AIGS Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W) is a three-year undergraduate degree established in 2017 with an intake of 40 students at Acharya. The course offers knowledge and skills to concoct the students for a proficient career in social work. BSW programs facilitate students to apply their skills and knowledge in helping solve various social challenges and problems faced by the weaker and the marginalized sections of society. BSW is ideal for people who wish to bring about a positive change in the community they live in and aspire to work towards social justice and harmony.

If you wish to develop a professional career as a social worker, the Bachelor of Social Work programme will prepare you as a professional in social welfare.

Talking about the prime dutis of the Social worker, involves protecting the vulnerable, connecting them to resources, providing counseling, researching best practices, fighting discrimination, and giving the voiceless a voice. Among the many places where they can be found are hospitals, juvenile corrections, social services for the elderly, mental health and substance abuse programs, disability services, and child protective services. It is likely that you can find a social worker promoting well-being just about anywhere people face challenges. We can prepare you for success if you want to make positive changes in the world.

Career Scope

  • Upon completing a BSW program, graduates can work in NGOs, Rehab Centers, Schools, Organizations, Community Centers, and a variety of other fields that require Social Workers.
  • This course is suitable for people who want to change society by offering help to the marginalized and disadvantaged.
  • The Bachelor of Social Work program provides a platform for students to develop their skillsets for solving various economic and social problems.

Let’s list out some of the job opportunities available after the BSW programme at Acharya.

  • Social Worker
  • Counselors
  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • Professor
  • Criminology Specialist
  • Labour Welfare Specialist

Why Acharya?

We are counted among the top Fashion and Apparel Designing Colleges in Bangalore, because of our top-notch offerings that includes,

  • Innovative Teaching Methodology with rich and varied learning resources
  • State-of-art campus with Digital Classrooms.
  • Global Internship opportunities, interfacing with top universities of the world.
  • Intra-college Events for more exposure.

Duration : 3 Years

Eligibility :A candidate who has passed the two year Pre-University Examination conducted by the Pre-University Education Board of Karnataka, or any other Examination considered equivalent there by the Bangalore University, is eligible for admission to the course.

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 practical aspects of different functional areas of business
  • This course will act as a platform for further Post graduate Course
  • This course will give a chance to students to specialize in their chosen field in the final semester

  • To equip candidates with the knowledge of working with people and the ability in problem solving through Field experience
  • To promote among trainees a sense of commitment and dedication to strive for equity, social justice, social harmony and peace
  • To sensitize the trainees to involve themselves for the cause of poor, subaltern under privileged and disadvantaged section of the society
  • To develop confidence among the trainees to feel themselves as change agents for social change and transformation

  1. PSO1: Identify as a professional social worker and to conduct oneself accordingly
  2. PSO2: Apply social work ethical principles to guide professional practice
  3. PSO3: Apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments
  4. PSO4: Engage diversity and difference in practice
  5. PSO5: Advance human rights and economic justice
  6. PSO6: Engage in research-informed practice and practice-informed research
  7. PSO7: Apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment
  8. PSO8:Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social services
  9. PSO9: Engage, assess, intervene, and evaluate with individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities

  1. PSO1: Ability to advocate for client access to the services of social work
  2. PSO2: Ability to practice personal reflection and self-correction to assure continual professional development
  3. PSO3: Ability to attend to professional roles and boundaries
  4. PSO4: Ability to demonstrate professional demeanor in behavior, appearance, and communication
  5. PSO5: Ability to engage in career-long learning
  6. PSO6: Ability to use supervision and consultation
  7. PSO7: Ability to recognize and manage personal values in a way that allows professional values to guide practice
  8. PS08: Ability to make ethical decisions by applying standards of NASW
  9. PS09: Ability to tolerate ambiguity in resolving ethical conflicts
  10. PS010: Ability to apply strategies of ethical reasoning to arrive at principled decisions
  11. PS011: Ability to distinguish, appraise, and integrate multiple sources of knowledge, including research-based knowledge, and practice wisdom
  12. PS012: Ability to analyze models of assessment, prevention, intervention, and evaluation
  13. PS013: Ability to demonstrate effective oral and written communication
  14. PS014: Ability to recognize the extent to which a culture’s structures and values may oppress, marginalize, alienate or create or enhance privilege and power
  15. PS015: Ability to gain sufficient self-awareness to eliminate the influence of personal biases and values in working with diverse groups
  16. PS016: Ability to recognize and communicate their understanding of the importance of difference in shaping life experiences
  17. PS017: Ability to view themselves as learners and engage with those with whom they work as informants
  18. PS018: Ability to understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination
  19. PS019: Ability to advocate for human rights and social and economic justice
  20. PS020: Ability to engage in practices that advance social and economic justice


Providing a professional framework that promotes individual dignity, respects diversity, we instill in our students the knowledge, values, and skills to initiate, sustain change and provide a visionary leadership to promote the development of social work standards and practice, and advocate for social policies that advance social justice and diversity