Department of Psychology

The department is the only government college under Calicut University offering Psychology at Bachelors and Masters levels. The Department of Psychology was established in September 2012 as an undergraduate department. To mark the growth and development, the department was upgraded to a post-graduate department in 2018. The first batch of MSc Psychology started in 2018 with a student strength of 10.

The department is a recognized Research Center as per Order No:U.O.No. 16514/2022/Admn dtd. 27.08.2022 under the Faculty of Psychology, University of Calicut.

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 Top scorers till now are Anjo George (2015-82%), Daniel M Abraham (2016-97% with 2nd rank in Calicut University), Sincy Varghese(2017), Adthiya Krishna (2018)  and Aneesha Gopalakrishnan (2019). Students of the department such as Mubarak qualified Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Daniel, Vishnupriya has qualified the National Eligibility Test (NET).

Within a short time, the department has earned a laudable reputation as one of the most prestigious institutions in Kerala. The student strength in each batch was previously 24 and at present, it was increased to 40 in 2019 for BSc Psychology and to 15 for MSc Psychology.

The department has a  fully equipped Psychology laboratory.

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. A Regional Seminar on ‘Transforming Malayali Family: Contemporary Psychological experiences’ was conducted on 11 November 2014.

Department has organized a two-day UGC sponsored National Workshop on Counselling and Psychotherapy on 15th & 16th October 2015.

The department has conducted a two-day National Seminar on ‘Qualitative Approaches in Psychological Research’ on 4th and 5th January 2019.

As part of the lecture series, the department organized a one-day session on ‘Quantitative Research Methods & Application of statistics in Psychology’ on 26th August 2019.

Established Year 2012
Programmes Offered

BSc. Psychology

MSc. Psychology

Ph. D

Annual intake of students

BSc. Psychology  – 40

MSc. Psychology – 15

Head of the Department Dr. Sujisha T.G

Faculties of the Department

Sl No. Name of the Faculty Designation Contact Details Photo Profile
1 Dr. Sujisha T.G Assistant Professor & Head 9495565645 ViewMore
2 Dr.Kalarani KS Associate Professor 8089786493
3 Soumya Mohan C Assistant Professor 9447617498   ViewMore
Dr. Justine K James
Assistant Professor 8281417688   View More
Dr. Mahesh M M
Assistant Professor


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6 Vani M Assistant Professor 8105752341 ViewMore

Activities and Events 2023-24

  • 12/09/2023 to 14/09/2023 Research and PG Dept. of Psychology organises three day “International Workshop on Qualitative Data and Analysis” from 12th to 14th September 2023. Resource Person: Dr. Johnson Jament, Visiting Research Fellow, School of Global Studies, Faculty of Anthropology, University of Sussex, UK
  • 11/09/2023 Jeevani in collaboration with Indian Association of Clinical Psychologist, Kerala Region & Department of Psychology organises “Engaging & Empowering Youth for Enhancing the Mental Health” talk series on 11/09/2023. Resource Person: Ms. Sangeetha PL, Clinical Psychologist, Compass Clinical Psychology Services

Activities and Events 2022-23