Teacher-in-Charge:Dr. Rajni Sahni
The discipline of Psychology provides in-depth understanding of various aspects of human behaviour and personality. Psychologists are constantly evolving new approaches and techniques to adapt to the changing needs of contemporary society. The subject provides exposure to its diverse fields such as Introduction to Psychology, Social Psychology, Understanding Psychological Disorders, Health Psychology, Bio Psychology and Developmental Psychology. The study of Psychology opens avenues for Careers in Counselling, Clinical and Organizational settings, teaching and research. It also helps to prepare for careers in Civil Services, HRM, Social Work, Advertising and Media.
The department which has a history of over four decades is well-equipped with state-of-art laboratories, latest psychological tests and equipments. It has an active Psychology Association which organizes several academic and co-curricular activities including Conferences and a Departmental magazine "PsyTrack". The department is also the first in the University to have a 'Psychology Resource Centre' which is actively involved in working towards mental health enhancement, imparting positive health, etc. The Counselling Centre is also being run in the department for students, teaching and non-teaching staff. The dedicated faculty uses latest teaching methods such as multimedia preparations, role-play and experimental training. Our faculty also actively participates in academic pursuits such as publication of research papers, attending conferences and supervising doctoral work. In keeping with the demands of the contemporary world and the emphasis on skills, the department regularly organizes skill development and value engagement courses.