M.Phil. (Social Work)

Master of Philosophy in Social Work

Stream Social Studies
Course Type M.Phil
Duration 2 Years

M.Phil. Social Work or Master of Philosophy in Social Work is a comprehensive system of ideas about human nature and the nature of the reality we live in. Master of Philosophy in Social Work is a Postgraduate Academic Research Degree Course whose subject study is Social Work. Social Work as an academic discipline educates about the promotion of social change, solution in human relationships, empowering and liberating people from various obstacles to enhance well-being. The course deals with nature of man and ideas in context of Social Work. The duration of Master of Philosophy in Social Work Course varies from 1-2 years involving many semesters. 

M.Phil. Social Work Employment Areas


Correction Cells

Counselling Centres

Disaster Management Departments

Education Sectors

Gender Issues Associations or Groups

Health Industry


HR Department of Industries

Human Services Industry

M.Phil. Social Work Job Types

Documentation & Communication Officer

Programme Co-ordinator

Humanitarian Values & PMER Officer

Project Coordinator

District Consultant


Junior Research Fellow

Sub Regional Training Coordinator

Human Services Worker

Welfare Officer

Human Resources Manager

Social Service Worker

The candidate must have successfully completed the Master of Social Work (MSW) Course/M.A. (Social Work) from a recognized University. Generally, the institutes require 55% marks to be considered eligible for the course. The percentage Norm is mostly the same but there may be variations in context of certain Institutes.

abroad, with at least an average of 55 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the six-point grade system of the University Grants Commission (UGC), India.

In the case of Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 50 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.05.

A written test maybe conducted to assess the candidate’s knowledge. Those who qualify in the written test will be required to appear in an interview.

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