Department of Psychology


Established in 1972, the Department began its Honours course in 1990. The Department of Psychology at Mata Sundri College endeavours to provide a conducive environment that strives towards the professional excellence and personal development of the students. The Department emphasizes on developing the skills and attitudes that foster professional growth as well as shape students into socially responsible and sensitive citizens and able psychologists.

Our focus is on equipping students to build a sound theoretical knowledge base with applied psychological skills. Backed by a diversity of pedagogical tools to enrich the learning environment, we promote critical thinking by facilitating a climate of debate and discussion to appreciate a diversity of perspectives.

An active and vibrant Psychology Association, provides an opportunity for students and teachers to explore the various facets of the discipline. Organization of talks, seminars, workshops and field trips are a regular feature. The students are also guided to take up internships for the practical experience in hospitals, NGO’s and other subject related organizations. Experts from various fields engage with students and teachers to widen their horizons.

The Department has a well-stocked laboratory with the latest equipment and psychological tests. The department also has three air-conditioned Laboratories equipped with Wi-Fi facilities and LCD projectors. Three laboratory Assistants are available for help.


  • B.A.(Honours) Psychology
  • Psychology as Generic Elective paper in other Undergraduate Hons. Courses.
  • Psychology papers in BA program course.

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Attendance Rules

The students are required to attend not less than 68% of the lectures during each semester in order to enable them to appear for university examinations.

Assessment Scheme

A continuous process of internal assessment takes place during each semester. The assessing procedures usually include written assignments, projects, house exam and presentations. Final examinations are held in the month of November and May.

It is mandatory for a student to secure minimum 40% marks in each theory paper during final examinations, 40% in the internal assessment for each semester, to pass the examination.