Professional Competency Certification (CCC) applied to those Clinical Psychologists, who are rigorously assessed for and found competent to Diagnose or evaluate mental and emotional disorders of individuals through observation, interview, and psychological tests, and formulate and administer programs of treatment.  Selects prescribe and administer therapies, perform Counseling.!

Candidacy Criteria:

Applicants who completed following:
An approved “Bachelor Degree” in Clinical Psychology (16) years education terminal degree in Psychology with six month house Job/Internship

Two-year Paid Job Experience in Clinical Psychology practice at clinical setting/Department OR An additional qualification MS, ADCP, PMDCP or any such PG qualification with six-month Clinical work.

Good Standing Letter by Registration body.


1. Candidacy Criteria and Experience Requirements
2. Application Process
3. Pretest
4. PCCS Certification Test for DBFM


Application Form


A candidate is required to complete online “Pretest” assessment questionnaire within Five days after completing Application process.

PCCS Certification Test

PCCS certification will be administered as computer based online test at approved test centers. Candidate will be required to respond two modules of 100 MCQ type questions in two-hour time each. Passing score required for the “PCC” 75%. Venue, Schedule, Login and Password will be emailed to each candidate seven days prior to the test date. Candidates will be required to bring original National ID card and exam slip with them coming to venue as a permission to appear in the CERTIFICATION exam.

Certification Period

Validity tenure of initial certification is five-year, renewable for next five years which require practice as prescribed in an approved Certification Scheme. A certified Clinical Psychologist will be required to complete minimum 60 Credit of CME / CPD as one hour CME is equal to one hour of face to face interaction, shall remain in Good Standing of national registration body and follow PCCS Code of Conduct to maintain “PCC” status. These are general requirements for recertification in the same status “PCC”.

Future Highlights:

“Diplomat Board of Clinical Psychology” Scheme of assessment is also in process to meet more complex challenges of future in the specialized areas. Hopefully, upon completion of one Certification tenure of “CCC” a Clinical Psychologist will also find a pathway to become Diplomat Clinical Psychologist with respect to “Specialization”.

This Part is Applicable in Only Approved Testing Center

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