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Particulars MBA Program
Last Date for Submission of Completed Application Form July 18, 2023
Interview and Admission Decision July 24, 2023
Last Date for payment of admission fee July 28, 2023
Reporting at the ICFAI University for submission of certificates and verification by producing originals and registration July 28, 2023
Payment of First Semester Fee July 28, 2023
Commencement of Preparatory Classes July 31 - August 4, 2023
Commencement of Regular Classes August 7, 2023

Master of Social Work (MSW Program)

Study of higher courses like MSW is in great demand worldwide now days. Social work grew out of humanitarian and democratic ideals, and its values are based on respect for the equality, worth, and dignity of all people. Since its beginning over a century ago, social work practice has focused on meeting human needs and developing human potential. Human rights and social justice serve as the motivation and justification for social work action.

They work with, on behalf of, or in the interests of people to enable them to deal with personal and social difficulties and obtain essential resources and services. Their work may include, but is not limited to, interpersonal practice, group work, community work, social development, social action, policy development, research, social work education and supervisory and managerial functions in these fields. The field of practice for professional Social worker is expanding day by day.

The course will be a mixture of theory and assignments. By the end of this course, the students are expected to be familiar with theoretical and Practical aspects of Economics and acquire analytical skills to address various prevalent problems of the society. The Course curriculum is autonomous. The Syllabus is structured in Choice Base Credit System (CBCS) to make student learn from other interested areas to his/her credit. The result of the degree will be based on CGPA System of the University.

Duration :

Two years

Eligibility :

Pass in Graduation in any discipline with 45% and above aggregate marks. Final year degree students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

Program Structure :

The MSW Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. There are 30 courses including soft skills. Students are additionally required to go through an internship and two management theses.

MSW Program Structure


Semester – I

Semester - II


History and Philosophy of Social Work

Psychology for Social Workers: Theories and Applications

Introduction to Professional Social Work

Social Work with Individuals

Social Work Education and Profession

Social Work with Groups

Practicum - I: Field Work (SHGs / NGOs)

Practicum - II: Field Work (Block Placement)

Communicative Skills

Academic Reading and Writing

Computer Application in Social Work

Research Methodology in Social Work

Generic Elective - I (Group - I)

Generic Elective - II (Group - II)

Discipline Specific Elective - I (Group - A)




Semester – III

Semester – IV


Social Work Practice in Mental Health

Environmental Social Work

Psychiatric Social Work

Social Work with Older Persons

Disability Social Work

Social Work with Families and Children

Medical Social Work

Occupational Social Work

Personal and Professional Development for Social Work Practice

Human Rights and Social Legislation

Practicum - II: Field Work (Study Tour)

Practicum - Ill: Field Work (Rural Camp/Health Camp)

Discipline Specific Elective - III (Group - C)

Universal Human Values and Professional Ethics


Discipline Specific Elective - ll (Group - B)

Note: The Courses Communication Skills and Computer Application in Social Work are Compulsory/ Mandatory Courses under the Ability Enhancement Course and Skill Enhancement Course respectively under CBCS for MSW Program.

Generic Elective Courses

Semester – I (Group I)

Semester – II (Group II)

Disaster Management

Social Entrepreneurship

Counselling : Theory and Practice

Corporate Social Responsibility

Note: Students have to select one course from each group in Semester I and Semester II

Discipline Specific Elective Courses

Semester – II (Group A)

Semester – III (Group B)

Semester – IV (Group C)

  • Sociology for Social Workers in India

• Social Policy and Planning

• Gender and Development

  • Rural and Tribal Community

• Social Development

• Environment , Sustainable


• Gandhian Approach to Welfare and

Development and Social Work

  • Community Organization and Social Action


• Social Movements and Social Legislation in India

Note: Students have to select one course from Group - A in Semester II, one course from Group – B - Semester III, and one course from Group - C in Semester IV

Admission Modalities

The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based programs offered by the ICFAI University Meghalaya at Tura & Shillong campuses. The medium of instruction is English.


Graduation with an aggregate of 45% marks. Final year degree students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

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 July 18th , 2023. 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 / M.Com / MTTM / MCA / MA Programs.

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 July 18th , 2023. 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 mark sheets and a degree certificate establishing their eligibility. The registration of the candidates not meeting the criteria / non-submission of graduation transcripts by September 15th , 2023 will be cancelled and admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.

Spot admission will be given to deserving students.

Admission Criteria :

  • The selection of applicants into the Program is made through screening of application 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 co-curricular 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.

Special Reservation :

  • There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Meghalaya in any course of ICFAI University, Meghalaya, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course / discipline subject to 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.

Application Modalities

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. DD for Rs. 300.

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, Meghalaya - Fee Collection A/c’) may be submitted to:

The Admissions Officer,
The ICFAI University, Meghalaya,

Tura Campus :
Danakgre,(Near BSF Camp), PO Araimile,
Phone : 9612885981, 8014241976, 7005778183, 6009403889(WhatsApp)
E-mail :
Website :
Shillong Campus :
Phawa Ville
Near Shillong Law College,
Dhankheti, Meghalaya.
Phone : 0364-2220057, 9485158603, 8794250646
E-mail :
Website :

Fee Schedule

Admission Fee :

Admission Fee of ₹12,000 for PG Programs is to be paid by all the selected candidates immediately after the admission decision is announced.

*Foreign students have to pay an admission fee of ₹14,000 for PG Programs. The last date for payment of admission fee is July 28, 2023.

Caution Deposit (Refundable):

Students have to pay Rs. 5,000 for PG Programs as Caution Deposit along with the first installment of Program Fee. The Caution Deposit will be refunded without interest after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the Program.

Program Fee :

Students have to pay the program 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 July 28, 2023.


 Admission fee (in Indian Rupees)

 Semester fee (in Indian Rupees)

Total Program fee (In Indian Rupees)


Non- Domicile



Non- Domicile





MSW 2 Years / (4 semesters)










Note : All payments should be made by way of Demand Draft in favor of "The ICFAI University, Meghalaya - Fee Collection A/c" payable at Tura / Shillong, Meghalaya.