The Department of Social Work at Sanjo College (SCMAS) was started with a Bachelor Programme in 2020. The department aspires to become a centre of excellence in developing social work professionals for promoting justice and empowerment. With a judicious mix of theory and practice, the department has geared itself to be strong in teaching, research and learning.

This course aims:

  • To facilitate the learners to develop professional knowledge, attitude and values required to function as effective social workers.
  • To enable the learners for scientific assessment, planning and intervention towards bringing about change in the social functioning of human beings in their respective field of practice.
  • To help the learners to develop their professional self through integral transformative practices.

Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) is a three-year undergraduate degree that offers knowledge and skills to aspirants to prepare them to become competent professionals in the field of social work. The course has 6 semesters in total. The course enables aspirants to become social catalysts who will enable people in need to stand up for themselves and hence create social change.

No of Seats : 40
Duration : 3 Year


The minimum qualification for Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) course is a pass in +2 or Higher Secondary Examination from a recognized board or university.

Students with a background in sociology, psychology, social work, social science or any other related field will get preference over others.

Program Structure

The duration of BSW program is three academic years with six semesters. Total number of courses for the whole BSW program is 30 Which including Field Education in each semester and Research Project. The course includes:

  • Common Courses : 2
  • Complementary Courses : 10
  • Core Courses : 16
  • Open courses : 1
  • Elective courses : 1

Fee Structure

Category Amount Amount
Year I Year II & Year III
Tuition fee 9000 (one semester) 9000 (one semester)
Library 500 500
Exam fee 500 750
PTA, Annual, Sports 1000 1000
Other fee 1000 1000

Jop Opportunities

There are various fields and career opportunities one can begin their job in after pursuing their Bachelor of Social Work. Students can go on to work for Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), hospitals, schools, colleges, organisations and many more fields in Social Work. The field of Social Work is very diverse and many successful candidates can land government jobs in various departments. Students can also land jobs in private welfare companies and organisations, however, the main motive and objective should be working towards the development of society and bridging the economic gap in the nation. There are various career options candidates can take up based on their skills and knowledge in the field. Candidates can work in the fields of Psychology, Social Work practice, research areas and more. The BSW career options are Labour Welfare Specialist, Social Worker, Counsellor, Researcher, Executive Officer, Criminology Specialist, NGO Officer, Campaigner, etc.

Further Study

Social workers are trained professionals, typically holding a specific degree for social workers such as a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree. Pursuing various higher studies after B.S.W enables one to attain great heights in the field. It will have a positive impact on the remuneration offered as well. Below is the list of higher study options available for B.S.W pass outs.

  • Master of Arts in Extensive Education and Social Work
  • Master of Arts in Gandhian Studies
  • Master of Arts in Gender and Development Studies
  • Master of Arts in Labor and Development
  • Master of Arts in Social Work
  • Master of Philosophy in Social Work
  • Master of Philosophy in Tribal Studies
  • Master of Social Work
  • Master of Science in Social Work
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Women’s Studies
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Social Work and Rural Development.