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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
    Name of the Chairman      
    Prof.Ravindra Gadkar
    Address of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies & Research in Social Work
    Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta - 577451
    Shimoga Dist., 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 MA(Psy)Mumbai, MA(Social Work)TISS, PhD(DAVV)Indore Professor Social Welfare Administration, Research Methodology, HRD, Social development and Justice, Counseling
    2 Prof. B. S. Gunjal MA(Social Work).,Ph.D. Professor Family and Child Welfare
  • Research Projects
    Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status
    1 Inequality and convergence among rural communities with special reference to Malena Halli of Shivamogga district in Karnatka Centre for Ambedkar & Buddhist Studies, Kuvempu Univeresity Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 50000 Ongoing
    2 Situation Analysis of Children & District Child Protection Plan(Shivamogga District) 2014 Women and Child Development Department, District Child Protection Unit, Government of Karnataka Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 300000 Completed 2014
    3 Impact of ICDS Scheme in Assam: A Competitive Study between Bramhapura and Barak Valley ICSSR, New Delhi Prof. B. S. Gunjal 500000 Completed in 2006
    4 Evaluation of Joint Forest Management of VSS Villages in Guntur Forest Division of Andhra Pradesh Ministry of Social Forestry Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Prof. B. S. Gunjal 25000 Completed in 2000
    5 Situation Analysis of Children & District Child Protection Plan(Chikmagalur District) Women and Child Development Department, District Child Protection Unit, Government of Karnataka Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 300000 Completed 2014
    6 Changing Values among the Buddhist and the Non- Buddhist Scheduled Castes with special reference to Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal BANISS Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 600000 Completed
    7 Survey of Bonded labour in Raisen district of M.P. Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 200000 2004-05 completed
    8 Survey of Bonded labour in Shivpuri Dsistrict of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 20000 2004-05 completed
    9 Survey of Bonded labour in Shivpuri Dsistrict of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 200000 2004-05 completed
    10 Survey of Bonded Labour in Chhatarpur district of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 200000 2004-05 completed
    11 Survey of Bonded Labour in Vidisha district of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 200000 2004-05 completed
    12 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of bonded labor in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
    13 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of Bonded labour in Raisen district of M.P. Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
    14 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of bonded labor in Panna district of M.P. Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
    15 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of bonded labor in Shivpuri district of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
    16 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of bonded labor in Chhatarpur district of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
    17 Critical Analysis of Rehabilitation of Scavengers under the Scheme “Liberation of Scavengers” in M.P. and Karnataka Ministry of Social Justice & Empoerment, Government of India Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 140000 2001-2004 completed
    18 Survey of studies on Unorganized Labour in Madhya Pradesh BANISS Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 60000 2001-2002 completed
    19 Human Resource Development, utilization and change among the scavengers BANISS Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 500000 1996-1998 Completed
    20 Socio-economic disabilities and causes of commissioning of atrocities by Non- SCs and Non-STs with special reference to Assam and Bihar Ministry of Social Justice & Empoerment, Government of India Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 140000 1995-1998 Completed
    21 Manpur Baseline Survey for Extension activities of the Institute BANISS Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 50000 1991-1992 Completed
    22 Handicraft Survey in the Bombay slums with special reference to Ghatkopar, Bombay CASP-PLAN, BOMBAY Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 1986-1987 Completed
    23 Evaluation of Vocational Training Programme CASP-PLAN, BOMBAY Prof. Ravindra Gadkar - 50000 1986 Completed
    Research Scholars
    Sl.No. Faculty Name of the Supervisor Name of the Ph.D. Scholar with Aadhaar number/Photo ID Mode of Ph.D. Registration Number Date of Registration Research Topic Likely date of completion of Ph.D Availing Fellowship Funding Agency of Fellowship
    1 Prof. B. S. Gunjal Thippesh.K 02/02-12-2011 0000-00-00 Evaluation of Integrated Child Development Services Scheme (ICDS) in Karnataka 0000-00-00 0
    2 Prof. B. S. Gunjal Santhoshkumar.H 140/26-11-2014 0000-00-00 A Study on Problems of Ageing:With Special Reference to Rural Karnataka 0000-00-00 0
    3 Arts Prof. Ravindra Gadkar Sreenivasrao Full Time 473/25-01-2010 2010-01-25 Samajada Vikasa dalli Mata gala patra vandu vimarshatmaka - vishlashnathmaka adhyayana 2010-01-25 NO 0
    4 Arts Prof. Ravindra Gadkar Devendra Naik.B Full Time 474/25-01-2010 2010-01-25 A Study on Entrepreneurship Development among the Scheduled Castes- with special reference to Small and Medium Scale Industries in Karnataka 2017-12-31 NO 0
    5 Arts Prof. Ravindra Gadkar Pradeepa.B.K Full Time 01/02-12-2011 2011-12-02 Dr.Ambedkar and Empowerment for Social Change: A Study of Dalits in Karnataka 2017-12-02 NO 0
    6 Arts Prof. Ravindra Gadkar Ajaya Kumar C.H Full Time 17/20-12-2013 2013-12-20 A Study on Voluntary Employees Turnover and Retention Pratices:Special Reference to Bengaluru 2018-12-18 YES UGC
    7 Arts Prof. Ravindra Gadkar Ravishankar.B.G 226210952861 Full Time 16/20-12-2013 2013-12-20 Runaway Missing Children in Karnataka State : Causes and Intervention Strategies 2018-12-20 NO 0
    8 Arts Prof. Ravindra Gadkar Veda.C.V Full Time 15/20-12-2013 2013-02-01 A Study on Status of Older Persons and Factors of Leaving Families with Special Reference to Old Age Homes in Karnataka 2018-02-01 YES UGC
    9 Arts Prof. Ravindra Gadkar Shreekrishna 530985996390 Full Time 127/26-11-2014 2014-11-26 A Study on Inequality, Marginalization and Social Change among the Rural Communities in Karnataka 2019-11-26 YES UGC
  • 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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