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

The Department of Psychology delves into the study of human behaviour and mental processes. 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.

Psychology is a multifaceted domain encompassing the scientific study of human behaviour and mental processes. Researchers investigate cognitive, emotional, and social aspects of individuals, exploring how they interact with their environment. This field includes clinical psychology, counselling, developmental psychology, and neuroscience. By employing diverse methodologies, including experiments and observations, psychology seeks to understand, explain, and predict human behaviour. Its applications span therapy, education, business, and more, contributing valuable insights to enhance individual well-being and societal understanding.

Course Duration

  • B.A. Psychology (H) ‒ 3 years
  • B.A. Psychology (H) ‒ 4 years with research
  • B.A + M.A (Integrated) Psychology – 5 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.A. Psychology (H) ‒ 3 years

    10+2 (minimum 55%)

  • B.A. Psychology (H) ‒ 4 years with research

    10+2 (minimum 55%)

  • B.A + M.A (Integrated) Psychology – 5 years

    10+2 (minimum 55%)


B.A. Psychology (H) ‒ 3 years: - First Year: 1, 09, 000

B.A. Psychology (H) ‒ 4 years with research: - First Year: 1, 09, 000

B.A + M.A (Integrated) Psychology – 5 years: - First Year: 87, 000

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B.A. Psychology (H) ‒ 3 years

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology

B.A. Psychology (H) ‒ 4 years with research

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology

Studying psychology contributes to personal growth, academic achievement, and the development of skills that are valuable in both professional and personal life. It encompasses a broad range of topics related to human behaviour, mental processes, and emotions. Following are the expected learning outcomes:

  • Understanding of Human Behavior: A BA in Psychology provides a comprehensive understanding of human behaviour, including cognitive processes, emotions, motivations, and social interactions.
  • Research Skills: Psychology programs often emphasize research methods and statistical analysis. These skills are valuable in many fields beyond psychology, including market research, social science research, and data analysis.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: Psychology coursework encourages critical thinking by challenging assumptions and evaluating evidence.
  • Communication Skills: Psychology involves effectively communicating complex ideas, both verbally and in writing. Through coursework, presentations, and research projects, students will enhance their ability to articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and persuasively.
  • Empathy and Interpersonal Skills: Studying psychology deepens understanding of human emotions, relationships, and interpersonal dynamics.
  • Cultural Competence: Psychology coursework explores diversity, cultural influences on behaviour, and social justice issues.
  • Preparation for Further Study: A BA in Psychology provides a solid foundation for further education and specialization in psychology or related fields.

Studying psychology offers a wide range of benefits, encompassing personal, academic, and professional aspects. This includes:

Versatility in Career Opportunities: A degree in psychology opens doors to diverse career paths. Graduates can pursue careers in counseling, clinical psychology, human resources, education, marketing, research, and various other fields.

Effective Communication Skills: Psychology students often develop strong communication skills, both written and verbal. This is valuable in conveying ideas, expressing empathy, and establishing rapport with others.

Enhanced Empathy and Interpersonal Skills: Studying psychology leads to an increased understanding of others, promoting empathy and improved interpersonal skills. This is crucial in various personal and professional settings.

Preparation for Advanced Degrees: A degree in psychology serves as a solid foundation for those interested in pursuing advanced degrees in psychology or related fields, such as clinical psychology, counselling, or neuroscience.

Contributions to Mental Health: Psychologists play a vital role in promoting mental health and well-being. Studying psychology allows individuals to contribute to the understanding and treatment of mental health issues, reducing stigma and promoting positive mental health practices.

The faculty of the Department of Psychology at Amity University Punjab, Mohali. consists of academic professionals with expertise in various subfields of psychology. The faculty members play a crucial role in educating students, conducting research, and contributing to the academic and professional development of the field. They teach courses, conduct research, and contribute to the academic community.

List of faculty members:

  • Dr. Sushil Rohiwal
  • Dr. Shikha Sarna Chawla
  • Dr. Samita Sharma
  • Dr. Supriya Sharma
  • Dr. Noor Glory
  • Ms. Richa Sharma
  • Ms. Chandani Pandey
  • Ms. Tenzin Dolma
  • Ms. Samarika Dalal
  • Ms. Mohua Dasgupta
  • Dr. Diksha Rana
  • Ms. Mani Sharma
  • Ms. Neha Sharma

Studying psychology opens up a diverse range of career prospects, as the knowledge and skills acquired are applicable in various fields. Here are some common career paths for individuals with a degree in psychology:

  • Professional in School & Higher educational setup
  • Counsellors in clinical setup
  • Market researchers
  • Human resource managers
  • Research associates/ fellows in govt/non govt. projects
  • Counsellors in educational institutions
  • Programme officer/ welfare officer
  • Community mental healthcare professional
  • Healthcare researcher
  • Business Development/ Management Consultant
  • Project coordinator/ field work expert
  • Behaviour Analyst
  • Sport Psychologist