BSW IGNOU Admission

IGNOU BSW Admission, Eligibility, Fee, Syllabus, Courses

IGNOU Bachelor of Social Work Programme
Written by Sumit Sharma

IGNOU BSW Admission 2018

The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) offers admission to Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) in both January and July academic cycles.The discipline has been developed by the School of Social Work (SOSW), IGNOU. Right now, IGNOU BSW admission July 2018 is going on. So, the learners can apply for admission in July session.

Programme Objective

The main objective of the university to introduce the Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) is to provide the education to the people who are interested in providing professional help to the people in need. After completing this programme, the learners will be able to  work in socially relevant areas such as health care, community development, education, industry, counselling, family, correction, social defense, women, children, disability etc.

It is very helpful for the people working at middle and lower levels with NGOs. It will also be useful to fresh candidates who may like to work in social and social welfare sectors. The new concerns and human problems has arisen due to globalization, market economy and liberalization which are required to be addressed.

To know more about the Bachelor of Social Work discipline, please visit the official website at

IGNOU BSW Programme Details

The more details about the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) programme are mentioned below :

Medium of Instruction

English and Hindi

Admission Eligibility

The learner seeking admission to Bachelor’s degree in Tourism Studies should be having 10+2 or its equivalent or Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) from IGNOU

Fee Structure

The students need to pay Rs. 14,400/- for complete programme which has to be paid year wise @Rs. 4,800/- per year. It is to be noted that the fee mentioned here may vary from time to time as university can change it in future. So, We advise you to find out the correct details from the Study Centre/Regional Centre.

Duration of Programme

The university provides a minimum time duration of 3 years and maximum duration of 6 years to complete this Bachelor degree programme. If not completed on time, the students has to take re-admission and submit the fees again.

Programme Coordinator

IGNOU BSW Online Admission

The university has introduced an online admission portal for learners so that they can easily apply for BSW admission online by sitting at home in front of their computers.

The learners who wish to pursue Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from this university can fill up IGNOU BSW admission form online by visiting at university official web portal.To know more about the BSW discipline, please visit the official website.

IGNOU BSW Syllabus & Courses

The learner need to complete 96 credits to obtain the Bachelor Degree in Social Work. After completing this Under Graduate programme, the students can pursue the higher studies.The detail about the Course Code and Course Names are mentioned below :

IGNOU BSW First Year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
BSWE-1Introduction to social Work8
BSWL-1*Social Work Practicum-I8
BSHF 101Foundation Course in Humanities & Social Sciences8
 FEG-1 Foundation Course in English-14
Modern Indian Language (Choose any one)
 FEG 2 Foundation Course in English-24
 FAS 1 Foundation Course in Assamese4
 FBG 1 Foundation Course in Bengali4
 FTG 1 Foundation Course in Gujarati4
 BHDF 101 Foundation Course in Hindi4
 FKD 1 Foundation Course in Kannada4
 FML 1 Foundation Course in Malayalam4
 FMT 1 Foundation Course in Marathi4
 FOR 1 Foundation Course in Oriya4
 FPB 1 Foundation Course in Punjabi8
 FTM 1 Foundation Course in Tamil4
 FTG 1 Foundation Course in Telugu4
 FUD 1 Foundation Course in Urdu4

IGNOU BSW Second Year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 BSWE-002 Social Work Intervention with Individuals and Groups (Theory)8
 BSWL-002* Social Work Practicum-II (Practical)8
 BSWE-004 Introduction to Family Education8
 FST-1 Foundation Course in Science and Technology8

IGNOU BSW Third Year Courses

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
 BSWE-003 Social Work Intervention with communities and Institutions8
 BSWL-003* Social Work Practicum-III (Practical)8
 BSWE-005 Introduction to HIV/AIDS8
 BSWE-006 Substance Abuse and Counselling8
Total Credits96

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Sumit Sharma

Sumit Sharma is the owner of has decent knowledge about studies in Indira Gandhi National Open University. So, he prefers to writes on various topics related to IGNOU distance learning. Also, he is Web Designer by profession.

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