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A certified Post Graduate Diploma affiliated to University of Mumbai, which equips students to become efficient counsellors, competent enough to deal with contemporary counselling issues.


1 year


B.A. (Psychology), BSW, B.Ed., B.Sc. (Human Development), B.A. (Education)

Objectives of the course:

  1. To develop an understanding of the concepts of Guidance and Counselling.
  2. To develop attitudes, skills, insight and techniques necessary to be an effective counsellor.
  3. To acquire knowledge of different areas of counselling.
  4. To familiarize with different types of psychological and diagnostic tests.
  5. To orient students about the working of different guidance and counselling centers.
  6. To apply knowledge and understanding gained through observations about human behavior.
  7. To develop competencies to guide & counsel in educational & vocational choice.


Theory 300 Marks
Paper I Tools & Techniques of Counselling, Intervention strategies
Section I Techniques of counselling
Section II Intervention strategies
Paper II Assessment & Areas of Counselling
Section I Tools and Techniques of Assessment
Section II Special Areas of Counselling
Paper III Educational & Vocational Guidance
Section I Educational Guidance
Section II Vocational Guidance
Part B
Practicum 300 Marks
Counselling Sessions using various intervention strategies
Psychological Testing
Research Project
Conducting workshops/presentations
Collection and Dissemination of Occupational Information
Internship Minimum 60 hours
Participation in Social Service Minimum 10 hours
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