National Academy of Psychology (NAOP)

National Academy of Psychology (NAOP) India is an independent body that strives to promote, advance, and safeguard the interests of Psychology as a discipline engaged in teaching, research, application, societal development, and human welfare. Their said objectives are to:

  1. promote growth of Psychology in India, and safeguard its interests.
  2. publish high quality journals.
  3. endeavour for setting up mechanisms for accreditation of courses of Psychology.
  4. establish and maintain liaison with national as well as International Associations in academic as well as professional matters.
  5. identify and honour individuals for their outstanding contributions to psychological research and/or professional practice as Fellows of the Academy.
  6. make efforts for ensuring high ethical standards in teaching, research, and professional services.
  7. promote highest standards of psychological measurement, testing and instrumentation.
  8. carry out such other functions as may be deemed necessary to achieve its primary objectives.

Check out: Ethical Principles adopted by NAOP.

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