Jamia Millia Islamia Social Work Department

Jamia Millia Islamia Social Work Department

Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia established in 1967, the Department of Social Work was the first institute to offer Bachelor of Social Work ( BSW ) course in India. It started MA ( Social Work ) in 1976. The center developed an indigenous approach to social work education. It offers MA in Human Resource Management also. The department’s community outreach programme was instrumental in the setting up of the Zakir Husain Memorial Welfare Society and the Child Guidance Centre. The University Grants Commission accorded the department DSA status in 1991 and provided infrastructure support under UGC-ASHISS programme in 2005.

The department’s course design enables a student to get about 1200 hours of fieldwork experience for HRM,1440 hours for MSW and 1200 hours for BSW. Post graduate students work with NGOs, Government Social Welfare Agencies and business organizations for fifty days in a year. The department has an active placement cell that organizes campus recruitment and placement. Most of its students are placed by the time they complete the course.

Facilities of JMI Social Work Department

  • Library
  • Computer Lab
  • Hostels
  • Auditorium
  • Sports
  • NCC
  • NSS
  • Co – Curricular Activities

JMI Social Work Placements

The Placement department is headed by Training & Placement Officer Rihan Khan Suri. The active placement cell which liaisons with the related industry and ensures interview and placement of students. It holds regular workshops on personality development resume writing and associated skill development activities. Soft skill development and entrepreneur workshops are also held regularly.

Social Work Courses Offered by Jamia

1. Master of Arts in Social Work

  • Category : Social Work
  • Degree : MSW
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 2 Years

MSW – Stands for Master of Social Work. Typically, a MSW is a 2 year course, minimum eligibility for which is a graduation in any discipline. Social Work is the organized effort towards helping communities, groups or individuals in need. Subjects studied under this degree are psychology, sociology, human behavior and growth, methodology and social work research.

2. Bachelor of Arts in Social Work ( Hons. )

  • Category : Social Work
  • Degree : BA Honours
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 3 Years

BA ( Honours ) Social Work – Stands for Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. Typically, a BA is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate ( 10+2 ) in any discipline. Honours is Honours is the specialization or main focus of one’s degree. Social Work is an activity that helps communities, groups and individuals to restore or enhance their capacity for creating favorable societal conditions. Subjects studied under this course are Sociology, Society, Social Work, Human Growth through the Life course and Introduction to Law for Social Work.

JMI Social Work Department Contact Details

Name : Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia,
Location : Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi, India,
Contact No. : 011 – 26981717,
Email : hod.sw@jmi.ac.in,
Website : www.jmi.ac.in/Fsoc/SocialWork.htm.