Department of Psychiatry

About Us

The Department of Psychiatry, SGT University, headed by Dr.(Prof) V.P. Mahla, is one of the most robust psychiatric units in Delhi NCR. The department, which is in its 10th year of inception, takes pride in its excellent faculty profile, academic endeavors, research activities and patient care. The department is actively involved in imparting theoretical as well as clinical knowledge to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The department runs a General Psychiatry OPD 6 days a week and Special Clinics on designated days. It has 30 bedded indoor facility for admission. The Department also renders emergency care round the clock, along with consultation liaison with other departments. It also has collaboration with the Department of Clinical Psychology.



LocationTiming (Mon-Sat)
Second Floor


Room No. 211

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM


2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Special Clinics

S. No.Name of the ClinicDays on which heldTimingsAverage No. of cases attendedName of Clinic In-charge
1Neuro Psychiatry clinic for elderlyThursday9-11AM5Dr. V.P.Mahla
2Child guidance clinicTuesday9-11AM6Dr. V.P.Mahla
3Clinic for Senile disorderFriday9-11AM4Dr. Ashutosh Tripathi
4Psycho Motor clinicWednesday9-11AM3Dr. Abhishek



5DeaddictionMonday10-12PM5Dr. Nimmi A Jose
6Memory clinicFriday9-11AM4Dr. Ashutosh Tripathi
7Family CounsellingSaturday2- 4PM5Dr. Nimmi A Jose

Indoor Facility:

Male Ward: 20 beds

Female Ward: 10 beds

ECT Services

A fully equipped and functional ECT facility is available in the department.

Days for ECTTiming



9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


  1. (Prof) Ved Pal Mahla
  2. (Prof) Ashutosh Tripathi
  3. Abhishek Kapoor
  4. Nimmi A. Jose

Senior Residents

  1. Abhinav Tewari

Post Graduates

2nd Year

  1. Pooja Yadav
  2. Niyati Sheokand

1st Year

  1. Priya Arora
  2. Poorva Gupta

 Daily Departmental Activites

SeminarOnce a week; 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Case PresentationOnce a week; 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Journal ClubTwice a month; 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Consultation Liaison Case DiscussionOnce a week; 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Monthly Clinical Meet:Fridays on Alternate Month 2-4 pm
Research ForumOnce a month; 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Visit to NGO (Ashraya)Twice a month(Saturday); 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 Major Departmental Activities in the year 2018-20

  1. A guest lecture was conducted on “Newer perspectives in Borderline Personality Disorders” by Dr Sanjay Siddhartha on 5th February 2019.
  2. 2nd Year postgraduate students were sent to NIMHANS for 2 months of compulsory clinical postings comprising of 1 month in Neurology and 1 month in Psychiatry.
  3. Post graduate students were sent to PG Development Programme.
  4. a) June 30th 2018 –July 1st 2018
  5. b) August 3rd 2019 – August 4th 2019
  6. Second year PGs were sent to Training Initiative for Psychiatry Postgraduates (TIPPS) for various workshops in March 2019.
  7. Participation along with presentations in various conferences:
  8. a) Poster presentation in ANCIPS 2019 by Dr. Niyati Sheokand
  9. b) Poster presentation in ISAM 2019 by Dr. Pooja Yadav
  10. c) Paper presentation in ISAM 2019 by Dr. V.P. Mahla
  11. d) Poster presentation in CME on Psychosexual Disorders by Dr. Priya Arora