Tentative Dates for MPhil Clinical Psychology in Upcoming 6 Months

University Grants Commission (UGC) has officially notified that M.Phil. Clinical Psychology will continue up to sessions 2025-26. Students, who were waiting for the official announcement of M.Phil. continuation can now feel free to chase M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology. In this article, we will be discussing the Tentative Dates for MPhil Clinical Psychology in Upcoming 6 Months along with their exam patterns.

Also Read: UGC Decision on MPhil Clinical Psychology

M.Phil. Clinical Psychology is a hospital-based program. The duration of this program is 2 years or 4 semesters. This is one of the most preferred programs among Psychology aspirants as the course allows you to be a Clinical Psychologist. Students, who have completed their MA /MSc in Psychology, /Clinical Psychology/Applied Psychology, or any other specialization can pursue this course.

Here is the list of the institutes.

S. NOInstitutesPeriod
1CIP Ranchi10 February to 28 March
2NIMHANS01 March to 20 March
3IOP KolkataFebruary
4RINPASFebruary to March
5KGMU, LucknowLast Week of May to June
6GMCH, Chandigarh20 July to 15 August
7National Forensic Science University (NFSU)15 March to 10 April
8RIMSMay to June
9LGBRIMH, Tezpur20 May to 15 June
10Gwalior Mansik Arogyashala (GMA)25 May to 20 June

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CIP Ranchi

CIP Ranchi is a famous place in India that supports people dealing with mental health problems. It’s a top-notch center for mental health treatment located in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Many people are interested in the MPhil Clinical Psychology program offered by this institute. This program began in either 1962 or 1985, and CIP Ranchi is connected with Ranchi University.

The entrance Exam of CIP Ranchi includes 100 Questions. The duration of this entrance exam is 60 minutes (1 Hour). A total of 18 intakes are there at CIP Ranchi for M.Phil. Clinical Psychology.


The National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, located in Bengaluru, is a well-known institute for mental health, neurosciences, and related areas. It has been recognized as a ‘Deemed University’ since 1994 by the government due to its outstanding academic progress and contributions.

A total of 100 questions are there in M.Phil. Clinical Psychology entrance exam. Students get 90 minutes (1 Hour 30 Minutes). There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the entrance exam. No negative marking is there for not attempting the question.

IOP Kolkata

The Institute of Psychiatry in Kolkata is a mental health institution run by the government in West Bengal, India. It’s one of the oldest psychiatric hospitals in the country. The institute is connected with the West Bengal University of Health Sciences and the University of Calcutta. The Government of India also acknowledges it as a center of excellence.

IOP Kolkata has 8 intakes for M.Phil. Clinical Psychology course. There are 100 Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) in the entrance exam. The duration of writing this exam is 90 minutes (1 Hour 30 Minutes). The entrance does not have a negative marking at IOP Kolkata.


RINPAS is a medical institute situated in Ranchi, the capital city of Jharkhand, India. It’s known as the second most popular institution in Jharkhand, right after the Central Institute of Psychiatry.

A total of 100 Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) are there in M.Phil. Clinical Psychology entrance at RINPAS. 2 marks are awarded for correct answer each. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for wrong question each.

KGMU, Lucknow

KGMU is a hospital, medical school, and university in Lucknow, India. It was established by King George V, Prince of Wales, in 1906, and it started admitting students in 1911. In 2002, the Government of Uttar Pradesh elevated the institute to the status of a medical university.

  • Mode of Exam: MCQ-based (OMR Sheet)
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • There will be No Negative Marking.
  • Medium of Exam: English

The entrance exam for M.Phil. is conducted at the institute only.

GMCH, Chandigarh

Government Medical College and Hospital (Chandigarh), often referred to as GMCH Chandigarh, is a famous medical college in North India. It is situated in sector 32, Chandigarh. In this article, we’ll explore the entrance pattern for GMCH M. Phil Clinical Psychology and take a look at its previous year’s papers.

A total of 100 Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) are presented in the examination. Each question carries one mark. There is no negative in the M.Phil. entrance exam at GMCH.

National Forensic Science University (NFSU)

The National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU) is government-supported in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. It was founded in 2020 and provides courses in forensic sciences at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.

There are a total of 13 intakes available at NFSU for M.Phil. Clinical Psychology. candidates, who have completed their Master’s in Psychology with at least 55% marks in aggregate can apply at NFSU.

Regional Institute of Medical Science (RIMS)

The Regional Institute of Medical Sciences is located in Lamphelpat, Imphal, Manipur. It is connected to Manipur University according to the rules set by the Medical Council of India. The institute operates under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.

There are a total of 6 intakes for M.Phil. Clinical Psychology course. Candidates who have accomplished their MA /MSc in Psychology from a recognized university with at least 55% marks in aggregate can apply here. 50% marks are necessary if the candidate belongs to another category (other than General).


LGBRIMH Tezpur, Assam, is the oldest and most well-known mental health hospital and institute in the North Eastern Region of India. It has different departments in medical and behavioral sciences dedicated to improving mental health, such as Psychiatry, Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry Social work, and Psychiatric Nursing Departments.

The entrance exam at LGBRIMH contains a total of 100 Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). The duration of the exam is 120 minutes (2 Hours) at LGBRIMH. Each question carries 1 mark. There is a negative marking of ¼ (0.25) marks for wrong answer each.

Gwalior Mansik Arogyashala (GMA)

Gwalior Mansik Arogyashala, first set up in 1935 as a 30-bed mental asylum, is now an independent institution overseen by the Madhya Pradesh government. In 1994, its name was changed from Mental Hospital to Gwalior Mansik Arogyashala.

Candidates, who have completed their Master’s in Psychology /Applied Psychology from a recognized university with not less than 55% marks can apply here. 50% marks are necessary in the case of the SC /ST category.

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