About Department of Psychology

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

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  1. Name of the Department                                                                          : 2.5 - Department of Psychology

Year of Establishment : 1963

  1. 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                   :

Sl.

Name

Designation

Degree (University /Institute)

Subject Specialization

1.

Prof. P. K. Rai

Professor

MA (DDU, Gorakhpur), Ph.D.

 (Dr. HSG VV, Sagar)

Health Psychology

2.

Dr. G. K. Tiwari

Assistant Professor

MA, Ph.D. (BHU, Varanasi)

Cognitive Psychology, Positive Psychology

3.

Dr. Sanjay Kumar

Assistant Professor

MA (University of Allahabad)

Ph.D. (BHU, Varanasi)

Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

 

  1. Student Intake Capacity (PG)                                                               : 25
  2. Number of Teaching and Non Teaching Staff in the department (during 2017-18) :  

Designation

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

01

 

01

 

Associate Professor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Professor

01

 

 

 

 

 

01

 

02

 

Technical Assistant

 

 

 

 

01

 

 

 

01

 

Lab. Assistant

01

 

 

 

01

 

 

 

02

 

LDC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

01

 

01

MTS

01

 

 

 

01

 

 

 

02

 

 

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

I

Semester

Code

Course Title

Credit

PSY CC121

Advanced Social Psychology

4

PSY CC122

Cognitive Psychology I

4

PSY CC123

Foundations of Psychological Research

4

PSY CC124

Practical

4

PSY SE125

Assertiveness Training

4

II

Semester

PSY CC221

Applied Social Psychology

4

PSY CC222

Cognitive Psychology  II

4

PSY CC223

Research Designs & Statistics

4

PSY CC224

Practical

4

PSY OE225

Positive Psychology

2

III

Semester

PSY CC321

Neuropsychology

4

PSY CC322

Psychopathology

4

PSY CC323

Basic Organizational Processes

4

PSY CC324

Practical

4

PSY EC325

Psychology of Personality

4

PSY OE326

Life Skills and Personality Development

2

IV

Semester

PSY CC421

Psychology of Emotion

4

PSY CC422

Psychological Measurement & Testing

4

PSY CC423

Clinical Intervention

4

PSY CC424

Practical

4

PSY EC425

Health Psychology

4

 

  1. 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 wellbeing                          

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. Allied and Cognate Subjects :

Allied Subjects

Cognate Subjects

Applied Psychology, Organizational Behaviour

Health Psychology

Clinical Psychology, Counsellng Psychology, Experimental Psychology

Cognitive Science

 

  1. (a) Student Particulars (Number of Students during 2017-18)  :

Sl.

No.

Courses / Semester

SC

ST

General

OBC

Total

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

M

F

1.

M.A. I Semester (July 2017)

 

 

 

 

2

2

 

3

2

5

2.

M.A. II Semester (Jan. 2018)

 

 

 

 

2

2

 

3

2

5

3.

M.A. III Semester (July 2017)

1

 

 

 

2

5

3

3

6

8

4.

M.A. IV Semester (Jan. 2018)

1

 

 

 

2

5

3

3

6

8

5.

Ph.D. Course Work (July 2017)

3

2

 

 

4

7

1

 

8

9

 

(b) Students Support and Progress :

(i) Total No. of Students (2017-18) :

  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
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  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  
  1.  

 

        (ii) No. of Student outside the state :

  1. (PG & Ph.D.)

UR

SC

ST

OBC

PC

Total

11

7

NIL

10

Nil

28

 

 

  1.  

Programme/Semester

Registered

Appeared

No. of Pass students

Pass Percentage

M.A. Semester I

M.Sc. Semester I

10

09

04

06

03

66.67

75.00

M.A. Semester III

M.Sc. Semester III

 

09

05

09

05

100.00

100.00

 

 

 

  1. Details of Candidates qualified for the Ph.D. degree (submitted / awarded during 2017-18):

Sl.

No.

Name

Registration

No.

Title of Dissertation/Thesis

Supervisor

1.

Mr. Sandeep  Kumar Gujare

Y1242510003

The academic, nonacademic selfconcepts and locus of control: Their impacts on academic outcome and academic motivation of the students

Dr. G. K. Tiwari

2.

Mr. Pankaj Jain

Y1342510005

Positive body image of the adults: A Mixed Methods Study

Dr. G. K. Tiwari

3.

Mr. Yogendra Verma

Y1342510007

Personality and self-compassion as the predictors of flourishing and academic goal orientations of the students

Dr. G. K. Tiwari

4.

Mrs. Vandana Pandey

130- VI

Test of mediating model of relationship between perfectionaism and depression

Prof. S. J. Singh

5.

Miss Sujata Mudgal

Y1342510001

Exploring the antecedents and correlates of self-forgiveness: Creating and validating a measure using Mixed Methods

Dr. G. K. Tiwari

 

  1. Details of students who are receiving Fellowship/Financial Support :

Course

Details

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Grand Total

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

M

F

TT

PG

M.A. / M.Sc. / (Odd Sem.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

3

3

 

 

 

0

3

3

M.A. / M.Sc. / (Even Sem.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

1

3

 

 

 

2

1

3

Ph.D.

University Fellowship (UGC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Initiatives undertaken towards faculty development (Refresher / orientation etc.) (during 2017-18):

Development Programme

No.of faculty benefited

Organized a GIAN programme during 25-30 August, 2017

02

 

  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

Invited Lectures given

1

Dr. G. K. Tiwari

6

1

 

1

1

1

1

2

Dr. Sanjay Kumar

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

Total

6

1

 

1

2

1

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

  1.  

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

  1.  

Mental health in the workplace

  1.  

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

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