The Department of Human Development contributes towards providing the students a deep understanding of the well-being of individuals, families and the community at large across the life span in diverse contexts by generating knowledge, preparing for research, teaching, leadership, entrepreneurship, policy making and working as professionals in the related government and private fields. The department's academic programs prepare specialists at the Bachelors, Post Graduate and Ph.D levels through research and pragmatic training. The department also runs a Post Graduate Diploma in Child Guidance and Family Counselling. After extensive training in psychological testing and internship opportunities during the course, the students are absorbed as counsellors in various government and private agencies and schools. Besides this, the faculty conducts significant research on a range of latest trends and issues faced by individuals and families in today's society. The department also provides innovative outreach efforts and opportunities for hands on training at the ECCE level.