M.S.W. Master of Social Work

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. The thrust areas of research include 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 Dynamics Ltd., BHEL, Cater Pillar, ICDS, TCS, Ford, Power Grid Corporation, Central University of Karnataka, HelpAge India, ISRO, Intelligence Bureau, JIPMER, NIMHANS – to name a few.

Focus Areas


of the program

Community Development

Human Resource Management

Medical & Psychiatric Social Work

Who can prefer this Course


Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50 % of marks. Admission to the MSW will be based on an All India entrance examination conducted by the University. The question paper for MSW programme shall consist of 100 Multiple Choice Questions.

Current Curriculum

Year of Revision : 2020
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Previous Curriculum

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