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The Department of Psychology at SNDT Pune is a large and dynamic Post graduate Department established in 1984 offering Masters and Doctoral programs in Counseling catering to a large student strength from Maharashtra as well as various parts of the country. The uniqueness of the department is to imparting qualitative knowledge of highly technical and scientific subject in the vernacular of Maharashtra. The program offered consists predominantly of hands on training in various professional domains of psychology, along with creation of a strong base in Psychological theory and Research methodology in Psychology.

The teaching in this Department is multi-method, including a wide range of techniques ranging from lectures, case presentations, simulations, live field based cases and discussions, poster exhibitions, workshops, and assignments, including open book exams. The research component too is demanding but readies the student for professional writing for publishing and presentations in their chosen field.

Job placements:
Typically, students are absorbed into the fabric of professional psychology in the city and surround through campus placement, networking by faculty with various NGO, GOs, corporates and research organizations where students who pass out of the Department can be absorbed.

Evaluation comprises of 50% internal assessment and 50% external examinations, which ensures continuous assessment and involvement of the student all through the year, with a high level of motivation to perform.

Our Goals
- To train and prepare students who demonstrate multi
  cultural diversity, awareness, knowledge and skill in their
  personal and professional life.

- To facilitate students professional identity development as
  psychologists and foster strong commitment to ethical
  practice in Psychology

Our Mission
- To achieve excellence in the teaching, learning, research
  and practices for constructing healthy society through

Our Motto
- To promote mental health of normal people through
  scientific intervention techniques of counselling.

Department of Psychology
SNDT Women’s University,
Karve Road, Pune Campus
Pune 411038
Head of Department
Dr. Ramesh Pathare

• M. A. in Psychology (Counselling Specialization)
• Ph. D. (Psychology)

Teaching Faculty
• Dr. Ramesh Pathare (Associate Professor)
• Mr. Sandip Bhaise (Assistant Professor)