University of Mumbai
Fort, Mumbai-400 032
The University of Mumbai (known earlier as University of Bombay) is one of the oldest and premier Universities in India. It was established in 1857 consequent upon “Wood’s Education Dispatch”, and it is one amongst the first three Universities in India. As a sequel to the change in the name of the city from Bombay to Mumbai, the name of the University has been changed from “University of Bombay” to “University of Mumbai”, vide notification issued by the Government of Maharashtra and published in the Government Gazette dated 4th September, 1996. The University was accorded 5 star status in 2001 & ‘A’ grade status in April 2012 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It has been granted University with Potential for Excellence (UPE) status by UGC and PURSE Scheme by DST.
University of Mumbai Master of Social Work (MSW) Admission 2017:
University of Mumbai for the first time is starting MSW programme at its Vidyanagari campus from
the academic year 2016-17. This programme will be run by the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary
Studies. Admission forms are available till 30th July 2016. Details are given below.
MSW program is for those who intend to work as Professional Social Workers and bring positive
change in the Society. Social Work program are essentially for those who have a desire to be the change maker. MSW is of two years full time program divided into four semesters the students will be involvedin 4 days of Classroom Teaching and 2 days of Field Work per week. There are 60 seats for MSW first year and the eligibility is Graduate of a recognized university. Reservation as per University rules.
Apply in the prescribed application form available at the Centre office
between 10.30 am to 4.00 pm at the address given below, appear for the Entrance Test scheduled on 31st July, 2016 at 11.00 a.m. Based on the merit, admission will be given
About the Centre:
The Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Contemporary Studies was established by the Ministry of Human
Resource Development, Government of India through the University Grants Commission in the year
2006 which has now evolved into an autonomous Centre of the University. The Centre is an Interdisciplinary Social Science Research Centre of University of Mumbai. The Centre works within the broad theme of Globalization, Democracy and Development. The areas of interest are primarily on the theme of Panchayati Raj and Local Governance, Impact of Technology on Society, Secularism &
Nation Building along with other areas of work such as Tribal Development, Social Justice, Livelihood and Food Security, Women’s Empowerment, Eco-System and Sustainable Development, Nuclear
Disarmament and Peace Studies, Protection of Child Rights.
Last Date: 30.07.2017
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