Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial and Organisational Psychology

Instill an entrepreneurial mindset throughout your studies, empowering you to think innovatively and lead in diverse business environments. Develop the skills needed not only to navigate established structures but also to drive positive change. Whether you envision a role in Human Resources Management, Consulting, Leadership Development, or Organizational Research, our program equips you with the knowledge and skills to thrive.
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12 months


Graduation & above



Program Credits

40 credit points

Batch start date

6-April, 2024

Key Program Features

Foundations of IO Psychology: Overview of principles, theories, and concepts covering organizational behavior, human resource management, and work psychology.
Applied Research Methods: Training in research design, data collection, and statistical analysis methods relevant to studying human behavior in organizational settings, with a focus on conducting empirical research and interpreting findings.
Personnel Assessment and Selection: Examination of assessment methods and techniques used in personnel selection and recruitment processes, including job analysis, interviews, psychometric tests, and assessment center exercises.
Performance Management: Study of performance appraisal systems, feedback mechanisms, and performance enhancement strategies aimed at improving individual and organizational effectiveness, productivity, and job satisfaction.
Training and Development: Exploration of training needs analysis, learning theories, instructional design principles, and evaluation methods to design and deliver effective training programs that enhance employee skills and competencies.
Organizational Development: Analysis of organizational change theories, interventions, and strategies aimed at improving organizational effectiveness, managing resistance to change, and fostering a positive organizational culture.

Key Program Differentiation Adhering To NEP 2020 Guidelines

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UGC Recognised Degree

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Learn & Earn Opportunity

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On The Job Training

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Blended Learning

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Placement Opportunity

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National Education Policy 2020

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ABC (Academic Bank Of Credit)

The Medhavi Edge

Entry and Multiple Exit

With 30% General Education, 70% Skill Training with Skilling
and Industry Partners

Work with Industry and Apprenticeship

Opportunity to Work with Industry during education

Industry as/in Campus

For understanding/practice of Industry from Day-1

Industry and Skill Certifications

Certification from Industry & Professional body

Training by Industry Experts

to enable an environment of Industry Grade

Competency Driven Curriculum

For professional competencies and outcomes

Learning the Professional way

Meta Learning, Problem solving, Life skills, Digital comfort and communication

Learning by doing

Practical & Practice to Do-Experience-Learn

Phygital Learning Ecosystem

For smart and life-long learning in 21st century

Continuous and Outcome – based Assessment

What is done/ learnt every day, is assessed in real time

Traditional Education Vs WISE

Traditional Education

Traditional Curriculum

Theory-Experiment based

Limited Industry Linkage

Industry linkage is limited to industry visit and internship

Work Experience (only) after Education

Due to limited access to practical skills, recognition to entry to
work only possible after education

Higher Education ONLY for Degree

Student randomly opts for degrees with hope to decide

Single Mode of Delivery

Offline/ Face-to-Face


Competency Benchmarked Curriculum

Theory-Application-Practice based

Industry as Partner

In curriculum designing, practical training & certification,
Industry is a partner.

Education with Work Experience

OIT/Apprenticeship exposes to active participation in
industry's processes

Higher Education for Degree AS WELL AS Employability

Along with theory, practical and OIT distribution at
industry support the curriculum requirement for degree

Flexible Mode of Delivery

Face-to-Face Online/ On-site

Program Framework

Foundation Core
A range of compulsory basics of multidisciplinary, professional, general nature customised to match the value and vision of MSU for a robust foundation.
  • Foundation in Digital Applications
  • Introduction to Learning and Applications for 21st Century
  • Science and World
  • Introduction to Contemporary Social Problems
  • English and Communication -Essential Skills
  • English and Communication – IELTS Practice
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Literature and Creativity
Skill Drill
A range of professional (skill) electives to opt and practice from diversified disciplines e.g.
  • Creative Writing Skills
  • Content Investigation Skills
  • Spreadsheet and Data Management Skills
  • Digital Application Skills
  • Brand Promotions and Marketing Skills
  • Preventive Healthcare Skills
  • Hospital Duty and Patient Care Skills
  • First Aid Service Skills
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Restaurant Operation Skills
  • Kitchen Operation Skills
  • Learning and Application Skills
  • English and Communication – Essential Skills
  • Tourism Services and Product (Tourism Service Skills)
An independently chosen field of study to learn and be proficient for an entry to the professional workforce.
A choice-based bucket to multiply the career opportunities and growth.
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Media Communication
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Project Management
Industry Practice
A continuous Industry engagement plan to support the learning across the programme.
  • Industry Experience An Industry-aligned weekly activities like Expert talk from different industries, Industrial site visit.
  • Industry Transition A dedicated engagement with the industry to participate and realise the industry process.
  • Industry Immersion A work-based engagement with the industry as a trainee/apprentice.
Capstone Project
To channelize the programme attributes and outcomes for problem solving and application.

Program Curriculum

120 Sessions 1110 hours

Program Credits




Live Session Hours


Project Hours


OJT Hours



  • Employability Skills
  • Introduction to I/O psychology
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Occupational Health Psychology
  • Psychology Lab - Attitude Towards Emotions
  • Project Work
  • OJT
  • Communication Skills for Leaders
  • Research Methods in I/O Psychology
  • Leadership and Employee Engagement
  • Psychology Of Team and Consumer
  • Psychology Lab - Communication Effectiveness
  • Psychology Lab - Job Satisfaction
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Earn Esteemed Credentials and Recognition

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Diploma Specific Certificate

Upon completing UGC-approved programs aligned with NEP 2020 at Counsel India & Medhavi Skills University, receive a prestigious certificate endorsed by the University of Sikkim, India—validating your expertise in your chosen field.

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Letter of Recommendation

This globally recognized credential showcases your expertise and commitment in your field.

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Certificate of Specialization

Earn distinction with this Certificate of Specialization. Empower your career with expertise, a prized validation in your field.

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Program Completion Certificate

This credential signifies your successful completion of our esteemed program, validating your expertise and commitment to personal and professional growth. 



Industry Leading Faculty & Mentors

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Simran Parekh


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Sneha Gulati


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Pragya Singh


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Nida M P


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Vaibhav Jain


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Gunjan Joshi


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Proficiency Pro: On The Job Training

  • Develop advanced skills in research, statistical analysis, and data interpretation related to organizational behavior. 

  • Understand how to align organizational strategies with human capital for improved performance. 

  • Learn strategies for building and maintaining a positive and productive organizational culture. 

  • Gain expertise in managing and facilitating organizational change. 

  • Contribute to creating and implementing HR policies that align with organizational goals. 

  • Increase your appeal to employers seeking professionals with expertise in understanding and managing human behavior in the workplace.

Mentorship: Guided by Experts

  • Counsel India has mentored over 250,000 students to achieve a remarkable 96% success rate – a testament to our commitment to your academic excellence and future success.  

  • Counsel India's mentors hold varied expertise in social sciences and management. Our mentors are adept at orchestrating engaging workshops and presenting insightful research papers at esteemed conferences, ensuring a rich and dynamic learning experience.  

  • Our exclusive personalized mentorship is tailored to meet your unique personality, attitude, and aptitude. Our approach integrates cutting-edge psychometric tools to ensure a transformative and customized experience, guiding you towards unparalleled success.  

  • Experience the lasting support that goes beyond the classroom. Counsel India offers lifetime mentorship to its students. Once an alumnus, always a member of Counsel India.

Get Your Dream Job: Career Support

  • A unique blend of business and psychology courses designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of human behavior in organizational settings.
  • Suitable credit framework and distribution of theory & practical supports the curriculum requirement for Degree, while practical & OJT at and by the industry partner assures employability.  
  • Learn and Earn model where the stipend received by the student from the industry/organization during on job training/apprenticeship becomes an additional incentive.  
  • Opportunities to engage in research projects and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in business psychology through partnerships with research institutions and industry organizations.
  • Student trainees get an opportunity for active participation in service or production related professional activities complying with the organizational culture.  
  •  Optional specialization tracks or concentrations in areas such as leadership development, consumer behavior, organizational psychology, or entrepreneurship, allowing students to tailor their education to their specific interests and career goals.

Who All Can Join This Program?


Graduates from Various Disciplines


Professionals Seeking Career Advancement


Human Resources Professionals


Psychology Graduates


Management Professionals


Entrepreneurs and Business Owners


Career Changers


International Students


Individuals Passionate about People and Organizations

Invest in Your Future

*Learn With No Cost Easy EMI Plans. EMI Options starting at Rs. 2,000

Total Program Fee - INR 117,000 (Incl. Reg. Fee, Exam Fee, Course Fee)

One Time Payment Option

Payable Program Fee - INR 117,000 (Discount 10%) INR 106,000 (Incl. Reg. Fee, Exam Fee, Course Fee)

*Terms and conditions applied as per the financial partners.

Scholarship upto 35%

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Success Stories

I am a mental health practitioner working as counselling psychologist this course was helpful to develop my knowledge in such a good direction and by this I am doing very well in my professional practice. The trainers at Counsel India are very knowledgeable, professional and helpful. They shape the course according to the trainee.
Shelly John

South Africa

When I join counsel india I was unknown to the most of things of psychology and segment wise I understand and step by step also to this situation and most of the time RCI illusion create by the surrounding people but counsel india solve my problem ,No need for this only knowledge and experience basis you can start this.


Child Psychology sessions helped me comprehend the world of psyche in more depth to a particular topic. Children are like a melted wax and that stage of life can be moulded appropriately if treated properly. Thank you Counsel India for sharing your insights.
Shivanjali Sharma


I started helping my own kids, I understand them in better way.Counsel india has changed my entire level of thinking and living as thank you sooo much for being all time supportive team


I have done the child psychology course under council india. Very good and well efficient organization. Short time course but very helpful. I will try to join another course in future
Anyasa saha


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Frequently Asked Questions

You will earn 40 credit points. 

Yes, this program offers a stackable system where students can earn additional credentials or certifications alongside their degree. This could include certifications in areas such as human resources (e.g., PHR, SPHR), leadership development, organizational development, or coaching. A stackable system allows students to enhance their qualifications and tailor their education to specific career paths.

The scope of Industrial-Organizational Psychology is broad, encompassing various career opportunities in areas such as human resources, organizational development, talent management, consulting, training and development, employee relations, and data analytics. Graduates may work in diverse industries including corporate settings, government agencies, non-profit organizations, consulting firms, and academia.

Graduates with a degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology have access to unique opportunities such as conducting applied research to solve real-world organizational problems, designing and implementing talent management strategies to enhance employee engagement and performance, facilitating organizational change initiatives, providing leadership development coaching to executives, and consulting with organizations to improve workplace culture and effectiveness.

This program offers opportunities for practical experience or internships where students can gain hands-on experience in organizational settings. These experiences provide valuable opportunities to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world situations, develop practical skills, and build professional networks within the field. 

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