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University of Mumbai Master of Social Work (MSW) Admission 2017

Mumbai University Master of Social Work MSW - Two Year Full Time Programme 2017-19

University of Mumbai has started the admission process for Master of Social Work (MSW) for the Academic Year 2017-18. Last date for Application Form Submission is 22nd June 2017

Course Details

The course of study for the degree of Master of Social Work shall be a full-time course and its duration shall be four semesters which is two academic years

The curriculum consists of relevant theory and fieldwork. M.S.W. students also are expected to opt for either a Research Project or a Term Paper along with required additional electives of their choice.

Intake Capacity: 60

University of Mumbai MSW Admission 2017 - Eligibility Criteria

The minimum requirement for admission to the MSW degree programme is a Bachelor’s degree of a minimum of 3 years duration in Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Home Science or any other faculty of a recognized University. Higher academic degrees or diplomas in Social Sciences and experience of working with people will be an additional qualification

Candidates who have appeared for the qualifying Bachelor’s degree examinations in April/May 2016 and whose results are awaited are also eligible for the admission. Admissions of such candidates will be provisional and will be confirmed only after passing the graduation degree exam and on submission of final mark sheet.

Candidates deputed by Govt. or Private organizations should apply through proper channel with appropriate NOC

Basic Requirements for Admission

MSW is a full time course and candidates are not permitted to seek employment or register for any other University degree course at any time throughout the two years period of training
Organisations deputing candidates for the course will have to relieve the candidate from all official duties during the period of deputation for two years

Age Criteria

There is no minimum age for admission provided the student meet all other eligibility and admission criteria required by the University. Admission is open to men, women and transgender students

Selection Procedures

The application forms for admission are available on the Centre’s office. The application forms must be completed with relevant documents attached (as indicated in the application from) and submitted at the centre on or before 07th June 2017

The application form will not be considered for admission unless all information sought is provided therein, including copies of all documents mentioned in the application form. The prospectus copy is also available online on the above website

The candidates who have passed their qualifying examinations from any University other than the University of Mumbai will require to obtain a ‘Provisional Eligibility Certificate’ prior to admission after submitting the original copies of the passing certificate and mark sheets of the qualifying examination

Application forms of candidates who have appeared for their graduation exam

For the MSW Programme admissions are based on a series of admission tests, a group discussion and a panel interview which takes into consideration the candidate’s past academic performance, proficiency in the English language, general knowledge, background in social work experience, interest and aptitude for the profession

Candidates applying for MSW Program should have the following minimum percentage of marks in all subjects (aggregate) of the qualifying exam

MSW General Categories 45%

Reserved Categories (SC/ST/DT/NT) 40%

Reservation of Seats

Seats will be reserved as per the Govt. of Maharashtra norms as adopted by the University of Mumbai from time to time

Medium of Instruction
English is the medium of instruction for all subjects taught. Hence, the ability to use English as a language is essential

Exam and Marking System

According to Credit based Semester Grading system there is an internal assessment and semester end examination for each course in each semester. University examination is conducted for MSW Semester IIV, at the end of each semester

Mumbai University MSW 2017 Application Form

Application must be completed in all respects and must be submitted on or before 22nd June 2017 by 04.00 pm at the Office of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies, 1st Floor, Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, Beside Sanskrit Bhavan, University of Mumbai, Mumbai-400098

Applications received thereafter will not be entertained

Applications must be filled in legibly

A list of students selected for admission to the MSW will be exhibited on the Centre‘s Notice board

For further details contact: Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies Near Sanskrit Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (E), Mumbai-400098, Tel: 022-26532048

Mumbai University MSW Admission 2017 Important Dates

Distribution of Admission forms 01st Mar to 22nd June 2017

Last date for Application Form Submission is 22nd June 2017

Counseling for candidates who are from Reserved Category and Persons with Disability: 23rd June 2017

Entrance Test: 26th June 2017 (12.00 to 01.00 pm)

Declaration of Shortlisted Candidates (for Group Discussion & Personal Interviews): 28th June 2017

Date of Group and Personal Interview: 29th June to 30th June 2017

Declaration of Results: 30th June 2017

Classes Begin: 06th July 2017

University of Mumbai

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, Near Sanskrit Bhavan, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (E), Mumbai-400098 Cell: 02226532048/ 9921962970 Email mswmu2016@gmail.com, Website https://mu.ac.in/

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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