Welcome to Department of Psychology

Psychology was introduced in the college for the graduate course in Arts & Science (B.A. & B.Sc.) In the academic year 1959-60, along with Philosophy. It was then known as the Department of Philosophy and Psychology and was headed by Dr. Saffiuddin Siddiqui. In the year 1968, the department of Psychology was separated from the Philosophy department and an independent experimental laboratory of psychology was set up under the headship of Dr. Borude, R.R.
On the 9th of August 1972, Marathawada University established its post graduate department, which was attached to this department and continued to be headed by Dr. Borude, R.R. till 1992, for a complete two decades. After the retirement of Dr. Borude R.R., in 1993, Shri. Ghate A.K., took over the charge as head of the department. Shri Ghate A.K. led the department for three years, and a year before his retirement in 1996, he handed over the charge to Shri. Kumbhare T.W., on health reasons. Due to the superannuation of Shri. T. W. Kumbhare, Dr. Sangvikar S.D., took over the charge of headship of the department on 1st January 2008. Dr. Sangvikar S. D and Dr. Vilas S. Padhye are administrative transferred on dt, 16.06.2017. so that Dr. Bhagyawant Pushpa R took over the Charge headship of the dept. on academic year 2017-18. Apart from these and presently working staff, throughout the span Prof. Dr. Janabandhu, D.S., Prof. Padhye, V.S., Prof.Ayyub, Prof. Dr. Munnawar Ali, Prof. Pawar, S.N., Prof. Aparna Ashtaputre have contributed to the department as faculty.
Presently Prof. Neeta N. Lad, head of the department, Prof. Vaishali K. Shelke and Dr. Ramprasad S. Kale are three faculty working as Assistant Professor in the Department

Neeta Narayanrao Lad

M.A. M. Ed.

Assistant Professor and HOD

Prof. Vaishali Keshavrao Shelke

MA Psychology SET


Dr. Ramprasad Shivajirao Kale

M.A. (Psychology), NET, Ph.D. (Criminal Psychology)


Student Strength
Class 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19
BA I 26 13 27
BA II 17 08 10
BA III 8 12 5
BA III Sub 8 12 5
Mains 8 12 5