Department of Social Work

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Established in October 2007, the Department’s vision is to become a leading institution for innovative, interdisciplinary approaches in educating social work practitioners and scholars, conducting research, and serving as a catalyst for positive social transformation. The MSW programme offers specializations in Community Development, Human Resource Management and Medical & Psychiatric Social Work. Apart from classroom teaching, the MSW students shall undergo concurrent and block fieldwork in various government and non-government organizations, industries and hospitals. This practical training enables the students to acquire professional social work skills, values and ethics.

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Dr. K. Anbu

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Dr. Devan - Devan Kannan
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Associate Professor
Associate Professor
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Assistant Professor
Computer Laboratory with internet facilities Modern teaching aids and equipments
Community Development, Mental Health, Public Health, Families and Children, Disaster Management, Elderly Care, Gender Studies, Human Resource Management, Corporate Social Responsibility, Occupational Social Work and Disability Social Work.
Social Work graduates have wide scope in various sectors – Development, Government, Public Sector, Health, Corporate, and National and International funding agencies. Our students are employed in leading organizations such as Bharat Dynamic Ltd., BHEL, Cater Pillar, ICDS, TCS, Ford, Grid Corporation, Central University of Karnataka, HelpAge India, ISRO, Intelligence Bureau, JIPMER, NIMHANS– to name a few.
 The I MSW students will be oriented to the social work profession soon after their admission. Duration of the programme shall be ten days. Attendance in the orientation programme is compulsory.  The MSW programme includes concurrent and block fieldwork, rural camp, study tour, extension work as part of the curriculum which is compulsory for all the students. The students have to bear the expenses of the above mentioned field activities.
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