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Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education


Master of Social Work is a 2 year Post Graduation Level program. This degree is all about helping people to help themselves. The aim of the degree is to create a just society with professional excellence. Master of Social Work will generate professional social workers who will be able to work in the community in the micro, macro and mezzo levels in settings like school, hospitals, clinics, Government Departments, colleges, industry, etc as Educational professionals, Health professionals,Industrial Experts, Government representatives, NGO professionals etc.


Hands-On Curriculum

The students will have a blend of the theoretical aspect of the course as well as the practical aspect. The course in this degree will include Field visits, mini-research, concurrent fieldwork, social labs, village immersion programmes, awareness camps, observance of special days of importance in the social work profession etc.


Accredited by UGC, AICTE. Ranked 4th in terms of UI GreenMetric Ranking.

Industry Collaborations

Kalasalingam University has joined hands with many known corporate players. Corporate Name includes Indigo Airlines, Velammal Group of Hospitals, Scope E, Genesis, Field Fresh Private Limited etc.

International Exposure

Students will be offered a golden opportunity to pursue their semester abroad in a leading partner university.

Excellent Placement Opportunities.

The average package of the students completing the course is Rs 96,000, the highest package recorded isRs 1.8Lakhs. Top Companies involved in the recruitment drive are NEEDS, Airlines, Hospitals, Aravan NGO, Wevitamin Global, ARISE NGO etc.


Kalasalingam University’s Master of Social Work programme provides the necessary expertise and preparation to become a reflective professional social worker who works in anti-oppressive ways and obtains the required certification. Students at KLU are provided with the expertise, talents, beliefs, analytical capacity, and general transferable skills required to make a difference in society. Here students are trained to become professional social workers by providing evidence-based practices and sustainable collaborative partnerships. The course provides multiple opportunities for students’ holistic learning both on and off-campus. Students are expected to develop and reflect as mature responsible adults capable of independent decision making and field experience.


  • Classes are engaged with subject experts with a good mix of lecture, discussion as well as field practicum and field visits.
  • Special effort is taken to enhance the usage of digital tools for the benefit of students for Community usage.
  • Community Living camps are organised to give a chance for students to get to know the community in all possible ways and apply the learnings in the field.
  • Partnerships have been initiated with various Government and Non-Governmental Organisations for imparting practical scenario about the social work profession.
  • Social networking and guest speaker activities are arranged regularly to enrich student’s learning experience.
  • Village immersion programmes are conducted in order to give community exposure for the students
  • Social Labs are conducted in the field area to enhance practical usage of Social Work methods.

MSW Eligibility and Selection

Eligibility towards Admissions – Postgraduate

  • 60% marks in any bachelor’s degree.

Selection Process

Selection for the program will be done on the basis of merit of the qualifying examination.

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MSW Placements


Here is the list of Top MSW courses

  • M.S.W. – Master of Social Work