Department of Psychology

Overview

The Department of Psychology at Mata Sundri College endeavours to provide an environment that strives towards the professional excellence and personal development of our students. We emphasize on developing the skills and attitudes that foster professional growth as well as shape our students into socially responsible, sensitive individuals and psychologists.
Established in 1972, the department began its Honours course in 1990. Students learn about the numerous branches of psychology, including Clinical Psychology, Human Resource Management (HRM), Organizational Behaviour, Counselling Psychology, Research Methods. Our focus is on providing an excellent atmosphere that gears towards building upon a sound theoretical knowledge base coupled with honing up practical applied psychological skills. Pedagogical tools like case study method, role plays, movie screenings and audio- visual methods enrich the learning process. Critical thinking is promoted by facilitating an atmosphere of debate and discussion, so as to appreciate a diversity of perspectives.

The department has an active and vibrant Psychology Association, which provides an opportunity for students and teachers, to explore the various facets of the discipline. Organization of talks, seminars and workshops are a regular feature. Experts from various fields engage with students and teachers to widen their horizons.

The Department of Psychology has three air conditioned Laboratories equipped with Wi-fi facilities and LCD projectors, a well stocked library with the latest books and journals. Two Laboratory Assistants are always available for help. Students may go on to pursue varied careers in counselling, Psychotherapy in clinical and school settings and NGOs. They may be recruited as HR professionals in the corporate world, work in the fields of Public Relations, Civil Services, Social work , also as Media and advertising professionals.

Courses

  • B.A.(Honours) Psychology
  • Psychology papers in other undergraduate program courses

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Attendance Rules

The students are required to attend not less than 68% of the lectures during each semester in order to enable them to appear for university examinations.

Assessment Scheme

A continuous process of internal assessment takes place during each semester. The assessing procedures usually include written assignments, projects, house exam and presentations. Final examinations are held in the month of November and May.

It is mandatory for a student to secure minimum 40% marks in each theory paper during final examinations, 40% in the internal assessment for each semester, to pass the examination.