Hi all,
I would like to know the universities in india whiich offers distance education courses in Industrial and organisational psychology or applied psychology..
I also want to know which university program is best..
Please let me know.
4th April 2006 From India, Bangalore

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The best Distance Learning course in Applied psychology is offered by Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, Tamil Nadu. They offer an M.Sc. in Applied Psychology. The course duration is 2 yrs and the eligibility is Graduation in any discipline.

The course syllabus is as follows:

First Year

Advanced General Psychology

Psychological Statistics and Research Methods

Advanced Social Psychology

Life Span Psychology

Experimental Psychology - Practical - I

Second Year

Two optionals are offered during the second year. The candidate at the time of admission can choose either Group– A or Group – B. Optionals once chosen cannot be changed under any circumstances.

Group - A

Theories of Personality


Health Psychology


Experimental Psychology - Practical – II

Group - B

Human Resource Development

Organizational Behaviour

Industrial Psychology

Organizational Counselling

Experimental Psychology - Practical - II

For the practicals, the candidate has to go and stay at the University for approx. 15 days.

The total course fees is around Rs. 4750/-

Hope this info helps.


5th April 2006 From India, Calcutta
hi Aatrayee, Do you have any idea about USA universities which offer phd in I/O Psychology....which are the good and recognised ones... Regards, Tanushree
7th April 2006 From India, Shamli
Hi Tanusree, I’m sorry, I have very little idea about institutes in US or UK conducting courses for I/O. However, as soon as I learn something I’ll let u in. :) Regards, Aatrayee
8th April 2006 From India, Calcutta
Is Annamalai really one of the best for distance learning in Psychology? Please tell me about the possible scope of the course. I am working as a software proffessional but wish to move to the HR field. So can the course be of any help to me in this regards? Please advise.

5th March 2009 From India, Pune
I am Ram, I am a BCom Grad. I want to do a course in Psychology but i don know how to start. can you help me out with it?
16th September 2009 From United States, Boston
Annamalai University is indeed one of the best. Bharathiar is also good in quality. Annamalai offers UG course in Psychology also.
22nd September 2009 From India, Kottayam
I did my graduation in biotech and then left my studies and now its been some 6-7 yrs that i have left but now i want to continue but want to do m.sc in psychology so is their any age bar and can i do the study of psychology and if their is any university other then suggested above then can you sugggest me please which could help me out in these and fees how much to be paid and which course to opt for as i dont have idea which psychological course is in demand and is their any entrance test to be given for the course and this distance education for these course is worth it i mean we can get the job ?
23rd September 2009 From India
Hi Aatrayee,
Thnx for your valuable inputs.
Do have the foll queries:-
1. After this MSc frm Annamalai could I continue on my masters and do a phd
2. Would this course suffice if I practice Psylogy on my own.
Thnx in anticipation
22nd February 2010 From India, Delhi
HI, Does anybody have an idea about an university offering Diploma in Psychology in India through distance education. Regards sneha
10th July 2010 From India, Bangalore

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