Department of Psychology

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The department of Psychology of Children’s university is interested in the holistic development of children upto the age of 18. Courses like M.Phil. in psychology, M.A in Child Psychology and PhD in psychology have started in 2016 and 2017 respectively. The origin of the Department of Psychology was one of the significant contributions by Prof K. S. Likhiya The former Vice—Chancellor of Children’s University. Dr. Ashok Prajapati was the first Professor in charge of the Department and He worked successfully to initiate these three courses. At present, the Department is headed by Prof. B. D. Dhila who has joined the department as professor in 2020.

To develop the skill and techniques of research in students of PG level, Project work and writing dissertation are introduced in the syllabus itself. The laboratory of psychology department is equipped with all the necessary instruments and psychological tests. The department is equipped with highly qualified and trained staff members so the students get the proper guidance regularly.

After completion of master degree, students get the guidance for M.Phil. and Ph.D degree from the department. In addition to that students are encouraged to present their research papers in various conferences and seminars. Students also get the guidance for the preparation of UGC JRF/NET and GSET examination. In the post graduation courses there is a lot of emphasis on Child psychology so the students can get employment in the relevant areas of child development.