Department of Psychology


Name of the Department: Psychology

Year of Establishment: 1998

Level: General

Vision: To provide solid foundation for the basic principles of general, social and industrial and organizational psychology. To familiarize students with historical trends in psychology, major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and empirical findings. To provide an overview of the applications of psychology.


Goals: Arousing the student's intellectual curiosity in students, acquainting them with recent trends in psychology and learning with an applied approach for understanding self & others behavior.

Salient Features:

  • Organizing Students Academy
  • Publication of Wall paper
  • Conducting Periodical tests
  • Organizing Industrial Visits
  • Guest Lectures
  • Group Discussions
  • Power Point Presentations based on syllabus
  • Experiments

Research Profile:

  • Faculty with Ph.d: 01
  • Faculty with recognition as M Phil/ Ph.D. Research guide: One faculty recognised as Ph.D. guide 
  • Minor Research Project: One research Minor research project completed.
  • Total Research Papers Published: 14
  • Article published in Daily newspaper :02
  • Total research Papers presented in National Seminars: 22


Students Achievements:

  • Two students have participated in a One Day State Level Seminar on Authentic Parenting Need of the Hour in 2013-2014
  • Two students participated in the International Seminar on Military Psychology in 2017-18
  • Participation in Power Point Presentation competitions of Soft Skills Development Programme.
  • Organized a one-Week Certificate course on Counseling

Workshops & Trainings:

  1. Soft Skills Development Programme:

Considering the needs of incorporating Soft Skills in graduates and in order to cope with the requirement of corporate industries the college has been conducting Soft Skill Development Training programme in collaboration with the Savitribai Phule Pune University for the final year students of Arts & Commerce since 2007. The programme was initiated by Former Vice Chancellor, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Dr. Narendra Jadhav and was continued by Shri Sachin Surve, Coordinator, Soft Skills Development Programme, Savitribai Phule Pune University. 

In the academic year 2017-18 the college celebrated its decennial ceremony of the Soft Skills Development Programme in hands of Hon Vice Chancellor, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Prof. Dr. Nitin Karmalkar. The ten days soft skills Development programme consist of sessions on Self Actualization, Communication Skills, Time Management, Body Language, Leadership skills, Discussion skills, Interview techniques, Team work, Transactional Analysis, Emotional Intelligence, PPT Preparation and Social and Business Etiquettes and dining etiquettes. The programme has three sessions a day based on PPT, demonstration, games & activities. The trainees also have to apply to an organization for work and ear certain amount money. All the students are given certificates in the valedictory function of the programme. The best team is given certificated in the Annual prize distribution function of the college.


2. Details of Counselling Centre


Activity Name, Date& Time

No of Resource Persons


Group Discussion on “Self-Respect” on 31/07/2013   4 to 5pm 


Group Discussion on “Time Management” on 31/08/2013   4 to 05.00pm 


Group Discussion on “Suicidal deaths in youth” on 24/09/2013   4 to 05.00pm



Group Discussion on “Present status of women in the Society” on 31/09/2013   4 to 5.00pm


Two students participated in the State level workshop on “Authentic Parenting”


Counselling session on Effective Parenting at Wisdom International School, Nashik

All Staff and Students of BA and


All Staff and Students of BA and



All Staff and Students of BA and


All Staff and Students of BA and


Sessions taken for parents

Late Jaykumar Tiberewala School, Nashik road on Need of Counselling & inculcating values 22/09/2014


One Day Workshop for NSPM Teachers & college teachers – 13/11/2014





Counselling to 4 students





Purchasing 12 reference books related to counselling for students and teaching staff Rs.1724/-


Counselling to FYBA Students on Note Taking Techniques
















Committee suggestion




Workshop for school teachers of Rungta High School, Nashik


Workshop for school teachers of ChandakKanya Vidyalaya, Sinnar on 1/10/2015


Workshop for school teachers of V.J. High School, Nandgaon on 11/08/2015


Workshop for teachers of Rayan International School, Nashik on Sept 2015


Counselling for 10thStd students on Emotional Intelligence – 4/2/2016


Counselling to XII th  class students of Arambha Jr College, Nashik road on Self Actualization


















Guest lecture on Career Prospects in Psychology



One-week course on Introduction of Psychology

Mangesh Bhanage, Director of HRDC, Nashik


Mangesh Bhanage, Director of HRDC, Nashik



Counselling to Students

 By Committee members 



3. Personality Development Workshop:

Every year the department conducts a One-day workshop on Personality Development for the students. The workshop consists of three sessions. Resource persons guide student on the personal, social and application aspect of personality. Some of the workshops based on interviews of famous personalities of Nashik from social, political, educational and industrial field. The interview is conducted by students and the resource persons also share experiences which have shaped their personality.

4. One Week Course on Counselling:

The department in the year 2016-17 organized a one-week course on counselling for the students of psychology. The course on Introduction of Counseling to the students conducted by Mr. Mangesh Bhanage. 25 students participated in the course and were given certificates at the end of the course.


Future Plans:

  • Conduct a Certificate Course in 'Basics of Psychology' for students
  • Conduct a Certificate Course in 'Basic of Psychology' for parents
  • Personality Development workshop for Parents
  • To organize a National level seminar on Social Sciences


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