Ph.D. Psychology

The psychology department at UCP is constantly striving to set higher standards of education by providing an inspirational and resourceful environment to students. After the successful launch of BS and MS Psychology, the department started the Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology, which prepares students in teaching, research, and practice in clinical domains of Psychology. After completing their Ph.D., students will be ready to work in a variety of professional settings e.g. hospitals, prisons, schools, colleges and universities and in research institutions.

UCP has a focus on implementations of psychology practices, and therefore scholars will be expected to get training at workplaces i.e. hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centres, special schools and community centres.


Program Requirements

  • Minimum Duration Maximum Duration Minimum Credit Hours Degree Completion Requirement
  • 03 Years08 Years63CGPA of at least 3.0 on a scale of 4.0

Road Map

  • Year 1, Semester 1

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs.
  • 1Advance Research Methods3
  • 2Advanced Statistics in Psychology3
  • 3Elective I*3
  • 4Supervised internship3
  • Total12
  • Year 1, Semester 2

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs. Pre-req
  • 1Psychometric Assessment3Advanced Statistic in Psychology
  • 2Elective II**3Elective I
  • 3Elective III3
  • 4Supervised Internship3
  • Total12
  • Elective III include any of the given options; i) Rehabilitation of Addiction, ii) Psychosocial Rehabilitation iii) iv) Marital Therapy, v) School Psychology

  • Year 2, Semester 3

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs. Pre-req
  • 1Supervised Internship3
  • 2Dissertation1.Advanced Statistics in Psychology 2.Advanced Research Methods
  • 3Elective III3
  • 4Supervised Internship3
  • Total3
  • Year 2, Semester 4

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs. Pre-req
  • 1Supervised Internship3
  • 2Didactic Analysis3
  • 3Dissertation
  • Total6

  • Year 3, Semester 5 and 6

    Sr. No. Courses Cr. Hrs. Pre-req
  • 1Dissertation30
  • Total30
  • PhD Clinical Psychology Total12 12 3 6 30 = 63

Admission Criteria

The candidate should fulfill the following requirements to be eligible for admission:
  • MS/M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology from an HEC recognized University, or M.Sc. from a university abroad with a minimum CGPA of 3.00.
  • Advanced diploma in clinical psychology (ADCP) is required in addition to the above mentioned degrees other than MS/M.Phil. in Clinical psychology
  • The candidates must have cleared the GRE (subject test) administered by NTS, or GRE international, with minimum of 60% marks. 70% is required in case of UCP entry test.


Many psychologists work in research positions in various subfields of psychology. Some additional areas of employment include community service agencies, special schools and positions in industrial/organizational psychology. Psychologists also work in the business as managers, consultants, and marketing researchers. Psychologists also provide their services in the field of Army and Police.

Fee Structure

PhD Psychology

  • 1PhD Psychology 25,0007,000

Research Work

A Student will register for each Semester during the Thesis work and will pay Fee of one Course for each Semester. A student Registered for MS/MPhil Thesis will have to pay minimum fee equal to two courses and a student registered in Ph.D Thesis will have to pay minimum fee equal to four courses.


The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.

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