Department of Psychology

Department Of Psychology

The department is the only department offering Psychology at Bachelors levels from Sindhudurg District. The Department of Psychology was established in September 2016 as an undergraduate department. The first batch of BA Psychology started in 2014 with a student strength of 10. The students who completed are working in various institutions and colleges as counselors and teachers after their post-graduation. Some students are enrolled for MPhil and Ph.D. studies and many students are currently pursuing their Post-Graduation in various universities. The Psychology department, right from its inception has been actively organizing extension programmes, lectures, invited talks, seminars, workshops, etc. for both students inside and outside the college.

The faculty of the department engages in academic extension talks in which the targeted groups were teachers, parents, students, and specialized groups. The students also wholeheartedly cooperate in helping and caring for needy people. The department also organizes visits to rehabilitation centers, poor homes, and orphanages in order to inculcate basic human values and practice it in their daily life.

The department conducts a career aptitude test for final year degree students of the college through Swa-Darshan Counseling Cell. The results are given to the students and individual career counseling is provided based on the results.

The department takes interest in the personal and professional betterment of each student. The department ensures the personal, social and professional development of our students, who will certainly be an asset to the society.

01 Name of the Department Psychology
02 Year of Establishment 2016
03 Name of Program/Courses offered B.A.
04 Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/units involved Psychology of Human Behaviour at Work - Commerce
05 Annual/Semester/Choice based Choice based
06 Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments Nil
07 Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc. Nil
08 Details of courses/program discontinued (if any) with reasons Nil
09 Number of Teaching Posts
Sanctioned Filled
Professors - -
Associate Professors - -
Asst. Professor 01 01
10 Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization,(D.Sc./D.Litt./Ph.D./M.Phil.etc)
Name Qualification Designation Specialization No. of years of experience No. of Ph.D. Students guided
Mr. R. B. Shintre M.A., B.Ed., SET Assistant Professor Psychology 24 years -
Miss PadmajaAmbiya M.A. Assistant Professor Clinical Psychology 09 months -
11 List of Senior Visiting Faculty 00
12 Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled(program wise) by temporary faculty 00
13 Student – Teacher Ratio (program wise)
FYBA 42 42-1
SYBA 27 27-1
TYBA 3 3-1
14 Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled
Technical Sanctioned Filled
Lab Assistant 00 00
Lab Attendant 00 00
15 Qualifications of teaching faculty with DSc/D.Litt/ Ph.D/MPhil/PG
Ph.D 00
M.Phil 00
P.G. 01
16 Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International funding agencies and grants received Nil
a) National Nil
b) International Nil
Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. and total grants received Nil
18 Research Centre/ facility recognized by the University Nil
19 Publications (Publication per faculty)
Faculty Name Publications
Rajendra B. Shintre 05
20 Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national/International) by faculty and students:
Number of publications listed in International Database (For eg: Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database
Scopus Nil
Monographs Nil
Chapter in Books Nil
Books Edited 00
Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of Publishers Nil
Citation Index Nil
Impact factor Nil
H-index Nil
21 Areas of consultancy and income generated Study Skills Orientation
Soft Skills Development
22 Faculty as members in
a) National Committees Nil
b) International Committees Nil
c) Editorial Boards Nil
23 Student projects:
a) Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/program 03
b) Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e. in Research laboratories/Industry/other agencies Nil
24 Awards/Recognitions received by faculty and students Nil
25 List of eminent academicians and scientists/visitors to the department Nil
26 Seminars/Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding
a) National 02
b) International Nil
27 Student profile program/course wise :
Name of the Courses/Program Application received Selected Enrolled Pass Percentage
F.Y. B.A. 42 40 33 07 100%
S.Y. B.A. 27 27 20 07 100%
T.Y. B.A. 03 03 01 02 100%
28 Diversity of students :
Name of The Course % of students from the same state % of students from other States % of students from abroad
B.A. (Psychology) 100% - -
29 How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations such as NET,SLET,GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc. ? 01
30 Student progression :
UG to PG M.A. 06 Students.
PG to M.Phil Nil
PG to Ph.D 02
Ph.D to Post – Doctoral Nil
Employed 03
Campus Selection Nil
Other than campus recruitment 03
Entrepreneurship/Self –employment 08
31 Details of Infrastructural facilities
a) Library Yes
b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students Yes
c) Class rooms with ICT facility: Nil
d) Laboratories Nil
32 Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies 43
33 Details on student enrichment program (special lectures/workshops/ seminar) with external experts Nil
34 Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning Blended learning, Peer tutoring, Mentor-Mentee scheme, Discussion forum, Department Newsletter
35 Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility(ISR) and Extension activities Study Skills Orientation
Soft Skills Development Sessions
36 SWOC analysis of the department and Future plan
Strengths Dedicated and energetic faculty

Optimum Student Ratio
Weakness Low proficiency of students in English language

Lack of research skills among students
Opportunities Provision of CounselingCenter facility

Organization of community oriented programs
Challenges Motivate students for Post Graduate courses

Strengthen students in academic skills
Future Plans Introduce Bridge Course for entry level students

Create academic linkages with psychology departments of other colleges

Organization of State and National Level Conferences