This question is a tough one! Psychology is one of those subjects that many people find interest in. Unfortunately the common knowledge is that there are not many jobs in this field. So Psych. never comes up on conventionally popular choices for careers.
Then again, let me tell you a personal story: I was lucky to have taken a Psychology elective during my undergrad. The course was taught by Dr Manas Kumar Mandal — he was an exceptional teacher (he later went on to become a Director at DRDO, India). I was extremely fascinated about the subject and I too had wondered how a career in psychology would be like.
One thing that I realized was that if I had to pursue a career in psychology, I would have to commit to it full time. I would need to do a degree (probably I could apply for a Masters in Psychology after completing a Bachelors in Engineering, but my application would have to be worded properly to explain the change). Practicing psychologists or those who conduct research typically have to have advanced degrees and it takes quite some time to complete those. Plus, there is a period of training required before you can start practice/research. In the end, I decided not to make such a firm decision about my career then. But that was my choice. I do not regret my decision, but I do often wonder how my life would have been now if I had made such a move
Now, you are at that decision point, and I wish you the best of luck in making your decision. Also, it would be good if you could get in touch with a practicing / teaching Psych. and get some feedback. You can try reaching out to some such people in a university / teaching hospital in your city.
I searched they keywords “psychology after engineering” on Google, and I found the following interesting story:
The lady in the story was doing a PhD in engineering in USA. She took some electives in Psych, and loved it so much that she decided to do a PhD in Psych too. One point to note — stories like those are not unheard of in USA.
Another person I featured in my blog earlier, my friend from undergrad, switched from Electronics to Anthropology. In fact, I remember he too was interested in such electives as Psych. during our undergrad.
[PPS: I will try to get in touch with some of my friends in Psych. or related fields to see if they can give some more concrete advice]
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