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Adhunika Naithani is a Child Psychologist and is presently working as a counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA. She is well averse with measurement of an individual's psychological attributes, including the knowledge, skills, and abilities a professional need to work in a particular job or profession.

Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, is a career counsellor based at Noida, Uttar Pradesh area. View all career counsellors from Noida

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Hi Naina,First of all you need to complete your graduation, then your masters. After that you can either do an M.Phil. and then a PhD. or you can do a PhD. directly. You will also have to clear the UGC-NET entrance exam for Lectureship. Once all the above stated is done you can easily become a professor in Delhi University.Best Wishes!

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hi Garima,It is a great career choice as the demand for Psychologists is increasing day by day. You can work in hospitals, organizations, schools NGO’s etc…. wherever you like that also depend on the specialization you have. If you are confused between Psychology and counseling then you can opt for counseling psychology as the field of specialization in Psychology.There are many universities offering Psychology in Graduation the best amongst them is the Delhi University. Best Wishes!

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hey Vineeta,You can surely give the NET exam but you are eligible to give only the Lectureship exam. You are not eligible for the JRF as the age limit is 28 years and you have crossed it.Good Luck!

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hi,If you want to pursue Psychology after your 12th class then the best course that you can do in it is your graduation. Though there are number of short term courses that one can pursue but I would suggest you to go for your graduation. The eligibility criterion to do graduation in Psychology is only passed in 10+2 with minimum 45-50% marks depending on the university criteria in any stream- it could be science, commerce or humanities or students of International Board can also apply.The criteria for selection in each university are different like some conduct an entrance test and then the in

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hello Swati,Psychology is a very vast field and there are various sub fields also. The basic ones are Clinical Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Child Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Research Methodology etc….Each one has their own area of work like the Clinical Psychologist works in a hospital setting, Organizational Behaviorist works in organizations in HR departments Counseling Psychologist works as a counselor, Rehabilitation Psychologist works in Rehabilitation Center, Child Psychologists work in schools or child care centers etc….. it is your choice a

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hi Herah,It is worth appretiating that you want to continue your studies but you should ask this question to yourself first as to what do you want to do, where does your interest lies and what will make you most happy and then decide what you actually want to study first.If you want to do both the things I will say you should take them one by one, with that, you can do both of them with perfection. As you are already preparing for CAT I would say you should first focus on getting into a good college in MBA and then thing what else you want to do after to complete it.Extra qualification will ne

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hi,To become a psychologist you will have to first do your graduation which is of 3 years and then do your masters which is of 2 years duration. Once you complete your masters you will be called a Psychologist.Some of the good universities to study Psychology in are:1. University of Delhi2. Jamia Millia Islamia University3. Punjab University4. University of Calcutta5. Kurukshetra UniversityThe eligibility criterion to do graduation in Psychology is only passed in 10+2 with minimum 45-50% marks depending on the university criteria in any stream- it could be science, commerce or humanities or st

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hi Naveen,There are some universities that will offer you Masters in Psychology without any background from Psychology, but yet others will not allow people from non psychology background, it all depends on the college or university that you are applying in. Selection in masters in most of the universities is based on the entrance exam followed by an interview, in some universities the selection is based on the merit list that will be seen according to the marks you have scored in your graduation.If you have decided to do masters in psychology, you can look for the colleges that offer psycholo

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hi,Psychology is not a difficult subject to study and to do well in, if you have interest for it you will find it the most easy subject to study. But f you do not have interest in it, it could be one of the most difficult subject to even pass in it. I would say that if a student is good in cramming he can score well in the subject and can easily score in it as well, but probably he will never be able to become a good Psychologist. You need not be very intelligent to study Psychology it’s just about having a right attitude.There are certain traits that are required to become a psychologist li

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014
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Hi,There is a lot of difference between BA Psychology and BA (Hons) Psychology.In BA Psychology you will taught Psychology as one subject with other subjects like Hindi, English, Philosophy, Political Science etc….. but if you opt for a BA (Hons) in Psychology you will be taught only Psychology and its various Subjects like Child Psychology, Experimental Psychology, Research Methodology, Abnormal Psychology etc…..BA (Hons) in Psychology will be anytime better than doing a BA Psychology course because it will help you gain a better understanding of the subject concerned.Best Wishes!

Answered by: Adhunika Naithani, School Counselor at Step By Step School NOIDA, on July 07, 2014