The Department of Applied Psychology, KaziNazrul University started its journey in the year 2015. The department got its first batch convocated in 2018. The department is the first post-graduate department in West Bengal to run a syllabus based on CBCS system. The department is offering 3 specializations currently Clinical Psychology, Organizational Psychology and Rehabilitation Psychology to its credit. The Department has an official collaboration with Centre for Counselling and Positive Psychology of KaziNazrul University. Students of the Department run a wall magazine titled ‘MonerAntorale’.
The Department of Applied Psychology aspires to recognize itself both nationally and internationally in the field of psychology. It seeks to advance the science and professional practice of psychology and its benefits by disseminating the knowledge to create, promote and train our students as partners in advancing scientific knowledge and developing innovative solutions to important life problems both locally and globally. We aim to cultivate ethical individuals who have a well-developed capacity for synthesizing information, are strong critical thinkers and communicators, and respect and enhance diverse people, cultures and perspectives. We believe these skills are necessary for students to pursue a life of intellectual curiosity, to create flourishing in oneself and others, to contribute to the betterment of society, and compete in a rapidly shifting and complex world.
The primary objective of the department is to facilitate teaching-learning environment including practical training and research in the discipline of psychology. Applied aspects of all the study subjects are major focus of the department, so that students and community both get direct benefit. Department is committed to develop skilled professionals (viz. Clinical Psychologist, Counsellor, Industrial Psychologist, Rehabilitation Psychologist). Creating awareness and resources of helping hands within community for mental health is our obligation.
|Name of the Course||Duration||Year from which the Course Started||Total Intake Capacity||No. of Students Enrolled|
|M. Sc||2 years (4semesters)||2015||40||15|
|M. Phil||2 Years||Under Process|
|Ph. D||3 years (min)||2018||2||2|
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"Mental Health and Well-being for All"
(World Mental Health Day Celebration National Webinar)
Organized by Department of Applied Psychology in collaboration with Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Centre for Studies in Clinical Psychology and Centre for Counselling and Positive Psychology
|18th October, 2020||University||National|
|2.||Psychosocial Dimensions of Contemporary Socio-Political Issues in Asia organized by Department of Applied Psychology, Kazi Nazrul University||10th January, 2020||University||State|
|3.||Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Sponsored Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) Accredited Three-day National Conference on “Entitlement, Equality and Mental Health: Contemporary Psychosocial Perspectives”||8th to 10th November, 2019||Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)||National|
|4.||National Symposium on ‘Common Mental Health Issues’ jointly organized by Department of Applied Psychology and Centre for Counselling and Positive Psychology||8th to 22nd January, 2019||University||National|
|5.||World AIDS Day||3rd December, 2018||Centre for studies in Clinical Psychology, KNU||University|
|6.||World Mental Health Day||9th to 11th October, 2018||Department of Applied Psychology, KNU||University|
|7.||“Stress and Vulnerabilities in Young Adults”||20th September, 2018||Centre for Counselling and Positive and Department of Applied Psychology, Kazi Nazrul University||University|
|8.||Workshop on Syllabus for Undergraduate Students||11th June 2018||Department of Applied Psychology, Kazi Nazrul University||University|
|9.||World Psychology Day||12th April 2018||Department of Applied Psychology, Kazi Nazrul University||University|
|10.||Special Lecture On Information Processing And Projective Techniques By Prof. Jayanti Basu||One day||Department of Applied Psychology, Kazi Nazrul University||University|
|11.||Special Lecture On Multivariate Statistics By Dr.Atanu Kumar Dogra||One day||Department of Applied Psychology, Kazi Nazrul University||University|
The department has laboratory facilities for conducting psychological experiments and psychological testing (diagnostic assessments, personality assessments, IQ assessments and rating scales) on humans as well as clinical populations referred from different mental health institutes and professionals.
The department has a small departmental library consisting of the specimen copies received by the department faculties, journal of the university and photocopies of some rare books and dissertation done by the students. The students can issue them for their reference.