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Faculty facts of Dr. Sonu Darnal

Teacher’s Profile

Name:  Dr. Sonu Darnal

Highest degree: PhD

Designation: Assistant Professor


i) UG: 8 months Guest lecturer, Salesian College, Siliguri, Department of Psychology.

Teaching interest: Social, developmental, clinical psychology, emotions, and research methodology.

Research interest: Developmental disorders, sensory processing, social and cognitive psychology.

Top five publications:

Darnal, S., Panda, S., Namrata, & Chettri, A. (2023). Sensory processing, emotional and behavioural challenges in children with autism spectrum disorder and attention deficit hyperactive disorder. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 1-11. Doi:

Darnal, S., & Panda, S. (2023). Sensory Processing and Social Functioning in Younger and Older Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. International Journal of Indian Psych?logy11(2). Doi: 10.25215/1102.141

Darnal, S., & Namrata. (2023). Stress, Psychological Wellbeing, and Coping Styles among Parents of Younger Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. International Journal of Indian Psych?logy11(1). Doi:

Darnal, S., & Namrata. (2020). Psycosocial Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Groups of Society. COVID-19 Pandemics: Issues, Challenges and Outcomes. The Bhopal School of Social Sciences.

Awards and achievements:

  • Recipient of ICMR International Travel Grant, 2023.
  • National Fellowship for Schedule Caste (NFSC) 2017-2022.
  • Best Presentation Award at 53rd National & 22nd International Conference, Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP-2018).