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Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling (PGDPC)

What is Psychological Counselling?

Mental health has become a major concern worldwide and India is not far behind in recognising and sharing this concern. Given the stressful life, many people are facing a number of mental health issues like mood issues (like depression, anger, and mood swings), anxiety problems, eating disorders, obesity, addiction, and many other related disorders. The course in Psychological Counselling develops your theoretical and practical ability to identify the areas of distress and conduct intervention programme to help people cope up with the crisis.

What do you learn in this course?

Some of the subjects which are taught in Psychological Counselling course are Introduction to Human Behaviour and Psychology, Introduction to Counseling, Areas and Models of Counseling, Introduction to Psychopathology, Basic Assessment Techniques in Counseling and Entrepreneurship Training along with Legal Guidelines & Personality Development.

What will be your work prospects after the course?

Candidates who have successfully completed their training in psychological counselling will become a certified counsellor and will be able to work in Hospitals, Mental Health Clinics, assist any Psychiatrist/Psychologist/Psychiatric social workers, Schools or Academic Institutes, rehabilitation centre, NGOs working with children, adolescent, elderly or special population, work in industrial set-ups or corporate houses, engage in individual entrepreneurship and pursue higher studies in Advanced Diploma in psychological counselling or specialized certificate or diploma courses in various areas of counselling.

What is the duration of the course?

The P.G. Diploma in Psychological Counselling is a 1 year diploma programme under MAKAUT University (Formerly known as WBUT). There is also sufficient emphasis on field projects and internship programs for building practical experience.

What is the eligibility for the course?

Graduates in any discipline can apply. Psychology background is not mandatory.

What is the admission procedure?

Admissions are as per the norms laid down by MAKAUT / Management of George Group of Colleges.

What are the fees for the course?

Fees for the course comprise:

Admission Fees (one-time) : Rs. 8,500/-

1st Installment (before class begin)-Rs. 12,000/-

2nd Installment (after 6months) - Rs. 12,000/-

Total Fees- Rs 32,500/-
(Excluding Examination Fees)

Where can you Study the course?

You can study this course at :

The Gayatri Chetna Foundation, Narendrapur (MAKAUT Off Campus)
Narendrapur - 700103.
Telephone: 98366 11649.

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