BSc Psychology Candidates

What is the selection process for BSc psychology candidates at Christ University?

The BSc Psychology Honour’s offered by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) with non-core subjects like Artificial Intelligence and Bio-chemistry is designed to meet the increasing demand for Psychologists in the diverse professional fields. Drawing from the recommendations of American Psychological Association, The British Psychological Society and the University Grants Commission, this program integrates both natural science and social science disciplines, requiring students to take courses from diverse disciplines. The course structure is designed to enable students to think critically and creatively and to investigate how human beings interact with the environment through the modalities of mind, body, and behaviour. This program integrates courses from disciplines such as Biotechnology and Biochemistry Computer science engineering and social sciences.

At the end of the program, students will be able to demonstrate the following competencies

  1. Better understanding of the social science and natural science concepts in the functioning of the human mind, body and behaviour
  2. The ability to formulate questions in Psychology and to develop hypotheses, analyse data and interpret results.
  3. Identify how ethical issues interact with the practice of psychology in professional domains
  4. Identify the relationship between psychology and other fields and it’s application across various disciplines.

Develop awareness and understanding of how personal factors influence academic

Students will actively engage in investigating the dynamics and interrelations among human being and environment including human and machine interface through directed research based in Laboratory, library and field settings. Students will so have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience of psychology as applied to diverse professional practise through directed internship opportunities organised by the department. Students doing BSc Honours in Psychology will get an opportunity to complete directed research project and write a supervised dissertation under the guidance of a faculty.

Integral features:

Social relevance, Intellectual rigour, Inter-disciplinarity, contemporaneity, employability, student-friendly (and engaging).

Unique features of the programme:

Advanced pedagogical practices, Dissertation, Internships, community service, MOOCs, inter-disciplinary non-core papers.
Admission Process

Candidates will be intimated about the Selection status (Selected / Wait Listed / Not Selected) through the “Application Status” link on the University website. The Selection results will be declared as mentioned in the important dates link.

Note: Candidates must note that if selected, admission is provisional and subject to University rules.

Details on how to process admission will be available on Offer of Admission through ‘Application Status’ link on the University website.

Candidates are required to choose the preferred date and time from available options to facilitate smooth admission process. Admission must be processed at the campus where the programme is offered.

As per UGC guidelines, fee payment has to be made through online mode. Payment options and details will be provided to selected candidates through ‘Offer of Admission’ on ‘Application status’ on the University website. Fees for first year including Admission Registration fee must be paid in full as part of the admission process.

Admission will not be processed without the presence of the candidate and the mandatory ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS and one set of photocopies mentioned below:

  1. Class 10 Marks Statement (Mandatory).
  2. Class 12 Marks Statement, if candidate has appeared and passed the examination (Mandatory).
  3. Photocopy of Degree Marks Card (if result awaited, marks card available currently) (Mandatory).
  4. Photocopy of Provisional degree certificate / Convocation certificate, if candidate has completed / graduated from the qualifying programme (Mandatory).
  5. Transfer Certificate (TC) of undergraduate degree from the last qualified institution (Mandatory).
  6. Migration Certificate of undergraduate degree from qualifying University (applicable for all candidates except those studying in Karnataka) (Mandatory).
  7. One Stamp size and One passport size photograph formal dress with white background (Mandatory).
  8. Two Copies of the Online Payment Receipt (Mandatory).
  9. Copy of valid ID proof (Aadhar Card / Aadhar Enrolment Receipt).
  10. Candidates falling under any of these categories (NRI / PIO / OCI / SAARC / AFRICA / ASEAN / OTHER FOREIGN NATIONALS) have to submit:
    a] Copy of Passport and Visa Details (Mandatory).
    b] PIO / OCI have to produce the copy of PIO / OCI card whichever is applicable (Mandatory).
    c] Medical Fitness Certificate (MFC) from any recognized medical practitioner certified by the Medical Council of India and
    d] Resident Permit (RP) (If available while applying)

An undertaking for pending original documents unavailable currently [applicable only for candidates writing / passing their exam, must be submitted to the Office of Admissions. Failure to submit the pending documents will be treated as unsuccessful in the qualifying examination or considered “Not Eligible” and admission will be terminated from Christ University without any claim.

All admitted students must open an account at South Indian Bank, Christ University Branch as part of the admission process and must carry relevant ID proof (Aadhar Card and Pan Card). The University ID card is a smart card, which is both an ID cum ATM card with a chip containing the student personal details. All transactions within the University campus after commencement of classes, including fee payment will be processed only through this card. It is also an access card for Library and other restricted places.

Selected candidates who fall under International student category (ISC) should register with the Foreigner Regional Registration Officer (FRRO / FRO) of the Local Police in Bengaluru, India within 14 working days from the date of admission or arriving in Bengaluru.

The date of commencement of the academic Year 2021 – 2022 will be intimated during the admission process.

Please note:

  1. I) The University does not collect any type of capitation / donation other than the fees mentioned in the website.
  2. II) All those admitted to the programme will have to purchase a laptop at their own cost, if required by the department.

III) Admitted students who wish to avail bank loan will be provided a recommendation letter on request by presenting the original fee paid receipt to the Office of Admissions.

  1. IV) The decision of the admission committee is final and binding.

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