Psychology Department

Departmental History

The department of psychology was started in 1955. Right from the beginning the department had devotional patronage of luminary Prof.  B. L. Atrey. He was also Head of Department of Education and Philosophy. He was also an international wrestler.  Prof. Atrey’s vision, efforts, insight and zeal brought this department on the rise. The rich tradition and strongly knitted academic fabric as laid down by late prof. Atrey was nurtured further by untiring efforts of his successors Dr. IndraprabhaAtrey, Dr. Amaranth Mishra, Dr. S. N. Shukla, Dr. Umesh kumar Shukla, Dr. Ashok Kumar Bhaskar, Dr. Vandana Singh and Dr. Swadesh Bhatt (current head). The teaching faculty of the department with its unabashed and sustainable efforts had provided a sound base for teaching . P.G. course introduced in 2004. The department has well established laboratory & departmental library. The academic output of this department has brought laurels reputation and excellence.

Thrust Areas

  • Current research thrust of the department as issues related to Mental Health, Stress, Spintrality, Happiness and Quality of Life etc.
  • The department is keen to develop action oriented research for enhancing well being of community at large especially cognitive, social & Health Psychology.
  • Psychological testing and counseling facility (academic & personal)  provided by the department for effective redressal of problems and challenges faced by  the students.


  • It was the only department in Siddharth university offering P. G. course  in Psychology till 2018.
  • Modern teaching methods practiced and use of ICT in Teaching- Learning.
  • UGC Project (2011-2014) on “Arousal and emotion regulation in eyewitness performance of state and trait anxiety Subjects” by Dr. Gyanesh Kumar Tiwari and assisted by Rajarshi Mani Tripathi.
  • The faculty of department visits UGC-ASC, IGNOUand other institutions  as resource person. Below are the details of some of the invited lectures by the faculty –
    • Invited lecture by Dr. Swadesh Bhatt on short term Yoga course, Fitness Workshop, Refresher course & Orientation course etc. conducted by UGC-HRDC, LNIPE Gwalior.
    • Invited lectures by Rajarshi Mani Tripathi on –
      • “ Adjustment problem among students and its solution”
      • “Challenge and solution  for  subject selection Indian Education System”
      • Lectures in C.A.F.E. programme conducted by
    • The department has produced a number of alumni who are distinguished their respective fields. Some of the reputed names are as follows-
      • A.N. Mishra, Principal, Janta Degree College, Babhnan, Gonda.
      • Sri Naval Kant Tewari, Asst. Dir.,Information U.P. Govt., Ghaziabad.
      • Gunjan Chaturvedi, UNICEF, Australia.
      • Vinay Kumar Mishra, Asst. Prof., S. Degree College, Sikariganj, Gorakhpur.
      • Ashish Kumar Shukla, Assistant Prof., Kisan PG College Bahraich
      • Ranjana Gupta,Psychologist, Manas Mental Health & rehabilitation Center Chandigarh
      • Vandana Singh, Mr. Rajarshi Mani Tripathi and Ms. Saba Khan serving the department here as faculty member.
    • Two students qualified UGC-NET and Three awarded Ph.D.
  • Name : Dr. Swadesh Bhatt
  • Designation : Asst. Professor and HOD
  • Mobile No. : 8839430896
  • E-Mail :
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  • Name : Kritika Tiwari
  • Designation : Assistant Professor
  • Mobile No. : 7042637812
  • E-Mail :
  • Name : Dr. Vandana Singh
  • Designation : Assistant Professor( SFS)
  • Mobile No. : 8004575601
  • E-Mail :
  • Name : Dr. Sunil Kumar Shukla
  • Designation : Assistant Professor (SFS)
  • Mobile No. : 8887857245
  • E-Mail :
  • Name : Rajarshi Mani Tripathi
  • Designation : Guest Lecturer
  • Mobile No. : 9793696315
  • E-Mail :
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1  Time Table 2020-21 – Psychology View
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1.  M.A. Syllabus 2019-20 View


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