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Prof. Dr. N. K. Chadha

Prof. Dr. N. K. Chadha

Professor Emeritus, KRMU
Prof. Dr. N.K Chadha is a former Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, University of Delhi; former Director and Head, Department of Adult, Continuing Education and Extension; and  Chairman, Board of Research Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Delhi, Delhi, India. For five consequtive years, he was the Panel of Judge for PM’s Trophy for the Steel industry and the Task force member of Performance management division of Cabinet Secretariat , Government of India.He was the senior consultant to UNDP on career development.
 
Professor Chadha has been teaching in the Department of Psychology, University of Delhi since 1982. He has authored several books which are used as text books in many universities in India and abroad at undergraduate, post-graduate and research level. Some of the publications are Applied Psychomtry (2010), Aging and the Aged-A Challenges to Indian Gerontology (Friends Publications,1997), Think Before Getting Grey (Sai Printographers, 2003), Recruitment and Selection (Galgotia,2004), Organizational behaviour (Galgotia, 2008), Human Resource Management (Sai Printographers, 2012), Social Psychology (McMillan, 2013) , Realm of Psychology ( Pinacle, 2014) , Counselling Skills-knowing the self and others (The Readers Paradise, 2018) , Arts and Science of Parenting (,2018) and recently published best seller book “Enchancing Your Employability” (2020). He has also co-authored the book with John Van Willigen, University of Kentucky, USA entitled Social Aging in a Delhi Neighbourhood (Bergin and Garvey,1999).He has been conducting many ongoing research projects with foreign universities and has carried out a number of major interdisciplinary and collaborative projects. He has published more than 150 articles in various scientific National and International journals which are often quoted by other researchers. He is on the management bodies of many institutes in India and abroad. He was invited by the UN to attend expert’s group meeting held in UN head quarter on family issues.
 
He has travelled extensively and lectured in UK, USA, Spain, Hungary, Sweden, Malta, Germany, France, Canada, New Zeeland, Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore, Taipei, Japan, , UAE, China, Columbia , South Africa, Philipines and Vietnam. He is involved in development of standardized psychological tests for many Multinational companies and Public sector companies for the purpose of recruitment and selection of middle and higher management levels. He has developed many psychological instruments for assessment at the individual and group level for the purpose of research and selection of best career for an individual. He is one of the leading psychometrician in India  and his book on Applied Psychometriy is widely used by the students and practitioners of psychological assessment in India and Abroad.
 
 Prof. Chadha is the President of the India Career Development Association and also the President of the Indian Association of Positive Psychology. He is also the past  President  of  the Asia Pacific Career Development Association, Maryland,USA.
 
Recently Prof Chadha has been awarded the National Career Development Association,USA presidential award on the 28th June, 2017 at Orlando, USA and “Global Practitioner of the year -2015” on the june 30th ,2015 during the annual confeence held at Denver, USA.Recently awarded Life time achivement was by the Asia Pacific Career Development Association during its annual meeting held  22nd  May ,2019 at Vietnam.He has been awarded the life time achievment award in Psychology and subsequently in Psychometry. He is the leading practitioners in the area of career and counselling and widely consulted by large number of schools ( India and middle east) and corporate world. 
 
He has been known to be the leading corporate trainer for developing soft life skills at various levels of multinational companies as well as leading schools .Member of many public and private universities for recruitment of faculty at various levels and in search committees for talent hunts.
 
Recently has taken the responsibility of President, International Career Coach Association (ICCA), Maryland,USA. He is the chief Psychometrician , Mindler and also the advisor-cum-chief psychometrician, Wellness Mandala.

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