What is Psychology?
Areas of Specialisation
- Educational Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Counseling Psychology
- Industrial Psychology
- Clinical Psychology
When Can I Enroll for Psychology Career?
BA /B. Sc [Psychology/ Psychotherapy] / B.H. Sc [Human Development]
HSC [Any Stream]
HSC [Science – for Home Science in some Universities]
MA/M Sc/ M.H. Sc
BA/B. Sc [Psychology/ Psychotherapy] / B.H. Sc [Human Development]/ BSW
P.G. Diploma [Counseling / Guidance & Counseling / Vocational & Rehabilitation Counseling/ Medical & Social Psychology]
Graduate [any stream]/BA /B. Sc/ B.H. Sc/ BSW/ BHMS/ B. Ed. / MA/ M Sc [Human Development/ Psychology/ Psychotherapy]
MA/ M. Sc/ M.H. Sc/ M. Phil [Psychology & related field]
What Personality Traits Are Required in Psychology Field?
- Ability to deal effectively with people
- Ability to lead and inspire others
- Ability to work independently
- Emotional stability and maturity
- Excellent observation and listening skills
- Patience and perseverance
- Sensitivity and compassion
What Aptitude Is Required to Become a Psychologist?
- Above Average Abstract Reasoning
- Above Average Closure Ability
- Average Numerical Ability
- Above Average Verbal Ability
IQ Required for Being a Psychologist?
Minimum Above Average intelligence along with hard work & consistency is preferred.
Job Prospects for a Psychologist
- Community Health Centers or Clinics
- Consultancy Firms
- Counseling & Guidance Organizations
- Defence Services
- Educational/Vocational Guidance Firms
- Government Social Welfare Department
- Hospitals/ Industries
- Market Research Organisations
- Mental Asylums
- Mental Health Organisations
- Web portals