Ph. D - Psychiatry

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The objective of the program is to create and disseminate knowledge in the field of Psychiatry and allied disciplines .

Doctorate of Philosophy or Ph.D. in Psychiatry is mainly a 3-yr doctoral program. The interested candidates are required to have a postgraduate degree in Psychology or M.Phil in any other equivalent discipline with the minimum aggregate marks of 55% and above from any recognized college or university as a minimum eligibility criterion to apply for this program.
Candidate selection for Ph.D. course in Psychiatry discipline is done on the basis of merit. The applicants need to participate in state and national level entrance examinations conducted by the respective colleges/universities, followed by the counselling sessions (which involves group discussion and personal interview round). 
The course usually covers different aspects —  like psychological ethics, theory of counselling, different strategies on the diagnosis of mental conditions and much more. While studying the course, the students have to handle patients dealing with several physical, psychological and mental disorders. This is the only platform where the students can polish their skills and expertise by communicating with the individuals/patients, they can make an emotional bonding with patients and help them to achieve a better lifestyle.
The course is designed to impart in-depth expertise to the students for understanding different human mental health-related topics, its assessment, counselling, therapy and more. Here you can make a thorough research on individuals with mental disorders and get an overview of psychological principles and different counselling methods.
This course enables plenty of research opportunities in the field of Mental, Emotional Health and Psychiatry. The candidates complete their Ph.D. program in Psychiatry by being hired as a Clinical Psychiatrist, Counselling Psychiatrist, Educational Psychiatrist and such others in different private and government hospitals, public health clinics, mental health care, counselling offices and more. The course is developed to impart the required skills and techniques to the candidates so that they can become professional psychiatrists.

Ph.D. Psychiatry Eligibility

If a candidate willing to pursue the Ph.D. degree in Psychiatry, required to fulfil the following eligibility criteria-

  • The aspiring candidates must have a Post-graduation degree in Psychology or M.Phil in the relevant field along with a minimum of 55% or above marks in aggregate from a recognized university.
  • Besides this, the candidates required to clear the common entrance exam hold for this program.
  • However, some reputed colleges/universities also conduct a counselling round, consisting of group discussion and personal interview sessions for selecting the eligible candidates.
  • Not only that, the candidates need to complete the compulsory rotating internship or required to have a work experience of minimum of 5 years as a professional in the field, holding the senior position.

Ph.D. Psychiatry Jobs and Placements 

The college students who have completed the Ph.D. program in Psychiatry are supposed to be well-trained to explore their skills and perceptions in their profession. This course will provide a top great opportunity to the students to acquire expertise in Psychology and can effortlessly use their knowledge in distinct areas like fitness care, intellectual fitness care, clinics, hospitals, studies centre, counselling offices, and more. 
The eligible one can choose his/her profession to become a Scientist, Researcher, Professor, Social Psychiatrist, Educational Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychiatrist, Developmental Psychiatrist, and much more. 

Scientist The role is drafting information via analysis, evaluation, investigation and experiments in the field of study. INR 2 to 4 lacs
Researcher In order to initiate novel changes in the field of study, a researcher always tries to gather data for analyse, evaluate and examine. INR 5 to 12 lacs
Social Psychiatrist A social psychiatrist examines, analyses and evaluates the data to find out the actual reason for mental disorders and also prescribes, provides available medication solutions for behavioural disorders. INR 8 to 9 lacs
Counselling Psychiatrist The counselling psychiatrist usually evaluates, diagnoses and suggests therapy options for different mental disorders. INR 2 to 4 lacs
Professor By using different techniques, try to convey the required knowledge and skills to the students, willing to become a proficient psychiatrist in the future. INR 2 to 6 lacs
Educational Psychiatrist An educational psychiatrist usually treats children mental illness and emotional disorders caused by the pressure of society, education and much more. INR 2 to 6 lacs