Faculty of Behavioral Sciences organized a 5-day induction program ‘Induction-2017’ between 1st to 5th August-2017. A total of 28 students of B.Sc Clinical Psychology, B.A.(Hons) Psychology and M.Sc.Clinical Psychology attended the induction program.
On day one Program began with welcome address by Dean, Faculty of Behavioural Sciences Prof. (Dr.) Waheda Kahan. She congratulated the students to join this program and encouraged them to enrich their knowledge of the field and learn much-required skills to serve in the field of mental health. After the address by the dean, Prof. Rajbir Singh Introduced the Faculty of Behavior Sciences to the students. He introduced all the teaching and non-teaching members of this faculty. He explained about the establishment of the department and faculty and different program run in this faculty to cater the need of skilled mental health professionals. Dr Nudrat Jahan as next speaker facilitated the discussion about student’s hobbies and mission of the life. In successive session faculty members, Ms Srishti B. Lall and Mr Ved Praksh held a very interactive ice-breaking session for students to know each other. In the post-lunch session, Prof. Rajbir Singh once again addressed the students to explain the overall objective of the course. Dr Nadeem Kirmani Head-M.Phil Clinical Psychology program discussed the application of the psychology in Clinical field to develop their career aspirations.
On day two 2nd August 2017 the new entrants to the department were enlightened about student’s centric policies- Mentor-mentee, Batch in-charge and parent-teacher interaction by Head of the Department Dr N. K. Chandel and Dr Nudrat Jahan. Next speaker Mrs Jennifer Cook, Warden SGT hostel, explained about the hostel facilities to the students. Mr Umesh Chandra discussed effective communication skills and Dr Sneh from the faculty of Education explained the role of psychology in education. To orient students about the career opportunities in the field of psychology, guest speaker Ms Shweta Apoorva Jaitley, Consultant Asia Colombia Hospital interacted with the students. In the post-lunch session, students visited the campus with Dr Nudrat Jahan and Mr Ved Prekash.
On day three 3rd August 2017 program begins with the discussion of field training, summer training and community work with Dr Nadeem Kirmani and Mr Ved Prakash. They discussed the importance of such training in the development of knowledge and skills. In the second half of the day, students enjoyed the thrilling presence of film star Shahrukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in SGT university campus.
Day four 4th August 2017, our first speaker of the day Pro-vice Chancellor Prof. Dalip Singh in presence of the Vice-Chancellor addressed our new batch. He welcomed the students and discussed the development of ‘Self’. After PVC Dr H.S. Grover explained university assessment, evaluation and examination system to the students. Followed by his discussion Mr Harsh from the IT department of this university explain about the use of ERP to the students. Post lunch session of this day was held in University Auditorium. In this session, Vice-Chancellor SGT University addressed the students. He explained the importance of the education system by discussion and comparing the history of different nations.
On fifth and last day of the induction program, 5th August 2017, Registrar SGT University welcomed a big gathering of the students from different department and faculties in the university auditorium. He introduced students with the important people and various important committees of this university. In this session Chief Hostel Warden, Sports In-charge, head Anti-ragging committee, head sexual harassment committee and Cultural committee greeted the students and explained the role of these committees in university. Member of the cultural committee Mrs Anjna Das in a separate interactive session which held in the department greeted our students and explained the importance of participation in Co-Curricular activity in personality development. Post lunch session was concluding session of Induction-2017. Syllabus, timetable and academic calendar discussed with the students. At the end of a program, Dean FBS concluded the session with her wishes and blessings.
Pro. Chancellor SGT University Dr Sham Lal Singla interacted with all the students of B.Sc. and M.Sc. Clinical Psychology program of Faculty of Behavioral Sciences on 10th August 2017. After the welcome address and brief introduction by Prof. (Dr.) Waheda Khan, Dean, Faculty of Behavioral Sciences Dr Sham Lal Singla welcomes the new entrants of the Department of Clinical Psychology. He emphasized on the value of teachers in a student’s life by recalling a famous quote “if I met my Guru and God together, I will first touch the feet of my Guru, because, he is the one who explained me the existence of God”! He motivated the students to believe in themselves and put their best effort to achieve their goals. He explained the role of a clinical psychologist in the promotion of mental and physical health in society. He also emphasized on exploration and grooming of hobbies and interest in other areas for overall personality development. After explaining the infrastructure and in-campus facilities, at end of his talk, Pro-Chancellor explained the rationale of electricity, food and water conservation in the present world. Interaction ended with the vote of thanks by Head of Department Dr N.K. Chandel.