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Dr. Jitendra Kumar K.

Designation: Assistant Professor

Specialization: Social Psychology, Research Methodology, Mental Health

Contact: 8059599464

Email: kjitendrakumar85 [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in


Jitendra Kumar K., PhD.

Assistant Professor,

Department of Psychology

Manipur University,

Canchipur Imphal, Manipur-795003


Email- kjitendrakumar85 [AT] manipuruniv.ac.in


Ph.D & M.Phil. (TISS, Mumbai) UGC-NET, ICMR (JRF & SRF) , DAAD Fellowship (Germany)


Research Interest

Discrimination issues and Mental Health, Social Psychology, Organizational Behaviour

Experience & Administrative Responsibilities

  1. Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Manipur University, since February 2020 to till date.

  2. Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, Central University of Haryana, since July 2014 to February 2020 (Completed Five and Half Years’ Experience).

  3. Teacher In-Charge Department of Psychology, Central University of Haryana, since August 2015 to Febraury 2020 (Four and Half Years’ Experience). Developed Psychology laboratory.

  4. Have taken responsibility to represent the progress of Department before NAAC Committee

  5. Foreign Visit: Freie University, Berlin, Germany (October 2010) for One Semester under DAAD Fellowship & Atlanta, Georgia, USA (November 2014) on Social visit.

  6. Taught P.G. Courses like Advanced General Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Research Methodology & Statistics, Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior

  7. Prepared M.A. Psychology Syllabus and did timely updates to accommodate emerging issues

  8. Evaluation and Assessment- Set question papers and evaluated answer scripts of M.A. Psychology in every Term End Exams of Central University of Haryana since July 2014.

  9. Convener admission committee and Centre Superintendent Examination, Deptt. of Psychology and active member of various other committees operational in CUH.

  10. Research Guidance to Twenty Seven M.A. dissertation on the psychosocial relevant issues.

  11. Conducted Board of Studies Meetings and also the member of BOS and School Board CUH

  12. Volunteer Teacher in NUSSD Programme of TISS,by Ministry of Youth Affairs,

Awards & Honors

  1. ICMR-JRF & SRF for Doctoral Research

  2. DAAD Fellowship to visit and research at Freie University, Berlin Germany (One Semester)

  3. TISS-M. Phil./ PhD. Fellowship for research



  1. Kushwaha, J.K. & Gautam (2018): Reflected Biasness in Recruitment: An Experiment based analysis. Ayan, Vol.6 No.4 Pp 231-237. ISSN: 2347-4491 UGC No. 49095.

  2. Kushwaha, J.K. & Wankhede G.G. (2017): Contributing Factors of Perceived Discrimination among the Students of Higher Education: An Empirical Exploration. International Journal of Information Movement, Vol. II, Issue-III, Pp54-67. ISSN: 2456-0553. UGC No. 49311

  3. Kushwaha, J.K. (2017): Educational Attainment and Analysis of Persisting Psycho-Social Discrimination during Higher Education: Evidences from Survey. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 22, Issue-12, Pp 06-15. ISSN: 2279-0837 (e), 2279-0845 (p).

DOI:10.9790/0837-2207120615. UGC No. 48576.

  1. Kushwaha, J.K.(2017): Perceived Discrimination as predictor of Stress Appraisal and Mental Health among Students of Higher Education: An Analysis through Mediating Effect of Socio-Demographic Factors. The International Journal of Indian Psychology, Vol. 4, Issue-4, Pp 55-74 ISSN: 2348-5396 (e), 2349-3429 (p). DOI: 10.25215/0404.047. UGC No. 45567

  2. Saini, P.K., Kushwaha, J.K & Mohanta S.K. (2017): Job Satisfaction among the Library Professionals: A Survey of University Libraries in Haryana. International Journal of Information Movement, Vol. II, Issue-III, Pp 37-44. ISSN: 2456-0553. UGC No. 49311

  3. Kushwaha, J.K. & Kumar, M (2017): Reflected Psycho-Social Dynamics of Matrimony Advertisements: Insights from Local Newspaper of Haryana. International Journal of Information Movement, Vol. II, Issue-IV, Pp 28-45 ISSN: 2456-0553. UGC No. 49311

  4. Nayeem, R., Kumar A, Kushwaha, J.K. (2017): Conflict and Mental Health in Youth: Insights from Kashmir. International Journal of Psychosocial Research, 6 (1) Pp38-44 ISNN: 2320-6381.

  5. Kushwaha, J.K (2016): Beck Depression Inventory: Hindi Translation and Psychometric Properties for the students of Higher Education. Journal of Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (Quest Journals), Vol. 4, No. 9, Pp 39-49. ISSN: 2321-9467 (Online Access)

  6. Kushwaha, J.K (2013): Inclusion in Higher Education: Psychosocial Perspectives on Necessity of Awareness to Overcome Exclusion. Sandarbh, Vol.4, No. 2, Pp 48-65. ISSN: 2229-3760

  7. Kushwaha, J.K (2013): Perceived Discrimination during Higher Education and Its affinity with correlates of Mental Health: An Analysis. The International Journal of Social Sciences Research, Vol.1, No. 2, Pp 82-91. ISSN: 2320-6284

  8. Kushwaha, J.K (2013): Beck Anxiety Inventory: Hindi Translation and Re-Validation for Students of Higher Education. Indian Journal of Community Psychology, Vol.9, Issue.I, Pp 21-35. ISSN: 0974-2719. UCG No. 64804.

  9. Kushwaha, J.K & Wankhede G.G. (2012): Perceived Discrimination Scale for Students: Professional Manual. Psycho MATRIX, New Delhi, India.

  10. Kushwaha, J.K & Wankhede, G.G. (2012): Discrimination in Higher Education: Perception and Experiences of OBC Students. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany. ISBN: 978-3-8484-1704-9

  11. Kushwaha, J.K (2011): Mental Health Problems due to Discrimination in Education: A theoretical exploration to Empirical Expedition in peer reviewed edited book by Chavan, Chetan. U. (2011): Mental Health: The Role of Education. Ketaki Prakashan Pvt Limt. Mumbai, Pp 212-216. ISBN: 978-81-922307-1-9.

Membership to Professional Bodies:

  1. Life Membership of American Psychological Association: Membership No. 49759333

  2. Life Member of ‘The Indian Science Congress Association’: Membership No L19318.

  3. Life Member of ‘Indian School Psychology Association (InSPA)’: Membership No 141/2012.

  4. Life Member of ‘Community Psychology Association of India’.

  5. Annual Student Member of ‘National Academy of Psychology, India (NAOP, India).