Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology

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Course Description
The Post Graduate Diploma program in Psychological Counseling is a one-year full-time program that provides students with the right blend of theoretical knowledge along with laboratory practical and field experience. This prepares them to work as counselors. The course provides students with the required qualification and skills to work as Psychological counselors. The Master's program grounds students in theory, research, and practice, providing them with a systemic and holistic approach to understanding human behavior.

Course Duration
The Post Graduate Diploma program is spread across 1 year (over two semesters). Each semester is for a period of about four months.

A graduate of Bangalore University or any other recognized University in India having studied any one of the following optional subjects namely Psychology / Sociology / Social Work / Home Science / Human Resource Development (management) or B.Ed. or a graduate in any discipline of Rehabilitation Science - a Doctor (from any medical faculty such as Allopathy, Ayurveda, Unani), paramedical, Rehabilitation Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Speech Therapist, Audiologist, with 50% marks in aggregate (including languages)

Fee structure
Admission Fee Rs. 10,000/-
Tuition Fee Rs. 35.000/- Per Semester*
*Two Semesters per academic year.


Semester 1

- Fundamentals of human behavior
- The theoretical basis of Individual counseling: skills and techniques
- The theoretical basis of group counseling: skills and techniques
- Practicing individual counseling skills
- Practicing individual counseling techniques
- Practicing group counseling skills and techniques

Semester 2 - Specialization in any one of the following

Educational & Career Counseling
Educational & Career Counseling
Theoretical foundations of Educational counseling
Theoretical foundations of career counseling
Psychological assessment
Supervised internship - educational counseling
Supervised internship - career counseling
Health and HIV / AIDS counseling
Assessment for facilitating counseling
Health and Wellbeing
Basics of HIV / AIDS and its Counseling : Skills and Techniques
Psychological assessment
Supervised internship - Health Counseling
Supervised internship - HIV / AIDS counseling
Human resource management training and counseling
Assessment for facilitating counseling
Personnel & Organizational dynamics
Human Resource Management & Development
Assessment of individual differences
Training in soft skills
Supervised internship - Organization
Child guidance and counseling
Assessment for facilitating counseling
Theoretical Foundations of Child Development and pathology
Theoretical Foundations of Child Guidance
Psychological assessment
Supervised internship in child guidance centers
Supervised internship


UG Courses
• Bachelor of Arts
• Departments

PG Courses
PG Syllabus
M.Sc.Psychological Counselling
PG Diploma(PG Diploma in Counselling Psychology)


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Non Teaching Staff
Career at IIPR


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