DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
Name of the Department with Address and Contact number :
Department of psychology
Yogi Vemana University
Kadapa – 516003
Contact Number : 0856-225518
Year of Establishment :
2009-2010

The Department of Psychology was established in the year 2009- 2010 in Yogi Vemana University. At present the department has two faculty members from different research fields like adulthood and aging, organizational behaviour and stress management as their thirst areas.

The M.Sc., Psychology course is a full-time course with specializations of Health Psychology, Psychology of Disability and Aging, Stress and Coping. Master’s course in Psychology is an advanced course aimed at competence building among the students from a holistic perspective and with interdisciplinary approach. Apart from theoretical inputs, the course also emphasizes on laboratory work, supervised practical and clinical training and practice in scientific report writing. The course is aimed to make the student develop professional skills and competence.

The experimental laboratory was established with apparatus like memory drum, muller lyer apparatus, intelligence tests, electrical metronome and other minor equipment to carry out experiments. Apart from this the counselling lab establishment is in process with paper and pencil tests and equipment like bio-feed back to train the students to equip themselves with counselling skills.

At present the student strength is 11 members and in this academic year the department is also offering the Ph.D programmes. The faculty is involved in the outreach programmes and voluntarily helps the NGO’s in executing their activities.

Details of the faculty members :
Name Designation Specialization
Dr. K. Lalitha Assistant Professor Psychology of Adulthood and Aging, Counselling psychology
Dr. V. Lazar Assistant professor & Co-ordinator Organizational Behaviour, Stress management
Seminars / Conference / Symposia/ Workshops/Guest lecturers conducted :
One day workshop was organized with the collaboration of STEP, Kadapa on “Personality Development” for the students of Y.V. University on 22-09-2010.