MSc Psychology Admissions 2024 | University of Madras



University of Madras has invited online applications from eligible candidates for MSc Counselling Psychology and MSc HRD Psychology for the academic session 2024-25. Besides the University of Madras, there are many universities that have opened their admissions for various programs including Master’s in Psychology. Read the article for information of MSc Psychology Admissions 2024 at the University of Madras.

University of Madras is a state government university with NAAC grade “A++” accreditation. This is one of the oldest universities in South India. The university oversees many schools and provides different programs for bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in different subjects.

Eligibility Criteria

For MSc Counselling Psychology

If you want to do an MSc in Counselling Psychology, you must have finished a Bachelor’s degree in either Psychology or Counselling Psychology. Additionally, you need to have completed three main courses in Psychology from Madras University or another recognized university.

For MSc HRD Psychology

To be eligible for an MSc HRD Psychology, you should have to complete a BA/BSc with a major in Psychology/graduate with two/ three majors with Psychology as one of the major subjects.

Fee Structure of the programs

Fee StructureM.Sc.
Nature of FeeI YearII YearI YearII Year
Tuition fee (P.A)25000250001500015000
Registration Fee (At Entry)12001200
Library fee (Per Annum)120120120120
Sports Fee (Per Annum)25252525
Special Fee (P.A)150150150150
Placement Fee * (At Entry)750750
Cultural & Youth Festival Fee
(At entry)
Development of Infrastructural
Facilities Fund (at entry)
Laboratory Fee (Per Annum)5000500075007500
Special Laboratory / Chemicals
Fee * (P.A)
Special Computer Laboratory
Fee * (P.A)
Caution Deposit at entry
Matriculation fee*500500
Internet Fee (P.A)500500500500
ID – Smart Card10001000
Safety Insurance41414141
Madras University Alumni
Association Membership Fee
Field visit0000
Soft Skills1000100010001000


Duration of the Course

The duration of MSc Counselling Psychology and MSc HRD Psychology is two (02) years.

Syllabus of the Examination

The written examination and the interview will be conducted on the topics.

  • General Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Approaches to Counselling
  • Biopsychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Introduction to Research Methodology

Examination Pattern

  • Total Marks: 50
  • No. of Questions: 50
PatternNumber of QuestionsMarks
MCQs20 (All are Compulsory)20
2 Marks05 (Answer any 5 of 6)10
10 Marks02 (Answer any 2 of 3)20

Note: Only those candidates will be called for interview who have passed the examination.

Application Fees

The application fee at the University of Madras is ₹354/- (including 18% GST). Candidates should note that the application fee will be paid using SBI Collect portal. You can make payment using the link mentioned below and take a printout of the receipt.

The receipt of payment of payment shall be forwarded along with other testimonials including the application form otherwise, the application will be summarily rejected.

Application Fee Payment:

Application Process

To apply online, candidates need to visit the link mentioned below. There, you are to register as a new user, and select the program you are applying for.

  1. Once you choose your subject to study, you are to upload your personal photo and image in the resolution as shown on the website.
  2. After this, you have to fill out the application form with other details like your gender, address, marks, etc.
  3. Once you do this, you have to proceed further and provide your educational information from 6th to 12th standard. After that, you are to submit the form.

Notably, students should keep in mind that they have to print the application and send this to University of Madras in soft copy through email and hard copy at the concerned address mentioned below.

Link to apply:

Address: The Head of the Department, Department of University of Madras (Chepauk Campus) Chepauk, Chennai – 600 005.

Counselling Psychology Email:

Important Dates

The important dates for PG courses at the University of Madras are as follows:

Commencement of Application 15th April 2024
Last Date to Register 30th June 2026
Entrance ExaminationWill be intimated later

Important Instructions

  1. Read out all the essential details of admission before handing.
  2. Candidates, belonging to the category of SC /ST /SCA /SCC (SC converted Cristian) in Tamil Nadu are eligible to claim one application without any cost.
  3. Incomplete applications will be rejected without any intimation.
  4. Foreign nations including NRIs need not to appear in the entrance examination.
  5. Applicants cannot be transferred from a department to another department under any circumstances.
  6. The number of limited intakes at the University of Madras are based on the reservation policy prescribed by the govt. of Tamil Nadu.
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