Master of Social Work (MSW)


Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute is offering Master of Social Work Prograame since 2010, which is two years full time course. It is English medium course affiliated to Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. The programme consists of four semesters with a prime focus to meet the globally demanded needs of professionally trained social workers. Apart from regular teaching classes, intensive filed work, block placement, tribal camp, orientation and exposure visits, guest lectures by eminent speakers, project work, study based assignments etc. are building skills and competencies of students to expose them with current prospects and challenges in the field of social work. The value driven education atmosphere of the institute enables students to perform what they have gained through teaching and guidance.


The objective of the course is to impart knowledge, develop skills and create suitable attitudes and behavior patterns required for effective provision of social and welfare services in Different Field of Social Work. To prepare competent professionals for development and welfare services.


  • The total number of students to be admitted to the Course shall be 35
  • With the approval of Higher authority of University the seats /additional class may be increased if need arises
  • The course will be conducted on regular basis.
  • State reservation policy will be applicable in admission

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for admission in Master of Social Work (MSW) as per Gujarat University Norms are:

  • Candidate should have a Bachelor‘s degree or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 year) in any discipline with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.
  • Admission process will be based on Merit.
  • Reservation policy will be applied as per the Gujarat University Norms.
  • Students appeared at Graduate level Exam of Semester six may also apply for the admission but their candidatures would be considered after the declaration of semester sixth result, on merit and if seats available

Documents Required

  • School Leaving Certificate
  • Mark sheet of HSC Board Examination
  • Final Mark sheet of Bachelor Examination (Candidates who are appearing for the final year examination of the Bachelor‘s degree has to submit 5th Semester Mark sheet.)
  • 2 Passport Size Photographs
  • Caste Certificate(If Applicable)

Award of Degree The Degree Certificate and Marksheet will be given by the Gujarat University
Duration The total duration of the course shall be of two years, spread over in four semesters.
Timings Classes will be held in the Institute at such times during 11.00 to 17.00 p.m. hours on weekdays (excluding public holidays) as the course coordinator may determine.
Attendance 75% Percentage of attendance in class is compulsory (as per University Norms)
Medium of Instruction The Medium of Instruction will be English
Intake 35 Students
Course Fee As per Gujarat University Fees Structure
Library Fee Rs. 1000/- (Deposit)

Course Coordinator

Dr. Misha Vyas, Ph. D (Economics)
Asst. Professor (Informal Sector and Labour Issues)
Mahatma Gandhi Labour Institute
Tele: 079-40013726

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