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Best M.A. in Psychology Universities in India

When it comes to pursuing a Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology, India offers a number of top colleges for Psychology that provide excellent education and career prospects. To start the list of the best MA Psychology colleges in India, we must mention the University of Delhi, renowned for its esteemed faculty and a comprehensive curriculum, Delhi University's Department of Psychology consistently ranks among the best in the country. Banaras Hindu University is known for its expertise in psychological studies, BHU offers a highly reputable MA Psychology programme with a focus on practical application and research. KIIT University, Bhubaneshwar with its state-of-the-art facilities and experienced faculty, KIIT University's Department of Psychology provides a comprehensive learning experience. Aligarh Muslim University is known for its rich heritage and academic excellence, the department of Psychology in AMU Aligarh offers a well-rounded curriculum and research opportunities. Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi: With its emphasis on interdisciplinary studies, Jamia Millia Islamia offers a distinguished MA Psychology programme that integrates social and cultural perspectives. Choosing one of these esteemed institutions will ensure a solid foundation in psychology, enabling candidates to pursue a successful career in the field.

List of the Best MA Psychology Colleges in India

Courses offered in the Top MA Psychology colleges in India

Career Options for Psychology Graduates

After completing master’s degree in Psychology, candidates can pursue various professions in the field of psychology such as:

  • Clinical Psychologist

  • Counselling Psychologist

  • School Psychologist

  • Forensic Psychologist

  • Industrial/ Organizational Psychologist

  • Neuropsychologist

  • Research Psychologist

  • Mental Health Counselor

  • Human Resource Specialist

Please note that some of these career options require further studies, such as doctorate degree or special domain-specific studies, licensure or certification.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What are the eligibility criteria for M.A. in Psychology in India?

Ans: The eligibility criteria vary from college to college. But generally, the candidate needs to have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology or a related field to be eligible for M.A. in Psychology.

  1. How do I apply to the top colleges in India for Psychology?

Ans: Most of these top Psychology colleges in India accept online applications. Candidates need to visit the official website, fill out the form and submit it along with the necessary documents.

  1. What is the duration of M.A. in Psychology in India?

Ans: The duration of M.A. in Psychology in India is usually 2 years.

  1. What are the career options after completing a master’s in Psychology?

Ans: M.A. in Psychology opens numerous doors to various career opportunities such as counselling, research, social work, human resource and academic etc.

  1. Can I pursue Ph.D in Psychology after M.A. in Psychology?

Ans: Yes, students can pursue Ph.D in Psychology after completing Masters’ in the field of Psychology.

  1. Do these top M.A. Psychology colleges in India offer scholarships to students?

Ans:  Yes, many of these top colleges in India for Psychology offer merit-based scholarships to deserving candidates.

  1. What are the specialized fields of study in the field of Psychology?

Ans: Many colleges offer specialization options within the field of psychology such as clinical psychology, counselling psychology, organizational psychology, social  psychology etc.

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  • M.A.
  • Psychology

Abhyuday University, Khargone

Khargone, Madhya Pradesh
Private

Abhyuday University, Khargone

Khargone, Madhya Pradesh Private
MA Psychology
  • Fees : 50 K
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Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry

Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
4.1/53 Reviews
Public/Govt

Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajahmundry

Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh Public/Govt 4.1/53 Reviews
MA Psychology
300+ Brochures downloaded so far
300+ Brochures downloaded so far

AISECT University, Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand
4.5/53 Reviews
Private

AISECT University, Hazaribagh

Hazaribagh, Jharkhand Private 4.5/53 Reviews
MA Psychology
100+ Brochures downloaded so far
100+ Brochures downloaded so far

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Akal University, Bathinda

Talwandi Sabo, Punjab
3.5/52 Reviews
Private

Akal University, Bathinda

Talwandi Sabo, Punjab Private 3.5/52 Reviews
MA Psychology
100+ Brochures downloaded so far
100+ Brochures downloaded so far

AMU Aligarh - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Public/Govt

AMU Aligarh - Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh

Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh Public/Govt 4.7/5379 Reviews
NIRF Ranking: 9Careers360 Ranking: 13
NIRF Ranking: 9Careers360 Ranking: 13
MA Psychology
5000+ Brochures downloaded so far
5000+ Brochures downloaded so far

Amity University Gurgaon - Amity University, Gurugram

Gurgaon, Haryana
Private

Amity University Gurgaon - Amity University, Gurugram

Gurgaon, Haryana Private 4.4/5191 Reviews
NIRF Ranking: 94
NIRF Ranking: 94
MA Applied Psychology
1500+ Brochures downloaded so far
1500+ Brochures downloaded so far

Amity University, Gwalior

Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Private

Amity University, Gwalior

Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh Private 4.2/5141 Reviews
MA Applied Psychology
300+ Brochures downloaded so far
300+ Brochures downloaded so far

Amity University, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan
Private

Amity University, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan Private 4.1/5195 Reviews
NIRF Ranking: 151-200
NIRF Ranking: 151-200
MA Psychology
600+ Brochures downloaded so far
600+ Brochures downloaded so far

Amity University, Kolkata

Kadampukur, West Bengal
Private

Amity University, Kolkata

Kadampukur, West Bengal Private 4.7/564 Reviews
MA Applied Psychology
1000+ Brochures downloaded so far
1000+ Brochures downloaded so far

Amity University, Mohali

Mohali, Punjab
Private

Amity University, Mohali

Mohali, Punjab Private
BA and MA Psychology Hons Integrated
  • Fees : 4.12 Lakhs
100+ Brochures downloaded so far
100+ Brochures downloaded so far

Amity University, Noida

Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Private

Amity University, Noida

Noida, Uttar Pradesh Private 4.1/5376 Reviews
NIRF Ranking: 35Careers360 Ranking: 11
NIRF Ranking: 35Careers360 Ranking: 11
MA Clinical Psychology
5000+ Brochures downloaded so far
5000+ Brochures downloaded so far

Amity University, Raipur

Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Private

Amity University, Raipur

Raipur, Chhattisgarh Private 4.5/514 Reviews
MA Applied Psychology
600+ Brochures downloaded so far
600+ Brochures downloaded so far

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Public/Govt

Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh Public/Govt 3.8/548 Reviews
NIRF Ranking: 43Careers360 Ranking: 39
NIRF Ranking: 43Careers360 Ranking: 39
MA Psychology Self Finance
1000+ Brochures downloaded so far
1000+ Brochures downloaded so far

Anjaneya University, Raipur

Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Private

Anjaneya University, Raipur

Raipur, Chhattisgarh Private
MA Psychology
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    Brochures downloaded so far

    Apex Professional University, Pasighat

    Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh
    Private

    Apex Professional University, Pasighat

    Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh Private
    MA Psychology Part Time
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Apex University, Jaipur

    600+ Brochures downloaded so far
    600+ Brochures downloaded so far

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    Arni University, Kathgarh

    Kangra, Himachal Pradesh
    Private

    Arni University, Kathgarh

    Kangra, Himachal Pradesh Private
    MA Psychology
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Arunachal University of Studies, Namsai

    Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh
    Private

    Arunachal University of Studies, Namsai

    Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh Private
    MA Psychology
    300+ Brochures downloaded so far
    300+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Arunodaya University, Itanagar

    Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
    Private

    Arunodaya University, Itanagar

    Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh Private
    MA Psychology
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    ASBM University, Bhubaneswar

    Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
    Private

    ASBM University, Bhubaneswar

    Bhubaneshwar, Odisha Private 4.1/549 Reviews
    MA Applied Psychology
    300+ Brochures downloaded so far
    300+ Brochures downloaded so far

    ADTU Guwahati - Assam Down Town University, Guwahati

    2000+ Brochures downloaded so far
    2000+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur

    Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh
    3.6/51 Reviews
    Public/Govt

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur

    Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh Public/Govt 3.6/51 Reviews
    MA Psychology
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Auro University, Surat

    Surat, Gujarat
    4.0/58 Reviews
    Private

    Auro University, Surat

    Surat, Gujarat Private 4.0/58 Reviews
    MA Psychology
    • Fees : 3.30 Lakhs
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far
    100+ Brochures downloaded so far

    BBAU Lucknow - Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow

    Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
    Public/Govt

    BBAU Lucknow - Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow

    Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh Public/Govt 4.5/538 Reviews
    NIRF Ranking: 42
    NIRF Ranking: 42
    MA Psychology
    • Fees : 15 K
    2000+ Brochures downloaded so far
    2000+ Brochures downloaded so far

    BHU Varanasi - Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
    Public/Govt

    BHU Varanasi - Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

    Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Public/Govt 4.4/5445 Reviews
    NIRF Ranking: 5Careers360 Ranking: 7
    NIRF Ranking: 5Careers360 Ranking: 7
    MA Psychology
    5000+ Brochures downloaded so far
    5000+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali

    Pilani, Rajasthan
    Private

    Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali

    Pilani, Rajasthan Private 4.5/5539 Reviews
    NIRF Ranking: 58Careers360 Ranking: 20
    NIRF Ranking: 58Careers360 Ranking: 20
    MA Psychology
    1000+ Brochures downloaded so far
    1000+ Brochures downloaded so far

    Bareilly International University, Bareilly

    Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
    Private

    Bareilly International University, Bareilly

    Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh Private
    MA Psychology
      300+ Brochures downloaded so far
      300+ Brochures downloaded so far

      BU Bhopal - Barkatullah University, Bhopal

      Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
      Public/Govt

      BU Bhopal - Barkatullah University, Bhopal

      Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Public/Govt 3.7/524 Reviews
      MA Psychology
      1000+ Brochures downloaded so far
      1000+ Brochures downloaded so far

      Berhampur University - Berhampur University, Berhampur

      Berhampur, Odisha
      Public/Govt
      MA Psycology
      1000+ Brochures downloaded so far
      1000+ Brochures downloaded so far

      Bhabha University, Bhopal

      Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
      2.0/51 Reviews
      Private

      Bhabha University, Bhopal

      Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Private 2.0/51 Reviews
      MA Psychology
      100+ Brochures downloaded so far
      100+ Brochures downloaded so far

      Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University, Khadia

      Junagadh, Gujarat
      Public/Govt

      Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University, Khadia

      Junagadh, Gujarat Public/Govt
      MA Psychology
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Bharti Vishwavidyalaya, Durg

        Durg, Chhattisgarh
        Private

        Bharti Vishwavidyalaya, Durg

        Durg, Chhattisgarh Private
        MA Psychology
        • Fees : 33.95 K
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Bhupal Nobles University, Udaipur

        300+ Brochures downloaded so far
        300+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Bhupendra Narayan Mandal University, Madhepura

        100+ Brochures downloaded so far
        100+ Brochures downloaded so far

        Bir Tikendrajit University, Imphal

        Imphal, Manipur
        Private

        Bir Tikendrajit University, Imphal

        Imphal, Manipur Private
        MA Psychology
          300+ Brochures downloaded so far
          300+ Brochures downloaded so far

          BU Jhansi - Bundelkhand University, Jhansi

          600+ Brochures downloaded so far
          600+ Brochures downloaded so far

          Capital University, Koderma

          600+ Brochures downloaded so far
          600+ Brochures downloaded so far

          Career Point University, Kota

          Aalniya, Rajasthan
          4.2/56 Reviews
          Private

          Career Point University, Kota

          Aalniya, Rajasthan Private 4.2/56 Reviews
          MA Psychology
          100+ Brochures downloaded so far
          100+ Brochures downloaded so far

          Central University of Haryana, Mahendergarh

          Mahendragarh, Haryana
          Public/Govt

          Central University of Haryana, Mahendergarh

          Mahendragarh, Haryana Public/Govt 4.4/520 Reviews
          MA Psychology
          1500+ Brochures downloaded so far
          1500+ Brochures downloaded so far

          Central University of Punjab, Bathinda

          Bathinda, Punjab
          4.6/55 Reviews
          Public/Govt

          Central University of Punjab, Bathinda

          Bathinda, Punjab Public/Govt 4.6/55 Reviews
          NIRF Ranking: 100
          NIRF Ranking: 100
          MA Psychology
          300+ Brochures downloaded so far
          300+ Brochures downloaded so far

          Chanakya University, Bengaluru

          Bangalore, Karnataka
          4.0/51 Reviews
          Private

          Chanakya University, Bengaluru

          Bangalore, Karnataka Private 4.0/51 Reviews
          MA Psychology
            100+ Brochures downloaded so far
            100+ Brochures downloaded so far

            Chandigarh University - Chandigarh University, Chandigarh

            Chandigarh, Chandigarh
            Private

            Chandigarh University - Chandigarh University, Chandigarh

            Chandigarh, Chandigarh Private 4.4/5603 Reviews
            NIRF Ranking: 27
            NIRF Ranking: 27
            MA Clinical Psychology
            5000+ Brochures downloaded so far
            5000+ Brochures downloaded so far

            Charutar Vidya Mandal University, Anand

            100+ Brochures downloaded so far
            100+ Brochures downloaded so far

            CBLU, Bhiwani - Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani

            300+ Brochures downloaded so far
            300+ Brochures downloaded so far

            CCSU Meerut - Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut

            Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
            Public/Govt
            MA Psychology
            1000+ Brochures downloaded so far
            1000+ Brochures downloaded so far
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