Dr. Angel Selvaraj

Assistant Professor

Diploma in Hearing Aid and Ear Mould Technology - DHAEMT (All Indian Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysuru);
B. R. Sc, M.R.Sc. (Bharathidasan University);
M.Sc. App. Psychology- (Bharathiyar University);
B.Ed. Spl. Ed – Intellectual Disability (Tamil Nadu Open University) Ph.D – Rehabilitation Science (Bharathidasan University)

Dr. Angel Selvaraj is an Assistant Professor at the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS), O. P. Jindal Global University.Her strong passion to assist the children and adults with various disabilities made her to excel as gold medallist in both her undergraduate and postgraduate studies. She carried out her doctoral studies in Social Skills in Children with Autism. Being trained from NIEPID (National Institute for the Empowerment for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities), Secunderabad, on psychological assessment for children with Special Needs, she has a strong expertise in carrying out psychological assessments and counselling for children, adults and parents of children with disabilities. 

She is also trained and certified as Innovation Ambassador by Innovation and Incubation Council, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India. She has qualified herself for the post of Assistant professor by clearing TNSET (Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test) in Psychology and UGC-NET (National Eligibility Test) in Education. She works on the motto “Think Globally, Act Locally”.

Teaching Experience

Starting her career as a Lecturer in Saint Francis Home, Pathankot, she continued her teaching profession as an Assistant Professor in PG & Research Department of Holy Cross College (Autonomous), Tiruchirappalli. She has a sound knowledge in handling disability related papers, project management, Community based Rehabilitation, Therapeutics, Personality Development and Soft skills. During her tenure she coordinated the activities of Fine arts, Value Education, HEPSN (Higher Education for Persons with Special Needs). She has also taken up the responsibility as Activity Coordinator of HCIIC (Holy Cross Innovation and Incubation Council).

Training and Research Experience

She has been a resource person for various parents and teachers training programs, CRE (Continuous Rehabilitation Education) Programs, leadership and orientation programs for the college students. She has successfully completed the project on “Training young women talents in Innovation and Entrepreneurship” funded by Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development. Ministry of Youth Affairs and sports. Government of India. She has been an organizing committee member and an active participant of many National and international conferences and have presented research papers.  She has carried short term research projects   with children affected with Visual Impairment, Learning Disability and Autism.


Journal Papers

  1. Selvaraj, A., & Christopher, S. (2022). Teacher Perspectives of Social Interaction in Children with Autism. International Journal of Health Sciences, E-ISSN 2550-696X © 2022. And G– II Scopus. 2022, Vol 6 (S6), Page No: 4633 – 4639
  2. Selvaraj, A., & Christopher, S. (2022). Parental perspectives of social interaction in children with autism. International Journal of Health Sciences6(S1), 3945–3954. https://doi.org/10.53730/ijhs.v6nS1.5692
  3. Selvaraj, A., & Christopher, S. (2022). Social Conversation skills in Children with Autism with Special Reference to Affective understanding and Perspective Taking. Journal of Positive School Psychology6(2), 4251-4257.
  4. Selvaraj, A., & Christopher, S. (2020). Social Skills Enhancement in Children with Autism–A Way Forward towards Inclusive Society. EXECUTIVE EDITOR11(04), 433.
  5. Christopher, S, Motha, C. S.,, L, Suganya, Selvaraj, A., (2020). Stress in Families of Children with Disabilities. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development. February 2020, Volume 11, Issue 11 Print ISSN: 0976-0245. Online ISSN: 0976-5506
  6. Motha, C. S., Christopher, S., & Selvaraj, A. (2020). Smartphones: An Appreciator or Depreciator in Youth Lives. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development11(4).
  7. Selvaraj, A., & Christopher, S (2016) Social Skills in Children with Autism with Special Reference to Social Interaction, International Journal of Education and Society Academia and Society, Volume: 3 | Issue : 1 | October 2016 • Print: ISSN No 2393 – 9419.