Bachelor of Social Work

The Department of Social Work was set up in 2015. It has been the part of the Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies since 2015-16. The Department of Social Work has a vision of grooming the youth, at local, national and international level as social Work professionals from the level of graduation i.e.,


“Acharya Institutes, committed to the cause of value-based education in all disciplines, envisions itself as fountainhead of innovative human enterprise, with inspiration initiatives for academic excellence.”


The mission of our department is to provide our students with a strong education in the theoretical, scientific, and applied study of psychology. To this end we seek to,

• Provide our undergraduate majors with knowledge of psychology as an art, a science and a profession.

• Provide our graduate students with high quality programs that prepare them for careers in industry, government, mental health settings, educational settings, and further postgraduate study.

• Provide students enrolled in programs a basic understanding of psychology and its importance in all human endeavours.

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Bachelors of Social Work to post Graduation i.e., the Masters of Social Work, further making the eligible and motivated youth conduct research in the social work field, for fighting the social evils and providing the professional support to those in need to overcome the inherent or acquired disabilities thus positively contributing to the development of healthy and happy society. Towards this end the Mission of the department of Social Work is to provide all the theoretical inputs and practical field experience of social work activities for creating an “Academic excellence and leadership in university based management education in India through high quality teaching, research, case development, innovative practices and pedagogy of learning".

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Under Graduate

Bachelor of Social Work
Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility : Pass in Pre-University / Higher Secondary / 10+2 / ‘A’ Level or equivalent of any recognized board or council in any discipline.Candidates with 3 year Dip in Commercial practice shall be eligible for direct admission in 2nd year (3 sem) B.Com. This is applicable only for the students who have studied Diploma in Karnataka.

Career Scope :
• The course will groom the students to imbibe the skills that are required by all the major organizations in the present scenario.

• This course will help the students to get a practical aspect of different functional areas of business.

• This course will act as a platform for further Post Graduate courses.

• This course will give a chance to students to specialize in their chosen field in the final semester.

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Chief Advisor

Chief Advisor

Prof. Gurunath Rao Vaidya

Acharya Institute of Graduate Studies.


Prof. Ashwini Atul Joshi

Assistant Professor & Head,
Department of Fashion & Apparel Design, AIGS.

Member Secretary

Prof. Ningappa H M

Assistant Professor,
Department of Fashion & Apparel Design, AIGS.


Mr. M V Sagar

General Manager,
Texport Garments, Bengaluru.

Mr. Kiran Kumar-Proprietor

V K Exports, Textile Park, Bengaluru.


Mrs. Vijaya

HR Manager,
Texport Syndicate, Bengaluru.

Prof. Devaraj S