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MSW Program

The MSW Program

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is a 2 year full time campus professional program offered by the University focused on the theory and practice of social work. It examines the conceptions, scope, history and philosophies of social welfare and the role of social work in development of social policy. The course is designed to equip the student with skills and knowledge to become a practitioner in the field of social work.


Two years

Award of Degree:

Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the " Master of Commerce " Degree by the University.

Eligibility :

Pass in graduation in relevant discipline with minimum 40% of aggregate marks. Final year students awaiting results may also apply.

Program Structure :

The MSW Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Candidates are required to complete 14 Core Papers and 4 electives. Students are additionally required to complete a 4 Field Practical’s Project and a Post Graduate Dissertation.

Electives :

Semester-III :

Community Development; Medical and Psychiatric Social Work; Family and Child Welfare.

Semester-IV :

Community Development; Medical and Psychiatric Social Work; Family and Child Welfare.

The program structure is subject to change (if required).

MSW Program Structure
Semester-I Semester-II
  • Foundations Of Social Work Practice
  • Human Growth And Development
  • Social Work Practice With Individuals
  • Social Work Practice With Groups
  • Field Practicum - I
  • Social Policy And Legislation
  • Social Welfare Administration
  • Social Work Research
  • Social Work Practice With Communities
  • Field Practicum -II
Master Research
Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Integrated Social Work Practice
  • Social Development
  • Health And Mental Health
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Field Practicum - III
  • Counselling: Theory and Practice
  • Human Rights and Social Work
  • Women Development
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4
  • Field Practicum - IV
  • Final Dissertation

  • Graduation in any discipline with 40% and above aggregate marks. Final year degree students awaiting results.
  • For the purpose of determining eligibility based on aggregate percentage of marks, the procedure used by the respective University in award of the degree will only be taken into consideration. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of formal schooling by August 07, 2018. Applicants who have completed their graduation on a one-time sitting basis or on a 2-year basis are not eligible for admission to the MBA Program.
  • Students in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements including practical examinations/ viva assignments before August 07, 2018. Such applicants will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. The admission of applicants will, however, remain provisional until they produce marksheets and a degree certificate establishing their eligibility. The registration of the applicants not meeting the criteria by October 12, 2018 will be cancelled.

Admission Criteria :

  • The selection of applicants into the Program is made through screening of applications and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra cocurricular activities.

  • Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of payment of first semester fee. The original certificates will be returned after verification. The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process.

Special Reservation :

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Mizoram in any course of ICFAI University, Mizoram or in a constituent college, within the State of Mizoram, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course / discipline subjectto the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.

  • Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.

Guidelines on how to Complete the Application Form :

The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.

Application Form :

  1. Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
  2. Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
  3. Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
  4. Make sure to sign the Application Form.
  5. Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
  6. Enclose a Demand Draft for Rs. 300 (drawn in favour of 'The ICFAI University, Mizoram - Fee Collection A/c', payable at Aizawl).

Attested Copies of Certificates :

Applicants have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the College).

  • Date of Birth Certificate/Class X Certificate.
  • Marksheet of Class XII/Degree certificate (as may be applicable).
  • Domicile Certificate.
  • Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
  • Please paste your recent passport size colour photograph on the Application Form given on next page.

Submission of Application Form :

The completed Application Form for Admission along with a Demand Draft for Rs. 300 (drawn in favour of 'The ICFAI University, Mizoram - Fee Collection A/c' , payable at Aizawl)) may be submitted at:

Address : Durtlang North, Aizawl, Mizoram - 796025.
Phone :0389- 9856891948
Mail : admissions@iumizoram.edu.in


Admission Fee :

Admission Fee of Rs. 10,000 for MBA and Rs. 5,000 for all the other PG programs is to be paid by all the selected candidates immediately after the admission decision is announced. The last date for payment is July 31, 2018.

Caution Deposit :

All students are required to pay a Caution Deposit of Rs. 5,000 along with the First Semester Fee. The Caution Deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the Program.

Program Fee :

Students should pay the fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be indicated in the Student Handbook. The First Semester Fee is to be paid on or before August 07, 2018 failing which, penalty will be charged as per University rules.

Fee Particulars MSW (4 Semesters)
Domicile Non-Domicile
Fee per semester (Rs.) 19,500 23,500
Total Program Fee (Rs.) 78,000 94,000

All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft in favor of "The ICFAI University, Mizoram - Fee Collection A/c" payable at Aizawl, Mizoram.


Particulars MSW Program
Last Date for Submission of Completed Application Form July 27, 2018
Interview and Admission Decision on or before July 30, 2018
Last Date for Payment of Admission Fee July 31, 2018
Reporting at the ICFAI University for submission of Certificates and Verification by producing originals July 31, 2018
Commencement of Regular Classes August 07, 2018
Registration and payment of First Semester Fee on or before August 07, 2018

The Master of Social Work (MSW) is a 2 year full time campus professional program offered by the University focused on the theory and practice of social work.


Contact Us

Toll-free Number

0389-2361231 / 32

Our Location

The ICFAI University, Mizoram Durtlang North, Aizawl, Mizoram – 796025.