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The two-year Master’s Programme in Psychology is an attempt to train counsellors who are theoretically sound, culturally sensitive and adequately skilled to offer psychological assistance and support to individuals and groups.

With an optimum blend of theory, practice and research, the course will prepare qualified counsellors in the areas of children, youth and education, marriage and family, and trauma and addiction, for educational institutions, the voluntary sector, non-governmental organisations and government departments, particularly those dealing with health, education, vocational training, family, women, children and youth, correctional settings, community development, disaster management, communal harmony and promotion of culture, conflict management and other such areas.

Programme Highlights

Calibrated exposure to active counselling with two semesters devoted to supervised internship, case studies and research work Self-growth modules to facilitate the optimal development of the person of the Counsellor

Number of Seats

  • 40 seats are available for the programme

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation in any stream with 50% of the aggregate. Those who have a background in Social Work / Psychology / Education / Sociology / Home Science / Human Resource Management will have an advantage.
  • Provisional Admission: Applicants who have not yet obtained their Bachelor’s Degree also may apply for admission. Such candidates would be offered provisional admission until they furnish evidence of fulfilling the eligibility criterion stated in (1) above within 3 months of the commencement of the programme.


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Semester I
Foundations of Professional Counselling
Life Span Development
Theoretical Perspectives for Counselling Psychology
Process and Skills of Individual and Group Counselling 1
Elective Group I
Eastern Approaches to Psychology and Counselling
Educational Technology
Society and Social Problems
Elective Group II
Media in Northeast India
Leadership and Social Responsibility
Introduction to Indian society, polity and economics
English Language Teaching
Personal Growth - I (Practicum)
Semester II
Concepts of Mental Health and Illness
Child and Youth Counselling
Research Methodology and Statistics in Social Science
Elective Group I
Introduction to Indian society, polity and economics
Personality Development
Rural Communication
Elective Group II
Society and Social Problems
Peace Education and Conflict Management
Introduction to Social Psychology
North-East Indian Literature in English
Child and Youth Counselling - Practicum
Field Work
Personal Growth - II
Semester III
Marriage and Family Counselling
Adiction and TraumaCounselling
Marriage and Family Counselling - Practicum
Case Study and Documentation - I
Summer Internship
Study Tour
Supervised Internship - I
Research Project Phase - I
Semester IV
Psychological Testing
Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Psychology
Case Study and Documentation - II
Supervised Internship - II
Research Project Phase - II

Programme Outcome

Programme Outcome of MSc Psychology


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