B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai

Type: Bachelors Degree

Category: Arts, Law & Languages

Sub Category: Social Work

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About B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work Course

Here are the details of B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work Course including duration, Eligibility, Admission Criteria, Fees and Syllabus.

The B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work, with Specialisation in Rural Development, programme aims to build commitment and competency in facilitating participatory change and transformation in rural areas at the level of individuals, groups and communities; in government and non-government organisations (NGOs); and in law and policy. The programme is expected to shape personnel competent to develop and implement rural development programmes independently.

Duration of the Degree Programme:-

The duration of this Bachelor's Degree Programme is for 3 academic years. However, students may complete the formal requirements of credit hours over 6 years from the date of admission to the programme.


Medium of Instruction:-

The medium of instruction is Hindi and English. The students may write their assignments and examination in any of these 2 languages, that is English and Hindi.

Eligibility:-

The applicants who have passed the Higher Secondary Examination, 10+2 or its equivalent (HSC/PUC/Pre-Degree) course with minimum aggregate marks of 50% (40% for SCs/STs) are eligible to apply to the Bachelor's Degree Programme. The candidates should produce all the relevant documents in original at the time of admission preliminaries. The applicants who have appeared in their Higher Secondary Examination, 10+2 or its equivalent (HSC/PUC/ Pre-Degree) and are awaiting their results will also be eligible to apply. In such cases, admission to the Bachelor's Degree Programme of the SRD shall be provisional. If a provisionally admitted student fails in the Higher Secondary Examination, 10+2 or its equivalent (HSC/PUC/Pre-Degree) course or secures less than required marks, as mentioned above, the offer of provisional admission will be automatically cancelled.


Selection Procedure:-

Those satisfying the eligibility requirements will be assessed for selection through a Written Test (100 marks), Group Discussion (40 marks), and Personal Interview (50 marks). General candidates should obtain a minimum of 45% marks and SC and ST candidates 35% marks in the Written Test to qualify for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview.


Final selection will be based strictly on merit using the criterion of highest marks obtained out of total 200 marks. However, General Candidates should obtain a minimum of 45% marks and candidates applying under reserved seats 35% marks out of total 200 marks to qualify for the final selection.


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About the College

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936, as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. Its establishment was the result of the decision of the Trustees of the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust to accept Dr. Clifford Manshardt's vision of a post-graduate school of social work of national stature that would engage in a continuous study of Indian social issues and problems, and impart education in social work to meet the emerging need for trained human resources.

In 1944, the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute, when it was recognised as a Deemed University by the Government of India (GoI).Since then, the TISS has been expanding continuously in terms of educational programmes and infrastructure. While responding to the changing needs of the social and educational system in the country, the Institute has gone far beyond the initial concern of social work education.

 


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  • My daughter has appeared for class 12th CBSC board fro Science Bio stream, she is for career as aPsychologist please suggest will BA (Hons) in social work help for the same. If yes what is the procedure for addmision when & how can she apply Posted By : Mukesh Vyas, on 21-03-2011 15:49:41
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  • could you please tell me when the admission form for this program of BA(hons) in social work is going to be out. Their official site is not updating this information. Posted By : pratistha g., on 23-12-2010 05:26:45
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