Aditi Arun Rao

Ms. Aditi Arun Rao

Assistant Professor

Mrs. Aditi Arun Rao currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of Psychology in the School of Social Sciences at Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences. Prior to this, she served as Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Humanities at M.S. Ramaiah College of Arts Science and Commerce in Bengaluru, and also as a Lecturer at Sri Bhuvanendra College in Karkala.

She has extensive experience in teaching various courses such as General Psychology, Child Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Industrial/​Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology, and Counselling Psychology to undergraduate students. She has also taught Psychology and Life to postgraduate students. Additionally, she has served as Guest Faculty at M.S. Ramaiah College of Law. She has also demonstrated her commitment to Institutional Quality Assurance as the IQAC Criteria 1 Coordinator at MSRCASC.


  • Ph.D.

    Annamalai University

  • M.Sc. Industrial/Organizational Psychology

    SDM College, Ujire, Mangalore University

  • BA Journalism, Psychology and Computer Applications

    Alva’s College, Mangalore University


Total Years of Experience: Years/​Months 16.08 Years

Academic Experience:

  • Worked as Assistant Professor at M.S.Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce 07th Dec 2011 to 19th August 2023.
  • Sri Bhuvanendra College, Karkala from June 2007 to Jan 2010.
  • Worked as a Guest Faculty at Ramaiah College of Law from 31st Jan 2011 to April 2011, 6th February to May 2012 and 17″ January to April 2013.

Industry Experience:

  • As an intern for one month each in the HR department of MRPL and Lamina Suspensions (2005)

Training Experience

Trained students on 

  • Personality development
  • Life skills
  • Enhancing self-awareness

Mrs. Aditi is interested in the broad field of educational psychology. Her research interest in educational psychology includes academic achievements and motivation, effective teaching strategies, technology education, SEL, teacher development, assessment and evaluation and parental involvement.

  • Relationship between teacher’s adjustment and quality of life; 2023; International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts (IJCRT); 2320 – 2882 Volume 11, issue 11 page b505 to b509
  • The effect of Social Media on Body image and Mental Health; 2023; Samadarshi; 2581 – 3986, Vol 16 Issue 4 Pages 1877 to 1883.
  • Stress and life satisfaction among Teachers: 2022, International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research; Vol 11.Issue 7(3): Impact factor- 7.816.
  • Impact of Computer stress among employees: MSR Journal of Social Sciences and Literature. ISSN 2394 5249.
  • General health and Emotional Maturity among Graduate students: MSR Journal of Social Sciences and Literature. ISSN 2394 5249.

  • Guest Speaker at the Mind Research Foundation and delivered a talk on The impact of the pandemic on college life and its stakeholders.
  • Worked as Squad for the Bangalore University Examination.
  • Guest Speaker at Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration & Research (AMD), Bangalore.
  • Cleared KSET-2018