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School Of Social Science

Department of PG Studies and Research in Social Work


Master of Social Work ( M.S.W.) is a globally recognized field based Job oriented professional course catering the needs of individuals, groups and communities in varied fields. The department offers M.S.W. in Three core streams of specializations viz. Community Development (focusing on marginalized urban and rural communities), Medical and Psychiatric Social Work (catering the needs of health sector in hospital setting) and Human Resource Management (profit and non-profit organizations). The course is best suited to the human service oriented students working for the people having deficit in social functioning, marginalized and those who are intended to make career in Social Work. The Department is well equipped with various facilities. The course involves field work practicum, Orientation visits (developmental organizations/hospitals/industries and communities) Rural camp (one week), Block placement/ Internship (one month), Seminars/ workshops etc. as per the Social Work curriculum.

 
 

Programms Offered

 
Sl No Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake
1 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
2 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.

Chairman

Prof. B. S. Gunjal

Year of Establishment

2003

Address

Department of PG Studies & Research in Social Work
Kuvempu University
Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta-577451
Shimoga Dist., Karnataka State, INDIA
08282-256324
08282-256255
msw@kuvempu.ac.in

Teaching Faculty of Social Work in Kuvempu University

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    Prof. B. S. Gunjal Professor.

    Qualification:MA(Social Work).,Ph.D.,
    Area of Specialisation: Family and Child Welfare

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    Mr. Shridhar S.N Guest Lecturer

    Qualification: M.A. (Social Work), N.E.T., SLET,
    Area of Specialisation: Community Development

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    Dr. Dileep Kumar Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:MSW., Ph.D,
    Area of Specialisation: Community Development

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    Ms. Sunitha A K Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:MSW (Ph.D),
    Area of Specialisation:

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    Ms. Keerthi D Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:,
    Area of Specialisation:

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    Dr. Saravana K Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:M.S.W., Ph.D,
    Area of Specialisation: Human Resource Management and Industrial Relation

Research Project of Social Work in Kuvempu University

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 Situation Analysis of Children & District Child Protection Plan(Chikmagalur District) Women and Child Development Department, District Child Protection Unit, Government of Karnataka Ravindra Gadkar - 300000 Completed 2014
4 Changing Values among the Buddhist and the Non- Buddhist Scheduled Castes with special reference to Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal BANISS Ravindra Gadkar - 600000 Completed
5 Survey of Bonded labour in Raisen district of M.P. Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 200000 2004-05 completed
6 Survey of Bonded labour in Shivpuri Dsistrict of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 20000 2004-05 completed
7 Survey of Bonded labour in Shivpuri Dsistrict of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 200000 2004-05 completed
8 Survey of Bonded Labour in Chhatarpur district of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 200000 2004-05 completed
9 Survey of Bonded Labour in Vidisha district of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 200000 2004-05 completed
10 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of bonded labor in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
11 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of Bonded labour in Raisen district of M.P. Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
12 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of bonded labor in Panna district of M.P. Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
13 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of bonded labor in Shivpuri district of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
14 Evaluation of Rehabilitation of bonded labor in Chhatarpur district of MP Ministry of Labour, GOI through the Government of Madhya Pradesh Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 2004-06 completed
15 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 Ravindra Gadkar - 140000 2001-2004 completed
16 Survey of studies on Unorganized Labour in Madhya Pradesh BANISS Ravindra Gadkar - 60000 2001-2002 completed
17 Human Resource Development, utilization and change among the scavengers BANISS Ravindra Gadkar - 500000 1996-1998 Completed
18 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 Ravindra Gadkar - 140000 1995-1998 Completed
19 Manpur Baseline Survey for Extension activities of the Institute BANISS Ravindra Gadkar - 50000 1991-1992 Completed
20 Handicraft Survey in the Bombay slums with special reference to Ghatkopar, Bombay CASP-PLAN, BOMBAY Ravindra Gadkar - 100000 1986-1987 Completed
21 Evaluation of Vocational Training Programme CASP-PLAN, BOMBAY Ravindra Gadkar - 50000 1986 Completed
1 Impact of ICDS Scheme in Assam: A Competitive Study between Bramhapura and Barak Valley ICSSR, New Delhi 500000 Completed in 2006
2 Evaluation of Joint Forest Management of VSS Villages in Guntur Forest Division of Andhra Pradesh Ministry of Social Forestry Govt. of Andhra Pradesh 25000 Completed in 2000
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 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
2 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Satish B. 853874804594 Full Time 325 2017-09-13 A study on critical analysis of Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition)Act, 1970 2020-09-13 YES UGC
3 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Rashmi G.M.481373939817 Full Time 326 2017-12-22 A Study on Prevention, Extent and Rehabilitation of Child Marriages in rural Karnataka 2020-12-23 YES Kuvempu University
4 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Devindrappa Mallikarjun465310851805 Full Time 327 2017-12-23 A Study on impact of fragmentation and scattered farmland on the status of farmers in rural Karnataka 2020-12-23 YES Kuvempu University
5 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Sonam Dorjee Full Time 520/20-06-2019 2019-06-20 In process 2022-06-30 YES Kuvempu University
6 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Laximikant Full Time PhD SW11 2019-01-01 A study on democracy and development among Indian rural families 2019-01-01 YES Kuvempu University
7 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Kumara P. Full Time PhDSW10 2019-01-01 Critical analysis of schedule caste special component plan with special reference to Karnataka 2022-01-01 NO Kuvempu University
8 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Sachitha B.Rudrapuri Full Time PhDSW26 2019-01-01 A Study on Social Work Profession: present status and future strategies 2023-01-01 NO NIL
9 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Swathi.B. Full Time PhDSW33 2019-01-01 Psycho-Social analysis of single mothers with special reference to Dakshina Kannada District 2019-01-01 NO NIL
10 Arts Prof. Ravindra D. Gadkar Venkatesh Rao Part Time PhDSW36 2019-01-01 In the area of health under process 2023-01-01 YES Subbaiah Medical College Hospital

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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