Assistant Professor

Dr Aehsan Ahmad Dar

Department of Psychology


  1. Introductory Psychology
  2. Social and Educational Psychology
  3. Psychology of Personality



Pondicherry University, Puducherry,


Awadhesh Pratap Singh University, Rewa,


Barkatullah University, Bhopal,


University of Kashmir,


University of Kashmir,


  • July 2021 – January 2022 – Assistant Professor- Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary University, Gurugram, Delhi-NCR, India
  • September 2020 – December 2020 – Lecturer – Govt. Degree College Dooru, Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • April 2016 – March 2017 – Assistant Lecturer – Govt. Degree College, Sumbal Sonawari, Bandipora, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • October 2015 – March 2016 – Teaching Assistant – Govt. Degree College Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India
  • June 2014 – April 2015 – Lecturer – Govt. College for Women MA Road Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Research Interest

  • Trauma and Recovery
  • Mental Health
  • Clinical and Social Psychology
  • Risk and Protective Factors
  • Psychological Support Services

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2020 – Best Scholar Award – Science Father- in the event “International Research Awards on Science, Health and Engineering SHEN 2020 Awards
  • 2020 – Research Excellence Award – Institute of Scholars, Bangalore
  • 2020 – Outstanding Research Paper Award – Novel Research Academy, Puducherry
  • 2018 – State Eligibility Test for Assistant Professor – University Grants Commission


  • Member, American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Applied Psychology (Science Publishing Group).
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Social Psychology Research (Universal Wiser Publisher).

Professional Service

  • Reviewer, Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice and Policy (APA).
  • Reviewer, Psychology of Violence (APA).
  • Reviewer, African Educational Research Journal (Net Journals).


  • Dar, A. A., & Deb, S. (2021). Prevalence of Trauma among Young Adults Exposed to Stressful Events of Armed Conflicts in South Asia: Experiences from Kashmir. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy – (APA). Impact Factor: 3.226
  • Dar, A. A., Deb, S., Thomas, S., Dhamodharan, M., Jahan, F., Sumaiya, B., & Gupta, S. (2021). Evidence and Predictors of Resilience among Young Adults Exposed to Traumatic Events of the Armed Conflict in Kashmir. Child and Youth Services – Routledge (Taylor and Francis).
  • Dar, A. A. (2021). The Relationship of Risk and Protective Factors with Mental Health among Youth in Kashmir. International Journal of Behavioural Sciences – (Iranian Association of Psychology).
  • Dar, A. A., & Deb, S. (2021). Mental Health in the Face of Armed Conflict: Experience from Young Adults of Kashmir. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 26(3), 287-297. – Routledge (Taylor and Francis). Impact Factor: 1.063
  • Dar, A. A., & Deb, S. (2020). Psychological Distress among Young Adults Exposed to Armed Conflict in Kashmir. Children and Youth Services Review, 118, 105460. – (Elsevier). Impact Factor: 2.393.
  • Dar, A. A., & Deb, S. (2020). The Volatile Situation in Kashmir and Its Impact on the Mental Health of Common People. In S. Deb, G. Subhalakshmi & K. Chakraborti (Eds), Upholding Justice: Social, Psychological and Legal Perspectives (pp. 152-168) – Routledge (Taylor and Francis).
  • Dar, A. A., & Wani, M. A. (2017). Optimism, Happiness, and Self-Esteem among University Students. Indian Journal of Positive Psychology, 8(3), 300-304. – (Indian Association of Health, Research and Welfare).
  • Dar, A. A. (2015). Study of Emotional Intelligence with special reference to Emotional Self-Awareness and Assertiveness among Kashmiri Youth. International Journal of Social Science and Language, 4(2), 28-33. – (Print only).

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