Assistant Professor

Faculty Details

  • Qualification M.A, MPhil, NET/SET, PhD
  • Specialization Clinical Psychology(Licenced Clinical Psychologist)
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FDP's Attended

        • Attended two week interdisciplinary Refresher Course for ‘Advanced Research Methodology Tools and Techniques’ organised by Ramanujan College, from 30th January to 14 February, 2021.
        • Participated in one day Seminar on ‘ Creating Awareness about Needs of Specially Abled Children’ organised by Psychological Counselling Cell of Govt Degree College Pampore on 18th January, 2021.
        • Attended two week online faculty development program on ‘Research Methodolgy” organized by Ramanujan College, from Ist, October, 2020.
        • Participated in one day International webnar on ‘Current Fluxes in Indian Foreign Policy: From Domestic Agenda to Global political Outreach’ organized by GDC, Kulgam on 23rd September, 2020.
        • Participated in National webnar on ‘Financial Awareness and Consumer Training’ organized by GDC, Kulgam on 15th September, 2020.
        • Participated in one day national webnar on ‘Education in Times of Covid: How Teachers and Students are engrossed with E-Learning’ organized by GDC, Kulgam on 5th September, 2020.
        • Participated in webnar on ‘ Addressing Anxiety and Depressive symptoms due to Covid-19’ organised by Amar Sing College, Srinagar on 28 August, 2020.
        • Participated in one day workshop on ‘Organising Webnars, live streaming and use of google forms for registration and certification’ orgnaised jointly by GDC, Pulwama and GDC Beerwah on 22nd August, 2020.
        • Participated in National Webnar on ‘Holistic Mental and Emotional Wellbeing’ orgnaised by HED and govt college  for women, Jammu on 30th July, 2020.
        • Attended 5 days national level online workshop on ‘Applying SPSS for Educational and Psychometric Data Analysis’ organized by National Psychological Corporation Agra, UP from 17-21 July, 2020.
        • Attended 3-week orientation course w.e.f 20 feb, 2020 organised by HRDC, University of Kashmir.
        • Participated 3rd one week induction programme w.e.f. 31st January, 2017 organised by Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Governement College of Education, Srinagar.
        • Participated in Anti Drug Abuse Awareness Compaign organised in connection with International Day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking by department of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College, Srinagar
        • Participated in 40th Annual conference of indian psychiatric society North zone on Disasterresponse, Resilience and Recovery on 3rd & 4th oct, 2015 at the lalit, Grand palace srinagar.
        • Participated in one week Anti Drug abuse awareness compaign organised by IMHANS, srinagar, kashmir in 2015(drug deaddiction week).   
        • Participated in a seminar on “Institutionalised Children: Seminar on Standards of Care and Mental Health” on March 14-15, 2014 at Amity University, Noida.
        • Participated in a workshop on “Qualitative Research on Trauma, Suffering and Healing” on 25th March, 2013 at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
        • Participated in the international author workshop on “How to Write for and Get Published in journals and Publish Manuscripts” on 25th January, 2013 at Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
        • Conducted workshop on “Handling Stress in Everyday Life” in January, 2012 at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
        • Conducted workshop on “Introduction to Childhood Disorders” in August, 2012 at National Institute of Mentally Handicaped (NIMH), New Delhi.
        • Participated in a workshop on “The Power of Social Media” on 29th November, 2011 at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
        • Attended an Orientation Programme for Academic counsellors on April 24, 2011 held by Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi.
        • Participated in a workshop on “Cognitive Behaviour and Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy” on 5-6 March, 2011 at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
        • Participated in CME on “Neuropsychological Assessment and Remediation” on 27-29 March, 2009 at Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, New Delhi.
        • Participated in the debate on “In the opinion of the house lack of proper academic environment is responsible for inadequate success rate of Kashmiri youth in competitive examinations” on Ist September, 2007 at University of Kashmir. 


DepartmentSubjectCourse TaughtSemester
Psychology Psychology 6th


    • Mohd Altaf Paul, Firdous Ahmad War,Vibha Sharma, & Suman Kushwaha. Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Neuropsychological Correlates of Subcortical Vascular Dementia. Asian Journal of  Neurosurgery, Vol,13 pp631-5. 2018.
    • Tambri Housen, Annick Lenglet, Cono Ariti, Shabnum Ara, Showkat Shah, Maqbool Dar, Arshad Hussain, Altaf Paul, Zahoor Wagay, Kerri Viney, Simon Janes, & Giovanni Pintaldi. Validation of mental health screening instruments in the Kashmir Valley, India. Transcultural Psychiatry 0(0) 1–23. 2018
    • Mohd Altaf Paul & Waheeda Khan. Prevalence of Childhood Mental Disorders Among School Children of Kashmir Valley. Community Mental Health Journal, Vol 49, number, 5.ISSN 0010-3853
    • Kaiser Ahmad Dar, Naved Iqbal, Ankit Prakash, & Mohd. Altaf Paul. PTSD and depression in adult survivors of flood fury in Kashmir: The payoffs of social support. Psychiatry Research  vol 261, pp 449–455. 2018.
    • Rehana Amin, Zaid Ahmad Wani, Muhammad Maqbool Dar, Mohd Altaf Paul, Waris Zargar, & Seema Batool. Sexual Dysfunction in married Female patients on Antidepressants in Kashmir Valley. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research, Vol 5, issue 1, Jan, 2018. ISSN (Online): 2393-915X (Print): 2454-7379
    • Rehana Amin, Mohammad Maqbool Dar, Sumaira Maqbool, Mohd Altaf Paul, Yuman Kawoos, & Waris Zargar. Clinical Presentation and Life Events in Patients with Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder presenting to Psychiatric Emergency
    • OPD - A Hospital based Study. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research, Vol 4, Issue 12, Dec.2017.
    • Aijaz Ah, Md Altaf & Kounsar Jan. Lonliness, self esteem and depression among elderly people of Kashmir. The international journal of indian psychology. Vol 3 issue 3 No. 59, July 2016. ISSN no 2348-5396. Imp 0.5.
    • Shabnum Ara, Md Altaf Paul & Rakshanda Ahad. Religiosity and Depression among Older adults of Kashmir. International Journal of Research in Social Sciences. Vol6 Issue 3, March 2016.
    • Mohammad Maqbool Dar, Rehana Amin, Zaid AhmadWani & Mohd Altaf Paul. Sociodemographic Profile of Patients with conversion disorder- A study from Kashmir. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research,vol 3, issue 2, Feb 2016.
    • Mohammad Maqbool Dar, Majid Shafi Shah, Fazl E Roub,Mohd Altaf Paul & Shahid Sulayman. Clinical Phenomology of OCD: A study from Kashmir. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research,vol 3, issue 2, Feb 2016. Imp 0.5
    • Mohd Altaf Paul, Mudassir Hassan & Waheeda Khan. Sources of Happiness:A comparison of male and female scholars.Indian Journal of Positive Psychology,vol 6, no 3, Dec. 2015
    • Firdous Ahmad War, Rifat Saroosh Ved & Mohammad Altaf Paul. Mental Health and Self esteem of Institutionalized adolescents affected by armed conflict. Journal of religion and health, vol 54, number  3, June 2015.
    • Mohammad Altaf Paul, Firdous Ah Var, Rifat Sarosh, Sumaira Jan, Roohi Jan,  and Showkat Ah Shah. Effect of Gender and Domicile on Adolescent Problems in Kashmir. International Journal of Education and Psychological Research (IJEPR)                            Volume 3, Issue 3, September 2014.
    • Mohd. Altaf Paul and Waheeda Khan.  Multi-informant Reporting of Behavioral and Emotional Problems of School Students. Delhi Psychiatry Journal, April. 2014; vol.17, no. 2, pp 100-106..
    • Pradeep Kumar, Samrat Singh Bhandari, Dharmender Kumar Nehra, and Mohd. Altaf Paul. Suicide: Psycosocial Risk Factors and its Prevention. International Journal of Social Science Review 09/2013; 1(1):29-34 imp 0.4
    • Mudassir Hassan, Deapti Mishra, Mohd. Altaf Paul, Firdous Var, Pardeep Kumar, Dharmender Kumar Nehra and Ajaz Khan. Comparative Study of Memory Deficits in First Episode Schizophrenia, Chronic Schizophrenia and Non-Patient Group. Indian Journal of Health and Well Being, Oct. 2012; Vol 3,  issue 2, 571-574.
    • Firdous A. Var, Mohd. Altaf Paul, Pardeep Kumar and Showkat A. Shah. Self Esteem and Psychosocial Problems among  Kashmiri Youth. Delhi Psychiatry Journal. Oct.2011; vol.14, no. 2, pp 307-13. ISSN No. 0971-9571. Index Medicus for South East Region (WHO)