Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

Duration: 3 Years, Six Semesters. (Admissions open for the batch 2023-24)

Eligibility: Pass in 10+2/12th Standard with minimum 40 % marks. Admission needs valid score in SUAT.

About B.S.W :

Bachelor's degree course that addresses the barriers, inequalities, and injustices exist in society. It responds to crises and emergencies as well as to everyday personal and social problems. Social work interventions range from primarily person-focused psychosocial processes to involvement in social policy, planning, and development. It utilizes a variety of skills, techniques, and activities consistent with its holistic focus on persons and their environments. It envisaged meeting the demand for people with multi-faceted abilities, to manage people at work, support to overcome deprivation suffering, develop healthy, and self-reliant communities. They are hugely in demand may it be a hospital, school, correctional setting, or destitute homes and counseling centers. Practical exposure through concurrent fieldwork is supplemented by NGO internship. Communication skills and language proficiency are part of the curriculum apart from seminars and group presentations. Basic computer skills are taught and evaluated

Special Features of the Programme:

  • Classes will be held from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. with half an hour break.
  • Two weeks Orientation Programme for fresh students.
  • E-Study material, Question bank with solved answers, PPT, five Pdf books in each subject, teaching plan will be provided as per the syllabus.
  • Industry oriented syllabus with special focus on experimental learning.
  • Mini Project at the end of the semester.
  • Seminars and Group Presentation for develop presentation skills.
  • Basic computer skills, Written and Oral Communication proficiency enhancement incorporated in curriculum
  • Innovation in examination system
  • Make up exams in every semester to avoid year loss.
  • Campus placement arranged periodically.
  • Skill development & training on competitive exams.
  • NGO Internship
  • Opportunity to visit various Agencies, Institutions and Centers
  • Summer Placement, rural camps and study tours are included in the course.
  • Well planned Academic calendar
  • Bridge course in preferred areas.
  • Vivekananda Study circle for spiritual and character building.
  • Counselling and Mentoring for weak students
  • Opportunity for obtaining Educational loan for economically weaker students
  • Conveniently located in the heart of the city
  • Xerox Centre and printing facility
  • ATM banking inside the campus
  • Experienced faculty
  • Cafeteria and Health centre
  • Extended hours for Library and Computer lab.
  • Free Wi Fi Internet
  • Separate Hostel & Transport facility for Boys & Girls.
  • Further opportunity to do Post Graduation, M. Phil., & Ph.D. Programmes.

Career Opportunities:

At NGOs and Government organizations as a Social Worker, Counselor, Executive Officer, Programme Coordinator, Project head, Human Development Manager, Operations Manager, Counselors, Social Security Officer, Child welfare, Youth welfare, Women welfare, Welfare of the aged, and the infirm, Welfare of the handicapped, Social defense, Community health, Community welfare, Labour welfare, Family welfare, Tribal welfare, etc. also work to reduce the suffering, from homelessness, poverty, violence, abuses, and diseases like cancer, AIDS, and further opportunities to pursue higher education.

Programme Structure:

Sl. No. Subject Marks Sl. No Subject Marks
1 Fundamentals of  Communication 100 1 Business Communication 100
2 Introduction to social work 100 2 Scope of social work 100
3 Social Science perspective for social work 100 3 Work with Individuals and Family 100
4 Economic Concepts of Social Work 100 4 Human Growth and Development 100
5 Indian Constitution & Environmental Studies 100 5 Indian Legal System 100
6 Social Work Practicum-I 100 6 Social Work Practicum-II 100
7 Communication Skill Assessment Programme 50 7 Skill Assessment and language proficiency 50
8 Seminar and Group presentation 50 8 Seminar and Group presentation 50
    700     700
1 Social Intervention with groups and individuals 100 1 Work with communities 100
2 Social Problems in India 100 2 Social Case Work 100
3 Introduction to Family Education 100 3 Management of developmental and welfare services 100
4 Introduction to Rural, Urban and Tribal communities 100 4 Social Welfare Administration 100
5 Organizational Behaviour 100 5 Stress Management 100
6 Social Work Practicum-III 100 6 Social Work Practicum-IV 100
7 Employability Skills Programme 50 7 Fundamentals of Computer Skills 50
8 Seminar and Group presentation 50 8 Seminar and Group presentation 50
    700     700
1 Social Movements and Social Action 100 1 Social Policy and Planning 100
2 Social Work Research 100 2 Child Protection and child rights 100
3 Human Growth & Development 100 3 Community Development 100
4 Women Empowerment 100 4 Social Change and Development 100
5 Social Work and Health care 100 5 Social Work Practicum-VI 100
6 Social Policy, Planning, and Development 100 6 Project Work (Field) 200
7 Social Work Practicum-V 100
    700     700


(1) University Registration Fee, Eligibility Fee for other State/NRI students, Examination Fee, Uniform Fee, Hostel Fee, Industry visit fee, Internship fee, Transportation fee, Sports & games fee, Extra-curricular activity fee, etc., are extra. The course fees mentioned for subsequent years may vary annually up to 6%. (2) The University Placement & Training Team will assist the admitted students to get (a) Earn While Learn, (b) Industry Internship, and (c) Final Job Placement. (3) Karnataka Quota* : 1. Applicable only to Karnataka students having 50% or more in the applicable subject combination. 2. To be considered as Karnataka domicile student should have studied 7 years including PUC/Degree in the Karnataka.