Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP)

The Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP) is one of the very few professional bodies in India that is dedicated to the field of psychology. It was founded in 1962.

Stated Objectives:

  • To promote the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of Psychology and to promote the efficiency and usefulness of its members by setting up a high standard of professional education and knowledge.
  • To arrange, provide for, or join in arranging and providing for the holding of conference, regional, national (or international), exhibitions, meetings, lectures, classes and discussions on subjects of general and special interests in Psychology, and also for the exhibition of any new, improved, or other apparatus for Psychological Research.
  • To co-operate with academic, professional and other bodies in the advancement of Psychology and other sciences.
  • To prepare, edit, print, publish, issue and circulate gratuitously or otherwise and to sell, lend, issue and distribute gratuitously or otherwise any papers, treatises, books, pamphlets, leaflets or communications made to the academy or documents relating to psychology and any reports of the proceedings and accounts of the academy, and for this purpose to cause translations to be made of any such papers, treatises or communications as shall be in a foreign language and to illustrate any of the publications as the academy may thing expedient in connection with the objects of the academy or any of them.
  • To undertake research projects and publish independent of and/in co-operations with other official and non-official organizations devoted to national development.
  • To obtain, collect and receive money and funds by way of contributions, donations, subscriptions, legacies, grants or any other lawful methods, and (subject to the provision of the said section) to accept and receive gifts of property of any description (whether subject to any special trusts or not) for or towards the objects of the academy or any of them, and to administer such funds and property.
  • To keep a register of members, their qualifications and appointments. Divisions under this academy may be organized to represent major scientific and professional interests that lie within the academy.
  • To do all such other things as may be incidental or conductive to the appointment of the subjects.

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