Since its inception in 1959, at the Chandigarh campus, the faculty of the department has contributed immensely to the field of psychology. The department of psychology has a multidimensional image in terms of excellent research and teaching and has been a leader in the region . The faculty has attained international recognition and the alumni have excelled as professionals in different parts of the world. The balance between pure and applied research has given the department a rare profile . Major areas of research are clinical psychology, personality, guidance and counselling, sport psychology, organizational behavior, mental training, cognition, media psychology ,positive psychology and health psychology.
The faculty has published extensively in the form of books, articles, reviews, perspectives and research papers in reputed journals. Some of the faculty members have also been on the editorial boards of the reputed international journals. Most of them have produced Ph.Ds. and are actively involved in guiding Ph. D as well as M Phil./ M.A. research students.
The Department invites distinguished visiting scholars and holds workshop and conferences .
The Department offers teaching and research programs for M.A.,Post MA Diplomas, M. Phil. and Ph.D. levels. At the Master's level a wide spectrum of courses spread over a period of four semesters are offered in order to equip the students to pursue specialization in areas of their interest. Course curriculum has both academic as well as societal relevance and incorporates contemporary debates. Some of the courses are required courses aimed at providing strong theoretical and methodological base while others are open courses.
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