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The Department of Social Work (also known as the Delhi School of Social Work) was established in 1946. It was then known as the National YWCA School of Social Work. In April 1961, the school was taken over by the University of Delhi, after which it has functioned as an institute maintained by the University. In May 1979, it became a Postgraduate Department of Social Work of Delhi University and has continued to function since then. In 1996 it completed 50 years of successful functioning. It is the second school of social work to be established in India. The UGC has recognised it as Department of Special Assistance (DSA) since 1992. As a professional institution, the department aims to: -Impart education and training in professional social work in order to develop qualified personnel in social welfare and allied field -Develop knowledge, skills, attitude and values appropriate to the social work profession -Promote integration of theory and practice in the fields of social welfare and social policy -Provide interdisciplinary collaboration for better understanding of human problems, services and issues of social development. The department also runs a DSSW society. It aims at promotion of education, research, training and action in the field of social work and development. The society is running a few innovative projects like family counselling centre, daily unit, children s library, legal literacy and AIDS awareness programmes.
M.A. in Social Work - A full time 2-year programme. Admission to the Department of Social Work is open to both men and women graduates. The eligibility for admission is that the candidate must possess a bachelor's degree in social work with a minimum aggregate of 50% or a bachelor degree in any other discipline with minimum aggregate of 60%. The selection is on the basis of written test, to ensure that candidate has working knowledge of English and general awareness of Social issues. Candidates are selected for admission in the order of merit that is prepared on the basis
M.Phil. in Social Work - Duration of this course is either 3 years (full time) or 4 years (part-time). The number of candidates admitted to the course is restricted to 20. The eligibility for admission is that the candidate must possess a master's degree in social work with at least 55% marks in aggregate. The course modules provided by the department aims at providing basic training required for undertaking doctoral work, and to train the students in independent research projects in the areas of social work, and to prepare them for undertaking higher responsibility in areas of social work, education, research, policy formulation, planning and administration.
Ph.D. in Social Work - The duration of the course is 5 years. Admission to the course is open to people with atleast 50% marks in M. Phil. degree examination or to those with M.A degree with first or a high second class and completed part-1 of the M.Phil. course obtaining atleast grade A.
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Delhi School of Social Work offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.
Delhi School of Social Work offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Arts (BA)View Details Duration: 3 Years Learning Mode: Full Time Course Level: Bachelors Degree
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