Psychology XII Part-I

By Dr. Prabhat K. Mishra   |   DEPFE, NCERT, New Delhi
Learners enrolled: 1295
Psychology is one of the youngest sciences but one of the fastest growing. There are many who believe that the 21st century is going to be the century of biological sciences along with psychological sciences. Development in the fields of neurosciences, as well as physical sciences have opened new doors to solve the mysteries of mind and behaviour. There is no human endeavor which is going to remain unaffected by this new knowledge which is getting created. One only hopes that it will enable people to live their lives more meaningful and to organise human system better. Contents of the course will cover like variations in psychological attributes, personality, attitude psychological disorders, group processes etc., efforts have been made to provide linkages across and within the chapters to maintain continuity and holistic perspective. The course will introduce you to the fundamentals of psychology. Besides providing basic disciplinary knowledge, it focuses on enhancing your curiosity and understanding of people’s behaviour and that of your own. The interactive nature of the course will help you understand psychology as a discipline as well as the practical applications of psychology in day-to-day life. The course will help you to explore yourself and the world of which you are the part.
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 24 weeks
Category :
  • School
Credit Points : 2
Level : School
Start Date : 12 Apr 2021
End Date : 30 Sep 2021
Enrollment Ends : 31 Aug 2021
Exam Date : 24 Sep 2021 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Chapter No.

Module No.

Module Name

Chapter 1

Module 1

Variations in Psychological Attributes – Part 1

Module 2

Variations in Psychological Attributes – Part 2

Module 3

Variations in Psychological Attributes – Part 3

Assignment 1

Chapter 2

Module 4

Self & Personality-Self & Personality, Type and Trait Approach to Personality – Part 1

Module 5

Psychodynamic, Behavioral & Humanistic Approaches to Personality – Part 2

Module 6

Assessment of Personality – Part 3

Assignment 2

Chapter 3

Module 7

Meeting Life Challenges - Part 1

Module 8

Effects of Stress and Coping with stress – Part 2

Module 9

Life Skills and Stress Management Techniques – Part 3

Assignment 3

Chapter 4

Module 10

Psychological Disorders – Part 1

Module 11

Psychological Disorders – Part 2

Module 12

Psychological Disorders – Part 3

Module 13

Psychological Disorders – Part 4

Assignment 4

Chapter 5

Module 14

Nature and process of Psychotherapy – Part 1

Module 15

Types of Psychotherapy – Part 2

Module 16

Cognitive Therapy – Part 3

Module 17

Nature and process of psychotherapy – Part 4

Assignment 5

Final Assessment

Books and references

NCERT "Psychology" for Class - XII

Instructor bio

Dr. Prabhat K. Mishra

Dr. Prabhat K. Mishra has been working in the Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations of Education, NCERT, New Delhi since July, 2002. He has been involved in teaching the courses on Guidance for Human Development and Adjustment, and Basic Statistics in Diploma Course in Guidance and Counselling. Dr. Mishra has also been a Member Coordinator of the Textbooks in Psychology for Classes XI and XII brought out by the NCERT. He has also developed self-learning resource materials for teachers, teacher educators and counsellors, primarily on the theme of stress and coping. Dr. Mishra is a regular contributor of book chapters and a number of articles to various journals of repute.

Course certificate

The final assessment will be conducted in the last week of the course i.e. from 24 Sept to 30 Sept 2021. The participants will get completion certificate if they score 70% and above in the final assessment.

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