Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology was founded in 2021 under the auspices of the University of Kashmir. The Department was established as an interdisciplinary centre of academic excellence and higher learning. The department's teaching methods are innovative and unique. The department offers excellent instruction, hands-on experience, and a unique opportunity to share and develop the vision, knowledge, initiative, and critical thinking skills required to solve professional challenges and community demands. The instructions in various courses are mainly transacted through interactive classroom teaching, intensive student teacher interaction, assignments, group discussions, seminars, extension lectures, practical training in testing, experiments and computers. Besides field and lab training, students also undertake a project/dissertation on contemporary issues in organizations, social, clinical, health, and counseling, under the guidance of competent faculty members.

Faculty members are encouraged to attend refresher courses, training programmes, workshops, conferences, and seminars in their areas of interest by the Department. Conferences, workshops, seminars, group discussions, and other extension events are also encouraged for department academics and students.

Year of Establishment 2011
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The objectives of the department are :

  1. To provide psychological knowledge to the students.
  2. To train the students in the latest methods of psychology.
  3. To provide knowledge of theories and their application in day to day life.
  4. To develop various skills in students needed for wellbeing.
  5. To make the students useful and responsible citizens.

Career Options

Psychology is an interdisciplinary field since it intersects with a variety of different fields such as social sciences, biology sciences, and artificial intelligence. Needless to say, psychology as a profession has a wide range of applications.

Clinical psychology, industrial psychology and organisational behaviour, school psychology, forensic psychology, sports psychology, rehabilitation, cognitive neuroscience, and other subjects all have a bright future for psychologists. Furthermore, teaching and research in all of these domains provide a bright future for psychology students.

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    Department of Psychology
    Government Degree College Kangan Ganderbal (J&K) -191202

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