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Udaipur School of Social Work


INTRODUCTION



The Udaipur School of Social Work, founded in August, 1959, is a constituent unit of the Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth (Deemed-to-be University), Udaipur.



Teaching & Training


The two year (four semesters) postgraduate programme in Social Work is conducted through class room lectures, tutorials, seminars, as well as field instructions and practice. It aims to prepare students to take up practice of Social Work in a number of settings. The programme provides for general preparation based on the underlying unity and identity of purpose in many fields and is of a generic pattern in the first two Semesters. In the third and fourth Semesters in view of the need for specialised knowledge and up-todate and complete information in some of the important fields, special elective courses are offered as per student's choice based on merit and the regulations of the school.



Medium of Instruction


The medium of instruction in the School is English and Hindi. Since most of the books on Social Work are in English, students are expected to have proficiency in English. Rajasthan, being predominantly a Hindi speaking area, working knowledge of Hindi is essential in order to communicate with people in the field practices. The students have the option to write University Examination either in English or Hindi.



Employment Opportunities


There is a wide spectrum of employment opportunities available after the completion of the course. In industrial sector, and other such establishments, those who specialise in Human Resource Management, may be absorbed as Labour Welfare Officers, Labour Officers, HR Managers etc. The M.A. Social Work from the School is recognized by the Central and most of the State Governments for the appointment of Welfare Officers under the Factories Act, 1948. Its graduates find employment in the fields of Family and Child Welfare; Social Welfare; Correctional Administration; Integrated Child Development Schemes; Institutional Care for Socially or Physically Handicapped, Rural Health, Rural Development & other Developmental Sector etc.



Location


Udaipur is well connected by air, bus and train services. The School is located at the University Campus at Pratapnagar, about 6 Kms. from the city on Udaipur- Chittorgarh road.



Course Contents


The School has adopted the choice based credit system (CBCS) Core Courses open elective Courses, Non Credit Courses, Ability enhancement Courses are offered on the basis of the choice of the students subject to the merit of the student, rules and regulations of the School.


Notifications

Calendar

Diwali
7th November, 2018


Annual Report
28th July, 2018


Holi
1st March, 2018


Shivratri
13th February, 2018


Dhulandi
2nd March, 2016