Initiated as combined Department of Philosophy and Psychology in
1953, headed by Late Dr. K.A. Hameed with only a skeleton staff.
The Department emerged as an independent teaching department in
1958 with Mrs. Dr. Rafia Hassan as its first Cairperson. In
1962, B.A. (Hons.) classes were introduced; award of B.Sc. and
M.Sc. degrees commenced in 1969. The department introduced
courses with stress on Cross Cultural Psychology at Honours and
Postgraduate levels in 1972, as a main area of emphasis cross
cultural comparisons of psychological laws and the analysis of
social/ psychological problems of every day life and work as a
main focus. The job opportunities for our graduates are
available in Mental Health Clinics, Hospitals, Prisons, and in
National Armed Services, Educational Institutes etc.