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The Department of Social Work was started in the year 2003 offering Master of Social Work (MSW) a two year post graduate program with three specializations. 

Ph.D programme of the Department is about to get started in 2021-2022, which provides a broader knowledge in the field of Research in Social Work.


  • 2 year post graduate course offering 3 specializations,
  1. Human Resource Management, 
  2. Medical and Psychiatric, 
  3. Community Development.

Eligibility / Qualification 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree of a minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4) from a recognized university in any discipline.
  • A candidate who has passed and secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in B.S.W. / B.A. / B.Sc / BBA / BCA degree examination from / under a recognized university .


36 students can be occupied in this course.

University Curriculum Structure

Course No. of Courses Total Credits
Core Courses 12 48
Elective Courses 5 20
Concurrent Field Work 4 16
Block Field Work 1 2
Project & Viva Voce 1 4
Extension Activities 1 2
Total 24 92

List of Core Courses

  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Sociology for Social Work
  • Psychology for Social Work
  • Social Work with Individuals
  • Social work Perspectives for persons with disability
  • Social work with groups
  • Social Work with Communities
  • Social Work Research and Statistics
  • Human Rights and Social legislation
  • Counselling and Guidance
  • Social Welfare Administration and Social Legislation
  • Social Entrepreneurship & Corporate Social Responsibility

List of Elective Courses – Human Resource Management

  • Labour welfare
  • Labour Legislation
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial Relations
  • Organization Behaviour

List of Elective Courses – Medical & Psychiatric Social Work

  • Community Health and Medical Social Work
  • Hospital Administration
  • Foundation of Psychiatry –I
  • Foundation of Psychiatry –II
  • Psychiatric Social Work Practice

List of Elective C ourses – Community Development 

  • Rural Community Development
  • Urban Community Development
  • Welfare of Weaker Section
  • Social Development
  • Management of Non-Profit Organisation

Field Work / Project / Internship

  • Concurrent Field Work – Practical –I
  • Concurrent Field Work – Practical – II (Including one week Rural Camp) 
  • Concurrent Field Work – Practical –III
  • Concurrent Field Work – Practical-IV
  • Project Report & Via Voce
  • Block Field Work

Career Opportunities for MSW 

Career Opportunities after the successful completion of MSW fresh graduates as well as the experienced graduates can be in government institutions, private companies, HR, NGOs, hospitals, etc.

Opportunities in Human Resources Specialization

  • Professor/Lecturer
  • Junior Research Fellow
  • HR Generalist
  • Staffing Director
  • Technical Recruiter
  • Compensation Manager
  • Employee Relations Manager
  • Employment or Placement Manager
  • Director of HR Training and Development
  • Organizational development and change consultant
  • HR Executive/ HR manager

Opportunities in Medical Psychiatric Specialization

  • Professor/Lecturer
  • Junior Research Fellow
  • Substance Use and Recovery Treatment Counselor
  • Mental Health Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Medical Social Worker
  • School Social Worker
  • Foster Care Social Worker
  • Child and Family Therapist
  • Counselor

Opportunities in Community Organization Specialization

  • Professor/Lecturer
  • Junior Research Fellow
  • Corporate Social Responsibility 
  • Project coordinator
  • Program Coordinator
  • District Consultant
  • Documentation and Communication Officer
  • Humanitarian Values and PMER Officer
  • Training Coordinator
  • Community Social Worker

Opportunities Government Sector

There are many government departments and ministries like the Ministry of Social Justice, Ministry of Women & Child Affairs, Ministry of Labour & Employment, etc. which offers job positions like:

  • Research Assistants
  • Project Fellow
  • Labour Welfare officer
  • Health Officer
  • General Manager
  • Trainee
  • Assistants
  • Counselor
  • Field Investigator, and others
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