Department of Psychology was established in the year 2018 - 2019.


B.Sc., Psychology degree is awarded by the University of Madras.

Department of Psychology was established to provide opportunity to young minds to understand human mind and behaviour with individual differences.


  • To enlighten students about human mind, behaviour and its scientific study.
  • To sharpen them with basic human skills, parenting skills, counselling skills, personality development skills, mentor skills, interviewer skills, Human Resource facilitator skills, Organizational development practitioner skills, trainer skills, leadership skills, diagnosing skills, marketing skills and researcher skills.

  • To make them understand about the various human processes like consciousness, sensation, perception, motivation, cognition, learning, memory, attention and emotion in the entire human life span

Curriculum and Eligibility criteria for admission:

  • Candidates for admission to the first year of the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Psychology will be required to have passed the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream) conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu or an Examination accepted as equivalent thereof by the Syndicate of the University of Madras. He or she could be from any Science, Arts, Commerce, Business, Computer Science, Accountancy or other stream.

  • Course is taught under Semester Pattern.

  • Choice Based Credit System (CBCS Pattern) is followed

  • Students are offered 26 papers in this course among which 22 papers are theoretical and 4 Papers are practical.

Wide range of Opportunities

  • Assistant Professor and Teacher in Psychology in the colleges and schools respectively.
  • Counsellor in areas like Organization, school, Industry, college etc. dealing with family, marital, career, interpersonal and intrapersonal problems.

  • Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist offering different therapies like behaviour modification, cognitive therapy, group therapy, hypnotherapy, mindfulness based therapy, music therapy, positive psychotherapy, transactional analysis etc. to deal with human psychological problems.

  • Human Resource (HR) Manager, HR Trainer, HR analyst, Organizational Development (OD) Practitioner in industrial and IT sectors.

  • Sports Psychologist helping athletes to perform at peak levels. They function as trainers, consultants, or therapists. They offer therapy for issues like eating disorders or career transitions.

  • Forensic Psychologist applying psychology to criminal investigation and the legal issues

  • Special educators dealing with mentally retarded children

  • Crack competitive exams like RRB, IBPS, UPSC, SSC, TNPSC, NET, JRF, SET etc.

  • Health Psychologist focusing on the whole person and what influences their health status. This may include their socioeconomic status, education, background and behaviors that may have an impact on the disease, such as compliance with instructions and medication.

  • Neuropsychologist determining whether a person is likely to experience behavioral problems following suspected or diagnosed brain injury, such as a stroke.

  • Military Psychologist shortlisting incumbent military personnels by conducting aptitude test, IQ test, personality test and also to deal with army men stress, grievance etc


  • For Admission Contact:

    Mohamed Sathak College of Arts and Science :
    (044) 2450 1578, 2450 1054, 2450 1115, 2450 2577, 2450 2576

    Tele Fax :
    (044) 2450 1114

    Mohamed Sathak Trust Phone :
    044-64506393, 28334989, 28334990

    Tele Fax :
    (044) 28334991

Profesor Name

Janab Alhaj S.M. Mohamed Yousuf


Profesor Name

Mrs. Hajiyani. S. M. H. SHARMILA


Profesor Name

Janab S.M.A.J Abdul Haleem