• B.A. (Journalism & Mass Communication) Duration: 3 Years

The Department of Psychology offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs, focusing on areas like cognitive, clinical, and social psychology. It features advanced research labs, on-campus clinics, and experienced faculty who mentor our students. It emphasizes community outreach through public lectures, workshops, and partnerships with local organizations, aiming to advance psychological science and its practical applications in society. The faculty and researchers explore diverse topics, including cognition, emotions, and social interactions. Through a combination of theoretical understanding and empirical research, the department aims to contribute insights into mental health, human development, and behaviour, shaping future professionals in psychology and advancing knowledge in the field.

An undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology prepares students for diagnosing and treating mental health disorders. The current course curriculum is based on the National Education Policy (NEP 2020). The students learn the core psychological theories, biological bases of behaviour, and abnormal psychology, developing skills in psychological assessment and research methods. The program of BSc in Clinical Psychology covers developmental psychology, therapeutic techniques, health psychology, and cultural competence, with a strong emphasis on ethics and professional standards. Practical experience through internships and research projects is an integral part of this course.

Course Duration

  • B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology) ‒ 3 years
  • B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology) (Honours / Research) ‒ 4 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology) ‒ 3 years

    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks

  • B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology) (Honours / Research) ‒ 4 years

    10+2 or equivalent from a recognized education board with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks


B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology): First Year: 1,29,000

B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology) (Honours / Research): First Year: 1,29,000

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Studying clinical psychology equips students with a deep understanding of psychological disorders, diagnostic techniques, and therapeutic interventions. The key learning outcomes include:

  • Knowledge of Psychological Disorders: Understanding the symptoms, causes, and progression of various mental health conditions.
  • Assessment Skills: Proficiency in using diagnostic tools and conducting psychological evaluations.
  • Research Competence: Ability to design, conduct, and interpret clinical research.
  • Ethical Practice: Knowledge of ethical guidelines and the ability to apply them in clinical settings.
  • Cultural Competence: Sensitivity to diverse backgrounds and tailoring interventions to meet individual needs.
  • Therapeutic Techniques: Mastery of evidence-based treatments such as cognitive-behavioural therapy, psychotherapy, and other intervention methods.
  • Professional Development: Preparation for licensure and ongoing professional growth in clinical psychology.

Pursuing a BSc in Clinical Psychology offers numerous benefits, covering personal, academic, and professional growth:

  • Versatility in Career Opportunities: Graduates can explore diverse career paths in counselling, clinical psychology, human resources, education, marketing, research, and more.
  • Effective Communication Skills: They develop strong written and verbal communication skills, essential for conveying ideas, expressing empathy, and establishing rapport.
  • Enhanced Empathy and Interpersonal Skills: The course fosters a deeper understanding of mental disorders which are on rise, enhancing empathy and interpersonal skills.
  • Preparation for Advanced Degrees: The BSc program provides a solid foundation for advanced studies in psychology or related fields like clinical psychology, counselling, or neuroscience.
  • Contributions to Mental Health: Graduates play a vital role in promoting mental health and well-being, contributing to the understanding and treatment of mental health issues, reducing stigma, and advocating for positive mental health practices.

The faculty of the Department of Psychology at Amity University Mohali consists of academic professionals with expertise in various subfields of psychology and solid research experience. They play a crucial role in educating students, conducting research, and contributing to the academic and professional activities of the department. Besides teaching courses, they conduct research, and contribute to the academic community.


The field of clinical psychology is dynamic and growing, with increasing recognition of the importance of mental health, leading to diverse opportunities and career stability. It offers a wide array of career prospects, including roles in various settings that utilize skills in assessment, therapy, research, and consultation.

Some notable professions in this field include:

  • Clinical Psychology Assistant
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Case Manager
  • Research Assistant
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • School Counsellor Assistant
  • Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Behavioural Health Specialist
  • Marketing and Consumer Research Analyst
  • Advanced Studies

Programme Structure, Syllabi, Outline of Tests, and Course of Reading as follows

B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology)

B.Sc. (Clinical Psychology) (Honours / Research)