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  •           M.S.W. is a field based Job Oriented Course with two streams of specialization H.R.M. and Social development which includes community development, Medical & Psychiatric Social Work. The Department is well equipped, with various facilities. The students of M.S.W. have to undergo field work for two days in a week during the course. The Department conducts various out-reach activities viz; Community Service, Visits to NGOs, Mental Hospitals, correctional Institutions. Industries are arranged. One week Social Work Rural Camp, Block Placement (one Month) and Research projects are part of the course. There is a wide scope for employment opportunities for M.S.W. Graduates.

  • Name of the Department    Department of Studies and Research in Social Work
    Year of Establishment        2003-04
    Name of the Chairman      
    Address of the Department Department of Studies & Research in Social Work
    Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta ? 577451
    Karnataka State, India
    Phone: 08282-256324,  Fax: 08282-256255
    E-mail:msw@kuvempu.ac.in
  • Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake
    M.S.W. CBCS - Semester Scheme
    (4 Semesters)
    Any degree 50% marks (40% for SC/ST). Admission via entrance test held at the University 70
    Ph.D Full time (3+1yrs)
    Part time (4+1yrs)
    for Permanent Faculties only
    Minimum Master of Social Work with Minimum 55% marks. Candidates are selected through Entrance Test however, Candidates having UGC- NET, SLET or M.Phil are exempted from Entrance Test.

    Syllabus
  • Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area  of  Specialisation
    1 Prof. Ravindra Gadkar M.A(Psy)., MSW.,Ph.D. Professor Research Methodology, HRD, HRM, Socialdevelopment and Justice, Counseling
    2 Prof. Basappa Shivappa Gunjal MSW.,Ph.D. Professor Family and Child Welfare
  • Research Projects
    Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal-Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status
    Publications
    Sl.No. Authors Title Type of paper Publisher Year Impact factor Indexing Type
    1 B.S. Gunjal Fields of Social Work Practice Book Baraha Publishing House ,Banglore 2010 0 Others Full text
    2 B.S. Gunjal Social Work Education in India Book India Book House(IBH) Prakashan ,Banglore 2012 0 Others Full text
    3 B.S. Gunjal Community Organization and Social Action Book India Book House(IBH) Prakashan ,Banglore 2013 0 Others Full text
    4 B.S. Gunjal Social Group Work:A method of Social Work Book India Book House(IBH) Prakashan ,Banglore 2016 0 Others Full text
    Research Scholars
    Sl.No. Research Scholar Title of Thesis Guide Registration ID
    1 Thippesh.K Evaluation of Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS) in Karnataka Prof. Basappa Shivappa Gunjal 02/02-12-2011
    2 Santhoshkumar.H A Study on Problems of Ageing:With Special Reference to Rural Karnataka Prof. Basappa Shivappa Gunjal 140/26-11-2014
    3 Srinivasrao Samajada Vikasa dalli Mata gala patra vandu vimarshatmaka - vishlashnathmaka adhyayana Prof. Ravindra Gadkar 473/25-01-2010
    4 Devendra Naik.B A Study on Entrepreneurship Development among the Scheduled Castes- with special reference to Small and Medium Scale Industries in Karnataka Prof. Ravindra Gadkar 474/25-01-2010
    5 Pradeepa.B.K Dr.Ambedkar and Empowerment for Social Change: A Study of Dalits in Karnataka Prof. Ravindra Gadkar 01/02-12-2011
    6 Ajeykumar.C.H A Study on Voluntary Employees Turnover and Retention Pratices:Special Reference to Bengaluru Prof. Ravindra Gadkar 17/20-12-2013
    7 Ravishankar.B.G Runaway Missing Children in Karnataka State : Causes and Intervention Strategies Prof. Ravindra Gadkar 16/20-12-2013
    8 Veda.C.V A Study on Status of Older Persons and Factors of Leaving Families with Special Reference to Old Age Homes in Karnataka Prof. Ravindra Gadkar 15/20-12-2013
    9 Srikrishna A Study on Inequality, Marginalization and Social Change among the Rural communities in Karnataka Prof. Ravindra Gadkar 127/26-11-2014
  • Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency :
    Title Level  Year Funding Agency
    Two Days Training Programme For Counselors of Family Counseling Centers and Functionaries of Aided Institution State 2014 Karnataka State Social Welfare Board, Bangalore
    Two days Workshop on Stress management & Mental health for Teaching and Non-teaching employees of Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta University 2013 University
    Blood donation camp in collaboration with Rotary Midtown, Bhadravati University 2013 University
    Two Days Training Programme For Counselors of Family Counseling Centers and Functionaries of Aided Institution State 2013 Karnataka State Social Welfare Board, Bangalore
    Two days Workshop on Stress management & Mental health for Teaching and Non-teaching employees of Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta State 2013 University
    Two days workshop on Soft Skill Development for MSW students. University 2013 University
    State level Conference on Vision and Mission of Social Work Education in Karnataka- Present Status and Future Strategies State 2012
    State level Workshop on Pedagogy of Social Work Education and Practice-Present Status and Future Strategies State 2011