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Clinical Psychologists apply knowledge and methods from all substantive fields of bio psychosocial sciences for promotion and prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of mental and physical disorders/ problems where psychological factors play a major role. Clinical Psychologists play an important role for optimizing health care delivery system and there is an urgent need to train more number of professional clinical psychologists.

M. Phil. Clinical Psychology program provides a cohesive and meaningful training so that the trainees develop to their fullest potential and shall be able to discharge their responsibilities competently as clinicians, teachers/trainers, researchers and administrators in the field of mental health. The aim of this course is to prepare the trainee to function as a qualified professional Clinical Psychologist in the areas of mental and physical health by offering Diagnostic, Therapeutic, Rehabilitative, Administrative services, and to work towards promoting the well-being and quality-of-life of individuals. The course is developed as a rigorous two-year program with extensive theoretical inputs and widespread clinical experience to acquire the necessary skills in the area of Clinical Psychology.

Seat Intake: 10 Seats

Important Note

Commencement of Application Form: March 2024

Program Details

Employment Opportunities
  • Government and Private Hospitals
  • Private Practice
  • Forensic and Military settings
  • Teaching and Research

Various Roles of Clinical Psychologists

  • Psycho diagnosticians
  • Adult Psychotherapists
  • Marital & Family therapists
  • Child clinical Psychologists
  • Clinical Health Psychologists
  • Clinical Neuropsychoologists
  • Psycho-oncologists

Department of Clinical Psychologists at AIMS has 5 full time core faculties working in different units such as Adult Clinical Psychology, Liaison Psychology, Child & Adolescent Guidance clinic, Neuropsychology and Psycho Oncology. The department has out patients and referral patients, totalling around 600-700 patient visits per month.

Course Duration & Eligibility
Duration Two Years
Eligibility MA / M.Sc. Regular Course Degree in Psychology from a university recognized by the UGC with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate

Selection is based on the marks obtained in the Entrance Examination and personal interview conducted by the Department.

Online Application Fee

Application Fees
Candidates should submit applications by online only

Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) per online registration

Fee Structure
Annual Tuition Fees (in INR)
Annual Tuition Fees (in INR)
Annual Tuition Fees (in US$)
First Year Other Fees (in INR) Annual Hostel and Mess Fees (in INR)
3,50,000 4,50,000 7,000 35,700 68,000
Important Dates
  • Commencement of Application: March 2024
Exam Details
  • Entrance Examination Date: July 7, 2024
  • Examination Mode: Online – Remote Proctored Examination (RPE)
  • Examination Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Exam Details

Examination Syllabus
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Admission Cancellation and Fee Refund Policy
Withdrawal requests received within 30 days after the formally notified admission. Tuition fees & Caution deposit is refundable.

Rs. 5000/- as maximum processing charge can be deducted.

*Note : In the event of a student leaving midstream other than on bonafide medical grounds, the student is liable to pay the remaining fee for entire course as stated in the prospectus in order to indemnify the institution for the loss of seat.
Prospectus 2024


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For Admission & Other Enquiries

Admission Office,
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Elamakkara
Medical College Building, 3rd Floor
Contact Numbers:
0484 285 8349,
0484 285 8167,
0484 285 8166,
0484 285 8383,
0484 285 8153,

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