About Department

Department of Social Work offers post graduate course in Social Work Education i.e. Master of Social Work - M.S.W. - two years full time programme with medium of instructions as English. The Programme started functioning right from the inception of SIBER Trust in the year 1976. Besides, M. Phil programme in Sociology and Social Work is also offered. It is a recognized centre for Ph. D. Programme in Social Work and Sociology of Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

This Department is named after Late Shri. Dinkarrao K. Shinde, a renowned teacher and father of the Founder Director & President of CSIBER Trust , Late Dr. A.D. Shinde as D. K. SHINDE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK.

Head of the Department
Dr.S.V.Shirol

Department Highlights

  • The Autonomous Status has enabled to bring significant modifications in Course Structure and Curriculum in MSW Programme.
  • Organizing Study Tour for 08 Days
  • Rural Camp for 08 days
  • Organizing Workshops / Seminars / Conferences etc.
  • Earn & Learn Scheme: The Institute provides Part time employment to the Students from poor economic background within the institute.
  • Placement : D.K. Shinde School of Social Work, invites various NGO officials/Industrialists to organize campus interviews. Besides, the department encourages and provides counselling for placement of students.
  • Language Laboratory: Institute offers language improvement programmes for all students to improve their command over English language through Hi-tech language laboratory run by the experts. The Cambridge English language course is offered for MSW-I year students.