MA in Social Work programme provides opportunity for the students to study a range of topics. The course enables the students to encourage critical-thinking skills, design and conduct their research projects, identify key sociological issues and engage effectively with the wider academic community. The programme stimulates students to think about the role that sociological analysis can play in helping to advance solutions to the current social and economic challenges. The programme balances papers which offer a strong grounding in theory and methods with others which impart skills. These skills are enhanced through Workshops, Seminars, Panel Discussions, Guest Lectures and Field Visits that are organized and conducted for the students.

The programme aims at social work education and building of social work knowledge and practice through a range of ideological stances, research and field engagements.

The core ethos and values pervade all aspects of learning, knowledge building and interventions. Interwoven with these aspects of social justice, rights, development and empowerment of society. also appreciating differences and intersectional ties, created through categorical imperatives of caste, class, gender, ethnicity and faith. The Master of Social Work programme comprises of:

  • Classroom and field learning components distributed over four semesters.
  • Empirical learning comprises of field work, rural practice and field study engagements.
  • Foundation courses are provided in social sciences with an emphasis on perspectives and methods, and advanced courses are related to specific themes and practices.

Duration: 2 Years


Graduation any stream (50%)

Selection Procedure:

Merit + PI

Career Prospects

Career Prospects

  • Welfare Departments of the Government and Non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
  • Commercial and Industrial Organizations.
  • The students have opportunities to become Social Workers and Managers in Banks
  • A graduate in Social Work can work as Adult Guidance Worker, Career Advisor, Charity Officer, Community Development Worker, Counsellor, Volunteer, Coordinator and Youth Worker
  • Exciting job opportunities are available in Food Businesses, Agri-business, Insurance Companies and Supply Chains