Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)


Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program of Tribhuvan University prepares students for entry-level practice in social work. Social Work is one of the helping professions committed to improving people's lives. Social workers may assist people in dealing with their relationships, in solving personal and family problems, or in improving the environment in their community. Social workers focus on social problems and the individual difficulties that arise from these social problems. These problems may include domestic violence, child abuse, unemployment, poor or no housing, disability, and serious illness. Most social workers work in organizations or agencies whose missions focus on helping people deal with one of more of these social problems in their lives.

BSW prepares graduates for service in the social work profession and for advanced study in social work and related disciplines.

Course Structure

First Year

  • Compulsory English-1
  • Compulsory Nepali
  • Major English-1
  • Sociology-1
  • Mass Communication and Journalism-1
  • Concepts and Principles of Social Work-1 and Field Work

Second Year

  • Compulsory Nepali-II
  • Major English-II and III
  • Sociology II and III
  • Mass Communication and Journalism II and III
  • Methods of Social Work -II
  • Integrated Social Work Practice-III
  • Field Work
  • Compulsory Nepali-II

Third Year

  • Major English - III & IV
  • Sociology III & IV
  • Mass Communication and Journalism III & IV
  • Social Welfare Administration-IV
  • Research Methods in Social Work-V
  • Field Work
  • Functional Papers

Admission Process

Eligible candidates can obtain application forms from college's administration.



After completing (BSW) Bachelor level, the candidates will be qualified for the following prospects:

  • Job: Gov. Org, I/NGOs, Bank, Commercial Institutions, Corporate Sectors, Academic Institutions, Media Sectors, Engineering Consultancies, Research Institutions and consultancies
  • Education: Master of Social Work (Counselling), Master of Social Work, Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work among the Tribals


  • Minimum D+ grade in each subject of grade 11 and 12 with CGPA 1.8 or more
  • Or
  • Minimum score of second division marks in 10+2, PCL or Equivalent in any discipline.

Scholarship Criteria

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