Topic and Syllabus


  1. Family norms and practices in a changing society
  2. Family conflicts--sources, resolutions and impacts--role of a family counsellor
  3. Counselling--child-parent relationship
  4. Role of awareness, communication, interpersonal relationships and transactional Analysis
  5. Career Counselling
  6. Counselling and Human Resource Developement
  7. Social Control
  8. Impacting Human Value System
  9. Regional, National and International Socio-Political and Socio Economic Developments


  1. Counselling - Definition and Types and Qualities of Counsellor
  2. Defence Mechanisms and coping strategies
  3. Topographies of mind And Freudian Psychoanalysis
  4. Psychosexual Disorders causing marital conflicts
  5. Psychotic Diseases with special references to Schizophrenia
  6. Combating Tension and stress Management
  7. Psychosomatic Disorder
  8. Gereiatric Counselling
  9. Theories of Personality Developement - Role of Counselling
  10. Participation. Motivation, Adjustment, Maladjustment, Learning and Counselling
  11. Management of Mentally-Challanged children and Role of Counselling
  12. Basics of Psychometric
  13. Industrial Counselling


  1. Physical Disorders and Marital Conflicts
  2. Different Sexual Orientations: Psysiological Perspectives
  3. Thalassemia and Genetic Disroders
  4. Holistic Health
  5. Adolescence--stresses and strains in Psysiological Perspectives
  6. Pre-Marital Counselling


  1. Forms of Marriage under Different Personal Laws--Essential Conditions and Ceremonial Marriage
  2. Divorce, Restitution and Judicial Separation-Void and Voidable
  3. Maintenance, Alimony and Recovery of maintenance
  4. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
  5. Atrocities in Marriage, Domestic Violence: 498A, 306 304B and 113 A Evidence Act
  6. Dowry Prohibition Act
  7. Laws relating to minors and children, Guardianship, Custody and adoption
  8. Womens Rights to Property
  9. Provisions of Writ in Articles 226, 32 and 21 (Right to Life)
  10. Laws relating to Disabilities--Physical and Mental
  11. Landlords and Tenancy
  12. Legal Aid Movement, PIL, Human Rights, Family Courts, A>D>R Meditation and Conciliation
  13. The PC PNDT Act
  14. The Juvenile Justice Act, 2000 & 2006
  15. RTI Act, 2005
  16. Trafficking in Women and Children and the Prevention of Immoral Traffic Act
  17. Victimology: Crime and Punishment