Initiated as combined department of Philosophy and Psychology in 1953, headed by Late Dr. K.A. Hameed with only a skeleton staff, the Department emerged as an independent teaching department in 1958 with Dr. Rafia Hassan as its first Chairperson. In 1962, B.A. (Hons.) classes were introduced; award of B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees commenced in 1969. The department introduced courses with stress on Cross Cultural Psychology at Honours and Postgraduate levels in 1972, as main area of emphasis; cross cultural comparison of psychological laws and the analysis of social/ psychological problems of every day life and work are its main focus. The department has introduced BS 4-year program from 2006 and M.Phil program in 2000. The job opportunities for our graduates are available in Mental Health Clinics, Hospitals, Prisons, National Armed Services and in Educational Institutes, etc.