B.A ( Hons. ) Applied Psychology

  • Course Level

    Course Level

  • Course Fee

    Course Fee
    INR 1,69,500
    US $ 3,300

  • Duration

    3 Years

  • Scholarship

B.A ( Hons. ) Applied Psychology
B.A ( Hons. ) Applied Psychology
B.A ( Hons. ) Applied Psychology

Here in Department of Applied psychology we Create competent Psychologists who have fundamental knowledge of psychological principles to meet current and future needs globally and for local communities. We trained future researchers to describe, apply and evaluate complex psychological phenomena and resolve issues pertinent to mankind.

This program Train young minds to become professionals with strong ethical principles in the field of Psychology. This program Inculcate continuous learning to prepare students to successfully meet the professional demands and challenges by helping them learn range of skills including Interpersonal skills, group dynamics and teamwork.



The bachelor's degree in Applied Psychology focuses on examining and utilizing psychological theories and principles. Through the practical exposure, students gain insight into various fields of psychology such as Social psychology, developmental psychology, clinical psychology, research, bio-psychology, etc.

The department prioritizes a practical education approach and the cultivation of different qualities required in the field of psychology. The program nurtures students' professional skills and ethical obligations, equipping them for diverse roles as adept psychologists.



Criteria for Preparation of Merit list
  • Merit in MRNAT
  • Merit in Qualifying Exam
Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Pass in 10+2 Examination / Equivalent Examination with at least 45% marks in aggregate in 5 subjects including English as compulsory subjects along with 4 subjects with the highest score out of the remaining subjects.


Programme Highlights

Applied Psychology provides the foundations for a career in psychology and affiliated fields, offering modules in the core areas of modern psychology, including cognitive, biological, developmental, abnormal psychology, etc.

Students of the program are comprehensively trained in research skills, as throughout the degree the student will conduct qualitative and quantitative research, & also complete an independent research project in your final year.

Applied Psychology offers a rich and diverse curriculum. Students will complete courses that examine psychology from a philosophical and cultural perspective, enhance their critical thinking and help them develop a strong understanding of the modern fields of psychology. The combination of courses offered will enable them to develop confidence, knowledge and capability in both the research and practical application of psychological theory. This course examines how psychology is applied to work and in the community, and how psychological interventions might help real world problems.

The MA Applied Psychology programme lays an emphasis on understanding and applying psychology through experiential learning and hands on activities, apart from classroom learning. This includes the use of the Manoshala Lab and Manovritti counseling cell, which is a Centre for Psychometric Assessment, Psychological Counseling, Psychotherapy & Training & Development at the Department of Applied Psychology.

The objective is to help the Applied Psychology student strengthen domain knowledge and to hone applied skills which are needed in the real world workplace.

The course provides practical exposure in terms of research and field practice. The weightage is more than 21% in the PG program.


Career Path

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychologist
  • School Counselor
  • Family and Relationship counselor
  • Career Counselor
  • Sports Counselor
  • Trauma Therapist
  • Psychometrician
  • Research and policy
  • Data Analytics
  • Academia
  • Socio-Emotional Learning Trainer
  • Community Psychologist
  • Consumer Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Health Psychologist

Programme Outcomes (PO’s)


Appreciate different methodological approaches to psychological understanding and unable them to acquire necessary experience for future training.


Apply psychological understanding, knowledge and skills in identifying real world problems at International, National and local level and finding solutions to them.


Build professional competence in terms of applying psychological techniques and knowledge pertaining to everyday life.


Connect concepts learned in local, national and international context.


To show integrity in personal and professional relationships and conduct.


Develop cultural and historical awareness towards different traditions and understand and fulfil environmental responsibilities.


Enable students to identify key theories and utilize them to solve challenges at various levels (personal, professional, social,etc.)


Program Specific Outcomes (PSO’s)


Build advanced skills in different areas of psychological sciences through testing, experimentation and research and provide psychological help (e.g. psychological testing, experimentation, counseling, interviewing, and therapies)


Develop better research and development framework to facilitate the local and global development of society by resolving issues pertinent to social, humanitarian and scientific relevance.


Design constructive solutions by connecting theory with practice and engage learners in logical analysis of real world issues.



  • A well- developed psychology Lab ( Manoshala) and counseling center (Manovritti) in collaboration with Industry.
  • Extension Activities with Dr. O.P Bhalla Foundation and sports Sector related to Elderly Care, Health camps, Special Olympics for physically Challenged and for public citizens.
  • MoUs with leading research organizations of India and Highly reputed industries to undertake collaborative projects and bridge the gap between Industry and Academia.
  • Students will exhibit practical knowledge of mathematics, computer science and project management in the work scenario.
  • Highly qualified faculty with the diversity of specialization to cater to the interests of students in different domains of Applied Psychology.
  • One of the few Universities to offer specialization in Sports Psychology integrated with sports and Behavioral Science.
  • Industrial Training and visits to expose students to the industry level.
  • Curriculum for local & global needs (CBCS based) with options of Interdisciplinary subjects & flexibility to re-design.


  • The students will be able to achieve comprehension in the field of academic enquiry through various techniques including research, observation and experience in various areas of Psychology.
  • The students will be able to apply psychological understanding, knowledge and skills in the identification to deliver context-specific assessment and analyze the behavioral aspects of individuals in various work fields.
  • The students will be able to master professional competence in terms of applying psychological techniques and knowledge pertaining to different areas of psychology relevant in everyday life.
  • The students will be able to demonstrate an enhanced level of self-awareness and empathy for appropriate management of clients, trainees etc.
  • The students will be able to master in developing honest personal and professional relationships by applying psychological findings across cultures, races and ethnicities.
  • The students will be able to use psychological concepts and theories to analyze and critically evaluate the social problem and understand social dynamics.
  • The students will be able to Demonstrate critical thinking that includes persistence, open-mindedness, and intellectual engagement.



We offer undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral programs at the Department of Applied Psychology.

B.A. (Hons.) Applied Psychology 3 Years 1,59,000/-
M.A. – Applied Psychology with specializations in Clinical/ 2 Years 1,49,000
Counseling / Organizations / Sports Psychology
Ph.D. in Applied Psychology

Candidate needs to fill an on-line form at our website www.mru.edu.in with the prescribed fee. After accepting the form, the university will intimate the candidate about the MRNAT examination date and place. After clearing the MRNAT candidate appears for the group discussion and personal interview. First preference will be given to MRNAT and second preference to marks in qualifying examination.

However students can also get admission by clearing the Common University Entrance Test.

B.A. (Hons.) Applied Psychology Minimum aggregate 45% in class XII examination
M.A. – Applied Psychology with specializations in Clinical/ Counseling/ Organizational/ Sports Psychology Minimum aggregate 45% at undergraduate level examination

There is no need to submit original certificates but candidates must produce original certificates/documents on the day of admission for their verification, failing which candidate shall not be considered for admission. Two sets of self-attested copies of the certificates/documents are required to be submitted at the time of physical counseling. More details may be available in the admission brochure.

The students have successful careers in hospitals, clinical settings, working in school and colleges as counselors and also in corporate sectors as trainers and specialists in psychological assessments. Furthermore, after completing Masters in any field of psychology, students can work into the research field as well.

PhD degree holders in psychology can go into the college/University level teaching as a lecturer, visiting faculty and Assistant Professor.

We shape our students by the core values of academic freedom, open-mindedness, experimentation, creativity, innovation, dependability , optimism, resilience and service to others.

Our educational approach is one that focuses on critical thinking, understanding, peer learning, experiential learning, field and case study based learning, and looks at alternatives for critical contemporary issues , prioritizes humanity and culture, ethics and values, gender equality, community service and social responsibility and places collaborative project based experiential learning at the center of the educational experience.

We shall enable students to understand , contribute to and succeed in a rapidly changing society with intelligence, sensitivity and concern thus making the world a better and more just place.

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