Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology (PGDRP)


Post Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology or PGDRP is a hands-on training course approved by RCI with the aim to train candidates in basic knowledge and skills necessary for rehabilitation counselling practice. The course includes core counselling topics including theories of counselling and rehabilitation-specific coursework (e.g. assessment of persons with physical/sensory/developmental/ cognitive disability).

The goal behind this course is to train the rehabilitation counselors who promote understanding of the situations and needs of a person with disabilities. Also, this is a good opportunity to get entry into the field of professional rehabilitation counseling and allows for the easiest avenue to registration under CRR (Central Rehabilitation Register) or, in easy words, we can say this is the simplest way of getting an RCI license.

There are some around 12-14 Institutions, who are currently offering the PGDRP course with RCI approval, we have also mentioned the list below but before the list, students should also aware of the other details and requirement of the course which we have mentioned below:

Eligibility for Admissions to PGDRP Course:

Minimum educational requirement for admission to this course will be:

  • Bachelor’s degree (regular mode) with general psychology courses in all the three years.
  • Master’s degree in any branch of psychology either in regular or distance mode.
  • Master’s degree in counselling psychology either in regular or distance mode.

With a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate. For SC/ST/OBC category, minimum of 50% marks in aggregate is essential.

Admission Procedure

A dedicated committee constituted by the institutes shall take admission on the basis of aggregate percentage of marks, academic achievements, and experience in the field of rehabilitation (if any).


The course is a fulltime training course with opportunities for appropriate practicum and supervised experiences for 1 academic year.

The list of Institution offering the PGDRP course is as below:

S. No. Institute Name & Address Seats
1. School of Studies in Psychology Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Email id: Mob. 9425517387. Office no. 0771- 10
2. Vision Institute of Advanced Studies, Plot No. 4, Pocket A-1, Sector -8, Rohini, Delhi – 110085 Tel. No.: 011 – 27945852, 27948146 Fax: 011 – 27945852 Email: Web.: 20
3. Composite Regional Centre for Skill Development, Rehabilitation & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Rajnandgaon Old District Hospital Campus, Rajnand Gaon Chhattisgarh, Mob9546287158, office no- 07744-220552. 25
4. B.M. Institute of Mental Health, Near Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, District – Ahmedabad, Gujarat – 380009 Tel. no.: 079 – 26578256, 26578257, 26578258, 26574858 / Fax No.: 079 – 26578259 Email: Web.: 25            
5. State Institute for Rehabilitation Training & Research (SIRTAR), (Department of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of Haryana), Gandhi Nagar, Rohtak, Haryana – 124001 Tel. No.:01262 – 212211 Email: 25
6. Adarsh Rehabilitation Centre for Mentally and Physically Handicapped Children, Uttam Nagar, Loharu Road , Near Tractor Agencies, Bhiwani Haryana – 127021 Tel. No.: 01664-215423, 09729080045 Email:, Website: 20
7. Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities (C.R.C), Punarwas Bhawan, Near Old SOS Village Khajurikalan Marg, Post-Piplani, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh– 462022 Tel. No.: 0755 – 2685950, 2685951 Fax: 0755 – 2685949 Email: Website: 20
8. Department of Psychology Calicut University, District –Malappuran, Kerala PIn- 673635 Tel.No.: 0494 – 2407518, 9446405056 Email.: Web: 20
9. S. S. College, Sunkhedi via Danish Kunj, Kolar Road, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh – 462042 Tel. No.: 0755 – 2561353, 09425011971 Email: 20
10. Jai Narain Vyas University Jodhpur, (TEPSE & HEPSN Scheme) C/o Deptt. of Psychology, Jodhpur, Rajasthan Tel. No.: 0291 – 261166 Email: ; 20
11. Nai Subah (Institute of Mental Health & Behavioural Sciences) Khanav, near Water Tank, Post- Bachav, DistrictVaranasi -221011 E-mail id : 20
12. National Institute for the Empowerment of Persons with Visual Disabilities (Divyangjan),(NIEPVD),116, Rajpur Road, Dehradun, Uttrakhand– 248001 Tel.No.: 0135-2744491, 2748147, 2744578 Fax: 0135-2748147 Email:; 20
13. Vision institute for Applied Studies, Plot No.: 40, Sector – 20 B, H.U.D.A. Near Traffic Training Park, Faridabad, Haryana Tel. No.: 0129-2222175, , 2222167, 9311305291 Email:, Website: 30

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