Department of Psychology

To empower students to develop into proficient, compassionate, and ethical professionals in the field of psychology, equipped with a profound comprehension of human behavior, critical thinking skills, and knowledge to contribute to the well-being of individuals and society.


  • To provide high-quality education in psychology, by imparting theoretical knowledge, real-world skills, and ethical values to students
  • To advance knowledge and innovation by engaging in cutting-edge research, exploring emerging trends and encourage creativity in various areas of psychology
  • To develop practical skills through hands-on experiences, internships, and practical training opportunities, preparing students for careers in counseling, clinical psychology, research, and other applied fields
  • To contribute to the well-being of society by addressing psychological challenges and promote mental health, actively engaging in community outreach, counseling, and advocacy efforts to improve the well-being of individuals and society at large


The Department of Psychology at GCU offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs in psychology.The department has a team of highly qualified faculty members who are dedicated to providing a stimulating learning environment for their students. The curriculum is designed to cover a wide range of topics, including developmental psychology, social psychology, clinical psychology, cognitive psychology, and personality psychology.Students have access to state-of-the-art facilities, including a computer lab, a library with an extensive collection of books and journals, and other resources that are essential for their academic and research pursuits.

The department has incorporated recommendations from the National Education Policy (2020) to enable a more integrated and multidisciplinary approach to education. The syllabus is designed to equip students with an extensive knowledge of the field of psychology, which will aid them in competitive exams such as NTA NET, GATE, and others. The Department of Psychology at GCU also emphasizes the importance of staying up-to-date with the latest research and developments in the field of psychology, with faculty and students alike engaging in cutting-edge research on topics such as cognitive neuroscience, positive psychology, and cross-cultural psychology. Furthermore, the department also encourages students to engage in research activities and provides opportunities for them to present their work at national and international conferences.In addition to academic programs, the department also conducts various outreach programs and community services, such as counseling and psychological assessments, for the benefit of the local community.

Overall, the Department of Psychology at GCU is committed to providing a comprehensive education in psychology, equipping students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their careers and make a positive impact in society.