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Psychology Department: S.S.J. Campus, Almora

The Department of Psychology of Kumaun University at S.S.J. Campus, Almora came into existence in 1980. In the beginning only undergraduate course was offered by the department but in the session 1986-1987 post-graduate courses was introduced in the department and it was upgraded to a P.G. Department. Consequently research activities were also introduced in the department. In order to make the university education system apparently pertinent to the developing demands of rapidly changing socio-economic scenario of the nation, the department offers P.G. Diploma in Guidance and Counseling in self-finance mode. The department has introduced semester system in its post graduate courses from the academic session 2010-2011. The department has organized four seminars and one refresher programme. The teachers of the department have published research papers in various journals of National and International repute and participated in different National and International seminars/ Conferences. The department also provides guidance and counseling to persons facing behavioural problems and special guest lectures to students for overall development of personality.


Head of Department

Name : Dr. Madhu Nayal

Phone : 9411759277

Email : drmadhunayal@yahoo.com

About the Chairman : Dr. Mohammad Ghufran, presently Professor and Head of Department of Psychology, has obtained B.A. (Honours.), M.A. and M. Phil (Psychology) degrees from Aligarh Muslim University, and Ph. D. degree from Kumaun University, Nainital. He has been actively associated with teaching and research for more than 22 years. He has actively participated and chaired in various National and International conferences/ seminars. His main area of researchis Personality and Social Psychology. He has published more than 35 research articles and two books on psychological statistics and Guidance & Counselling.

Faculty Members of SSJ Campus, Almora
S.No Name Designation Specialization Email Phone Photograph Academic Profile
1 Prof. Mohammad Ghufran Professor Social & Experimental Psychology profmghufran@gmail.com 9412910016 Prof. Mohammad Ghufran View Profile
2 Prof. Aradhana Shukla Professor Personality &Social Psychology aradhana.shukla5@gmail.com 9412951640 Prof. Aradhana Shukla View Profile
3 Dr. Madhu Nayal Associate Professor & Head Clinical Psychology drmadhunayal@yahoo.com 9411759277 Dr. Madhu Nayal View Profile
4 Dr. P.D. Bhatt Associate Professor Social Psychology bhattpd@ymail.com 9412107336 Dr. P.D. Bhatt View Profile
5 Dr. Preeti Tamta Assistant Professor Developmental Psychology & Social Psychology tamtapreeti2@rediffmail.com 8765104414 Dr. Preeti Tamta View Profile
6 Dr. Ruchi Kakkar Assistant Professor (Contractual) Personality Psychology Kakkarruchi2001@gmail.com 9411194644 Dr. Ruchi Kakkar View Profile