Department of Psychology

The Mission Statement
Capacity building for effective and culturally relevant delivery of counselling and psychology related services facilitating the development of mental health in the Northeastern region of India and beyond.”

The Department was established in 2006, and the total number of graduates is 183. The Department has 11 faculty members.

The Department is currently involved in two projects titled, “Prevalence of Mental, Neurological, and Substance Abuse Disorders in Jaintia Hills District, Meghalaya” and “Applying Principles of Community Based Participatory Research in Developing a Community Mental Health Program (CMHP) in Meghalaya”. Both projects are funded by the Indian Council for Medical Research.

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/0364- 2535437
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