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BSW

Introduction

Bachelor of Social work (BSW) is an under graduate programme consist of six semesters. Social work, as the name suggests, is related to helping individuals, groups and communities to enhance their individual and collective well- being. It uses social sciences, sociology, psychology, political science, public health, community development, law and economics to solve problems at individual and community levels. Social work is a practice based profession emerged as a response to the needs of the vulnerable and marginalized and the society at large.

A trained social worker provides professional assistance to people in need. He/she is capable of working at individual, group and community levels.

Benefits of BSW

The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree is most suited for entry-level positions in areas such as family services, child welfare, public health, and substance abuse. However, individuals interested in clinical social work often continue their education and obtain a Master of Social Work (MSW).

A BSW program prepares graduates for a variety of entry-level social worker job. Through field experience and course work in psychology, sociology, social work practice, and research methods, BSW graduates gain the skills needed to work as child, family, and school social workers; mental health and substance abuse social workers; or healthcare social workers.

Scope

BSW graduates have diverse job opportunities available in front of them. They have access to both Government and Private sector jobs. Some of the prime recruiters are

  • State Government (Social Works Department)
  • Central Government (Social Work Department)
  • Government Hospitals
  • Community Health Centers
  • Rural Health Centers
  • NGOs
  • Old Age Homes
  • Orphanages
  • Counseling Centers
  • Rehabilitation and Correction Centers

In the above mentioned work setups, BSW graduates may don the following roles –

  • Social Worker
  • Counselor
  • Instructor
  • Healthcare Worker
  • Manage
Programme Eligibility Duration Intake
BSW Admission shall be made from the Candidates who have passed the plus Two or equivalent examination with 45% of marks. 3 Years 30