Sundarwati Mahila Mahavidyalaya

Bhagalpur (Bihar)



1. Name of the department : Psychology

2. Year of Establishment : 1949

3. Names of Programmes /Courses offered(UG,PG,M.Phil.,Ph.D., Integrated) Masters,Integrated,Ph.D.,etc.) 

: UGC & Ph.D.

4. Names of Inter disciplinary courses and the departments/units involved: Nil

5. Annual / semester/ choice based credit system (programmewise)

UG : Annual

PG: Semester

6. Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments: No

7. Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc.: No

8. Details of courses/programmes discontinued (if any) with reasons: No

9. Number of Teaching posts

Associate ProfessorsOne1
Asst. Professors74

10. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization,(D.Sc./D.Litt./Ph.D./M.Phil.etc.,)

NameQualificationDesignationSpecializationNo. of Years of ExperienceNo. of Ph.D. Students guided for the last 4 years
Prof (Dr.) Archana ThakurM.A., Ph.D.ProfessorEducational Psychology & Clinical Psychology02(01- Submitted, 01 Awarded)
Anand ShankarAssistant ProfessorSocial Psychology & Organizational Psychology
Dr. Santawana KumariAssistant ProfessorClinical Psychology & Mental Mesurement
Dr. Jyotima PandeyAssistant ProfessorDevelopment Psychology,  Counselling & Learning Disabilities
Dr. Mithilesh Kumar TiwariAssistant ProfessorCognitive, Neuropyschology & Cross Cultural Psychology

11. List of senior visiting faculty

12. Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled (programmes wise)

By temporary faculty: Nil

13. Student-TeacherRatio(programmewise): 65 X 3 = 195 UG

25 – PG

14. Number of academic support staff(technical)and administrative staff; sanctioned and filled: One Lab Technician

17. Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST;UGC, DBT, ICSSR, etc. andtotal grant sreceived: No

18. Research Centre/facility recognized by the University: No

19. Publications:

Faculty No of Book published Year

Article Book

Dr. Neelam Verma Three Leadership styles Interpersonal perspective 1986

Socio- Economic, Delhi 1987

Exploration in Time Use 1995

(Indian Adaptation of Ego Structure Scale)In Progress 2015

Dr. Archana Four One 2015

(Man & His Pesonality) Second Edition 2015

Published by: Naksh Technologies Pvt. Ltd

* a) Publication per faculty

* Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national /International) by faculty and students

* Number of publications listed in International Database(For Eg:Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database-International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, etc.)

* Monographs

* Chapter in Books

* Books Edited

* Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers

* Citation Index



* Impactfactor

* h-index

20. Areas of consultancy and income generated: Free Counseling Unit

21. Faculty as membersin

a) National committees

b)International Committees

c)Editorial Board: Two Journals – Dr. Neelam Verma

Life membership in Indian Science Congress Association

i. Indian Social and Psychological Studies

ii. Physical & Environmental Science Bulletin

22. Student projects

  1. Percentage of students who have done in-house projects including inter departmental/ programme:

All students of B.A. I H, B.A. II H, B.A. III H

b) Percentage of students placed for projects in organizations outside the institution i.e. in Research laboratories / Industry/ other agencies: Jan 2010 Dr. Neelam Verma, I.I.F.S. New Delhi

23. Awards/ Recognitions received by faculty and students: Jan- 2010 N.Verma, One, I.F.F.S, New Delhi

24. List of eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department

25. Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops organized & the source of funding

a) National 01(2007)


26. Student profile programme/ course wise:

Nameofthe Course/programme (refer question no. 4)Applications receivedSelectedEnrolledPass percentage
B.A. Part I Hons
M.A. (2013-15)

*M=Male *F=Female

27. Diversity of Students

Name of the Course%of students from the same state%of students from other States%of students from abroad
B.A Hons

28. How many students have cleared national and state competitive examination ssuch as NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defense services, etc.

29. Student progression

Student progressionAgainst% enrolled
UG to PG70% promoted
PG to M.Phil.
PG to Ph.D.
Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral
Employed Campusselection Other than campus recruitment
Other than Campus SelectionSmt. Aparna Ghosh, Railway Reservation Office, Bhagalpur Aruna Chatterjee- S.B.I, Bhagalpur
Entrepreneurship/Self-employmentMrs. Manjari Singh, Jwellery bisness women in Jaipur

30. Detailsof Infrastructural facilities

a) Library: Available

b) Internet facilities for Staff&Students:Available

c) Class rooms with ICT facility Available in College

d) Laboratories: We have two labs

31. Number of students receiving financial assistance from college, university, government or other agencies : See SSR 5.1.2

32. Details on student enrichment programmes (speciall ectures/ workshops/ seminar) with external experts: Departmental Seminar: Special Classes were arranged, Remedial Classes are also imparted by our department.

33. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning: Through Lecture using Black Board and One Smart Class with Projector & Computer, E- Library, Tutorials, Seminar , Discussion, Counselling etc

34. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extensiona ctivities:

i. Personality Development from counselling and through Art of Living Classes.

ii. Social help Donation of Rs. 3500/- to earthquake victims of Uttarakhand

  1. Distribution of 148 Blankets to people below poverty line
  2. Student impart free teachings to children of Rural area under the banner of Art of Living.
  3. Excursion tour of students to Jamsedhpur- i. On the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda
  4. Art of living- Bodh Gaya

35. SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans


  1. The department is fortunate to have most qualified teachers with update knowledge.
  2. The dept. is equipped with apparatus & materials and recent books for teaching up to PG level.
  3. Three laboratories for UG students.
  4. Green Board in each room
  5. Computer in the dept.
  6. Sufficient furniture for theory and practical classes.
  7. The dept. is well furnished with curtains and show case alimirah.
  8. In the ground floor area the dept. is well maintained.
  9. The dept. Is surrounded by the plants & court yard and open space.


  1. Shortage of Teachers, Lab-Technicians and modern apparatus.
  2. Lack of AC rooms
  3. Dept. Is not connected with the small generator
  4. There is no departmental library for students.


  1. Bright prospect for personality development.
  2. Counslling unit can solve the various problems of students as well as of teachers & non- teaching staff.
  3. Scope of development of research tools such as tests and questionnaire on different psychological and social issues.
  4. Students can utilize their knowledge for benefit of society.
  5. Seminars on current topics are organized for the welfare of the students.


  1. Inconsistency in the work culture
  2. The sanctioned post of store keeper is lying vacant hence maintenance of instruments & apparatus is not possible.
  3. The strength of dept.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology - 195

Masters of Arts in Psychology - 30

Only two teachers are engaged in teaching up to PG. out of 9 posts seven posts of teachers are lying vacant.

Teachers are also arranging counselling classes & other extra-curricular activities.