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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.

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 55% marks in aggregate
Fee Structure
Annual Course Fees – MPhil in Clinical Psychology (2021)
Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) MERIT Annual Tuition Fees (in INR) MANAGEMENT Annual Tuition Fees (in US$) NRI First Year Other Fees (in INR) Annual Hostel and Mess Fees (in INR)
350,000 450,000 7,000 34,700 60,000
Note: Hostel and Mess Fees for this academic year has to be paid only at the time of onboarding of students.

NB: **All fees are subject to change/revision as per the UGC guidelines (if applicable)

Entrance Examination Details
Date of Entrance Exam September 4, 2021 (Saturday)
Mode of Entrance Exam Online Entrance Examination
Time of Entrance Examination  02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Date and Time of Mock Test     September 2 and September 3, 2021
Time – 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Instructions for Online Entrance Exam

Scheme of Entrance Exam

  1. 100 multiple choice questions with four choices.
  2. One mark each for correct answer.
  3. No negative mark for wrong answer.
  4. Maximum Marks: 100.

Syllabus for Entrance Exam

Sl.No. Topic Percentage of questions from each topic
1. Abnormal Psychology 40
2. Psychological Testing 15
3. Statistics and Research Methodology 15
4. General Psychology 10
5. Physiological Psychology 10
6. Social Psychology 10
Total Marks 100
Entrance Examination Results

Entrance Examination Results 2021

Shortlisted Candidates for Interview
Sl. No. Application No.
1 21MPHILPSY1196
2 21MPHILPSY1035
3 21MPHILPSY1158
4 21MPHILPSY1032
5 21MPHILPSY1042
6 21MPHILPSY1068
7 21MPHILPSY1149
8 21MPHILPSY1212
9 21MPHILPSY1027
10 21MPHILPSY1071
11 21MPHILPSY1052
12 21MPHILPSY1159
13 21MPHILPSY1044
14 21MPHILPSY1187

Mode of Entrance Exam: Online

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.1500/- (One Thousand Five Hundred Only) per online registration

Important Dates

Mode of Entrance Exam: Online
Important Dates

Commencement of Online Registration June 9, 2021 (Wednesday)
Last Date of Online Registration August 29, 2021 (Sunday)
Date of Entrance Examination September 4, 2021 (Saturday) 
Mode of Entrance Examination Online Entrance Examination
Date and Time of Mock Test September 2 and September 3, 2021
Time: 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM


Contact Us

Admission Co-ordinator,
Admission Office,
Nalanda Building- 2nd Floor,
AIMS Ponekkara P.O.,
Kochi- 682041

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