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Department of Psychology

"Know thyself"



Ms.S.Sujani ,HoD


Ms.Sameeha Fatima



The Department of Psychology is to provide a personalized and meaningful learning experiences that foster academic excellence, instill ethics and values, and evolve the students into a Positive Personality where the inner and outer persona is strengthened and emerge as Happy Individuals and encourage a lifelong love of learning.


  • To appreciate the value of psychological science in society
  • To lay the foundations for a scientific perspective and create awareness about the observational and research skills necessary to pursue the science of psychology
  • To develop critical thinking skills and the ability to express oneself effectively in written and oral communication
  • To provide a greater understanding of human behaviour which is a prerequisite for harmonious existence in society.


  • First to receive a UGC grant to start an Add on Certificate course  Skills in 2008. The eight batch of students is currently undergoing skills training.
  • A full fledged Counseling cell, with qualified counselors offering counseling services to the college and outside community, and running a training course in counseling skills, has enabled the department to move beyond teaching, into the applied field and be of service to the larger society.  
  • The Department has been in the forefront in the usage of modern teaching methods and has incorporated ICT enabled teaching into its regular curriculum. 
  • Orientation for new Colleges for teaching both theory and practicals.
  • The HOD has been on the Board of Studies – Psychology, Osmania University for many years and has contributed to the discussions on changes made to both the UG and PG courses offered by the University.
  • Lata Subramanya is a resource person for Universities - EFLU, BRAOU, IGNOU and NGOs such as Roshni, Seva, and Sai Krishna Teja Foundation.


Completed Research Project

  • Lata Subramanya is co-investigator, with Manjula Rao, Department of French, “An exploratory study to measure and identify factors affecting adjustment in college students at entry level.” 

Papers Presented

  • A Case Study of a Male Tennis Player – National Conference of Sports Psychology, OU, Hyderabad.
  • “ Psyche meets Nature” at the International Conference “Land, Culture, and Knowledge Systems”, jointly organized by OSLE – India & St. Ann’s College 
  • "Exploring the Interpersonal Context of Adolescent Depression" at UGC sponsored National Workshop “Counseling Initiatives and Recent in Varied Settings” held at St. Francis College, Hyderabad.