Institute of Technology Durgapur (NIT Durgapur) was established by an Act of
Parliament in 1960 as one of the eight such colleges aimed to function as a
pace setter for engineering education in the country and to foster national
integration. It is a fully-funded premier Institute of National Importance
under MHRD, Government of India and is administered by an autonomous Board
of Governors. The Institute is a University which awards UG, PG and
Doctorate Degrees. The Institute is going to offer the following new course
under the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences from the next
academic year 2017-18.
• To foster scientific knowledge
about the dynamics of problems and issues in our society.
• To cultivate the ability to analyze the ideologies that lead to systematic
domination and marginalization of vulnerable groups.
• To promote necessary skills of awareness, skills aiming at empowerment of
people and skills in culture-sensitive methods of social change.
• To provide training in applying skills in social work practice and social
work research in different fields for achieving desirable changes and
• To enhance people’s capacity for social functioning and promote social
• To foster attitudes and values necessary for working with people and
organizations, both governmental and non-governmental for achieving the
goals of social work profession namely .
Existing Courses Offered by the
Ph.D. in Economics /
English / Management
Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Jointly with DMS and DCS)
Economics and Accountancy (Compulsory Paper for All)
International Economics and Financial Management (Open Elective Paper in
Entrepreneurship Management (Open Elective Paper in 8th Semester)
(Compulsory Paper for all)
Communication (Compulsory Paper for all)
provide multiple perspectives to analyse and engage with social issues.
programme will enable students to locate the role of a social worker as a
professional specialisation within this context.
programme will also enable students to understand and engage with
disadvantaged communities and develop new strategies to serve their
It will help
students to understand local contexts and work with local communities.
It will help
the youth to involve in the process of implementation of different
socio-economic development projects of central and state governments.
Date of Admission
Notification: 15th March 2017 (For Details Log On: http://www.nitdgp.ac.in/)
Last Date of Submission of
31st May 2017
Date of Publication of List
of Selected Candidates to Appear in Admission Test and Interview: 5th June 2017
Date of Entrance Test and
Personal Interview: 19th June 2017
Date of Publication of List
of Selected Candidates for Admission: 26th June 2017
Seat Acceptance with Fees
Submission by the Candidates: 10th July 2017
Date of Declaration of
Waitlisted Candidates: 15th July 2017
Dates of Final Admission: 24-26 July 2017
Date of Commencement of Class: 27th July 2017
Graduate in any Discipline or its equivalent from recognized university / Institute with at least
55% of marks and 60% in class 10 and 10+2 level from any recognized
who are appearing their final exam may also apply subject to fulfilling the
minimum marks requirement.
Recruiters of MSW Course:
Besides State and Central Government agencies or bodies, various
reputed organizations regularly recruit like Pradhan, Pratham, Rastrya
Grameen Vikash Nidhi, Teach for India, World Wild Life Fund, National
Rural Livelihood Mission, Kavalya Education Foundation, Azim Premzi
Foundation, Uddayan Care, Save the Children, UNDP, UNESCO, Redcross Society
etc. Average Salary Package offered by those Recruiters is 4.8 Lakhs.
Written Test (70) followed by Personal Interview (30),
Total of 100 Marks.
Written Test (70 Marks):
• Essay Writing on Contemporary Issues (30 Marks)
• Test of Reasoning (MCQ Type, 20 Marks)
• General Awareness on Society, Economics and Political Issues (MCQ Type, 20
How to Apply:
Application Form for admission to Master of Social Work (MSW) program
can be downloaded from the link given below.
Application in prescribed format must reach the undersigned on or before
31st May 2017.
The envelope containing application with supporting documents should be
superscripted by “APPLICATION FOR MSW PROGRAM 2017-18”. Application reaching
after the due date shall not be accepted. The Application must be addressed
The Head, Department of
Humanities and Social Sciences, National Institute of Technology Durgapur, M. G.
Avenue, Durgapur 713209, West Bengal, India, Contact No. +91-9434788045, E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Placement Assistance :
To be provided
30,000/-INR (Total Tuition fee); for details; Visit website (http://www.nitdgp.ac.in)
Intake Capacity: 15
As per GoI Norms.