GMCH M.Phil Clinical Psychology Entrance Pattern | Past year papers


Government Medical College and Hospital (Chandigarh) commonly known as GMCH Chandigarh is one of the well-known Medical colleges in North India, the institute is located in sector 32 Chandigarh. In this article, we will learn more about the GMCH M.Phil Clinical Psychology Entrance Pattern and its previous year papers.

M.Phil in Clinical Psychology is one of the popular courses available at GMCH Chandigarh and hundreds of students from PAN India, especially the students from Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, and Chandigarh appear for M.Phil Clinical Psychology Entrance exam in this institute.

GMCH has an intake of 8 students annually for M.Phil Clinical Psychology courses. 7 seats out of 8 are reserved the students who have completed their Master’s degree from a college based in Chandigarh, and 1 seat is open for other state students.    

Eligibility for GMCH M.Phil Clinical Psychology course is a 2-year full-time regular M.A. or M.Sc in Psychology from a UGC recognized University with 55% marks.

GMCH M.Phil Clinical Psychology Entrance Pattern

At GMCH Chandigarh, M.Phil Clinical Psychology Entrance consists of 100 MCQs on an OMR sheet, each question carries 1 mark. There is no negative marking for wrong questions.

The time frame of writing this exam is 120 minutes (2 hours). In addition, it is indispensable to note that there is no interview and admission is purely based on Entrance marks.

M.Phil Clinical Psychology Entrance Exam at GMCH is a moderate exam, and candidates with good preparation can score good marks in this entrance. The entrance exam at GMCH is comprehensive and questions are generally asked from diverse branches consisting of Cognitive Psychology, Biological Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Research and Statistics, Developmental Psychology, and Personality.

85 marks out of 100 can be marked as a good score in the GMCH M.Phil Clinical Psychology Entrance. We have given some of last year’s questions asked in the GMCH M.Phil Clinical Psychology Entrance with their correct answer below. This will help you understand the types of questions asked, and help you prepare accordingly.

Questions of M.Phil. Clinical Psychology presented at GMCH, Chandigarh

1. The term sensitivity in statistics while using measurement instruments is defined as:

  1. Ability to identify a case correctly
  2. Ability to identify those without disease
  3. Positive Predictive Value
  4. Negative Predictive Value

Answer: A

2. The following is not a measure of central tendency in statistics:

  1. Mean
  2. Median
  3. Mode
  4. Variance

Answer: D

3. From the list below, the highest level of evidence in scientific literature is generated by

  1. Expert committee recommendations
  2. Observational studies
  3. Randomized controlled trials
  4. Systematic review of correlation studies

Answer: C

4. The speeding laws in Chandigarh are very strict. No one can drive over 50 km/h. Kamal drives his car so that the speed never exceeds 50 km/h so he never gets a speeding ticket. This is an example of

  1. Positive Reinforcement
  2. Negative Reinforcement
  3. Extinction
  4. Structured Reinforcement

Answer: B

5. The fluctuation of a disease trend that occurs over a long period of time (years) is defined by:

  1. Seasonal trend
  2. Cyclic trend
  3. Secular trend
  4. Propagated trend

Answer: C

6. Confounding Bias in a case-control scientific study can be removed by:

  1. Seasonal trend
  2. Cyclic trend
  3. Secular trend
  4. Propagated trend

Answer: C

7. You teach students Hydroelectricity. You ask a question “Due to monsoons, there is a dangerous rise in the level of water in the Bhakra Dam. Formulate a plan to release the water gradually and avoid flooding in the plans”. This type of question is most likely to be at Bloom’s level of:

  1. Analysis
  2. Knowledge
  3. Synthesis
  4. Evaluation

Answer: C

8. The theory formulated by Bandura that human behavior is learned by observation and imitation is called:

  1. Psychoanalytic
  2. Social Learning
  3. Optimum Level
  4. Incentives

Answer: B

9. A student in a hostel is observed to get up at night and move about while still asleep. This is called:

  1. Cataplexy
  2. Narcolepsy
  3. Sleep Apnea
  4. Somnambulism

Answer: D

10. In Clinical Psychology, the importance of external stimuli on our responses is the underlying principle of:

  1. Phenomenological theory
  2. Psychodynamic theory
  3. Behavioural theory
  4. Gestalt theory

Answer: C

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