Department of Clinical Psychology

About Us

  • The Department of Clinical Psychology, started in the year 2011, has been successfully conducting the M. Phil Clinical Psychology Course with the approval of the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) since 2013.
  • The department has further expanded into providing B.Sc. Clinical Psychology starting in the year 2020 and M.Sc. Clinical Psychology in the year 2021, under the UGC regulations.
  • Furthermore, the department works towards various interdisciplinary research where studies in relation to neuropsychology, developmental psychology, psychotherapy, and behavior sciences are carried out by the faculties and students.
  • The Department provides mental health services, such as psychological testing to understand the personality, evaluate the levels of intelligence and psychopathology of individuals with mental health problems, and psychological interventions like individual and group psychotherapy, supportive psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy(CBT),
  • Solution Focused Behavior therapy( SFBT), Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Behavior Therapy to manage anxiety, depression, sleep problems, procrastination, relationship problems, academic difficulties, addiction to substances, and as well as Smartphone and Internet addictions.
  • Positive psychological techniques are also offered to improve self-confidence, personality, problem-solving and decision-making, self-esteem, and mental health. Neuropsychological services including neuropsychological assessment, Cognitive remediation, and neuropsychological rehabilitation are also undertaken.

Our Vision

  • To emerge as an acclaimed institute of excellence in imparting training to aspiring clinical psychologists
  • To create an environment that facilitates collaborative efforts at training, supervision, and research to address concerns and issues of the society related to mental health

Our Mission

  • To develop world-class standards of training, supervision, and research in clinical psychology
  • To provide accessible and affordable clinical services to all sectors of society
  • To develop a model of community-based services that will reflect the needs as well as voice the concerns of individuals with mental health
  • To provide quality services that will uphold ethical standards, human dignity, and best practice guidelines


  • A three-year course in the UGC scheme that aims to give the students basic, fundamental knowledge about psychology as a field and a basic understanding and exposure to clinical psychology.
  • A two-year course in the UGC scheme provides an orientation to the basic skills required for counseling and insights into working as a clinical psychologist.
  • A two-year training program in Clinical Psychology that is approved by the Rehabilitation Council of India; the completion of which makes the candidate eligible to practice as a Clinical Psychologist in India.


Infrastructure for Teaching and Clinical work- details

  • UG Class rooms - 3
  • PG Class rooms - 2
  • Experimental Psychology Lab - 1
  • M.Phil. Class room - 2
  • Neuropsychology Lab - 1
  • Behaviour therapy room - 2
  • Play therapy room - 1
  • Consultation room - 7
  • Department Library - 1
  • The department uses rhetorical teaching, blended learning, and flipped classroom methods.
  • The department also has a vast resource of PPT presentations that are reviewed and utilized on a need basis
  • Clinical experience involves observership and also hands-on training with a proper documentation process that the students are also trained to maintain.
  • Having a good foundation in basic Psychology
  • Understanding the Experimental Basis of Psychology
  • Provide better understanding and observer-ship experience in understanding, learning, and understanding the Applied basis of psychology.
  • Learning effective research and research opportunities in the field of psychology
  • Giving effective opportunities in diverse career options in psychology
  • During super speciality training being able to diagnose mental health problems.
  • Conceptualize specific adult and child mental health problems within a psychological framework, giving due
  • Consideration of psychosocial/ contextual factors, and carrying out relevant treatment/management.
  • Apply psychological principles and techniques in rehabilitating persons with mental health problems and disabilities.
  • Work with the psychosocial dimensions of physical diseases, formulate and undertake focused/targeted psychosocial interventions.
  • Work with the community to promote health, quality of life, and psychological well-being.
  • Undertake responsibilities connected with teaching and training in core and allied areas of Clinical Psychology.
  • Undertake administrative and supervisory/decision-making responsibilities in a mental health area.
  • The department maintains a library for easy access and use of students.
  • Students also have access to department computers to access online resources of the university and otherwise.
  • The department also maintains a collection of previous records and a thesis to provide explorative insight for current and forthcoming students.
  • The department has more than 60 assessment materials that enrich the learning process and also enable better clinical learning and training.