Established by the Government of Gujarat, under the flagship of Home Department - Government of Gujarat State, The Gujarat Forensic Sciences University is a highly specialized higher education institution that came into existence through an Act: No. 17, passed by the Gujarat State Legislative Assembly, dated the 30th of September 2008.
The University is segregated into three academic departments, namely: Institute of Forensic Science, Institute of Behavioural Science and Institute of Research & Development. It currently offers only postgraduate level academic programs.
The Institute of Behavioural Science is running M.Phil. in Clinical Psychology. The aim of this course is to prepare the student to function as a qualified professional Clinical Psychologist in the areas of mental and physical health by offering diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, administrative services, and to work towards promoting the well-being and quality-of-life of individuals.
The course is developed as a rigorous two-year program with extensive theoretical inputs and widespread clinical experience to acquire the necessary skills in the area of Clinical Psychology. On completion of the course, the student is expected to perform the following functions:
M.A. /M.Sc. degree in Psychology with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate, preferably with special paper in Clinical Psychology. For SC/ST/OBC category, minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Demand draft of Rs. 1000/- (non-refundable), in favor of “The Registrar, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University”, payable at Gandhinagar
Duly filled application form (to be downloaded from the university website www.gfsu.edu.in) with a demand draft of Rs. 1000/- (non-refundable), in favor of “The Registrar, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University”, payable at Gandhinagar should reach to the address given below on or before 17th August 2012.
The copies of the documents listed below must be attached with the application form:
- Copy of Final mark sheet of M.A./MSc (as per entry requirement mentioned above)
- Copy of School leaving certificate
- Duly filled admit card (original)
- Copy of Cast Certificate
- Original entrance documents should be produced at the time of entrance examination.
- The candidates who have appeared in the final examination of qualification may also submit their application forms.
Address for sending the form:
Gujarat Forensic Sciences University
DFS, Campus, Near Police Bhavan
Sector – 18/A, Gandhinagar
Gujarat – 382007
Email: registrar @ gfsu.edu.in
Duration of course:- Two years (regular)
Total Number of seats:- 12 (twelve)
Tuition Fees: INR. 1, 00,000/- (Rs. One lakh only) per year + other GFSU fees as applicable.
Last date for receiving duly filled application form : 17thAugust 2012
Entrance examination : 03rd & 04thSeptember 2012
Publication of merit list : By 10th September 2012
Commencement of course : 1st October 2012
Admission procedure: - Admission will be on the basis of an entrance examination, consisting of written test of 50 multiple choice questions (1 hr, 100 marks), Shortlisted candidates will be called for essay writing (1/2 hr) + group Discussion (1/2 hr) (30 marks) + Interview (20 marks).
Gujarat Forensic Sciences University Campus, Near Police Bhavan, Sector 18/A, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
In the entrance examination, the candidates will be asked questions from general psychology, clinical psychology, social psychology, abnormal psychology, statistics and research methods. List of candidates selected/admitted will be displayed on the website and will be informed through email and also telephonically.