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Hons

BA Psychology (Hons)

Four Year Honours Programme in affiliation with Bengaluru City University

As per NEP 2020 | 21 professional skills courses | Six Month Industry Internship | Six Month Research Project | International workshops and speakers

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Curriculum

Semester-1 Foundations of Psychology-I
Genesis and Goals of Psychology
Biology and Behaviour
Sensation, Attention and Perception
Learning
Memory and forgetting
Practical
Directed observation on the accuracy of report
Colour blindness
Localization of sound
Mapping of colour zones
Set on attention
Bilateral transfer of training
Muller-Lyer illusion
Illusion of movement (Phi-Phenomena)
Meaning on retention
Retroactive inhibition
Proactive inhibition
Span of attention
Statistics
Grouping of Data: Tabulation and frequency distribution
Measures of Central tendency: Mean and Median for Grouped and Ungrouped data
Semester-2 Foundations of Psychology-II
Emotions
Motivation
Intelligence
Thinking and reasoning
Personality
Practical
Emotional regulation scale
Emotional intelligence scale/ questionnaire
Oxford happiness scale
Fear checklist
Positive and Negative affect scale
Achievement motivation
The motivation assessment scale
Power motive inventory/Scale
Academic achievement need scale
Guidance need inventory
Standard progressive matrices
WAIS (Weschler’s adult intelligence Scale)
Draw a man test
SFB (Seguin Form Board)
General Mental Ability Test by Jalota
Stroop effect
Test of creativity
Cognitive style assessment
Concept formation
Problem solving ability test based on Tower of London test
Eyescenk’s personality inventory
Children’s personality questionnaire
16 PF test of personality
NEO Personality Inventory
Myers Briggs Types indicator
Statistics
Measures of Variance (Grouped and Ungrouped)
Standard Deviation
Range
Quartile deviation
Semester-3 Child Psychology
Introduction, theoretical perspectives and research
Prenatal development, chromosome and gene linked abnormalities
Physical and cgnitive development
Emotional and moral development
Childhood related disorders
Practical
Paired associate learning
Addiction Scale
Maze learning
Creativity
Knox cube
Statistics
Measures of Variance (Grouped and Ungrouped)
Standard error of mean
t test
Semester-4 Developmental Psychology
Introduction to Developmental Psychology
Prenatal life
Infancy
Childhood and adolescence
Adulthood
Practical
Self-concept
College student problem checklist
Processes in Concept Formation
Size weight illusion
Learning style inventory
Semester-5 Social Psychology
Introduction to Social Psychology
Social perception and social cognition
Social Psychology and individuals
Social Psychology and groups
Applications of Social Psychology: Dealing with adversities and achieving a happy life
Organizational Psychology
Introduction
Selection, training and development
Performance appraisal
Work related attitudes, leadership, work motivation and reward systems
Practical
Raven's Progressive Matrices
Bhatia's Intelligence Test
Sodhi's Attitude Scale
Guidance Need Inventory
Cohen's Perceived Stress Scale
Semester-6 Psychological Disorders
Introduction to abnormal psychology
Anxiety disorders, Somati symptom disorder and Dissociative disorders
Personality disorders and Sexual variants
Mood disorders and Schizophrenia
Health Psychology
Introduction to Health Psychology
Health and behaviour
Stress, Lifestye disorders and its management
Pain and its management
Practical
FIRO-B
Assessment of anxiety
Locus of control
Personal Value Questionnaire
Beck's depression scale
Semester-7 Counselling Psychology
Introduction to Counselling Psychology
Theoretical approaches to Counselling
Process of Counselling
Ethics in Counselling
Research Methodology
Introduction
Variables, hypothesis and sampling
Research designs
Measurement and data analysis
Practical
Tweezer Dexterity Scale
Monnesota Rate of Manipulation Test
David's Battery of Differential Ability
Occupational Self-efficacy/Emotional Maturity Scale
Comprehensive Interest Schedule
Semester-8 Psychological Assessment
Introdution to Psychological Measurement and testing
Classification and characteristics of tests
Applications of Psychological Assessment-I
Applications of Psychological Assessment-II
Practical
Bell's Adjustment Inventory
General Health Questionnaire
Oxford Happiness Scale
Type A/Type B Behavioural Pattern
Rathu's Assertiveness Scale

Choice of Minor Subjects

Journalism

English Literature

Political Science

Sociology

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The objective of this programme is to prepare you for the global careers in mental health and related fields. You will join a diverse community at NSoJ, and will graduate as compassionate, courageous and industry-ready professionals.

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Eligibility and Requirements

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The Integrated Honours degree programme in Psychology at NSoJ is open to applicants who (i) have completed class XII (ISC, CBSE, A-levels or equivalent); and (ii) secured a minimum first class (60%) or equivalent grade. Applicants who are awaiting results of final examinations are eligible to apply.

Our selection panel must choose from a large pool of well-qualified candidates. Our panel will also take into consideration relevant extra-curricular and co-curricular achievements, including at sports, music, debates, student conferences, theatre or model united nations, as well as examples of articles, blog posts, videos, podcasts or other such published material.

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APPLICATION DEADLINES

  • Intake-1 closes on 15th February 2023
  • Intake-2 closes on 15th April 2023
  • Intake-3 closes on 31st May 2023

We follow the same admissions process as top universities around the world. Applications are considered based on academic and extracurricular achievements and a demonstrated commitment to society. Our intake is limited to 30 students per class.


APPLICATION PROCESS


Step 1

Register to start the application form.

Step 2

Complete the online application form. The application form will require applicants to submit the following:

  • Personal information
  • Academic transcripts
  • Extracurricular achievements
  • A 300 words Statement of Purpose (SoP)
  • Contact details of academic and professional referees

Step 3

Submit the application form together with the application processing fee of INR 2,000 (USD 50 for foreign nationals).

Step 4

Successful candidates will be notified soon after the relevant application deadline. Candidates yet to complete their qualifying exams will receive a conditional offer.


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Annual Fees

COURSE KARNATAKA OTHER INDIAN STATES NRI Foreign Nationals
BA Journalism (Hons) INR 1,67,042/- INR 1,70,590/- INR 2,47,500/- USD 5,000
BSc Psychology (Hons) INR 1,67,042/- INR 1,70,590/- INR 2,47,500/- USD 5,000
BA English (Hons) INR 1,67,042/- INR 1,70,590/- INR 2,47,500/- USD 5,000
BA Political science (Hons) INR 1,67,042/- INR 1,70,590/- INR 2,47,500/- USD 5,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Print, Broadcast and Digital Journalism INR 2,95,000 INR 4,42,590 INR 5,53,000 USD 9,000
BA LLB (5 Years) INR 2,51,042 INR 2,54,590 INR 3,73,500 USD 7,500

FINANCIAL AID

Successful candidates from economically weaker sections of society (family income less than Rs 5 lakhs per annum) are eligible to apply for need based financial aid.



Our Campus

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NSoJ is located within an 18-acre residential campus in the heart of Bengaluru City. Our newsroom, auditorium, studio, classrooms and outdoor quadrangle encourage intellectual, literary, inter-personal and cultural engagement in an open and respectful environment.

Outstation students are encouraged to live on campus in comfortable and secure accommodation, including a separate girls' hostel. Annual costs for shared accommodation on campus, including all meals, laundry and internet are approximately Rs.90,000/-.

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