A career in social work is a growing field in India as the youth are slowly becoming more considerate about the evils that bound the country to a great extent. The young lot is coming forward to take up social work and are enrolling in renowned social work colleges across the country which offer courses such as a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work (BSW), a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) and many short-term certifications and diplomas.
The Outlook magazine recently held a survey to list the top 10 social work colleges in India, details of which can be found below:
Top 10 Social Work Colleges in India according to Outlook Survey:
|Rank||Name of the Institute||
|1||Tata Institute of Social Science ( TISS)||
|2||Department of Social Work, University of Delhi||
|3||Madras School of Social Work (MSSW)||
|4||Faculty of Social Work (TMSU)||
|5||Loyola College of Social Sciences (LCSS)||
|6||Dept. of Social Work (UGC Centre of Advanced Study)||
|7||Department of Sociology (BHU)||
|8||Department of Social Work (Christ University)||
|9||Udaipur School of Social Work||
|10||Rajagiri College of Social Sciences||
A bachelor’s degree in social work prepares students for multiple roles such as mental health assistants, caseworkers, counsellors etc. The social work colleges in India impart knowledge about diverse groups, social welfare policy of the country, ethics in social work, human psychology and human behaviour. All these colleges require students to complete a supervised fieldwork or an internship.
India is home to be some of the top social work colleges in the world with Tata Institute of Social Science being on the top and a dream college for many students who wish to pursue a career in the field.