About the Department

We are pleased to welcome you to the Department of Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kashmir. The course of social work was started by the University of Kashmir in 2003. The department is working hard to realize the dream to make Social Work as one of the leading Schools of Social Work. The thrust of the faculty is to equip the students with the multidimensional theoretical aspects and to integrate theory into practice. The field work is the core value of the discipline. A comprehensive theoretical and empirical grounding is imparted to the students to equip them with the professional capabilities to meet the human resources requirement of civil and government services.

The department is orienting the students for the holistic personality development and in this regard organization of Seminars, Symposium and the lectures by the leading Guest Faculties are a frequent norm to enhance the intellectual and leadership capabilities of the students. Currently, the department offers M.A, M.Phil and Ph.D. in Social Work. The Department is having vibrant and talented faculty with a vast Institutional experiences of Academic and Administration. The department has produced number of civil servants together with a huge social entrepreneurship and considerably had a success in the placement in the NGO’s of National and International repute. The department has produced more than 100 students so far who are placed in the State Administration, Higher Education, National and International N.G.O’s. The students of the department have also qualified JRF, NET, KAS, etc. We look forward to your feedback for making this department one of the best schools of social work in the country.