Course - Under Graduate
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Psychology is a fairly new field of study which has found relevance in the various private and public domains, be it in the education, health or corporate sectors. The primary focus is aimed at understanding the behavior of human beings and their mental processes leading to the promotion of personal, social and educational development.

Duration: 3 years (six semesters) or 4 years (additional two semesters with internship / research / community / practicum). Those who opt for the 4-year programme may obtain lateral entry to the 2nd year of the MSc.

Eligibility: +2 in any stream

About the Course:

This programme is aimed at introducing students to the fundamental processes underlying human behaviour and familiarises them with emerging fields and branches of psychology such as Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Health Psychology, and Positive Psychology.

The programme provides an understanding of basic psychological processes through theoretical, research, and practical work. Familiarity with psychological tests is prioritised with the emphasis being on sensitivity towards the cultural and indigenous psychology of the region and beyond. The activities in the class will focus on the importance of individual differences, cultural uniqueness, and general aspects of human development. The basic study of research and methodology within the course will prepare the students to become more effective professionals to conduct or facilitate research that are culturally relevant. Projects conducted by the students are problem-solving and research oriented that aim to facilitate healthy psychological growth of individuals, groups, families, institutions, and society at large.

Course Delivery:

The course includes practical learning and conducting of psychological tests, didactic study, experimentation, observation, clinical experience, and research/project work.

Career prospects

  • Academicians
  • Psychologists
  • Counsellors
  • Hospitals
  • Educational institutions
  • Corporate sector
  • Industries


This course is offered:-

Department of Psychology
Martin Luther Christian University,Dongktieh,
(landmark: Near Power Grid Corporation of India), Nongrah 793006

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535437/6009602012

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Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017