MSW Syllabus

The department offers 2 years (Four semesters) Master Degree program in Social work (M.S.W) with 3 different specializations. Namely,

  • Community Development
  • Medical & Psychiatric Social work
  • Human Resource Management & Human Resource Development

New CBCS Scheme of papers – Social Work (MSW)

Sem Hard core Soft core Open electives Project Total
I 4 4 16 1 4 4 20
II 4 4 16 1 4 4 1 3 3   23
III 2 4 08 3 4 12 1 3 3 4 23
IV 1 4 04 3 4 12       4 20
Total 44 32     6   86
  51.16% 37.20%     7% 4.65% 100%

I Semester M.S.W:

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Type Title of the paper Max. Marks Total Marks Hours per week Credits
IA Sem Exam
1 Hard core SWS 401: Social Work Profession – History, Philosophy & Ideologies 30 70 100 4 4
2 Hard core SWS 402: Social Case Work 30 70 100 4 4
3 Hard core SWS 403: Social Group Work 30 70 100 4 4
4 Soft core SWS 404 A : Dynamics of Human Behavior

OR

SWS 404-B: : Communication skills for Social Work Practice

30 70 100 4

4

5 Hard core SWS 405: :  Social work practicum 1 ( Orientation Visits and Concurrent Field Work) 30 70 100 16 Field Work hours 4
Total 150 350 500 32 20

II Semester M.S.W:

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Type Title of the paper Max. Marks Total Marks Hours per week Credits
IA Sem Exam
1 Hard core SWS 451: Community Organization and Practice 30 70 100 4 4
2 Hard core SWS 452: Social Welfare Administration and Social Action 30 70 100 4 4
3 Hard core SWS 453: Social Work Research and Statistics 30 70 100 4 4
4 Soft core SWS 454 -A : Social Work in Various settings

OR

SWS 454-B: Human Rights

30 70 100 4

4

5 Open Elective SWS455-A: Social Science Perspectives for Social Work Practice.

OR

SWS 455-B: Social policy and Planning.

30 70 100 4 3
6 Hard core SWS 456: Social  Work Practicum  II ( Concurrent Field Work and Social Work  Camp) 30 70 100 16 Field Work  hours 4
Total 180 420 600 36 23

III Semester M.S.W:

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Type Title of the paper Max. Marks Total Marks Hours per week Credits
IA Sem Exam
1 Hard core SWS 501: Project Planning and Management 30 70 100 4 4
2 Soft  core Specialization I

( Community Development)

SWS 502: Citizen Participation, Good Governance and Local  Self Governance

Specialization II

(Medical and Psychiatric Social Work)

SWS 503: Psychiatric Social Work

Specialization III

(Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development)

SWS 504: Human Resource  Management and Human Resource Development

30 70 100 4 4
3 Soft core Specialization I

( Community Development)

SWS 505: Tribal and Rural Community Development

Specialization II

(Medical and Psychiatric Social Work)

SWS 506: Medical Social Work

Specialization III

(Human Resource Management)

SWS 507: Labour Legislations (Part –I)

30 70 100 4 4
4 Soft core SWS 508- A : Family and Child  Welfare

OR

SWS 508 –B:Management Concepts

30 70 100 4

4

5 Open Elective SWS 509 A : Management of Non Government Organizations

OR

SWS 509-B: Disaster Management

30 70 100 4 3
6 Hard core SWS 510: Social  Work Practicum  III ( Concurrent Field Work  and Study Tour) 30 70 100 16 Field Work  hours 4
Total 180 420 600 36 23

IV Semester M.S.W:

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Type Title of the paper Max. Marks Total Marks Hours per week Credits
IA Sem Exam
1 Soft core Specialization I

( Community Development)

SWS 551: Urban                            Community Development

 

Specialization II

(Medical and Psychiatric Social Work)

 

SWS 552: Geriatric Social Work

Specialization III

(Human Resource Management)

SWS 553: Labour Legislations (Part II )

30 70 100 4 4
2 Soft  core Specialization I

( Community Development)

SWS 554: Sustainable  Development  and Social Entrepreneurship

Specialization II

(Medical and Psychiatric Social Work)

SWS 555: Therapeutic Counselling

Specialization III

(Human Resource Management)

SWS 556: Labour Welfare and Industrial Relations

30 70 100 4 4
3 Soft core  

SWS 557-A : Rehabilitation and After Care Services

OR

SWS 557-B:  Organizational Behaviour and Organizational Development

30 70 100 4 4
4 Project Work SWS 558  : Research Project 30 70 100 4 4
5 Hard core SWS 559 : Social Work Practicum IV ( Concurrent Field Work  and Block Placement ) 30 70 100 4 4
Total 150 350 500 32 20
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