Welcome to Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology independently started for both undergraduate and postgraduate level simultaneously in the year 1969-70.

The experimental laboratories have almost all essentials instruments to conduct the experiments of different branches of Psychology and to administer various test materials to measure intelligence, Personality tests, Achievements, Aptitude, and Attitudes etc. on human beings.

Dr. Gajanan Namdeo was the first head of the department and was succeeded by Dr. Shobhana Khare, Dr. Gopal Garg, Dr. Ramesh Sanghi, Dr. Saroj Kothari, Dr. Ashok Jain, and Dr. A.D. Kasture. Presently Dr. Kavita Rawat is the head of the Department.

The Department has organized seminars, exhibitions, guest lectures on different current topics for development of understanding of subject. The department well equipped with apparatus and test materials for the practical work. Since practical is an integral part of the course.

The major equipment facilities available in the department are:-
• Equipment for Learning & Memory Experiment: - Memory drum, mirror drawing apparatus with accessories like stopwatches and stop clock, timers and metronome.
• Equipments For Psychophysics And Perception Experiments:- Weight boxes, Muller lyre, perimeter for color zone mapping.
• Equipment for attention, thinking and problem solving:- Tachistoscopes, materials for divisibility and fluctuation of attention, problems for problem solving, Kasanin - Hanfmann blocks for concept formation.
• Equipment for motivation, emotion & color preference:- Photographs for emotions, color preference apparatus.

The major psychological testing facilities are: -
• Test for assessing intelligence:- Including performance test for all age groups, verbal test for school going children and non verbal test for culturally different children.
• Tests for aptitudes and special abilities:- Differential aptitude test, scientific aptitude test, etc.
• Projective techniques:- Including the Rorschach Inkblot test, TAT, Make a picture story test, Lowenfeld Mosaic test, etc.
• Test for personality other then projective All the 16 PF forms in Hindi and English, attitude scale for different issues, specific trait inventories, measures for locus of control, rigidity, n-approval, n-achievement, family environment, etc.
• Test of adjustment, clinical problem, stress, life satisfaction and MMPI.
• Test for interest, career related variables, vocational-educational preferences, including test based on strong and Kuder techniques.

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