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DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Established in 1960
www.mgkvp.ac.in

About the Department

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Department of Psychology, established in 1960, is one of premier departments of the University, incessantly offering various academic programs at U.G. and P.G. levels, Doctoral research work leading to Ph.D. degree and Post-Doctoral research in various fields of Psychology. Some of the areas of research programs are Health Psychology, Cognitive-Affective Processes, Positive Psychology, Personality Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Social Psychology. Department is also conducting self-financed professional course of P.G. Diploma in Psychotherapy, Counseling and Guidance with good placement records for students in various health care organizations and M. Phil. in Psychology (discontinued). The department has a rich past enriched by the leadership and vast experiences of Late Ram Murti Lumba, Late Prof. N. N. Sen, Late Prof. Dhapola, Prof. G. P. Thakur, Late Prof. B. D. Mishra, Late Dr. S. N. Shrivastava, Dr. R. Mohan, Dr. Shanta Khatri, Prof. Gayatri, Prof. L. N. Singh and Prof. Anand Kumar.

The department has to its credit publication of more than 450 research papers in accredited International and National journals, 11 books, 60 chapters in books and 15 psychological tests by the faculty members of the Department. Department has organized 02 International and 03 National Conferences; 01 National Workshop, 04 Orientation Course on Research Methodology and 01 regional conference and directed Major and Minor projects sponsored by ICSSR and UGC.

Department has its own Psychology Alumni Association also with a life membership of more than 250 alumnus.

Head of the Department Prof. Shambhu Upadhyay is a distinguished and nationally recognized Professor of Psychology. He has penned 05 books, 55 papers and 25 chapters in books. His area of specialization includes Clinical, Health, Spiritual, Social And Personality Psychology. He has been recipient of many prestigious national honors / awards. He has chaired scientific sessions, delivered keynote addresses / guest lectures at National and International Conferences and academic organizations in India, participated in more than 100 national and international seminars. He is a perfect blend of an academician and a good administrator. He acted twice as Director of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, NTPC Campus Shaktinagar, Sonebhadra, III Campus of M. G. K. V. P. Varanasi. At present he is the Director of Maharaja Vibhuti Narayan Singh Campus of Gangapur, II Campus of M. G. K. V. P. Varanasi. He is also the Chief Proctor of the University since past two years till date.

Vision

The specialized Faculties of the Department are pursuing their basic researches in the fields of (i) Cognitive and Affective Processes, (ii) Social Cognition in Culture - Specific and Cross - Cultural Perspectives, (iii) Personality Disposition in Health and Disease, (iv) Family Systems Perspectives and Wellbeing, (v) Clinical Psychology coupled with Counseling and Guidance, and (vi) Behavioural Neuroscience, and above all, the major thrust area (as specialized courses) both at the UG (Psychopathology) and PG (Psycho-diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches) levels are the emphasis of the Department.

A perusal of the consorted efforts of the Department highlights the basic research area in the field of Cognition and Health Psychology, Clinical and Applied Social Psychology. To meet the future needs, the Department proposes to develop a well equipped Cognitive and Health Psychology Laboratory with three sub- cells of (a) Cognitive and Affective Processes, (b) Clinical and Health Psychology, and (c) Behavioural Neuroscience and a specialized Counselling center for those in need. To meet the current pressing needs and objectives of the department, the following are the requirements.

To meet the global challenges, the department proposes to strengthen the departmental library by subscribing National and International Journals as well as reference books and text books in the various fields of specializations.

Thurst Areas

Health Psychology

Cognitive-Affective Processes

Positive Psychology

Clinical Psychology

Social Psychology

Mental Health And Well Being

Women Psychology

New Media Age

Courses

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B.A.

(Under the Faculty of Humanities)

101 According to Faculty - - 2060/- 6865/- - 3 Years
M.A.-Psychology 201 60 10 - 2520/- 8225/- - 2 Years (4 Semester)
Ph.D. - - - - -

- - -
P.G. Diploma In Psychotherapy, Counseling & Guidance 304 - - 50 -

- 20200 1 Year

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Faculty Profile

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Published Books

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Details Profile

Dr. Shambhu Upadhyay

24-01-1957

Professor

M.A, Ph.D

27 Years

27 Years

Personality, Social Psychology, Health Psychology and Spirituality

05

62

18

9648000044, 9532860436

shambhuupadhyayvns@gmail.com, drshambhuupadhyay@gmail.com

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Name

Date of Birth

Designation

Qualifications

Teaching Experience(UG)

Teaching Experience(PG)

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Published Books

Published Papers(National)

Published Papers(International)

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Email:

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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Singh

05-03-1960

Professor

M.A., Ph.D.

23 Years

23 Years

Social Psychology

03

55

11

8005088502

rpsmgkvp@gmail.com

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Name

Date of Birth

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Dr. Arun Kumar Jaiswal

30-04-1957

Professor

M.Sc., Ph.D.

16 Years

16 Years

Biopsychology, Health Psychology, Cognition, Clinical Psychology, Psychometric

01

05

13

9415685860

arunjais@gmail.com

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Name

Date of Birth

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Dr. Rajendra Singh

03-05-1959

Associate Professor

M.A., Ph.D.

27 Years

15 Years

Testing, social Psychology

01

40

06

9453637056

rajendra.vhp.up@gmail.com

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Name

Date of Birth

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Dr. Rashmi Singh

25-09-1976

Reader

M.A., Ph. D., UGC-NET

15 Years

09 Years

New Media, Intellectual Disability, Women Empowerment, Applied Social Psychology

03

36

17

9451003826

drrashmi.mgkvp@gmail.com

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Non-Teaching Profile

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Smt. Sarita Singh

01-12-1973

Senior Assistant

B.A.

9450544693

saritasingh1121973@gmail.com


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Shri Babu Lal Maurya

10-05-1967

Lab Bearer

05

9450944053

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Name

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Shri Surya Deo Thakur

29-09-1964

Peon

M.A.

8738035503

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Contact Us

Prof. Shambhu Upadhyay
Head
Department of Psychology

shambhuupadhyayvns@gmail.com

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

9532860436, 9648000044


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