Riya Sharma

Is there any specific org psychology course to certify me as a psychologist in new delhi?

The information provided by the counsellor is of great help. Is m.phil a good option ? What ever I find it is distance course. Only if I could be helped as to which institute can help me the best. ??

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RE: Is there any specific org psychology course to certify me as a psychologist in new delhi?

Halima Sadiya
Halima Sadiya
Verified Career Expert
FreeLancer Academic and Career Guidance Counsellor
  • Kalyan


Thanks for approaching careerguide.com . As per your query, you need a organizational psychology course to be certified as a organizational psychologist. Getting certified as a psychologist means having expertise in all the areas of general psychology where as getting certified in organizational behavior / psychology means specializing in organizational psychologywith general psychology as background.

First of all, you need a masters in psychology along a good career record. You can opt for specialization in the second year, as many offer so. Else if, you have bachelors / masters in general psychology then you can opt for these courses:

MS in Applied Psychology , ( With clinical/ Industrial practicum ) Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

Masters degree in Organisational psychology, Delhi University.

MA in Applied Psychology, Amity institute of Psychology and allied sciences.

There are also courses in organisational psychology/ behavior offered by management institutes like Indian institute of management development, Nagpur , Indian institute of management, Bangalore, etc. for students from management background. Students who opt for MBA / PGP can go for specialization in their second year. You need to detail bit more about your career so far and accordingly we can suggest better.

Hope this helps.

Still have queries, feel free to revert.....

Good Luck!

RE: Is there any specific org psychology course to certify me as a psychologist in new delhi?

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Dear Aspirant,

Thanks for writing your query to www.careerguide.com!

In india, there is no regulatory body that certifies and provide licenses to psychologists as such. India has Rehabilitation Council of India that certifies Rehabilitation Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist.

There is a good scope of organizational or industrial psychologist in the corporate world.

Career Pathways to become Organizational Psychologist
MA/MSc/MBA in Organizational/Industrial Psychology
PhD in Organizational Psychology

Important skills Organizational/ Industrial Psychologist should possess

Psychometric assessment: Knowledge, and skills to use psychometric tests for recruitment, professional development, transfer or promotion.

Design and conduct motivational trainings/workshops: Conduct training needs assessment and design need based training program and conduct motivational and skill-building trainings/workshops.

Research: Ability to conduct (in-house/market oriented) surveys, researches and use them to design training, product etc.

Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Employee counseling: Dealing with employees' mental health concerns and coordinate preventive mental health activities.

Problem-solving skills:Ability to solve human problems in the organization.

Active listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Patience: Ability to keep mind cool and deal with problems/behaviors tactfully.

Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

Universities offer courses in Organizational Psychology/Industrial Psychology

1.Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata
2.International Management Institute ,New Delhi
3.Faculty of Management Studies ,New Delhi
4.Lucknow University
5.Department of Psychology, M S University of Baroda, Vadodara
6.SNDT University, Mumbai
7.Mumbai University, Mumbai
8.Amity Institute Of Psychology And Allied Sciences ,Noida
9.Indian Institute of Psychology and Research,Bangalore
10.M.S Panwar Institute of Communication and Management , Solan
11.Malineni Lakshmaiah MBA College,Andhra Pradesh
12.Symbiosis Society`s College of Arts ,Pune.
12. Bangalore University
13. Delhi University

Hope this is helpful.

Best Wishes for the career as a Psychologist,
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

RE: Is there any specific org psychology course to certify me as a psychologist in new delhi?

Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee
Verified Career Expert
Counselor at Adaptive Minds
  • Mumbai

Hi There,

M.Phil is a good option, only if you wish to get into Research and wish to continue as a counselor but also maintain the reserach background.

Just to avoid certificate or distance learning courses, engaging in an M.Phil course is not the right option. Since M.Phil would be a long way to go, and if Research is not your fortee, then you can be stuck on to it too.

If you have done your Graduation in Psychology, then opting for an M.Sc or an MA in Industrial psychology is a good option.

Other than that, you could opt for a MBA in Industrial relations or Organization Behavior
Check for TISS, Mumbai
NIPM. http://www.nipm.in
XLRI. http://www.xlri.ac.in/

Hope this helps.
Wish you good luck...

RE: Is there any specific org psychology course to certify me as a psychologist in new delhi?

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Dear Aspirant,

As rightly mentioned by Career Expert, Ms. Meghna, MPhil is research oriented course. If you want to practice as Organizational Psychologist in corporate then MA/MSc/MBA course would be beneficial.

You should pursue practice oriented course. Choose a course that offers internships and dissertation as part of the course curriculum.

In addition to masters course, you may pursue certificate or diploma courses (psychometric assessment, training and development, certificate course in specific psychometric test, SAP etc.) as per your need.

Best Wishes,
Apurva kumar, PhD

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