General Guidelines

  • In view of the pandemic, the Undergraduate Research conference – 2021 & 13th Young psychologist competition will be on a virtual platform.

  • Students have to submit an abstract of the research paper on a topic of their interest in psychology, related to the theme, not exceeding 250 words.

  • All the submissions will go through the selection process by the Scientific Selection Committee (SSC) for Young Psychologist Competition - Oral and Poster presentation.

  • All the participants have to register for the conference after receiving the confirmation mail about their abstract selection. Selection of abstract is mandatory for the participation.

  • Participants whose abstracts are selected have to submit the full paper, which will be further reviewed by the SSC.

  • Authors of the selected full papers by the SSC will participate in the Young Psychologist Competition-

  • Oral and Poster presentation.

  • Participants who do not submit the full paper will not be eligible to participate in the Young Psychologist Competition- Oral and Poster presentation.

  • There are no restrictions on the number of entries from an institution.

  • Only supervised/guided research papers will be entertained.

  • Maximum authors (Students - 6 members) along with the guide/supervisor (1 Faculty) are permitted for a paper/poster. The name of the supervisor/guide should be mentioned wherever required.

  • Ethical clearance form (Template uploaded in the YPC website) should be submitted along with the full paper.

  • Best three paper presentations in Young Psychologist Competition - Oral presentation (Live presentation followed by an interactive Q & A session by panellists and audience) will receive a cash prize and merit certificate.

  • One best poster presentation from each theme -based concurrent session (Pre-recorded followed by an interactive Q & A session by panellists and audience) will receive a merit certificate.

  • Guidelines for Oral/ Poster presentation will be uploaded shortly on the YPC website.