge
  • Communication skills
  • Critical thinking.
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Research related skills
  • Cooperation/team work
  • Scientific reasoning
  • Reflective thinking
  • Information/digital literacy
  • Self-directed learning
  • Multicultural competence
  • Moral and ethical awareness
  • Leadership qualities
  • Lifelong learning

Key Information


4 Years


10+2 with 48 % in any discipline

Selection Procedure

Entrance Test +PI


As per University norms


*Lab & Library fee will be charged separately
#Program Proposed from Session 2024-25

Elective: Discipline Specific DSE (Any 4) (2 In Semester- V and 2 In Semester-VI):

  • DSE-PSY-01: Positive Psychology
  • DSE-PSY-02: Human Resource Management
  • DSE-PSY-03: Health Psychology DSE-PSY-04: Community Psychology
  • DSE-PSY-05: Cultural and Indigenous Psychology DSE-PSY-06: Project/Dissertation (VI Semester)
  • DSE-PSY-07 Psychological Perspectives in Education DSE-PSY-08: Psychology of
  • Disability
  • DSE-PSY-09: Psychology of Peace DSE-PSY-10: Forensic Psychology
  • DSE-PSY-11: Introduction to Indian Psychological Thought DSE-PSY-12: Environmental Psychology
  • DSE-PSY-13: Cognitive Psychology

Elective: Generic (GE) (any 4, 1 Each In Semester I, II, III AND IV):

  • GE PSY 01 General Psychology
  • GE PSY 02 Psychology over the Life Span
  • GE PSY 03 Psychology for Health and Well-being GE PSY 04 Psychology at Work
  • GE PSY 05 Psychology and Media GE PSY 06 Inter Group Relations GE PSY 07 Youth Psychology
  • GE PSY 08 Psychology and Mental Health
  • GE PSY 09 Understanding Intimate Relationships
  • GE PSY 10 Positive Psychology: Understanding Human Strengths GE PSY 11 Social Psychology: Understanding Human World

Ability Enhancement Elective Course (AEEC) (Skill Based- Sec) (Any 2: 1 In Semester III and 1 IN Semester IV):

  • SEC PSY 01 Emotional Intelligence SEC PSY 02 Stress Management
  • SEC PSY 03 Effective Decision Making SEC PSY 04 Educational Psychology SEC PSY 05 Human Resource Practices
  • SEC PSY 06 Personal Growth and Development SEC PSY 07 Psychological Skills in Organizations SEC PSY 08 Psychology of Relationships
  • SEC PSY 09 Learning how to Learn
  • SEC PSY 10 Research Publication and Presentation SEC PSY 11 Skills of Communication

Programme Structure

  • C-PSY-01
  • Introduction to Psychology (Theory+ Practical)
  • C-PSY-02
  • Statistical Methods for Psychological Research-I
  • (Theory+ Tutorial)
  • C-PSY-03
  • Biopsychology (Theory+ Tutorial)
  • C-PSY-04
  • Psychology of Individual Differences (Theory+ Practical)
  • C-PSY-05
  • Development of Psychological Thought (Theory+ Tutorial)
  • C-PSY-06
  • Psychological Research (Theory+ Practical)
  • C-PSY-07
  • Social Psychology (Theory+ Tutorial)
  • C-PSY-08
  • Understanding Psychological Disorders (Theory+ Tutorial)
  • C-PSY-09
  • Statistical Methods for Psychological Research-II (Theory+ Tutorial)
  • C-PSY-10
  • Applied SocialPsychology (Theory+ Practical)
  • C-PSY-11
  • Understanding and Dealing with Psychological Disorders (Theory+ Practical)
  • C-PSY-12
  • Developmental Psychology (Theory+ Practical)
  • C-PSY-13
  • Organizational Behavior (Theory+ Practical)
  • C-PSY-14
  • Counseling Psychology (Theory+ Practical)
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Career Counsellor
  • Child Psychologist
  • Industrial Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Psychotherapist
  • School Counsellor
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Audiologist or Speech Language Pathologist