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Social Work

Social work is an academic and practice-based professional discipline that seeks to facilitate the welfare of communities, individuals, families, and groups. 

It may promote social change, development, cohesion, and empowerment.

Career Options

  • Social workers provide direct services or clinical counseling to help clients assess and change harmful or unhealthy situations. They work in a variety of settings such as: •Nursing homes •Hospitals •Private practices •Schools •Community mental health clinics

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification-10+2

Personal Skills

  • •Strong people skills •Compassion •Organizational •time-management •problem-solving •communication •knowledge of social work •Knowledge psychosocial practices •Interested in helping other’s work •Originality •Ability to work independently •Passion for the game of chess •Ability to make quick decisions •Dependable •Analytical •Determination •Enthusiasm •Flexible

Courses to be pursued

  • Bachelor’s of Social Work Master’s of Social Work

Top Colleges

  • Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers a Degree in Social work through its study centers across the country. Address IGNOU Main Road, Maidan Garhi, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110030 Phone- 011 2957 1000 Email-
  • Amity University, Mumbai, Panvel, Mumbai Amity University, Mumbai has been established by the Maharashtra Govt. Act of 2014 of Government of Maharashtra. AUM is a private university established by the Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (RBEF), New Delhi which is a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. Address Bachelor of Social Work - 3 Years, Full Time , Under Graduate Degree UGC Recognised, (Autonomous Program) Amity University, Mumbai - Pune Expressway, Bhatan, Post – Somathne, Panvel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 410206 Ph- 070457 80127
  • Amity University Noida Block – J2, Ground Floor Amity University Campus Sector-125, Noida – 201313 (UP) Ph- 0120-4392000

Working Conditions

There are several difficulties which a social worker might face such as •Case loads may be heavy •Causing stress and long work hours Besides all the difficulties social workers can rest assured knowing their services are having tangible benefits for their clients.

Top Companies

  • Kaivalya Education Foundation (KEF) is a social change organization working in the field of education in India. KEF's intervention started in 2008 with the focus to transform the quality of education in public schools by providing leadership training to school principals. Address KEF - Mumbai Piramal Tower, Ganpatrao Kadam marg, Lower parel Mumbai-400 013 Maharashtra, India Email : Website:
  • People for Animals People for Animals are a charitable trust working for welfare of animals. The trust is India's largest animal welfare organization with a nationwide network of 26 hospitals, 165 units, 60 mobile units and
  • 5 lakh members. Address 14, Ashoka Road, New Delhi - 110001 INDIA Ph-+91-11-23357088, 23359241 Email-

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