School of Social Work

UG ProgrammesNo.of semestersTotal seats
Bachelor of Social Work (Aided)624
Bachelor of Social Work (Self Financing)640
Research & PG ProgrammesNo.of semestersTotal seats
Master of Social Work (MSW)430
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Social Work--
Post Graduate DiplomaNo.of semestersTotal seats
Post Graduate Diploma in Administration and Care Management in Geriatrics (PGDACG)
Download Prospectus
| Apply Now
440
Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (DCP)
Download Prospectus
| Apply Now
240
Bachelor of Social Work

The School of Social Work at Marian was started in 2002 and within a short span of time, has emerged as one of the leading schools of social work in India. School of Social Work is offering a full time BSW (Bachelor of Social Work) course with six semesters from the academic year 2013-2014. The programme is offered under the Choice Based Course Credit Semester System and Grading of MG University Kottayam. Besides the core courses the programme includes field work and complementary courses in all semesters. Language courses and choice based courses are offered during the first year and final year respectively.

Beyond an academic degree, BSW provides opportunity for the students to develop interpersonal skills, self-esteem and human values and mould them as responsible citizens. The programme aims to mould socially committed and professionally competent young social workers. Social Workers are highly demanded in different settings including non-governmental organizations, hospitals and special clinics, counselling centres, schools, research organizations and industries. Completion of this programme will enable students to grab opportunities in India as well as in foreign countries like Australia, Canada, UK, New Zealand and USA. School of Social Work at Marian College offers adjunct programmes and competency trainings such as online courses of foreign universities, international placements and short term courses in social work competencies at the end of the third year.

Master of Social Work

School of Social Work at Marian College Kuttikkanam offers a full time MSW (Master of Social Work) course with four semesters. The programme offers the following specializations in the second year (third and fourth semesters).

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Social Work

The School of Social Work has academic tie-ups with research universities like University of Utah, USA and University of Texas, Arlington, USA. The Ph.D program was started in the year 2009. The Syndicate of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam recognized the School Of Social Work, Marian College Kuttikanam as its Research Centre in Social Work with the intake capacity of 15 students.

The program leading to the Doctor of Philosophy in Social Sciences (Social Work) is designed primarily for those preparing for leadership positions in teaching, research, administration and planning, policy analysis, and clinical practice in the social work field. The scholars can take up either full time or part time Ph.D.

    BSW
    Eligibility for BSW Admission
      • Candidates shall be required to have passed Plus Two or equivalent examination or an examination recognised by this University as equivalent thereto.
    Procedure for BSW Admission
      • Total marks obtained in the qualifying examination less handicap marks plus the marks obtained for optional concerned at the qualifying examination plus a subject weightage of 50 marks in the case of those who have taken the subject for Sociology/ Social Work/Gandhian Studies at the qualifying examination plus bonus marks if any.
    MSW
    Eligibility for MSW Admission
      • Eligibility: Candidates seeking admission to the MSW programme through CSS shall be required to have a minimum of 55% mark or equivalent grade in any undergraduate programme of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam or of any recognized University or authority accepted by the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam as equivalent thereto. There will be 5% relaxation in marks for SC/ST candidates.
      • Rank list shall be prepared as per the existing rules of reservation by the state based on written test, group discussion and personal interview which shall be used to evaluate the suitability of the candidate for the Programme.
      • Separate rank lists shall be drawn up for reserved seats as per the existing rules of reservation by the state and published.
    Procedure for MSW Admission
    1. Selection of the students is made on the basis of merit list prepared and published. The merit mark will be the cumulative score of the following.
      • Final Selection: Selection for the course will be on the basis of the marks scored in Entrance Examination, Group Discussion and Personal interview.
    Post Graduate Diploma in Administration and Care Management in Geriatrics
    Eligibility for Post Graduate Diploma in Administration and Care Management in Geriatrics
      • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with an eligibility for higher studies.
    Procedure for Post Graduate Diploma in Administration and Care Management in Geriatrics
    1. The selection is made from students who have Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with an eligibility for higher studies.
    2. Rank list shall be prepared based on the marks/grade in the bachelor’s programme, and personal interview which shall be used to evaluate the suitability of the candidate for the Programme.
    3. The final rank list shall be prepared out of 100 marks.

    Instructions
    • Only online applications will be accepted. Application fee should be remitted online.
    • Students who have already submitted the enquiry form must also fill the online application.
    • Application fee is Rs 500/- (Rs 200/- for SC/ST candidates).
    • Single application is sufficient for all UG programmes.
    • Single application is sufficient for any 3 PG programmes.
    • Application fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
    • Admission to management seats will be made by the Management. Interested students can apply. Rs 500 extra.
    • Candidates applying under management/community quota have to download an additional form after registration. The form has to be filled and submitted to the college office.
    • Age proof (10th Matriculation Certificate), Proof of eligibility certificates for bonus marks must be uploaded.
    • Candidates awaiting results of the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply. However, admission process can be completed only after the submission of result of the qualifying examination.
  • NSS State Award - 1
  • University Award for Best Female NSS Volunteer - 1
  • Best Social Worker Award by ICSW - 2
  • NET/JRF Qualified - 5
  • International Placements -40
  • MSW Student Placements -2011-2016 - 100%
  1. Academic Qualifications
    • PhD holders : 3
    • PhD pursuing : 3
    • M Phil qualified : 2
    • NET qualified : 7
    • IJRF Holders : 3
  2. Fulbright Resident Scholar -1 (12 January 2016-31 May 2016)

  3. International Visiting Faculty-2011-2016 - 5

  4. Doctoral Research Centre
    • Approved Guides - 3
    • PhD Scholars registered - 9 (JRF Holders -2)
    • Pre-PhD Program (M Phil) - 8+3=11 students
  5. Field Action Projects- Social Labs
    • DARE - De-addiction
    • Childline-Idukki - Child Care and Protection Services
    • Campus Community Partnership (CCP) - Strengthening Local Governance & Development
    • CREST – Services in the field of Disability
  6. Publications- 2011-2016
    • Journals/books - 52
    • Paper Presentations - 47
  7. Research/Consultancy Projects - 2011-2016
    • Completed - 5
    • Ongoing - 4
  8. Conferences/Seminars/Workshops organized - 2011-2016
    • International - 1
    • National - 5
  9. Networking/Collaborations- (MoU signed)
    • International - 4
    • National/State - 5
Social Work PhD Scholars Details
Sl. No. Name Enrolled Date Topic Supervisor
1 Ajesh P. Joseph 15-07-2013 Land Alienation and Displacement of Tribes in Western Ghats Dr Cherian P. Kurien
2 Princy T. Sebastian 15-07-2013 Marital Quality and Family Functioning among young Couples in Idukki: Implications for Social Work Intervention Dr Cherian P. Kurien
3 Anju Kunjunju 20-12-2013 To the Challenges of Families of Migrant Labourers in Ernakulam District Dr Cherian P. Kurien
4 Alex J. Vellappally 20-12-2013 Determinants of Sobriety and Quality of Life: A critical reading in to the life stories of persons recovered from alcohol use disorder Dr Cherian P. Kurien
5 Rashmi Nair 20-12-2013 Social Work Practice in Working Against Child Abuse Dr Cherian P. Kurien
6 Renjini Jose 28-11-2014 Women Construction Workers and Rights Dr Cherian P. Kurien
7 Sobha Jose 03-12-2015 Coastal regulatory Zone (CRZ) Act and its Impact on the Sustainable Development of Coastal Communities of Kerala Dr Cherian P. Kurien
8 Mayamol T.R 15-06-2011 Social Etiology, Manifestations, Consequences And Management Of Emerging Infectious Diseases(A Study With Reference To North Kerala) Dr Jose Antony
9 Seena Abraham 15-06-2011 Social work intervention for Quality of Life - A Pre- Post Analysis with Psoriasis Patients in Central Kerala Dr Jose Antony
BSW
Mr Ajesh P. Joseph, 9447327734
admission@mariancollege.org
MSW
Br. Joseph Charuplakkal, 9037467898
admission@mariancollege.org
M.Phil. & Ph.D
Dr Cherian P Kurien, 94468 60733
Office: 04869-232203, 232654, +919447083311, admission@mariancollege.org