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Madras School of Social Work

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Established : 1952 | Accredited/Approved : NAAC | Affiliated : University of Madras

Overview Madras School of Social Work

Madras School of Social work was brought up in the year in a place called Chennai, South India. This is an Autonomous college which has been accredited by NAAC and is affiliated to the University of Madras. MSSW was started and founded by Mary Clubwala Jadhav under the aegis of Madras State branch of Indian Conference of Social Work and Guild of Services and Society of Social Education and Research and is a member of Association of Schools of Social Work This Social work institute is affiliated to the International Association of Schools of Social Work. Madras School of Social work ranking is 3rd best social work college of India and 1st in the whole of South India.

  • Madras School of Social Work (MSSW) imparts programs such as Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) as the course under bachelor degree and Master of Social Work (MSW), Master of Arts (M.A) and Master of Science (M.Sc.). Besides, this institute also has M.Phil and Ph.D as doctoral courses and there are also PG Diploma program at post-graduation level.
  • The seat allotment for BSW and B.Sc. course will be made on the merit based in the previous qualifying examination in 10+2.  Applicants wanting to apply for the courses in MSSW will have visit the official website online.
  • Candidates who have completed minimum 3 years graduation degree will be eligible for MSW and M.A course. Madras School of Social work admissions for M.Sc. will be eligible if they have complete graduation in counseling psychology or psychology.
  • The selection process for post-graduation courses seats will be allotted based on the entrance test followed by group discussion and personal interview. Students will be relevant work experience and graduation degree will be eligible for PG diploma programs.
  • Madras School of Social Work fee structure for MSW will be INR 38,800 for aided program and MSW (SF) fee will be INR 40,750 annually. BSW fee structure in MSSW, Chennai will be INR 48,000 and B.Sc. Pychology fee will be INR 53,000 annually.
  • Limited numbers of hostel are available distinctively for men and women. The students who are from outside the Tamil Nadu state will be given preference. Once the admission of students are done in college, will have to apply separately for hostel.

Name of the College

Madras School of Social Work

Establishment Year



University of Madras

Status of the College


Institute Type


Financial Category

Grant-IN-AID and Self Financing


Chennai, Tamil Nadu

NAAC Accreditation

Grade "A"

Recognized by

Government of Tamil Nadu


Ranked 4 by the Indiatoday


Dr. S. Raja Samuel

Course offered

B.Sc. Psychology (SF)
MSW  (Aided)
M.Sc. Counseling Psychology

Gender accepted



Computer Centre
Vehicle Parking
Mess Canteen

No of Faculties


Student Enrollments


Admission Process

Entrance Exam and Merit Based

Application mode



17,000 books

The institution was founded by the social activist with the aim of promoting the practical learning for every student who is interested in doing the social work. The vision of the college is to emerge as an ideal college for the excellence in social education and research of building the human resource. The school is consist of its own cell for internal quality assurance

  • The college provides the students a friendly atmosphere that will be on the base of strong value foundation
  • The quality assurance team which will supervise the various aspects in the college, that the college fulfill the mission
  • The silent and the huge campus helps the students to learn the subject with full concentration and makes the study lively for the students

Madras School of Social work Placements

  • The college has placement cell for the students which offers the competencies and skills to face the challenges that are proposed by the industry. The people from the various walks of the lives are registering for social work program in MSSW
  • The college has internship facility for the students in the NGO’s and in the government sectors and also in the top leading corporate companies

Madras School of Social work Scholarship

The college has scholarship facility for the students and that is based on the merit too support the students if they are financially helpless

Madras School of Social work Infrastructure

  • The infrastructure is well furnished in the college, the classrooms are very spacious in the college and the facilities like medical facility, cafeteria, library, and auditorium; there is a playground for the students for playing various sports
  • There is hostel facility for the students for both boys and girls. There are every facility provided for the students and the hostel is full of every facility and they have each and every facility in the hostel
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Madras School of Social Work Course fee structure

BSc - Psychology 127450 3 years
MA - Human Resource Management 118200 2 years
MA - Psychology 118200 2 years
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Asked question

Mohammed Raasith Masked on 11-Jun-2019 16:12:18
We want admission for b.SC psycology in MSSW
christinaasked on 07-May-2019 05:53:23
Hi sir I am planning to do double majoring in madras school of social work ie, bsc in psychology and bsw .I need to know the exact cut off marks considerd over there.I hope you will help me to find the answer for the question.Thank You

replied on 09-May-2019 12:17:27


  • Admission process for B.Sc. in Psychology  will be based on the eligibility of minimum aggregate marks in 10+2 Examination (PCMB)
  • Selection criteria will be based on Merit in the qualified examination marks.
  • The fee structure for BE/B Tech is INR 1.3 Lakhs.
savithaasked on 15-Dec-2018 12:13:02
msw 2019 admission dates
Priyaasked on 11-Dec-2018 07:25:10
Related to admission,fees,scholorships,etcfor the year 2019
Manikandanasked on 12-Nov-2018 11:26:31
Sir,please help me in the course of bsc psychology details.

replied on 14-Nov-2018 11:43:54

Hi Manikandan,

To study psychology in this institute:

  • Candidates should have completed 12th from a recognized board. 
  • Candidates should be of maximum 21 years of age. 
  • Admission details will be available on online/offline mode. 

Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

044 28192824, 044 28195126

Email ID:



32, Casa Major Rd, Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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