Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur

Department of Psychology

Department Overview


        Department of Psychology was  established in the year 1981 and since then the department had been serving  as an auxillary department for Departments of Sociology,Home Science and Social Work.  Department had been offering complementary courses for BA Sociology and Core courses for MSW till 2020.  BSC Psychology Programme was granted by the University of Calicut during the year 2020.The department offers UG Programme in Psychology with Human Physiology and Statistics as complementary courses. 

Succession of Heads of Departments

  • Dr. Omana V G (1981-2005)
  • Dr.Sinto P Anto (Since 2006)

Programmes Offered

  • * BSC Psychology Programme (self financing mode)

Programme Specific Outcome

  • * PSO1-Acquire skills to understand human behavior
  • * PSO2- Understand the application of Psychology in fields like education, health, human development, social behavior, abnormal behavior and counseling
  • * PSO3-Develop skills to understand the applications of principles of research in Psychology
  • * PSO4- Develop knowledge and skills in analyzing and understanding mental disorders
  • * PSO5- Perform standardized Psychological tests in the areas of intelligence, personality, attention, motor skills, perception, learning and memory
  • * PSO6- Acquaint knowledge about the Psychotherapeutic methods used in Psychology

Eligibility Criteria

  * Candidates who have passed (Eligible for Higher Studies) the HSE of the Kerala State Board of Higher Secondary Examination or any other examination recognised as equivalent thereto are eligible for admission



To create emotionally competent and socially committed women


Fostering the skills and attitudes needed to be competent and become socially sensitive individuals including critical thinking, empathy and respect for individual differences

Highlights of Department

  • The BSc Psychology programme was introduced in the academic year 2020.
  • Enabled with a well-equipped laboratory
  • Offers student internship programs.
  • Established with a fully-fledged counselling set up
  • Conducts awareness programs.
  • Observe Mental Health Day every year.
  • Provides tele counselling services.
  • Offers Add-on courses :- (1) Basic Themes in Psychology (2) Health Psychology
  • Provides facilities for assessment and evaluation of tests related to personality, intelligence , creativity among students.
  • Promotes and organizes student-led seminars


Ramavarmapuram Road
Thrissur 09
Kerala, India

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