About the Department
Post Graduate Department of Psychology was established in 2002. The first batch of students was admitted in March 2003 under the direct headship of the then Registrar. Presently the department has four permanent faculty members with Dr. Shawkat Ahmad Shah as Head.
The Department offers two year Masters Programme, M.Phil and Ph.D Programmes. The intake capacity for masters programme is 52. Entrance test is conducted for admissions to all the three programmes. The Department has the objective of imparting instructions to the students in the courses based on foundations of Psychology leading to the award of Masters Degree and tp prepare students for conducting independent research. The Department has collaboration to share research expertise with University of Jammu, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
The Department is publishing an Annual Journal “Human Behaviour” Journal of Applied Psychology and also has a Counseling cell to help the students of the University.