The BA Hons. Psychology program facilitates students in transferring knowledge of psychology theory to innovative contexts and develops an operational understanding of psychology’s content domains.  BA Hons Psychology program offers students a unique liberal arts education that helps them in exploring different philosophies, cultures, and human experiences which will broaden their view and provide them with a valued perspective sought by today’s global companies. The broad nature of elective courses in the program offer plenty of career options and confirms the applicability of psychological understanding in the areas of counseling, clinical research, organizational behavior, and applied psychology experiments.


  • To communicate the knowledge of psychology to undergraduate students in a manner
    that will familiarise them robustly and dynamically to its broad scope.
  • To advance new insights in the domain of psychology through research and scholastic
  • To facilitate the application of core areas and principles of psychology in serving the
    needs of society and nation.
  • To provide consulting support and services to the science and profession of


  • Industry driven value-added courses with psychological testing
  • Curriculum embedded with Liberal education
  • Choice based foreign language courses
  • Wide range of psychology elective courses
  • Modest class size and well-qualified faculty
  • Live projects, internship opportunities, and hands-on experience through
    psychological practical
  • Equipping students with pre-placement talks
  • Mentoring scheme that endorses personal and professional growth

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

On completing this course: –

1. Graduates can join professional career in fields of Clinical Psychologist, Counseling Psychologist, Psychiatric Technician, Rehabilitation Specialist, research and consultancy in private as well as Govt. owned companies of repute in India and abroad.
2. Graduates can pursue a relevant post-graduate study such as MA (Hons) in Clinical/Counseling/Health/Applied Psychology, MSW, MHRM, MBA, MBE, M.Com, and other professional courses.

Graduates will be informed and involved members of their communities, and responsible professionals

Programme Outcome (POs)

By the end of the program, the students should be able to: –

1. Ascertain likely psychological principles that stimulate rational and critical thinking.
2. Usage of appropriate language of psychology in verbal and written communication.
3. Apply psychological knowledge in generating novel solutions for diverse problems.
4 .Identify recent trends and challenges in the field of psychology.
5. Transfer knowledge of psychology to innovative contexts and situations.
6. Develop an operational understanding of psychology’s content domains.
7. Engender and enrich interpersonal skills.
8. Interpret psychological phenomena through scientific enquiry.
9. Locate, interpret, and evaluate controversial and ethical issues in psychology.
10 .Interpret, design, and conduct basic psychological research.
11 .Apply psychological content and skills to career goals.

Programme Specific Outcome

  • Strong foundation in interdisciplinary psychological understanding of human behavior with a holistic perspective of economic, marketing and physiological background.
  • Application of professional skills for offering basic counseling services and community mental health services in social sector, NGOs, schools, colleges and IT companies. Courses of applied social psychology, environmental psychology and advertising principles help in additional and diverse perspectives in job market.
  • Aptitude to pursue Masters courses and higher education programme in India as well as foreign universities. Research courses such as statistics, research ethics and qualitative research help in higher education prospects in research.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Psychology (Hons.)

1) Apply with 10+2 (English Medium) examination conducted by CBSE
Or equivalent examination from a recognized board in any stream with an overall aggregate of min 50%
Or min 1110 marks in SAT
Or min 26 marks in IB
2) Personal Interview

College Board Designated Institution (DI) code is 9078, NorthCap, University, Candidates have to use this code number when sending SAT score reports to the university.

Selection Criteria

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Psychology (Hons.)

1) Apply with 10+2 (English Medium) examination conducted by CBSE
Or equivalent examination from a recognized board in any stream with an overall aggregate of min 50%
Or min 1110 marks in SAT
Or min 26 marks in IB
2) Personal Interview

Degree OfferedSeats
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Programme Fee

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Psychology (Hons.)

For Year 2020-21

For Indian Students
Rs. 1,03,000 /-
For NRI Students
Rs. 1,54,500/- or Equivalent Foreign Exchange

Hostel Fee (where applicable) Rs. 65000/- per semester

Fee Concession cum Scholarship

% of Tuition Fees as ScholarshipEligibility (For CBSE )*SAT Score (Conducted by The College Board)Scores in IB Diploma Programme
100%CBSE: 99% and above1500+43-45
50%CBSE: 95.1%- <991400 – 150041-42
25%CBSE: 85%- <951300 – 140032-40

*For CBSE as per percentage score in applicable subjects by program. Normalised Scores will be taken for other Boards with respect to CBSE)

  • The table above is only to represent Fees concessions/Scholarships in case a candidate is selected and the details of Scholarship offered will be part of the  Admission Offer extended to candidates upon selection. For selection, University shall follow the announced process.
  • Fee Concession includes Haryana Residents and shall be as per the Standard Operating Procedure of The NorthCap University from time to time and available at www.ncuindia.edu.
  • Candidate must enroll for the program by depositing the advance fee by the given due date in provisional admission offer letter. Should a candidate fail to do so, candidate shall have no claim over the scholarship. The Scholarship thereafter, shall be passed on to the next eligible candidate.
  • Continuation of Admission Scholarship is subject to obtaining CGPA of 8 on a scale of 10, having no backlog and no discipline case being recorded against the student.
  • In addition to the fees concession/scholarship, to encourage & motivate students the following awards are also given:
    • The NorthCap University Scholars Award (On GATE results – for Final Year BTech)
    • Research Fellowship Award (for PhD Scholars)
    •  Vice Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Awards
  • Only one type of scholarship/fee concession from any source whatsoever is admissible to a student. A certificate signed by the student & parent is to be provided as proof for this.

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Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Psychology (Hons.)

What are the programs offered by School of Management, NCU?

The School of Management (SOM) at The NorthCap University offers programs as under:

  • MBA
  • MBA specialization in Business Analytics
  • BBA
  • BBA specialization in Digital Marketing
  • BBA specialization in Business Analytics
  • BCom (Hons)
  • BA Eco (Hons)
  • BA Psy (Hons)

What are the advantages of doing BA Psy (Hons) ?

The BA (H) Psychology program facilitates students in transferring psychological knowledge to innovative contexts and developing scientific, critical, and restrained attitude required for managing crises. You learn psychological concepts through a mixture of lectures, seminars, workshops, group tutorials, individual tutorials, guided independent study, and self-directed study. Hence, our graduates can go on to a wide range of promising careers within and beyond the field of psychology. Parallelly, students will be equipped with knowledge of the core principles of psychology and its applications that are fundamental to seeking admission in Masters program in India or overseas.

How do I choose between Honours Psychology in the Faculty of Arts (BA) and the Faculty of Science (BSc)?

Some students wonder whether it is more advantageous to have a BA or BS in psychology. In truth, there is often little difference between the two degrees. Some schools only offer a BA, others only BS. In general, a BA degree is intended to provide a broad liberal arts and interdisciplinary education.  The more important consideration is that an undergraduate program will prepare you for a comprehensive career in psychology introducing you to a broad range of courses such as statistics and experimental psychology/research methods, social psychology, clinical and counseling psychology, organisational behavior to name a few.

How does the BA Psy (Hons) programprepare me for future career opportunities?

The BA Psy (Hons) program at The NorthCap University is geared towards helping you understand the applicability of major concepts in the real world. The students are guided and mentored for  internship opportunities allowing them to gain psychological skills and training. The comprehensive program by providing skills in psychological assessment, market and consumer research, and statistical and research methodology will prepare students for post graduation programs in India and abroad.

What is unique about the BA Psy (Hons) curriculum offered by NCU?

The newly introduced Psychology program at NCU offers students’ scientific rigour with a unique socio- cultural understanding of the field. Since the inception of the program, the focus of the department has been to hire well-trained faculty, develop labs equipped with  recent psychological tests and books, and create psychological “think tanks” that result in summer projects and an experiential environment for students. The department’s aim has been to create strong theoretical and interdisciplinary knowledge that is rooted in practicality and real life applicability. Our students are exposed to leading psychological research  and are trained to apply theoretical perspectives in the Indian context. Our well trained faculty makes sure that students understand diverse psychological perspectives and their applicability in  marketing, consumer research, advertisements, media, community, and mental health. The classes and psychology lab are designed to allow students to test the phenomenon through psychological assessments, case studies, and small research projects. We also expose our students to both qualitative and quantitative research methodology allowing them to develop comprehensive research aptitude.  Our well trained faculty from well renowned domestic and international institutes, with their respective specialisation, offer students an in-depth and global  exposure in the field of counselling and clinical  psychology, community psychology, cultural psychology, and organisational psychology. The unique combination of electives allows students to gain an interdisciplinary perspective thus making them capable of functioning in diverse professional settings: a necessity in the fast changing integrative world.

What are the benefits of doing BA Psy (Hons) from School of Management, NCU?

Following are the benefits of doing BA Psy (Hons) from School of Management, NCU:

  • Professional Program Delivery: NCU is a systems oriented institution, it guarantees professional program deliverance, very good academic support systems are in place for excellent teaching learning process.
  • Embedded in Liberal Education Philosophy : School of Management at NCU offers a diverse set of programs with interdisciplinary learning opportunities leading to holistic all-round development of student.
  • Industry Academia interface: Program designed in consultation with experts form academia and industry with inputs from practitioners.
  • Research based Real Life Projects: Research based learning with illustrative resolution of real life business and social challenges through cases, projects and assignments. Learn to address national issues with global perspectives.
  • Industrial Exposure: Learn through industrial visits, guest lectures, seminars and workshops.
  • Mentor-Mentee: At NCU, students are guided by their respective mentees, who not only helps them academically, but also grooms the students according to the current need of the industry. Mentors guide, encourage, and support their mentees in their learning process.
  • General Proficiency: Students are encouraged to opt for MOOC courses, certification courses in order to upgrade their knowledge from time to time. They are also encouraged to take part in various activities conducted by the professional societies and clubs of the University.
  • Mock Interviews: NCU-SOM helps the students build confidence level by conduction of Mock Interviews by Industrial Experts.

What are USP’s of BA Psy (Hons) program?

Following are USP’s of BA Psy (Hons) program:

  • Students are prepared for a life beyond their classrooms.
  • Regular updates in the curriculum to accommodate the transformations of the modern world.
  • Programme aids in acquiring a preliminary exposure to diagnostics in psychology and clinical assessment.
  • Campus Corporate Connect through expert lectures, industrial visits, workshops, and industrial projects.
  • Emphasis on the integral formation of the students with soft skills and life skills training, involvement in various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, such as: Incubation Center, Thought lab, Synergy Club, etc.
  • Internships opportunities so as to experience real-life work settings while being enrolled.
  • On-campus & off-campus placements opportunities.
  • Mentoring System that endorses personal and professional growth.
  • Exceptionally competent faculty members, mostly Ph.Ds.
  • A learning organisation with regular faculty development programmes.

Is NCU University’s degree recognized in India and abroad?

The degree awarded by NCU is at par with any degree offered by a recognized University anywhere in the world.

What is the status of UGC recognition? Are all programs approved by UGC?

The University is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) https://www.ugc.ac.in/privateuniversitylist.aspx?id=8&Unitype=3 and recognized by the Bar Council of India (BCI). The University is also a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Besides being a Member of the American Society for Quality (I) Pvt. Ltd., it is also accredited by Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), UK.

Do you have NIRF recognition?

The University has been ranked 117 in the Engineering category and rank band of 151-200 in the University category in All India NIRF ranking survey 2019 in which 970 Institutions participated.

Do you have NAAC recognition?

The NorthCap University was accredited in May 2016 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for a period of five years i.e. 2016-2021. Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), UK reaccredited the University in the category of ‘Premier’ Universities with ‘Commendable’ Grades, for 2016-2020.

What is the admission process and selection criteria?

Given the uncertainty around the national level entrance tests due to COVID 19, NCU has decided to provide provisionaladmission to eligible students based on their academic performance in Class XI and XII pre-board exams  or SATor IB scores. For more details please visit ncuindia.edu.The admission shall be treated as provisional subject to the applicant meeting the minimum eligibility criteria asmentioned in the admission policy 2020 document uploaded on the University website.

How to apply for University programs?

You can fill the online application form available on the website or click here https://bit.ly/3cKIx8E

What is the application form fee, is it refundable?

The application form fee is Rs. 1080 and it is not refundable

How to contact you if there is a question regarding the application form status?

For all admission related queries, you can call on 7428950886 | 7428962198 | 8851485815 or send an email to admissions@ncuindia.edu

Do you have Hostel facility?

Yes. We provide separate hostel/mess facilities for males and females. These hostel facilities are provided through university nominated partners who are in close vicinity to NCU campus.

Is your campus secure?

Yes. We have Zero Tolerance for ragging and no such case has been reported. The number of girl students bear testimony of the safety and security in the campus. The campus also has wide CCTV Surveillance.

What if no Entrance Examination is held this year due to COVID-19?

There is nothing to worry. In such a situation, admissions will be made based on merit in Class 12 or equivalent examinations like IBDP etc. We are accepting SAT scores also. For certain programs, the shortlisted candidates could be asked to appear for an online interview. Please refer to the selection criteria for your program of interest on the University’s website ncuindia.edu.

When is Academic Year 2020 expected to commence?

Normally, we commence the session in the third week of July. However, due to COVID-19, this year the commencement could be deferred to September 1, 2020 as per the directives issued by UGC on April 29, 2020. The university shall notify any further changes based on subsequent directives issued by UGC.

Do you offer any fee concessions cum scholarships?

Yes, we offer merit-based fee concessions cum scholarships of 100%, 50% or 25% of Tuition Fee based on performance in XII boards or SATor IB scores. Continuation of Admission Scholarship in subsequent academic years is subject to obtaining CGPAof 8 on a scale of 10, having no backlog and no disciplinary case being recorded against the student. We also offer merit cum means scholarships for Haryana domicile students covering 100%, 50% and 25% of the Annual Fee.

Do you offer Education Loans?

We have a tie-up with Eduvanz Financing Pvt. Ltd. for providing 100% education loan. The process is very simple. For details, you could log onto www.eduvanz.com


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