The Psychology Department was established in the year 1961. This is a Post – Graduate and research center. This was headed first by Dr. S. P. Adinarayan, an internationally reputed scholar on colour prejudice who guided the department till he was appointed as the vice-chancellor of this great university in 1971. Successively the Department was headed by other eminent Professors. The Department offers Post-Graduate and Research programmes. The Department has a well-established library, laboratory and student counseling center.