Bachelor of Arts - Psychology (Hons) [BA PSY]

Department of Psychology offers a B.A. Psychology (Honours) program designed under the National Education Policy (NEP) to equip students for successful careers in psychology.
A Don Bosco College B.A. Psychology (Honours) degree empowers graduates for diverse career paths. They can pursue postgraduate studies in psychology or directly enter the workforce in a variety of fields.
This versatility allows them to thrive in settings like hospitals, NGOs, educational institutions, and corporations, both in India and abroad.
Graduates can leverage their expertise in counseling, human resources, education, and market research, making them valuable assets in various sectors.

Features & Highlights Admission Process Prerequisites & Eligibility Syllabus

FY Application Fee ₹ 0

FY Academic Fee ₹ 9160

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  • The curriculum delves into a wide range of psychology topics such as social, abnormal, counselling, and organizational psychology.
  • Students gain a deep understanding of human behaviour, mental health, and Problem solving.
  • The program bridges the gap between theory and practice through engaging presentations, group discussions, experiments, role plays, and seminars. This immersive approach fosters the development of critical thinking, communication, interpersonal skills, and personality in our students.
  • Highly qualified and recognized faculty members, with their passion and expertise, will guide students throughout their academic journey.
  • Education field trips offer invaluable insights through interactions, collaborations, and visits to mental health institutions across the country, providing exposure to industry experts.
  • Additionally, the advanced psychology lab is equipped with the latest experimental materials and psychological tools, including personality and intelligence tests. This hands-on experience solidifies students’ understanding of psychological assessment.
  • Applicants must register for the program by filling up the online application at the Govt. of Goa DHE website and providing necessary information in the form of data, documents and photographs.
  • On successful verification of the online application a entrance exam and/or video/telephonic/physical interview will be scheduled and conducted subject to Govt notifications.
  • Based on the interview & HSSC result the applicant will be short listed and intimated of the same.
  • A physical verification of documents will be carried out for which guidelines will be communicated to the applicant accordingly.
  • Student candidacy will be confirmed on full payment of Academic Fee.
  • Applicants successfully completing their HSSC or +2 equivalent certificate recognized by Goa University with over 40% marks are eligible for the program.
  • Entrance exam and/or interview with the applicant.
SEMESTER I (From 2023-24)
Type Subject Credits
Major Intro to English Literature 4
Minor Resistance to colonial rule in Goa 4
Multidisciplinary Course Marketing for Beginners 3
Ability Enhancement Courses Communicative English: Spoken & Written 2
Skill Enhancement Courses Personality Development 3
Value Added Course Environmental Studies 1 2
Value Added Course Constitutional Values & Obligations 2
Total Credits 20
SEMESTER II (From 2023-24)
Type Subject Credits
Major Essentials of Psychology 4
Minor Globalisation and Politics 4
MC PR & Advertising 3
AEC Digital Content Creation in English 2
SEC Creative Writing in English 3
VAC Awareness of cyber crimes and security 2
VAC Life skills 2
Total Credits 20
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