MASTERS IN PSYCHOLOGY FROM BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY (BHU)
-Sanya Sirohi and Vineet Sekhon
Masters in Psychology from BHU: Course Details, Eligibility, Admission Process
Do you want to pursue your Masters in Psychology from one of the most renowned universities in India? Then Banaras Hindu University (BHU) can be a great choice! BHU offers Masters in Psychology programs. Let's know in detail about these courses.
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) is the central university located in Varanasi. It is one of India's most reputed colleges and is also the largest residential University in Asia. The university is NAAC 'A' accredited. It has various institutes within it. The department of psychology comes under the Faculty of Social Sciences Institute.
BHU has the leading psychology department, which got independent status in 1967. The department emphasizes experimentation and applied areas of psychology. With quality teaching, BHU also encourages student's quality of research. The university provides M.A. and M.Sc. in psychology courses.
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An entrance exam called BHU-PET is conducted. The admission is through the merit of PET.
The mode of the Postgraduate Examination is a Computer Based Test (CBT) mode ONLY. The Test would be conducted in 200 cities.
The fee of the course is Rs. 4,714 per semester.
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The application for the course starts in January.
The exam is usually conducted in May.
For Group 1 Applicants (Belonging to Psychology Stream)
The entrance test is of 360 marks containing 120 multiple choice questions (120 minutes). The entrance is based on the syllabus of psychology at the graduation level.
For Group 2 Applicants (Belonging to Non-Psychology Stream)
The entrance test is of 360 marks containing 120 multiple choice questions (120 minutes). The entrance is based on General Psychology (10+2 level- 20 MCQs), Verbal ability, reading comprehension and knowledge of the language- (25 MCQs), Data Interpretation and Logical reasoning (25MCQs,) Quantitative Ability & Basics of Computer Application- (25 MCQs), General Knowledge and Current Affairs- (25 MCQs).
NOTE- Separate merit lists are prepared.
A candidate aspiring to be a psychologist should go for a master's in psychology degree from an esteemed university. Once a student knows the concepts and principles of the discipline, knowledge can be applied in the real world. And BHU can be an excellent choice to learn and grow in the field of psychology!