SRI Venkateswara
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Master of Science in Psychology

Post Graduate Programs


MSc Psychology Program Online at SVU
  • START: December 4, 2016
  • DURATION: 2 years
  • LANGUAGE: English
  • FEE: Rs. 12500


MSc Psychology online from Sri Venkateswara University empowers students in developing critical thinking skills and also cultivates a quest for lifetime learning. This online program at SVU encourages students to cultivate essential skills, social engagement, and professional integrity. The Department of Psychology aims to develop researchers, scholars, educators, and professionals who are equipped with a strong foundation in the elements of psychology and are capable of applying their knowledge in their respective fields. The Master of Science in Psychology program from SVU covers important subjects like Counselling, Elements of Psychology, etc. and will give a solid foundation to learners.


A candidate seeking admission into the First Year (Previous) M.Sc. Degree in Psychology shall be required to have passed any Degree of this University or its equivalent thereto. Admissions will be given to DDE(SVU-Tirupati) centre only and admissions will not be given to study centres.

Program Structure

First Year
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Psychometry & Test Development
  • Practical’s: Principles of Psychology & Social Psychology
Second Year
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Counselling Psychology - Theory and Practice
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Any one of the following optionals
    (a) School Psychology
    (b) Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Practical’s: Psychology of Personality & Counselling Psychology

Contact Programme Classes

The DDE will organize useful 20 days (10 days each in two spells) contact programme classes by experienced faculty for both the previous and final year students separately.

Attendance to the Contact Programme Classes is compulsory.

The classes will be held at DDE centre Tirupati only. The candidates will not be permited to write the examinations, if there is any shortage of attendance.

Examination Pattern

A candidate shall be declared to have passed the Part-I previous examination, if he/she obtains not less than 35 % of marks in each of the Divisions (Division ‘A’ means I to IV theory papers, Division ‘B’ means practical I & II ) and 40% of the marks on the aggregate. The same procedure shall be applicable to Part - II final examination also. The University has introduced paper-wise pass system for all the courses of Directorate of Distance Education. Paper-wise pass system means, if any candidate got fail marks / absent in a particular paper / papers, such candidate need not write all the papers again. But he / she has to write only that particular paper / papers in which he / she failed or absent for passing the degree. f) The Contact Programme Classes and examinations (both theory and practicals) will be conducted only at the nodal centre, i. .e. S.V. University, Tirupati. The date of contact programme classes will be informed to the candidates through SMS to their mobiles and also it will be placed in DDE website.

Fee Structure

Type Fee Details (INR)
Registration Fee 200 (at the time of admission only)
First year 6750
Second Year 5750
Total Fee 12700

The University is considering a revision in the fees of the programs. In case the fees are revised by the University, students shall be required to pay the differential amount before the issue of the final
admit card

Contact Number
8688 339 339
sms SVU to 56767