Department of Social Work


The two years Masters in Social Work programme has commenced from 2010. The department of Social Work offers exciting opportunities for students to gain knowledge and apply skills in many current and emerging areas of professional Social Work practice through its flagship program, Masters in Social Work (MSW).

The department is committed to promoting the strengths of Professional Social Work through education, research and consultancies, while maintaining a particular focus on women and gender related issues. A number of specializations like Human Resource Management, Women Empowerment and Medical and Psychiatric Social Work are offered as part of the Masters Program in Social Work (MSW). The uniqueness of our Department lies in the provision of specialization on Women Empowerment in MSW. The department takes special care of partnerships with the public, nonprofit and private sectors and emphasizes student and faculty involvement in professional, service and academic associations and organizations.

The department of Social Work prepares students for practical interventions that is sensitive to the social, economic, cultural, demographic and political contexts that shape our nation and beyond. Within a framework emphasizing professional ethics, social justice, diversity, strengths and community engagement, the department seeks to equip students for the cutting edge practice of the modern Social Work Profession.

Other than theoretical learning the MSW students are exposed to rigorous field visits at the grassroot level with specialized skills like Social Mapping, Outreach community work, Liaisoning, Communication, Counseling, Research analysis etc. They also get the opportunity to visit NGOs and other institutions serving the community on various social issues. The department offers on the field training and exposure of various non-profit Organizations working with Rural community, Deprived sections, Old aged, Special children as well as government departments namely Cecoedecon, Umang, SWRC Tilonia, Manthan, Prayatn, Vishakha, Prayas, Digantar, Deepshikha, CAPART, Shubh Shanti Niwas, Community Health Centres, Primary Health Centres, Block Development Office, Anganwadi Centres, Hospitals, etc.


  • Fifteen students of the first batch of MSW course have been selected for Block Placement by various renowned Organizations namely Actionaid, Sewa Mandir, Astha, Jaipur Rugs Foundation, Astha, CINI, Kolkata, NIPCCD, Delhi, RBKS, Great India Foundation.

  • Out of fifteen students of Social Work department, eleven of them were selected for their jobs in various National and International NGOs and CSR, namely Azim Premji Foundation, Bengaluru; Great Indian Foundation, Delhi, Jaipur Rugs Foundation, Jaipur, Oxfam International , Jaipur, RBKS, Udaipur, Nidaan, Bihar, CFC, Agra.


S.No Name Designation Qualification Specialization/Research Interest  Photo
1. Prof. Manju Singh Professor & Head M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D. Social Psychology, Human Resource Management, Women Empowerment, Sociology of Aging, Social Values, Exclusion & Inclusion
2. Mr. Rabi Raj Research Associate MSW, M.Phil, NET, DCA
DTSW, Tribal Studies, Qualitative Research,

Ethnographic Study
3. Mrs. Reeti Raj Assistant Professor MSW, NET, Special Course
on “Global Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights” (IMCH, Uppsala University,Sweden)
Medical and Psychiatric Social Work, Reproductive and Child Health, NGO Management, Women Empowerment, Project Planning and Appraisal
4. Mr. Satender
Assistant Professor MSW, NET, MBA (HR) Human Resource, Project Formulation, Social Case Work, Community Organization
Notified Under Section (3) of University Grants Commission Act.
© 2007 Banasthali University.
Solution provided by Neev & Auriga IT