Brief History of the Department

Vision

The vision of the department of Psychology is to train and prepare highly competent professionals in ever expanding field of psychology.

Mission

The mission of the department of psychology is to create energetic learning environment that facilitates growth of our students.

Goals of the Department

  1. To acquaint students with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives and historical trends in Psychology
  2. To inculcate research skills and communication skills
  3. To encourage and teach to think critically about psychological issues
  4. To help students to apply psychological knowledge
  5. To help students develop professional competence
  6. To guide students for further career in related fields
  7. To provide community outreach services by providing psychometric assessment, counseling and awareness programs

Establishment

The Department of Psychology was established in 1971 under the headship of Professor S. G. Kulkarni. At present, Smt. C. V. Rajadnya is the head of the department

Student Strength

2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
B.A I
B.A. II
B.A. III 10 08

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Total

 

 Objectives

  • To acquaint students with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives and historical trends in Psychology
  • To inculcate research skills and communication skills
  • To encourage and teach to think critically about psychological issues
  • To help students to apply psychological knowledge
  • To help students develop professional competence
  • To guide students for further career in related fields
  • To provide community outreach services by providing psychometric assessment, counseling and awareness programmes

Our Alumni

1. Shri. Vikram P Kalebere Area Head, Survoday Micro-Finance Pvt. Ltd., Kolhapur
2 Shri. Pramod A. Kamble Project Co-ordinator, Sangli Mission Society, Sangli
3 Smt. Swapnali E. Khot Constable, Kolhapur
4 Smt. Aparna Aphale Lecturer, Shivaji College, Satara.
5 Smt. Mrinalini S. Shelar Certified Clinical Psychologist
6 Smt. Poonam B. Patil Certified Clinical Psychologist

Acheivements

Special Achievements of Dept:
  1. MoU with Sanchali Global Health Centre, France.
  2. Successful organization of State Level Conference of Shivaji University Manasshastra parishad on 7th February 2015.
  3. Successful organization of Workshop on “Life Skills” on 3rd March 2015 under the Lead College Scheme of Shivaji University.

Activities

Departmental Activity:
  • Birthday celebration of Students
  • Celebration of special days like as
  • Teacher’s Day
  • World Suicide Prevention Day
  • World Mental Health Day
  • New Year Celebration
  • Farewell
  • Trips and Trekking
Co - Curricular Activities:

To provide extensive academic experiences to our students, various co-curricular activities like participation in workshops, seminars, guest lectures, and study visits to educational and correctional institutions such as mental hospitals, schools for mentally challenge children are arranged. The Department of Psychology also conducted many awareness programs for college students to create awareness regarding psychological issues like mental health, suicide prevention, career choice etc.

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