Psychology

Department of Psychology

Established in 1971

The department’s vision is to foster interest in Psychology and create a foundation for higher studies in psychology. The Department offers Psychology as an optional subject in BSc and BA Programs. Through the trainings, the department supports the students to understand the importance of mental hygiene, understand the basic concepts related to human behaviour, creates awareness about various social issues and their psychological impact. Through one of the very well-quipped laboratories, the department trains the students for psychological testing and reaches out to the community with counseling services.

Highlights of the Department

  • Well established laboratory for psychological testing.           
  • counseling service for students 

Elective subjects offered by the department:

Semester

Electives

I Health and well being
II Personality Development
III Positive psychology
IV Employability skills

Did You Know ?

Ivan.V. Pavlov was the only one psychologist who was awarded with Nobel Prize for his invention on a learning theory called as "Classical Conditioning".

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output
Scheme & Syllabus

Association & Activities

  • “Cognito” Department Association
  • Save Girl Child Campaign
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • Community Programs on World disability day
  • Young Researcher (Research paper presentation competition)

Community Orientation

  • Counselling and talks by faculties of the department on psychological issues.
  • Talks to self-help groups, Anganawadi teachers and parents.
  • Need based IQ Assessment.
  • Need based Counselling.

Community Orientation

  • Counselling and talks by faculties of the department on psychological issues.
  • Talks to self help groups, Anganawadi teachers and parents.
  • Need based IQ Assessment.
  • Need based Counselling.
  • Prof. Gopala Patwardhan: M.Phil. from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore (2009) Title “Adjustment problems among college students”.
  • Dr. Sudheer, K. V.: Ph.D. from Karnatak University, Dharwad (2018) on the topic “Self Concept, Emotional Competence, Academic Anxiety and Educational Aspiration of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents”.

Publications

  • Patwardhan, S. G., & Acharya, Y. T. Adjustment problems among College Students. Shodha. 2015. 4(2); 150-157. ISSN 2249-0396.
  • Sudheer K.V. and Patwardhan S.G. Emotional Maturity of Singleton Adolescents. Shodha. 2017. 7(1); 136-145. ISSN 2249-0396.
  • Sudheer K.V. Academic anxiety and Educational aspiration of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents. Indian Psychological Review. 2016. 85(1); 45-54. ISSN 0019-6215.
  • Sudheer K.V. Self-concept and Emotional competence of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parents. The Asian Journal of Education and Psychology. 2017. 86 (2); 28-40. ISSN 0971-2909.
  • Sudheer K.V. Emotional maturity of Singleton Adolescents. Shodha. 2017. 7(1); 136-145. ISSN 2249-0396.
  • Sudheer K.V. Self-concept and Emotional competence of Adolescents with Dual Parents and Single Parent. Existing Trends and Emerging Fields. 2018. 1(1); 203-213. ISBN 978-93-81195-96-3.

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