Mahishadal Girls College

Mahishadal Girls' College

Estd.: 1st August, 1969
Affiliated to Vidyasagar University
NAAC Accredited 'B' Grade College

Course Curriculum

Duration of the course:

The course is divided into Four (4) semesters, with duration of 6 months for each semester. Total Two year fulltime regular course. Admission procedure generally commence from the first week of June every year.

  1. Semester I: July- December
  2. Semester II: January- June
  3. Semester III: July- December
  4. Semester IV: January- June

Details of msw course curriculum


First Semester- -  (Internal+ External Marks)
1 MSW 101 History and Philosophy Of Social Work 20+80
2 MSW 102 Case Work 20+80
3 MSW 103 Group Work 20+80
4 MSW 104 Human Growth & Behavior 20+80
5 MSW 105 Field Work and Viva 40+60
Second Semester- (Internal+External Marks)
1 MSW 201 Sociology and Economics for Social Worker 20+80
2 MSW 202 Community Organization 20+80
3 MSW 203 Medical and Psychiatric Social Work 20+80
4 MSW 204 Social Work Research and Statistics 20+80
5 MSW 205 Field Work and Viva 40+60
Third Semester- (Internal+External Marks)
1 MSW 301 Indian Social Problem 20+80
2 MSW 302 Social Welfare Administration 20+80
3 MSW 303 Social Legislation and Social Security 20+80
4 MSW 304 Community Development 20+80
5 MSW 305 Dissertation+ Viva 50+50
Fourth Semester- -  (Internal+ External Marks)
1 MSW 401 Theories of Crime and Correctional Services 20+80
2 MSW 402 Special paper-I : Women Development 20+80
MSW 402 Special paper I. : Mental Health & Counseling 20+80
MSW 402 Special paper I : Labour Welfare, Industrial Relations and Personnel Management 20+80
3 MSW 403 Special paper-II : Child Development and Child Protection 20+80
MSW 403 Special paper II : Mental Health & Counseling II 20+80
MSW 403 Special paper II : Labour Welfare, Industrial Relations and Personnel Management II 20+80
4 MSW 404 Field Work +Viva 100+ 100

Field work:

Field work is a compulsory part of the course in each semester. The purposes of the Field Work are to acquaint the students with the field and provide them with practical experiences of working with different groups and communities. For these purpose placements are provided to the students in different NGOs, throughout West Bengal. Some of these NGOs are CINI (Pailan); Kalyan (Purulia); Transport Corporation of India (Haldia); ACID (Andrewaspaii Centre for Integrated Development) North 24 Parganas; Loka Kalyan Parishad (Kolkata); Abhuyudaya (Deulpata); Lokojagaran (Nandigram); Haldia Samaj Kalyan Parshad (Haldia); etc.

Besides students have the opportunity to do Dissertation on their own topic/interest with guidance from the Supervisor/Guide.