Established in 2001

The Department of Psychology was established in December 2001 under the aegis of the Faculty of Behavioral Sciences, University of Jammu, Jammu. The Department was set up as an interdisciplinary centre of higher learning and academic excellence. It has the distinction of being the first Post Graduate Department of Psychology in the state of Jammu and Kashmir and is currently working under the faculty of Social Sciences. The department offers optional courses in the frontline areas of research namely Clinical Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Organizational Behavior at the postgraduate level. It also offers a  Ph.D program in Psychology. The teaching methodologies of the department are innovative and unique. The department provides quality teaching, practical experience and a unique opportunity to share and develop the vision, knowledge, initiative, and critical thinking needed to meet professional challenges and community needs. The Department actively encourages the faculty members, to attend refresher courses, to participate in training programmes, workshops, conferences and seminars in their areas of interest. The scholars and students of the department are also encouraged to participate in conferences, workshops, seminars, group discussions and various extension activities. Students qualifying the NET/JRF/SET and other competitive/civil services examinations are placed in various organizations and institutions within and outside the state.

Presently the department is headed by Prof. Satnam Kour.


Phone : 01912453996


Name Designation Qualification Specialization Contact Info.
Dr. Sarita Sood Assistant Professor M.A, B.Ed, Ph.D Counseling Psychology, Health Psychology, Positive Psychology E-mail: sarita.sood@yahoo.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9906040655
Dr. Karuna Gupta Lecturer (contractual) M.A. Ph.D, PGDMH, CIG Counseling psychology, cognitive psychology E-mail: karunaguptajmd@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 8713066256
Dr. Dharvinder Singh Lecturer (contractual) M.A. Ph.D, PGDMH, CIG Clinical Psychology, Positive Psychology E-mail: darpan813@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9796229984
Dr. Lovely Sabbarwal Lecturer (Contractual) M. A., Ph. D., B. Ed., M. Ed. Social Psychology, Organisational Behaviour, Clinical Psychology E-mail: gandotralovely@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419104912
Dr. Mridula Bali Lecturer (Contractual) M. A., Ph. D. Counselling Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Psychometrics E-mail: mridulabali26@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9103505200