School of
Humanities & Social Sciences, TIET

Combining years of industrial expertise and academic capabilities to deliver contemporary courseworks

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences includes a wide range of disciplines Economics, Psychology, Management, Commerce and English. The school offers doctoral programs in these disciplines. The school runs Masters Program in Psychology. The faculty of school is offering courses in Humanities and Social Sciences to undergraduate and post graduate students of the Institute. These courses are aimed at developing students to become effective business managers in their careers besides inculcating in them an understanding of values, culture and heritage. The School has MOU with the University of Groningen, The Netherlands for Clinical Psychology Program.

Mission

The enduring mission of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences is to promote and propel the economic, social, political and cultural development through teaching, research, innovation and intellectual leadership. The School aims to foster a culture of inquiry and learning through disciplinary, multi disciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to develop knowledge, engage in critical and creative activities; to promote ethical reasoning and compassion to understand regional, national, global cultural, political, social issues and perspectives.

Vision

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks to cultivate multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary collaboration by fostering ethical values, attitudes and approaches and encourage community service and involvement for improving the quality of social life and education in the region. The School is committed to advance human knowledge, encourage healthy, productive lifestyles, professional development and research activities by offering premier programs in Behavioral Sciences and Business Studies to be recognized nationally and internationally.

Message from Head of the Department

Dr. (Ms.) Ravi Kiran

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). 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 of our School is 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 designed 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.


Excellence-oriented Academic Programmes

250 acre campus offering comprehensive humanities programmes

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). The faculty of the school is also teaching courses such as Professional Communication, Humanities for Engineers, Entrepreneurship and Personality Development to the BE, ME/MTech, MSc and MCA students of the Institute.


Research-Intensive Training

Delivering excellence via varied research avenues, trained faculty and innovation

Research Facilities

  • Major Equipment in Psychology Lab
  • Computerised Multi Channel Tachistoscope
  • Two Channel Tachistoscope
  • Time Sense Apparatus
  • Kinesthesiometer (Arm)
  • Steadiness Tester Groove Type
  • Arm Positioning Apparatus
  • Seguin Form Board, Kinesthesiometer
  • Reaction Time Apparatus with Chronoscope
  • Steadiness Tester, Mirror Drawing Apparatus
  • Rod and Frame Apparatus
  • Grip Dynamometer, Shock Box
  • Finger Dexterity Test
  • Muller Lyre Illusion Apparatus
  • Phiphenomenon Apparatus
  • Minnesota Rate of Manipulation Test
  • Maze Bolt Head
  • Intelligence
  • Handedness Gender Identity
  • Creativity and Spatial abilities
  • Raven’s Progressive Matrices (Coloured, Standard, Advanced)
  • Stroop Test
  • Thematic Apperception Test
  • Holtzman Inkblot Technique
  • Benton Visual Retention Test

Ongoing PhDs

  • Impact of Exchange Rate Risk on Performance and Growth of selected IT companies in India
  • Prospects and Problems of Women Entrepreneurship in India: With Special Reference to Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana
  • Postcolonial Concerns in the novels of Ravinder Randhawa and Joan Riley: A Case Study
  • Dimensions of organizational justice and organizational citizenship behaviour: A comparative study of two cities in different nations
  • Effect of Communication Style and Personality on Communication Effectiveness: A Comparative study of faculty of Technical and Non Technical Institutions
  • Digital marketing and consumer behaviour towards purchase decisions: A study with reference to Punjab and Haryana
  • Determinants of Retail Investors’ Behaviour in Investment Decisions: An Empirical Analysis
  • Analyzing Consumer Behavior towards Online Shopping in context of Demonetization in India
  • AQHE model for Augmenting quality of higher education institutes in India.A study of engineering institutes in India.
  • Analysing the relationship of fiscal indicators and economic growth: A study of BRICS economies with a special reference to India
  • Determinants of different facets of Narcissism and their linkage with Empathy
  • An analysis of factors influencing Industrial Productivity and its impact on the Economic Development of the state of Punjab
  • Dynamics of Eco-preneurial Behaviour and Eco-efficiency in Entrepreneurs of Northern India
  • Designing a Framework for Enhancing Effectiveness of Entrepreneurial Education in Institutions of Technical Education
  • Human Resource Practices, Employee Competencies and Firm Performance: Comparative Analysis of Public and Private Food Processing Firms of Punjab
  • Pricing behavior and liquidity in the Cryptocurrency Market: An empirical analysis with reference to Bitcoin and Altcoins
  • Consumer response to product placement strategies: A study with reference to Punjab
  • Financial inclusion, its determinants and impact on economic growth: An empirical study of India with reference to BRICS economies
  • Determinants of Dark Triad And Its Impact On Children"s Academic And Behavioural Outcomes
  • Body dissatisfaction and self-esteem as determinants of behavioural tendencies in romantic relationships
  • Impact of adversities on children’s resilience: The role of protective and compensatory factors
  • Examining the Relationship Between Technology Business Incubators and Incubatees in Northern and Western Regions of India
  • Examining the Impact of Goods and Service Tax on Business Performance: Evidence from Micro Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Designing a model to enhance Banking Sector Performance through Training and Development
  • An Integrated Model of Determinants of Behavioural Intention of Mobile Banking User : Evidence from Selected Regions of North India
  • Faculty Retention In Institutes of Higher Education In Northern India: Role of HR Climate, External Factors- Trust, Commitment & Job Satisfaction
  • To Design A Framework For Teachers To Enhance Social Emotional Learning Competencies Among Students
  • Critical Success Factors Of Strategic Planning Process Of Mergers & Acquisitions Deals; Evidence From Indian IT & ITeS Sector
  • Role Of Digitilalization In Financial Inclusion; An Analysis Of Gender Digital Divide In India With Reference To Information & Technology Sector
  • Employer Branding and Its Impact on Recruitment and Retention (Proposed Title)
  • Blockchain-Based Framework For Agri Food Supply Chain Management In Indian Agriculture (Proposed Title)
  • Emotional intelligence and facial emotion recognition(proposed title)
  • Major Milestones

  • Doctoral Degrees Awarded

    18 Doctoral Degrees Awarded in last 5 years

  • Outstanding Paper

    Emerald Literati Award

     

  • International collaboration

    Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Groningen

  • Research Publications

    35 Research Publications in SCI Journals

     

     

Choicest faculty to lead you to the pinnacle of success

The school has experienced faculty in diverse areas, viz. Economics, Psychology, Management and Humanities. The school possesses a 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. Faculty has global presence and global reach having travelled widely across the globe for International research activities, invited keynote addresses, for presenting papers and invited talks. Enriched with the latest Academic Practices and student learning modules and Advanced course in Entrepreneurship by world renowned universities, Trinity College Dublin and University of Groningen, the faculty has been learning and adapting the global experiences in teaching and research.


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