About Department of Social Work, School of Science, Assam University

The Department of Social Work started its journey in July 1997. The department runs Five Year Integrated Course in Social Work which leads to BSW (three years) and MSW (two years) Degrees. The Master Degree course curriculum offers opportunities for specialization in four distinct areas, namely, Family and Child Welfare, Medical and Psychiatric Social Work, Industrial Relations and Personnel Management and Community Development. Depending on situation, normally two specialization areas are offered every year to the MSW final year students. The Department also runs Ph.D. programme. The thrust of the current research endeavors in the Department is on areas like health care, reproductive and child health programmes, sex education, HIV/AIDS, ICDS scheme, Panchayati Raj, Non Governmental Organizations and Corporate Voluntarism, among others.

Courses Offered at Social Work Assam Univ

The department offers Master of Social Work and Doctor of Philosophy courses.

Masters Degree Courses (1)
  • Master of Social Work

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Doctoral / Fellowship Courses (1)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

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Available College Facilities

The department has well maintained infrastructure.

Laboratory Facilities

All labs are well equipped with modern facilities.

Extra - Curricular Facilities

Assam University Library is one of the libraries selected by U.G.C. for automation and networking under INFLIBNET Programme in the year 1998-1999. The Library automation is under progress and a database of 25000 books have already been created using SOUL software provided by INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad. The Library now operates from a semi-permanent building and the new building of the library is under construction.

Hostel Facilities

Hostel facilities for the students or research scholars are available from this year. Accommodations in one Gents Hostel and one Ladies Hostel are being provided to the deserving students.

Eminent Faculty Members

A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Department Of Social Work, School of Science in its various departments.

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