DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY    OBJECTIVES    PROGRAMMES    SYLLABUS    FACULTY PROFILE

The Department of Psychology in Jyoti Nivas College was established in 1967.

From the time of its inception the department has been growing in leaps and bounds. The comprehensive degree course equips students to pursue higher studies, research and a vocation in the field of psychology. This process is facilitated by well qualified and experienced faculty members. The faculty and student strength have significantly increased over the years.

The psychology laboratory is well equipped with tests for assessment that are standardized in universities both in India and abroad. The methodology of teaching has evolved incorporating modern teaching aids and continuous assessment which keeps students focused and well informed. The course work involves tests, exams, assignments, projects and paper presentations.Opportunities for students inclined to seek placements in specific institutions and organizations are provided through internship and outreach programs.

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Manasi, the Psychology Association has been instrumental in tapping the talents of the students by getting them to participate and organize co-curricular events at both the college and intercollegiate level. Faculty and subject experts are frequently invited to share their expertise and experience with the students. The department networks with alumni who have pursued careers in psychology and provides a platform for interaction with a hope to inspire students.

The center for psychological services offers Counselling and guidance services which is provided by the well qualified and experienced counsellors to enable students to perform at their optimum level with a positive attitude. A BA degree and a BSc degree with Psychology is currently being offered.



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Objectives

A student graduating with psychology is expected to take papers on Basic Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology or Social Psychology. The objectives of these papers are:

Helps to understand the significance of psychology as a science and its scope in everyday life. It acquaints the students with the basic processes involved in the functioning of human beings both at the conscious and at the unconscious level and sets the foundation for future specializations in the field of psychology.

Aims to study, in a scientific manner, the processes of growth and change across the human life span. The students are oriented to various aspects of development such as physical, perceptual, motor, social and moral development from conception to death. The knowledge gained from this course serves as a good foundation to pursue academic and career opportunities in the field of child guidance, counselling, geriatrics, teaching and research.

Provides a comprehensive insight to the clinical picture and course of various psychological disorders. The course material aims to provide a sound foundation for students to pursue careers in clinical practice, counseling, social work, teaching and research.

Offered as an optional paper to students in the fifth semester, the objectives of the syllabus is to orient the students to the application of principles of psychology in work related arenas. The nature of recruitment, training, motivation, consumer behavior and other salient areas in an organizational setup is highlighted. The course equips the student to opt for various careers like teaching, research, psychometric test development, management, consultancy and social work.

An optional paper for the fifth semester, the syllabus explores various behaviours in social contexts, as well as in patterns of interpersonal relationships and group dynamics. The subject facilitates an insight into the interaction of people in various situations that generate significant thoughts, feelings and actions in a social setup.

PROGRAMMES offered







Value added courses

• Communication Disorders and Sign Language



Faculty Profile

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Dr. Sr. Elizabeth C S

M.A., Ph.D.

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Dr. Ramaa Raju

M.A., Ph.D., Dip in IRPM

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Ms. Roseline Florence Gomes

M.Sc.,NET Qualified., (P.hD)

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Ms. Christina Joy Victoria

M.Sc., M.Phil

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Mr. B. B.Paul Raj

M.Sc.,M.Phil., (P.hD)

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Ms. Ayesha Pereira

M.Sc, PGD

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Ms. Alwina Mary Jaypaul

M.Sc., Counselling Psychology

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Dr. Akeela.P

M.A.,Ph.D, NET Qualified

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Ms. Vanhmingliani Hnamte

MSc, M.Phil, NET, (PhD)

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Ms. Yeshaswini V

M.Sc.,M.Phil., (P.hD)

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Ms. Sheethal Lawrence

M. Sc, (PhD)

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Dr. Tejaswini Padikkal

M.Sc, PhD

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Ms. Caroline Gauri Bosco

M.Sc., (PhD)

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Superannuation Profile

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Ms. USHA JOYAPPA

M.A, M. Phil

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Ms. SARAH SAMUEL



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