• Department of Human Development
  • Programmes Offered

    Programmes Offered
    • B.Sc.   Human Development
    • M.Sc.  Human Development
    • Ph.D   Human Development


    • B.Sc. : Any group
    • M.Sc. : Any degree
    • Ph.D. : M.Sc./M.Phil in Human Development Development or Child Development or Home Science or Family and Community Science
  • Syllabus
  • Facilities
    • Child Laboratory Nursery school for students participation and learning through instruction, internship and research
      • Planned indoor and outdoor infrastructure for child laboratory nursery school with appropriate teacher child ratio
      • Child Assessment and Parents Guidance Centre in laboratory nursery school
      • Special care and attention for children with developmental and adjustment problems

    Assessment facilities

    • Tools for assessing various areas of developments like physical, cognitive, language, emotional, social, personality, creativity and adjustments.
    • Referral services for developmental delay/problems

    Library facilities with books, journals, thesis copies

    • Department library
    • Laboratory nursery school library


    • ICT enabled classrooms

    Facilities for Learning

    • Research, intervention, training, workshop
    • Community outreach and education programs- for infants, preschoolers, adolescents and youth through NSS, NCC and CSS
    • Administrating and planning resource facilitation, learning activities, mentoring programs, crafts, games, functions, celebrations and special events

  • Faculty Profile
    Name of the Faculty Designation Specialization Year of Joining Mail id
    Dr.(Mrs) K. Arockia Maraichelvi
    M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D., NET
    Associate Professor Early Childhood Care and Education, Theories of Human Development, Adolescent Development and Behaviour, Coping Stress, Anxiety and Depression 2006

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    Dr.(Mrs.) M.Priya
    M.Sc. M.Phil., Ph.D.,NET
    Assistant Professor (SS) and Head (i/c) Prenatal and Neonatal Development, Nutrition through lifespan, Marriage and Family Relations, Early Childhood Education 2011 [email protected]
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    Mrs. P.Jagathambal
    M.Sc., M.Phil, NET
    Assistant Professor Lifespan development Family dynamics Gender studies Early Childhood Care and Education 2017

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    Dr.Ramya Bhaskar
    M.Sc., Ph.D., NET
    Assistant Professor Gerontology, Counselling and Guidance, Child and Adolescent Development, Special Children, ECCE 2017

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    Supporting Staff
    Dr..Mutum Silpa Devi
    M.Sc., NET, Ph.D.,
    Assistant Professor (Temporary) Early Childhood care and education (ECCE), Assessment techniques of Human Development & Behaviour, Adolescent Development 2015 [email protected]
    M.Sc., M.Phil, NET., SET
    Assistant Professor (Temporary) Developmental Psychology, Children with Special Needs, Counseling, Early Childhood Education 2018

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    Mrs. Vijaya Lakshmi G.
    Teaching Assistant (Temporary) Human Rights, Basic Human recourse, Parenting, Computer Application 2018

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  • Publications