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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
    Research Scholars
    Sl.No. Name Title of Thesis Research Type Guide
    1 Thippesh.K Evaluation of Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS) in Karnataka Ph.D. Prof. Basappa Shivappa Gunjal
    2 Santhoshkumar.H A Study on Problems of Ageing:With Special Reference to Rural Karnataka Ph.D. Prof. Basappa Shivappa Gunjal
    3 Srinivasrao Samajada Vikasa dalli Mata gala patra vandu vimarshatmaka - vishlashnathmaka adhyayana Ph.D. Prof. Ravindra Gadkar
    4 Devendra Naik.B A Study on Entrepreneurship Development among the Scheduled Castes- with special reference to Small and Medium Scale Industries in Karnataka Ph.D. Prof. Ravindra Gadkar
    5 Pradeepa.B.K Dr.Ambedkar and Empowerment for Social Change: A Study of Dalits in Karnataka Ph.D. Prof. Ravindra Gadkar
    6 Ajeykumar.C.H A Study on Voluntary Employees Turnover and Retention Pratices:Special Reference to Bengaluru Ph.D. Prof. Ravindra Gadkar
    7 Ravishankar.B.G Runaway Missing Children in Karnataka State : Causes and Intervention Strategies Ph.D. Prof. Ravindra Gadkar
    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 Ph.D. Prof. Ravindra Gadkar
    9 Srikrishna A Study on Inequality, Marginalization and Social Change among the Rural communities in Karnataka Ph.D. Prof. Ravindra Gadkar
  • 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
       

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