UG Department of Psychology – ( Shift I )

Overview

The Department of Psychology for undergraduate level (B.Sc. Psychology) was established in the year 2014 with a batch of 14 students. At present, the department has over 170 students with a dedicated team of eight faculties. All the faculty members in the department have qualified for the NET (National Eligibility Test) in Psychology. In the academic year (2020-21) the Department stepped into its next milestone by establishing a Postgraduate Course in Psychology. The UG and the PG program offered by the Department are affiliated with the University of Madras.

The Department periodically provides practical exposure to its students through internships, field visits, value-added courses, seminars, workshops, and research paper presentations. A few regular courses offered by the Department for UG are Expressive Art therapy; Counselling Skills & techniques and Transactional Analysis based programs.

The Department also extends its service through the College Counselling Cell (Sukhada), which offers counselling and therapeutic support to all staff and students within the campus through regular one-on-one sessions, group training programs, and psychological workshops.

The vision of the Department is to spread the vitality of mental health professions and create minds equipped to handle a society with varying mental health needs. The Department functions on providing a conducive environment to all its members by encouraging autonomy, inclusivity, and ethical thinking. As a core approach, we are mindfully value based on our every choice and deed, believing the best way to teach is to be it yourself!

Eligibility For Admission

Any Subject in class XII with above 55%.

Scope & Career Opportunities

The scope for higher education (MSc, M.Phil, P.Hd) and employment includes areas like:

  • Welfare Organizations
  • Schools, colleges
  • Defence forces
  • Hospitals, Community and Mental Health centres
  • Sports
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Rehabilitation Centres and Prisons
  • Psychological testing & Research
  • Teaching; Training
  • Corporate Industries
  • Government Social Services
  • Marketing industry
  • HR Department

MOUs

The Department of Psychology has an MoU with the Centre for Social Initiative & Management (CSIM)

Courses

Course List – B.Sc Psychology

Department Newsletter

Odd Semester 2021-22

Mental Health Week

Alumnae

Batch: 2017 - 2020

Ms. Sharvi Bhansali

Masters in Neuropsychology, National Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar, First Rank (Gold Medallist) in Psychology from University of Madras
Batch: 2017 - 2020

Ms. Janavi

Masters in Clinical and health psychology Bangor university, United Kingdom
Batch: 2016 - 2019

Ms. Durga Devi

Assistant professor- S.A Arts & Science college
Batch: 2016 - 2019

Ms. Jayashree

Defence Psychology- Indian Air force
Batch: 2015 - 2018

Ms. Justin Marian Juanita

HR Project Executive at Murugappa groups TI Diamond chains
Batch: 2015 - 2018

Ms. Niwetha. H

Product specialist- DLearners
Batch: 2014-2017

Ms. Saadhiha Taj

PhD Scholar- Christ University