Applications for full-time degree programs are accepted only during the admission process/ period. College of Social Work (Autonomous) follows the following Academic calendar:
Sem I / Sem III/ Sem V : mid-June to mid-October
Sem II/ Sem IV/ Sem VI :mid-November to end of March
Selected International applicants have to join the academic program by the first week of June or end of May to complete the official registration processes and attend the mandatory orientation week.
Each program leading to the award of a degree comprises a predefined set of courses of study. This may include a number of courses, a research dissertation, field practicums/ internships, and other activities, each of which is assigned specific credits or maybe non-credited, but compulsory. Each program is defined by a minimum requirement of total credits to be completed satisfactorily for the purpose of the award of a degree, within a stipulated minimum and the maximum period of study.
The duration of the Full-time Degree Program is as follows:
a) BSW : 03 years
b) MSW : 02 years
c) PhD : 04 years
In additional to these regular programs, the college offers Study India Modalities for foreign university/ college students if their institution enters in a formal partnership/ MoU. The modalities include the following:
Type A: One Semester/ 3 Months Field Immersion or Field Practicum
Type B: One Semester Course Work
Type C: Combination of A and B
Type D: Short Term Exposure Visits and Orientation to Indian Social Realities (1 to 4 weeks duration)
Please note, selected international students may have to follow the requirements set by the Home Ministry, University of Mumbai and the UGC from time to time.