The Psychology discipline in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Kanpur has been able to create substantial impact through teaching, research, projects, and consultancy.



Psychology at IIT Kanpur

The discipline is active in the areas of Social Psychology, Cross-cultural Psychology, Personality, Indian concepts relevant to Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Cognition, Social Representations of Health and Illness, Military Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Human Processes at Work and Service, including Human Resource Development. Currently, there are four faculty members, namely Arvind K Sinha, Shikha Dixit, Braj Bhushan, and Kumar Ravi Priya. The discipline has a strong PhD program, and the graduate students are placed in positions of prestige and honour in the country and abroad. The Discipline has a state of the art Psychology Laboratory, well stocked up-to-date library, and world class computer facilities. The Discipline undertakes sponsored and consultancy projects in areas of interest of the faculty members.

Shikha Dixit (Convenor)
Psychology Discipline
Dept of HSS, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur 208 016 
Tel: +91-512-259-7157
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