Dr. Sajitha. U

Assistant Professor and Assistant Director (CCMH)

M.Sc. Applied Psychology (Bharathiar University, Coimbatore);
M.Phil. (Periyar University, Salem);
Ph.D. (Periyar University, Salem )

Dr. Sajitha. U serves as a Assistant Professor at Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS), O. P. Jindal Global University. She did her PG in Applied Psychology from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. She got selection in Infosys after campus interview. She has qualified State Eligibility Test (Kerala). She did her M.Phil. in Periyar University, Salem and was the Gold Medallist in the Psychology Department at University level. She has completed her Ph.D. in Psychology from Periyar University Salem with N.C.E.R.T Fellowship in 2021, by developing a scale on Parent- Adolescent Relationship. She has received Best Paper Award for paper, “Measuring Parent- Child Relationship (PCR): Development of PC (Adolescent Form)”, presented on 3 Days International Conference cum Workshop on Psychology, St Joseph’s College, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala. She has about 8 years of counselling experience in different schools including private, government and central government schools. She has also served as an Assistant Professor in a well-known University. Her key teaching areas are Developmental Psychology, Positive psychology, counselling psychology and adolescent development. She has also delivered several motivational talks to students at Government schools and college students in Kerala. She has extended counselling support for parents and teachers too. She has completed a Certificate Course in Special Education (Learning Disability) from SANDWANA Institute of Counselling and Psychotherapy – Kochi.

Volunteer Experience

She had Undergone Internship in Regional Institute of Education (RIE) in 2019. She had Participated in Regional Summit of School Principals on ‘Childhood Depression- Identification, Prevention and Intervention’ conducted by Institute of Counsellor Training Research and Consultancy, Bangalore. She had Undergone Internship and training in Ansar Institute of Psychological Medicine and Rehabilitation (AIPMAR).


  1. Sajitha and J.Parameswari, (2019).“Measuring Parent- Child Relationship (PCR): Development of PC (Adolescent Form)” , Volume 23, Issue 3, Page No. 828- 840.
  2. Sajitha and J.Parameswari, (2019).Influence of Mothers’ Nurturance on Self-Esteem of Chil dren. Indi- an Journal of Psychology and Education, Volume 9, Issue 1, Page No. 22-25.
  3. Parameswari and U.Sajitha (2018). Influence of Mothers’ Nurturance on Children’s Peer Relationship. Shanlax International Journal of Arts’ Science and Humanities. Volume 5, Special Issue 3, Page No.129- 134.
  4. Published paper on “Quality of working life among private and government teachers” (2011) in A Research Book on Global Business Environment and Impact on Management.