About MSW Course

The department of Social Work affiliated to Mysore University started functioning from the academic year 2007-2008. The intake is 40. The course is a four semester full time course.

Eligibility Criteria:

B.SW./B.A. with social work as an optional/B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.B.M./L.L.B. of the university recognised as equivalent are eligible for admission to M.S.W. with minimum of 45% (40% in case of SC/ST and Cat 1) of aggregate marks in all the year so qualifying examination.

Note : The order of preference shall be as follows:

  • Those who have passed B.S.W.
  • Those who have passed a degree with social work as one of the optional subjects.
  • Those who have passed B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.B.M./L.L.B./Degree.


MSW course is unique and highly challenging as it combines practice based theory. The field work practicum trains the students to work in a variety of welfare service organizations exposing them to practical training in social work.
The Department organizes a number of Co-curricular and Extracurricular activities to build confident trainee social workers. There is special focus on soft skills training, spoken English, and personality development activities.The Department conducts Guest Lectures inviting subject experts from various fields of expertise to broaden the knowledge base of the students.