BS Psychology

Program Description

Psychology is the study of human behavior, performance, and mental processes. The subject lies at the intersection of applied, educational, and theoretical science. It is an applied and theoretical human science associated with education and human development. GIFT’s bachelor‘s degree program, in the long run, will lead students to pursue higher studies in social sciences with majors in psychology and sociology. This degree program has the capacity to perform a lead role in preparing and updating competent professional psychologists of different fields so that they can deeply nurture with vision and be strongly committed to the obligations of this profession.

Career Prospects

One of the most densely populated regions, Gujranwala has its peculiarities that highlight the need for the BS Psychology Program. There is no other university in the region that offers such a popular degree, catering to needs of specialization in the domain of psychology. It is equally beneficial for male as well as female students. This program is designed to prepare professionals at the graduate level in the disciplines of educational, organizational, clinical psychology, and counseling with community development; thus, achieving the national goals of a progressive and sustainable society. It will open up many prospects of a bright future for young professionals as academicians, rehabilitation specialists, social service specialists, psychiatric technicians, market researchers, probation and parole officer child care worker, case manager, career counselor, and content writer; they may even serve in armed forces.

Program Objectives

The main objectives of this program are:

  • To prepare young social psychologists who can play an important role in reforming a society into a socially integrated society.
  • To improve the academic standards of young learners in this region through the generation, assimilation, and dissemination of knowledge in different areas of social sciences.
  • To share information and knowledge with various segments of society on different professional forums as a tool for lifelong learning and improvement in human capital.
  • To make a significant and meaningful contribution to the social and economic betterment of Pakistan through the development of these human resources.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed up to Grade 12 schooling. The more specific criteria follow:

  • FSc (Pre-Engineering / Pre-Medical).
  • Intermediate with Arts or General Science or Commerce.
  • Advanced Levels (A’ Levels).
  • Minimum 45% or equivalent marks in intermediate or equivalent qualification.
  • Any other equivalent grade 12 degree approved by the Ministry of Education.
  • The students with 14 years of education BA / BSc in the relevant field or equivalent securing minimum CGPA of 2.5/second division (in annual system) may be admitted in the 5th (bridging) semester of the program to avail two years exemption on case to case basis.