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Ph.D. Psychology

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology

Are you post-graduate candidate having research aptitude? Are you willing to study about psychology through research? If yes for both, you should pursue Ph.D. in Psychology. It can be pursued from any of the institute offering research projects and all other details are mentioned below for your reference.

Course Name: Ph.D. Psychology
Group: Ph.D.
Stream: Humanities
Course Category: Philosophy and Psychology
Duration: 3-6 years


Ph.D. or Doctor of Philosophy is a Research-based course which can be pursued in any of the subjects from any stream as per the interest of the candidate. There are many institutes including both government and private organization offering this course in India and abroad. Psychology is basically a scientific study of the human mind, its functioning and relation to the behavior of that particular human. Candidates learn through research and dissertation about different factors like motivation, personality, emotions, learning, etc through this course.
Candidates having immense interest in psychology and have reasoned approach to manipulating data, problem-solving skills, etc are suitable for this course.


Ph.D. required Post Graduate candidates who have completed their degree from a reputed and registered institute and have secured at least 50% marks as aggregate. The Post Graduation must be done in the relevant field to become eligible for this course.

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Ph.D. Psychology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering Ph.D. Psychology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2022 - 2023 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
C. U. Shah Arts College, Gujarat
D.A.V. Training College, Uttar Pradesh
Digambar Jain College, Uttar Pradesh
Faculty of Law University of Delhi, Delhi
Government Vidarbha Institute of Science and Humanities, Maharashtra
Rajaram College, Kolhapur, Maharashtra
School of Law, Karnataka
Shivaji Arts, Commerce and Science College, Kannad, Maharashtra

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Admission Procedure

Admissions can be availed in multiple ways for this course. Some institutes conduct their entrance tests, whereas some institutes consider the performance of candidates in national and state level entrance tests.
Candidates can also get admissions on direct basis but in such cases, the stipends may not be given.
Candidates can also some research project as an initial stage and request to extend the same as their Ph.D. research after approval from their supervisor.


The duration of Ph.D. is not very strict and varies on the different basis. It ranges from 3 years to 6 years in case of psychology but it can be further extended if justified with a valid reason and subject to the approval from the management.

Further Study options

Ph.D. is considered as the highest academic degree for any stream and subject and candidates can get a good paying reputed job very easily after completion. Still, if a candidate is willing to pursue higher studies, he or she can continue the studies as a Post Doctoral degree which is again a research-based course.

Course Highlights

The course includes different phases like theoretical phase which includes a reading of available literature, the research work, and the last phase includes thesis writing. Candidates learn about foundations and methods of psychology, development of human behavior, various research methods, different psychological processes, etc. They also learn about issues and perspectives in modern contemporary psychology in this course.

Job aspects

These candidates are ideal for working in health care centers, hospitals and counseling offices. They can also work in academic institutes having this subject in their curriculum. They can become the clinical psychologist, an industrial psychologist, counselor, etc very easily.

Ph.D. Psychology Admissions for 2022 - 2023 Academic Year

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