B.A. Admissions

B.A.(Hons.) in Social Work with specialisation in Rural Development

Location: Tuljapur

School: School of Rural Development


Intake: 40

Eligibility

Eligibility:

Students should have passed 12th Class or Intermediate in any subject stream from a Recognised Board. St udents who have studied International Baccalaureate Diploma and will be completing 12th class with clear results declared by June 2018 are eligible to apply.

Candidates who have appeared for their 12th class or Intermediate final exams and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply. Final pass result should be produced at the t ime of joining the programme, if selected.

Age Limit

Candidat e should be less than 23 years of age at the t ime of appearing for the Bachelors Admission Test, as on April 30, 2018. Applications from candidates over this age will not be entertained.

 

Gener al Information

The B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work, with Specialisat ion in Rural Development, Programme aims at creating committed and competent professionals. The programme attempts to build skills in facilitating change and transformation in rural areas at the level of individuals, groups and communities. It also endeavours to strengthen the capacities of the students to develop appropriate skills and talents to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate rural development programmes independently and in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

A student who successfully completes the credited and non-credited requirements of the three-year ( six semesters) programme will be awarded a BA (Hons.) in Social Work with specialisaton in Rural Development degree.

Those students desiring to pursue a Masters degree at Tuljapur or other campuses after Bachelors degree will have to appear for the TISS NET.

Description

TISS believes in the principle of learning by doing as a crucial part of the teaching–learning praxis across all programmes. Our teaching  methods involve classroom teaching, lectures, seminars, workshops, group discussions, social work laboratory sessions, role-plays, field practicum, and fieldwork exposure.

a. Focus on the Individual: Studying at the TISS Tuljapur Campus is learning as much about the social work profession as getting to know oneself. As a growing Campus with a focus on Rural Development, we aspire to create an environment of team spirit and professional integrity. Our efforts are on to develop leadership in this field. Hence, throughout the programme, we provide opportunities that will help the students to expand their understanding of self and society.

b. Learning by Doing: Field practicum constitutes an integral part of social work education and training at TISS Tuljapur Campus. It is designed to provide opportunities for developing confidence building and team spirit while working with people at various levels.

c. Group Discussions: Group Discussions are a unique experience that students get at TISS Tuljapur Campus. It attempts to facilitate thought/ knowledge sharing among students and faculty members, and offers students opportunities to undergo a wide range of experiences in a formal, structured and controlled si tuation of discussion. Students learn to communicate effectively and work in group situations.

d. Exposure to Field Realities: Students are provided with a range of opportunities to work in various community settings, non-governmental organisations and with government organisations.

Duration

The duration of this Bachelor's Degree Programme is six semesters.

Medium of Instruction

The  medium  of  instruction  is  English.  The  students  are  required  to  write  their assignments, reports and examination in English language.

Distribution of Credit Hours:

Note: Distribution of Credit Hours of course may undergo change.

Semesterwise Courses:

Semester

Cour se Name

Cr edits

Semester1

Sociological and Anthropological concepts

4

 

History: Its nature and purpose

4

 

Gender Analysis

2

 

English Language–I

2

 

Communication and Analytical Skills

2

 

Cr edits: Sub Total

14

Semester2

Conceptual Groundings in Economics

4

 

Human Behavior: Biophysical Perspectives

4

 

Political Science and Its Concerns

4

 

History & Phil osophy of Soci al Work

2

 

English Language-II

2

 

Marathi Language-I

2

 

Field Lab -1

1

 

Field Work 1: Experiential Learning

2

 

Cr edits: Sub Total

21

Semester3

Working With Individuals and Families

2

 

Working with Groups

2

 

Social Welfare Administration and Management of Human Service Organizations

2

 

Community Organisation and Development Practice

2

 

Integrated Social Work Practice

2

 

Marathi Language– II

2

 

Water and Sanitation-Issues Policies and Programmes

2

 

Field work 2: Rural Development Skill ( Agriculture and WASH)

4

 

Field Lab -2

1

 

Cr edits Sub Total

19

Semester4

Rural Economy

2

 

Agriculture and Allied Activities

2

 

Non-Farm Sector and Rural Poor

2

 

Health: Policies and Programmes

2

 

Education : Policies and Programmes

2

 

Introducti on to Qualitative Research

2

 

Political Economy of Rural Development

2

 

Local Sel f Governance and Social Accountability

2

 

Field work 3: Rural Development Skill (Health and Education)

4

 

Fi eld Lab -3

1

 

Cr edits Sub Total

21

Semester5

Human Rights, Law and Social Work

2

 

Social Action, Movements and Campaigns

2

 

Research Methods (Quantitative)

2

 

Social Work Theories and Integrated Practice

2

 

Environment

4

 

Field Lab – 4

1

 

Field Work: Social Work Methods

6

 

Credits Sub Total

19

Semester6

Field work

12

 

Field Work Seminar

4

 

Credits Sub Total

16

 

Total Course Credits

110

 

Note: Semester wise listing of course may undergo change.

Fee Structure:

Fees for Indian Students ( in Rs.)*

Particulars

Semester

A. Fees I II III IV V

VI

  i) Tuition Fee 6000 6000 6000 6000 6000 6000
  ii) Examination Fee 800 800 800 800 800 800
  iii) Field Work 0 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000
  iv) Medical Insurance Premium 1500 0 1500 0 1500 0
  v) Computer Charges 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000 1000
  vi) Convocation Charges 0 0 0 0 0 2000
  vii) Students' Union 500 500 500 500 500 500
  viii) ID Card 300 0 0 0 0 0
  ix) Medical Examination 100 0 0 0 0 0
B. Development Fund 8000 0 8000 0 8000 0
C. Institute's Caution Deposit (Refundable) 10000 0 0 0 0 0
 

Total Fees for Non- Hostellers

28200 13300 22800 13300 22800 15300
D.

Hostel & Dining Hall Expenses

           
  i) Hostel & Electricity Charges 15000 15000 15000 15000 15000 15000
  ii) Dining Hall Advance 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000 16000
 

Total Fees for Hostellers

59200 44300 53800 44300 53800 46300
*Dormitory type multi seater hostel will be provided to GOI students only at Hyderabad & Guwahati campuses, as per the norms of the Institute.
*TISS Hyderabad & Guwahati will facilitate the hiring of accommodations by students with pre-designated agents.
*Dormitory type multi seater hostel will be provided to all students at Tuljapur
* Dining Hall Advance is only an advance and the amount will be adjusted as per actuals.
*Hostel and Dining Charges are subject to revision with changing costs of rents, electricity charges, provisions & fuel.

*Institute reserves the rights to revise the Fees Structure of programme if necessary.