The Master of Philosophy - Psychiatric Social Work is a specialised course.


The MPhil curriculum? includes:

  • Lectures and seminars
  • Group discussions and modules.
  • Bed side demonstrations.
  • Case conferences.
  • OSCES and OSPES.
  • Psychotherapy supervision.

Students learn clinical skills through bed side demonstrations, OSCES, OSPES and psychotherapy supervisions. There is a 35-bedded inpatient set-up which is used for clinical skills training. There are also special clinics (psycho dermatology, psycho-oncology, and consultation liaison psychiatry) where students are trained intensively in these specialised areas.
Students work as consultants in Psychiatric Social Work after completing this program. They can also pursue research.



  • The students are assessed once every six months on knowledge attitude and skills.
  • At the end of the course, the student is assessed based on a theoretical and clinical exam conducted by the university and evaluated by external and internal examiners. Theoretical assessment is based on a written exam and the clinical skill evaluation is by long case, short case and viva voce.?


Key Dates & Deadlines


Apr 15 24

Apr ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


2 years


The Department of Neurology has EEG/ENMG Labs.

Libraries have excellent resources for reference and study

Teaching hospitals give students hands-on learning

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