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BehavioralSciencesWelcome to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) at Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology.

The SHSS offers diverse disciplines in Humanities and Social Sciences including Economics, Psychology, Management, Commerce and English. The School aims to foster a culture of inquiry and learning through disciplinary, multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to develop knowledge and engage in critical and creative activities. Our diverse and committed faculty is well-known for their scholarly accomplishments and their teaching skills.

The School offers Ph.D. program in various disciplines such as Psychology, Economics, Management, Commerce, English and Entrepreneurship. The School offers Masters program in Psychology (specializations (i) Clinical Psychology (ii) Counselling Psychology) and Masters Program in Economics (Specializations (i) Money, Banking and Financial Market (ii) International Business). The school also offers a one year post graduate diploma in Psychology. The faculty of the school is also teaching Professional Communication, Humanities for Engineers, Entrepreneurship and Personality Development to the BE, ME/MTech, MSc and MCA students of the Institute.

The Masters programs in Psychology and Economics of our School are distinctive in the curriculum and pedagogy. The Masters programs are innovative with a focus on project-led and research-based education embedded through Minor project, Internship and dissertation.

Experienced and dedicated faculty, well equipped laboratories, meticulously caricatured curriculum and unique pedagogy are the hallmarks of our school. The school has rich research culture and the faculty of the School is actively involved in sponsored research projects from reputed funding agencies such as DST, UGC, ICSSR and AICTE. The faculty has published several research papers in reputed international and national journals.

I welcome you to be a part of this dynamic school. I ensure that the stimulating environment of the school would enable you to accomplish your academic pursuits with greater vigor and energy and excel in your career. In case you want to know more, I will be pleased to answer your queries.


Dr. (Ms.) Ravi Kiran
Professor and Head
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Professor In Charge, Alumni Relations