Department of Psychology

Department of Psychology was inaugurated on the 10th of September 2007. It was the first of its kind in the south of Tamil Nadu to offer a regular Psychology course, especially for the students of Tirunelveli, Tuticorin & Kanyakumari. Presently, the department is offering M.Sc. Psychology and a Certificate Course on Counselling for Children with Special Needs. The department has been actively continuing its service to the students, academicians, industries and the community through Counseling, Psychological Assessments, Human resource Services, Life Skill development, Disability Empowerment, etc. Students who have passed out of this department are well recognized nationwide. To name a few, many students are recruited as Mobile School Counsellors, ICT Counsellors and Counsellors at University & Engineering Colleges; as Psychologists at Central Prison and at Government & Private Hospitals. Apart from this, they are also recruited for M. Phil at NIMHANS, one of the reputed Mental Health Institutes in India.

Mission:

Enabling Professionalism in the students through expertise in Psychology and bring about a healthy enriched community that is progressive and sustainable.

Vision:

1.To empower students, to become a healthy and balanced individual in the society.

2.To create a platform that provides quality education and advanced knowledge in the field of Psychology and its related fields

3.To maintain and enhance quality in teaching, research and development in the field of Psychology.

4.To Create employability and entrepreneurship in abundance.

5.To explore new ventures in Psychology that would help in uplifting Mankind.

6.To be of continuous service to the community in bringing about development and bringing away from myths and misfortunes.

7.To maintain, enhance and empower humanity and human relations in all walks of the society.

Thrust Areas of Research

a).Youth Empowerment

b).Counselling & Guidance

c).Internet Addiction

d).Positive Psychology & Human Relations

Special Facilities and Laboratories

a).Library: The department has an exclusive library with over 3000 books and a number of reputed National and International Jounals are vailable in print and online

b).Psychology Laboratory: The Psychology Laboratory at the Department is a full-fledged facility with over hundreds of experiments and testing materials

c).Smart classroom & Online learning facility

d).Computers with Wifi

e).Campus placement opportunities

f).Counselling Centre

g).Scholarships of national and international agencies