Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W)


  • Level of Programme Undergraduate
  • Duration 3 years
  • Average Start Salary 2 - 4 lakhs per annum
  • Language English
  • Assessments Yes
Course Description

Bachelor of Social Work is a professional undergraduate degree course which aims at providing quality education in the area of social work. It is a three-year course consisting of six semesters in most universities.

Candidates should have passed Class XII from a recognized board.

The knowledge of Social Work is the central theme in the areas like community development and social welfare. There is a lot of scope after graduating in this course and can get into diverse sectors of healthcare, social care, charity and voluntary work, to name a few.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The aspirants must pass (10+2) Secondary and Higher Secondary from a recognized board in humanities and science background.
  • Candidates belonging to the SC/ST require at least 40% marks at the qualifying examinations. This percentage may vary depending upon the University.


Introduction to Social Work

Humanities and Social Science

Social Work Intervention with Communities Introduction to HIV / AIDS
Social Work Intervention with Institutions Counselling
Introduction to Family Education Methodology to Understand Social Reality
Substance Abuse

Second Year Syllabus

Basics and Emergence of Social Work

Social  Problems and Services

Psychology Concepts of Human Behaviour

Basic Concepts of Social Psychology

Field Work

Introduction to Social Case Work

Science and Technology

Contemporary Social Problems and Social Defense

Relevance of Psychology in Social Work

Third Year Syllabus

Current Issues in Community and Organization

Developing Skills and Competencies for Intervention of Strategies

Sexual Health Education

Empowerment of Women

Role of NGOs

Cognitive and Psychoanalytical Techniques

Approaches in Social Work

Cultural and Social Values in Family Life

Factual  Information of Substance Abuse, Relevance and Implications