Psychology

History of the Department
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- 2006 – Department moved into an independent building with a unique structure in the shape of psi (Greek symbol), probably, only one of its kind in the entire country.
- 1974 – Course started with two specializations-Clinical Psychology and Industrial Psychology
- 1994 – Department shifted to the Faculty of Science
- 1994 – Third specialization – child Guidance started.
- 2000- Department started the higher Fees program – M.Sc Holistic Psychological Counselling, later renamed as M.Sc in Psychological Counselling, with two specializations – Educational Counselling and Human Resource Management. This program is also offered in two affiliated colleges.
- 2003 – University began offering M.Sc Psychology program in affiliated colleges. At Present, five affiliated colleges offer the same.

Chairperson:   Dr. R. Gopalakrishna

Tenure: 24.06.2015 To 23.06.2017

Contact Us
Tel: 080 22961501

A. Courses Offered:

a) M.Sc. in Psychology
b) M. Sc. in Psychological Counseling (Self Financing Course)
c) P.G. Diploma in Psychological Counseling (PGDPC)

B. Nature of Courses :

a) & b) Semester Scheme
c)  Annual Scheme

C. Duration :

a) & b) 4 Semesters (2 years)
c) 1 Year

D. Intake :

a) 45 + Payment Seats-8
b) 20
c) 40

E. Eligibility:

a) M.Sc. in Psychology: Candidates with 40% marks in the aggregate of all the optional subjects, Psychology as one of the subjects and 50% of marks in the cognate subject at the Bachelor’s Degree level.
b) M.Sc. in Psychological Counseling: 50% marks in BA/B.Sc. degree having studied at least one paper in Psychology at the Graduate level or B.Ed. or P.G. Diploma in Counseling with 50% marks in the aggregate.
c) PG. Diploma in Psychological Counseling: A Graduate of Bangalore University or any other recognized University in India having studied in a regular course, in any one of the following Optional Subjects. Viz., Psychology! Sociology! Social Work! Home Science! Human Resource Development (Management) or B.Ed., or a Graduate in any discipline of Rehabilitation Science-A Doctor (from any Medical Faculty such as Allopathy/ Ayurveda/ Unani) Paramedical rehabilitation Nurse, Physiotherapist, Occupational. Therapist, Speech Therapist, Audiologist with 50% marks in aggregate (including languages)

Sl. NoNameQualificationsDesignationSpecializationView Profile
1Dr. H. S. AshokM.A., Ph.D.ProfessorOrganizational Psychology/ Indl. PsyProfile
2Dr.R.GopalakrishnaM.A., Ph.D.ProfessorClinical PsychologyProfile
3Dr. Srinivas M.M.A.,M.Phil., Ph.D.Assistant ProfessorOrganizational Psychology/ Indl. PsyProfile