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Department of Psychology

Psychology is the science of mind and behavior.

About Department

The Department of Psychology was established in 1953 at Ravenshaw College, Cuttack as an undergraduate Department by Prof. Radhanath Rath. It was upgraded to Post-Graduate Teaching and Research Department in 1958, and moved to Utkal University Campus at Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar in 1962. In 1980, It was declared as a Centre of Advanced Study in Psychology (CASP) , the first such centre in Psychology in the country, and the only such centre in Odisha. Under the CAS programme, the Centre has blossomed and continued its efforts towards greater academic excellence and has tried to realize the proposed objectives approved by the successive Advisory Committees over the years. The department had the CAS status for long 29 years from 1980 to 2009.


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