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BA/BASW Degree

Course Description

Tribhuwan University Affiliate Program. BA/BASW which is known as Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts in Social work is a 4 year annual program of Tribhuvan University. It was first initiated by St. Xavier’s college in Nepal in academic fraternity. Social work education is a holistic approach of providing knowledge base required for practice through theoretical approach, skills development and learning through simultaneous field work and embedding important ethical values through exposure, super vision and continuous self-reflection. Social work education helps to change the individual’s personality and can be beneficial to develop positive attitude towards the work. Social work is mainly concerned with changing the life of people. Social workers can be agent of change for the people who are strongly in the need of protection, care and guidance.  They can assist people in solving their day to day problem and also actively work for the rights of children, women, youth, etc. This is one of the most growing fields in Nepal and anyone willing to choose careers in this field will be benefitted.

Course learning Outcomes

  • Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice.
  • Understand the value base of the profession and its ethical standards and principles, and practices accordingly
  • Understand the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and apply strategies of advocacy and social change that advance social and economic justice
  • Function within the structure of organizations and service delivery systems and seek necessary organizational change.

Course Objective

The social work education for Bachelor level is designed in such a way that the learners can be well accustomed to:

  • Provide broader knowledge related to human nature and society and also expertise in administrative work.
  • Demonstrate necessary knowledge and ideas related to understanding of the social policy and develop necessary skills needed to analyze, formulate and change existing social policy.
  • Demonstrate the value base of profession guided by certain work ethics and moral standards.
  •  Demonstrate the ability to integrate the field visit experiences that covers wide range of opportunities like applying knowledge, skills, and values vital for social work practice, using supervision and consultant appropriate for work, etc.
  • Gain Expertise in the six field of social work like advocacy, broker, change agent, counselor, mediator and researcher.

Admission Requirement/ Eligibility

  • The candidates interested in applying for a Social work are as follows:
  • +2 (intermediate) or equivalent level of education from any board/ institutions / universities recognized by TU.   
  • Students from any stream can apply for this. But he/ she should have got at least 45% in the intermediate level.

Admission Criteria

  • Students should fulfill all criteria as required by the entry college.
  • Colleges even take entrance exam and the students are chosen according to merit basis


Scope and Career Prospects

If we see the number of INGO and NGO in Nepal than one can easily presume the scope of BSW. It is one of the most multi-dimensional subjects which incorporate service to the needy and handsome salary simultaneously. The BSW graduates can work in different positions in:

  • Government Jobs
  • Banks and corporate house
  • Academic Sector
  • Media Sector
  • Consultancies and institutes
  • Research and field work

KENNT College has been sharing the knowledge to its students according to the changing demand of the world since it’s establishment.

Department Contact Info

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Dhangadhi-2, Ratopool
Kailali, Nepal
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