About Department of Psychology

                             

 

  

Head of the Department:  Prof. A. D. Sharma

Contact No:  +91-7582-265802
Mob: 9406519498
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IQAC Profile 
 Criterion 1 :-  Curricular Aspects
 Criterion 2 :-  Teaching-Learning and Evaluation
 Criterion 3 :-  Research , Innovations and Extension 
 Criterion 4 :-  Infrastructure and Learning Resources
 Criterion 5 :-  Student Support and Progression
 Criterion 6 :-  Governance, Leadership and Management
 Criterion 7 :-  Institutional  Values and Best Practices

Year of Establishment : 1963
Brief Introduction of the Department :
Though the department was established in 1959, the University created an independent Department of Psychology on March 18th 1963. Dr. S. K. Saxena, Ph. D. (London), Professor of Philosophy, was the founder head of the department. Dr. Jai Prakash became the first head of the independent department. The contribution of Prof. H. S. Asthana, Prof. I. S. Muhar, Prof. A. K. Purohit, a Fulbright Fellow (Harvard University), Prof. Y. S. Vagarecha, a trained clinical psychologist, Prof. V. K. Kool, Prof. Udai Jain and Dr. B. B. Asthana has recoded in the development of the Department. Prof. V. Shriwastava (1981-2014) contributed in teaching and research in the area of social psychology and authored books and research articles. Its present activities are multifaceted and keeping pace with time. Specialisations of the department are Cognitive Psychology, Positive Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology etc.
 
  1. (a)  Details of Teaching Faculty                   :

S.no.

Name

Designation

Degree (University /Institute)

Subject Specialization

Photo

 1.

Dr. G. K. Tiwari Assistant Professor MA, Ph.D. (BHU, Varanasi) Cognitive Psychology, Positive  Psychology        

 2.

Dr. Devaki Nandan  Sharma 

 Guest Faculty

 M.Sc, Ph.D. (Dr. Hari Singh Gaur   University, Sagar)

 Indian Psychology, Counselling   Psychology, Psychology of  Health and   spirituality 

     
 3. Dr. Sharda  Vishwakarma  Guest Faculty  MA, Ph.D. (Dr. Hari Singh Gaur   University, Sagar)  Cognitive Psychology    

 

      

    1. Student Intake Capacity (PG)                :              25
    2. Number of Teaching and Non Teaching Staff in the department :

    Designation

    SC

    ST

    OBC

    UR

    Total

    M

    F

    M

    F

    M

    F

    M

    F

    M

    F

    Professor

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Associate Professor

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Assistant Professor

     

     

     

     

     

     

    01

     

    01

     

    Technical Assistant

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Lab. Assistant

    01

     

     

     

    01

     

     

     

    02

     

    Group C

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Group D

    01

     

     

     

    01

     

     

     

    02

     

     

    1. (a) Details of the Courses (CBCS) conducted by the Department (PG Programme) :

    I

    Semester

    Code

    Course Title

    Credit

    PSY-CC-121

    Advanced Social Psychology

    4

    PSY-CC-122

    Cognitive Psychology I

    4

    PSY-CC-123

    Foundations of Psychological Research

    4

    PSY-CC-124

    Practical

    4

    PSY-SE-125

    Assertiveness Training

    4

    II

    Semester

    PSY-CC-221

    Applied Social Psychology

    4

    PSY-CC-222

    Cognitive Psychology  II

    4

    PSY-CC-223

    Research Designs & Statistics

    4

    PSY-CC-224

    Practical

    4

    PSY-EC-225

    Fundamentals of Indian Psychology

    4

    PSY-OE-226

    Positive Psychology

    2

    PSY-OE-227

    Understanding Mind through Dream Analysis

    2

    III

    Semester

    PSY-CC-321

    Neuropsychology

    4

    PSY-CC-322

    Psychopathology

    4

    PSY-CC-323

    Psychology of Personality

    4

    PSY-CC-324

    Practical

    4

    PSY-EC-325

    Basic Organizational Processes

    4

    PSY-EC-326

    Community Psychology

    4

    PSY-EC-327

    Counseling Psychology

    4

    PSY-EC-328

    Psychodiagnostics

    4

    PSY-EC-329

    Military Psychology

    4

    PSY-EC-330

    Psychopharmacology

    4

    PSY-EC-331

    Psychology of Adolescence

    4

    PSY-EC-332

    Stress Management in organizations

    4

    PSY-EC-333

    Dissertation (Preparatory Stage)

    4

    PSY-OE-334

    Life Skills and Personality Development

    2

    PSY-OE-335

    Prevention and Management of Depression for Professional Excellence

    2

    IV

    Semester

    PSY-CC-421

    Psychology of Emotion

    4

    PSY-CC-422

    Psychological Measurement & Testing

    4

    PSY-CC-423

    Clinical Intervention

    4

    PSY-CC-424

    Practical

    4

    PSY-EC-425

    Health Psychology

    4

    PSY-EC-426

    Child and Adolescent Psychopathology

    4

    PSY-EC-427

    Organizational Communication

    4

    PSY-EC-428

    Cross-Cultural Psychology

    4

    PSY-EC-429

    Environmental Psychology

    4

    PSY-EC-430

    Forensic Psychology

    4

    PSY-EC-431

    Psychology of Aging

    4

    PSY-EC-432

    Applications of Indian Psychology

    4

    PSY-EC-433

    Dissertation (Advanced Stage)

    4

     

    • Course Conducted by the Department for Ph.D. Programme (Ph.D. Course Work):

    Courses

    Code

    Course Title

    Credits

    I  Semester

    PSY- CC-141

    Research Methods

    4

    PSY- CC-142

    Computer Applications and Research Communication

    4

    PSY –CC-143

    Review of Literature

    4

    PSY- EC-144 (A)

    Current trends in Psychology of Health and well-being

    4

     

    PSY- EC-144 (B)

    Human Memory

    PSY- EC-144 (C)

    Higher Mental Processes                                          

    PSY- EC-144 (D)

    Eyewitness Psychology

    PSY- EC-144 (E)

    Clinical Assessment and Intervention

    PSY- EC-144 (F)

    Organizational Behaviour

     

    1. Concerned/Allied/Relevant Subjects :

    Allied Subjects

    Cognate Subjects

    Applied Psychology, Organizational Behaviour

    Clinical Psychology, Counsellng Psychology, Experimental Psychology

    Health Psychology

    Cognitive Science

     

    1. (a) Student Particulars (Number of Students during 2020-21 ) :

    Sl.

    No.

    Courses / Semester

    SC

    ST

    General

    OBC

    EWS

    M

    F

    M

    F

    M

    F

    M

    F

    M

    F

    1.

    M.A./M. Sc. I Semester (July 2020)

    02

    01

    0

    0

    02

    09

    05

    01

    0

    0

    2.

    M.A./M. Sc. III Semester (July 2020)

    0

    0

    0

    0

    0

    06

    01

    03

    0

    0

     

    (b) Students Support and Progress                       :

            (i)    Total No. of Students (2020-21)  :

    UG

    PG

    Ph.D.

    Total

    M

    F

    M

    F

    M

    F

    M

    F

    -

    -

    10

    20

    04

    04

    14

    24

     

            (ii)    No. of Student outside the state            : 07

            (iii)  Students belonging (2020-21)                         :

    UR

    SC

    ST

    OBC

    EWS

    Total

    22

    05

    00

    11

    00

    38

     

    (c)   Course / Programmewise Distribution of Pass Percentage    :

    Programme/Semester

    Registered

    Appeared

    No. of Pass students

    Pass Percentage

    M.Sc.

    04

    04

    04

    100%

    M.A.

    07

    07

    07

    100%

     

    1. Details of Scholars Registered for Ph.D. Programme (during 2020-21) :

    Sl.

    No.

    Name of Scholars

    Registration

    No.

    Title of Dissertation/Thesis

    Name of Supervisor(s)

    1.    

    NIL

    NIL

    NIL

    NIL

     

    1. Details of Candidates qualified for the Ph.D. degree (submitted /awarded during 2020-21):

    Sl.

    No.

    Name

    Registration

    No.

    Title of Dissertation/Thesis

    Supervisor

    1.

    Miss Priyanka Parihar

    Y16425041

    Understanding the intrapersonal and interpersonal dynamics of the well-being of married couples: The role of compassion and forgiveness

    Dr. G. K. Tiwari/Prof. P. K. Rai

    2.

    Mr. Waqar M. Parray

    Y15425003

    Effects of Assertiveness Training on Self-esteem, Stress, Psychological Well-being and Academic Achievement of Adolescents

    Dr. Sanjay Kumar

     

     

    1. Number of publications (Research Papers, Books, Chapters in Books published/ presented / chaired sessions / attended Seminars / Conferences / Workshops; Invited Lectures given by Teaching Faculty) (Annexure I)

    Sl.

    No.

    Name of Faculty

    Research

    Papers

     Published

    Books

    Published

    Chapters

    in Books

    Papers presented

    Chaired sessions

    Attended

    Seminars / Conferences

    Seminar Organized

    N

    I

    N

    I

    1.   

    Dr. Gyanesh Kumar Tiwari

    1

    7

    0

    1

    0

    0

    0

    0

    1

     

  1. Invited lectures of the external experts organized by the Department.
  •  

Title of the Lecture

Date

Name of the Expert with Place & Institution

1. 

Mental health challenges and Indian soceity

2017

Prof. L. N. Singh Mahatma Gandhi Kashividyapeeth, Varanasi, U. P.

2.

Mental health in the workplace

 2017

Prof. T. B. Singh, Department of Psychiatry,

I.M.S., B.H.U., Varanasi

 3.

“स्वतंत्रता संग्राम और भारत बोध”

15.03.2022  Prof. Girishwar Mishra, Professor and Former Vice- chancellor ,Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya,Wardha,Maharastra
 4.  “An integrated approach of yoga and psychotherapy & experiences with psychotherapy 21.03.2022  Miss Maria Hoochstoeger, University of Vienna & Dr.  Himanshu Giri, Sigmand Freud University , Vienna