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Prakat Karki

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DOB: May, 1992

Nationality- Nepalese

Current Address: Koramangala, 560029, Bangalore, INDIA.

Permanent Address: Lalitpur, Ward no-14, Kathmandu, NEPAL





  • Karki, P. (2024). Tobacco Use and Perceived Stress Among Male College Students in Bangalore, India. v1. Qeios. Qeios ID: KBZLM8. [pdf]

  • Karki, P., Ralte, L., & Tekkethil, A.B. (2022). Profiles of Indian Authors among the Top 100,000 Scientists worldwide on Standardized Citation Metrics. Journal of Information Management, 9(1), 48-58. [pdf]

  • Karki, P., & Rangaswamy, M. (2022). A Review of the Historical Context and Current Research on Cannabis Use in India. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine {pdf]

  • Karki, P. (2021). The year lost to the pandemic: Reviewing the impact of COVID-19 on Education in IndiaArtha Journal of Social Sciences, 20(1), 51-60. [pdf]

  • Karki, P., Chaudhury, S., & Patangia, B. (2020). Academic engagement among college students in Urban Bangalore: Exploring institutional and individual level determinants of academic engagementi-Manager's Journal on Educational Psychology, 14(2), 24-33.  [pdf]

  • Karki, P. (2018). An Analysis of Theories and Practices in Existential PsychotherapyIndian Journal of Clinical Psychology, 45(2), 69-71.  [pdf]

  • Varghese, V., & Karki, P. (2018). An Analysis of Preferred Methods of Teaching and Learning English Language in Bangalore, India. Journal on English Language Teaching, 8(4), 36-48.  [pdf]

  • Karki, P. (2019).Living with Chronic Diseases in India. International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Research, 7(1), 17-21. ISSN: 2348-3156. [pdf]

  • Karki, P., & Sathiyaseelan, A. (2016). Effect of Age and Number of Treatment Periods on Readiness to Quit DrinkingJournal of Asia Pacific Counseling, 6(2).  [pdf]

  • Karki, P. (2015). Motivation to quit and emotional regulation among alcohol dependents in treatment. Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 57(5), s79 (Conference Proceedings) [pdf]

  • Karki, P. (2014). Perceived Risks and Benefits of Smoking among Male College Students. The Learning Curve, 3(1), 44-52. ISSN: 2321-7057. [pdf]


  • 2019: Awarded Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) & Assistant Professorship in the University Grant Commission, National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) for December, 2018. Total score: 194 (99.912th percentile, All India Rank [Psychology]: 14)

  • 2016: First rank in M.Sc. Clinical Psychology for 2014-16 (CGPA of 3.62, with First Class).

  • 2010: Country topper in Psychology (Nepal) for Cambridge International AS level examinations (November, 2009).

  • 2014: Third rank in B.A. Psychology Honors for 2011-14 (CGPA of 3.61, with First Class).

  • 2014: First place in National Psychology Paper Presentation Competition at Lady Shi Ram College, University of Delhi, New Delhi in February, 2014. (Title of paper: ‘Perceived risks and benefits of smoking among young adults in college’).

  • 2014First place in Silhouette Paper Presentation Competition, CHRIST (Deemed to be) University, Kengeri, Bangalore in December, 2014. (Title of paper: ‘Perceived risks and stress among male college students; smokers and non-smokers’)

  • 2016: Distinguished International Student of the Semester Award (for securing First class with Distinction in 1st and 3rd semester exams of the M.Sc. Clinical Psychology at CHRIST).

  • 2014-2016: Scholarship in terms of financial aid for BA and MSc courses (from CHRIST Deemed to be University, Bangalore)


  • Internships and collaborations with Substance use treatment and rehabilitation centers in NEPAL (Richmond Fellowship Nepal-RFN) and INDIA (Kripa Revival CenterChemical Addiction Rehabilitation Education (CARE)Hope Foundation) between 2013 and 2018. 

  • Internships and collaborations with mental health institutions and centers in NEPAL and INDIA (Athma Shakti Vidyalaya, Kathmandu Medical College, Teaching Hospital) between 2013 and 2018.

  • Certificate course on 'Understanding and Exploring Epidemiology' (2021) by Pune Knowledge Cluster (PKC), School of Health Sciences, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), Pune, INDIA

  • Certificate course on 'Grant Management for Health and Social Sciences'  (2023) by St. Johns Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, INDIA

  • Certificate course in 'Training in Statistical Packages for Social Sciences (SPSS) software' (2012) CHRIST (Deemed to be) University, Bangalore, INDIA.

  • Chairperson for the Scholars' Symposium during the Brain and Behaviour Conference (BBC, 2023) at CHRIST, Deemed to be University, Bangalore during December, 2023. Also built and managed the official conference website at

  • Scientific paper presentation at the 67th Annual National Conference of the Indian Psychiatric Society, Hyderabad, India on 8 – 11th January, 2015 (Title- Motivation to quit and emotional regulation among alcohol dependents in treatment)

  • Scientific paper presentation at National Conference on Stress and Health organized by Maharani Science College for Women, Bangalore, India on 12-13th February, 2015 (Title- Relationship between stress and tobacco use)

  • Organizing committee of workshop for B.Ed. students on topic ‘Development of character strengths among students’, November, 2015, CHRIST (Deemed to be) University, Bangalore, INDIA.

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