Madras School of Social Work, an Autonomous organization providing various Ug and Pg programs, under the Patronage of Indian Council Of Social Welfare (Formerly known as Indian Conference of Social Work) by Mary Clubwala Jadhav. The college offers courses such as B.Sc, BSW, MA, M.Sc, MSW, PG Diploma, etc. Admission to the courses is both merit and entrance-based. UG admissions are granted on the basis of the percentage acquired by the student in 10+2 examinations. Whereas the PG admission has a different procedure. The candidate has to appear in the entrance exam and then go through the Group Discussion round. 

Madras School of Social Work Highlights

Established | Type 1952 | Private
Approved By NAAC
Set By Indian Council Of Social Welfare 
Affiliated to University of Madras
Courses Offered UG, PG, and Diploma
Admission Criteria Merit and Entrance-based
Application mode Online
Top Recruiters Cognizant Technologies, TVS Srinivasan Services Trust (The Social arm of TVS Motor Company Limited), and Mphasis
Campus Area 2 Acres
Facilities Library, IT-enabled Campus, Audio-Visual Classrooms, Computer Center, Hostel, Vehicle Facilities 
Official Website

Madras School of Social Work Ranking

The college was ranked 49th by National Institutional Ranking Framework amongst the college's category.

Madras School of Social Work Courses



B.S.C (Psychology)/ B.S.W

Duration: 3 Years

Eligibility: Qualified 10+2 Examination 

Selection Criteria: 10+2 Marks

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M.S.W/ M.A/ M.S.C (Clinical Psychology)

Duration: 2 Years

Eligibility: Graduation of a minimum of 3 years from any stream(Psychology in case of M.S.C

Selection Criteria: Based upon Marks obtained in Entrance, Followed by Group Discussion (GD) and personal interview.

M.Phil/ PhD

Eligibility: Masters in required Stream(in Which you seek admission in)

Selection Criteria: On the basis of Merit.

P.G Diploma 

Eligibility: Graduation(additional 2-year work experience for Human Resource Management)

Selection Criteria: On the basis of Merit.

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Read More: MSSW Chennai Fee Structure

Madras School of Social Work Admission

Admission to the college is both merit and entrance-based. For entrance-based courses, the final results are announced only after the PI and GD round.

How to apply?

  • Visit the Admissions page of the website.
  • For registering yourself for your desired course click on the apply now button (????).
  • When asked have you applied already, Click No if you have not applied already.
  • Click Yes if you have already applied. 
  • Provide all the asked details carefully. 
  • After entering all the details correctly click on Update Form.
  • Candidates (both UG and PG) can apply for more than one course.
  • The application fees for UG form is 350amd for PG form it is 500 (per course). 
  • After filling the application form you have to do the payment by any of the following means.
  • Online payment by Netbanking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card etc.
  • Offline payment by DD (Demand Draft) for applicants outside Chennai.
  • Payment by Cash in the college office.

UG Admission Process:

  1. No Entrance Exam is required for taking admission in UG courses.
  2. A merit list and a waiting list is prepared for candidates who have been selected. The list is uploaded on the website and the candidates are also informed through mail.
  3. The information regarding the reporting date and fee submission is given in the email.
  4. The candidates must submit their original documents to the college.
  5. Students on the waiting list are given admission only if seats are left vacant.

PG Admission Process:

  1. After filling the online form and doing the payment. Candidates will receive their hall tickets through email.
  2. After giving the entrance test. The Students qualified for GD/Interview are listed on the website. They are also notified via email about further details of the date and time of GD/Interview.
  3. After the completion of the GD and PI, the students selected are notified by email. Also, names are uploaded on the website.
  4. Students are given details about further fee payment and document submission.

Documents Required:

UG Admissions

  • SSLC Mark Sheet
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (+2 Mark Sheet) 
  • Community Certificate (if applicable)
  • Transfer Certificate / Conduct Certificate
  • Disability Certificate (if applicable)

PG Admissions

  • SSLC Mark Sheet
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (+2 Mark Sheet)
  • All Semester mark sheets. Internet Print-outs will be accepted only with the attestation of the COE/ Principal.
  • Community Certificate (if applicable)
  • Transfer Certificate / Conduct Certificate
  • Disability Certificate (if applicable)

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Madras School of Social Work Facilities

The Institutes showcase a completely urban infrastructure with proper facilities. All the basic and Advance facilities are provided to the students. The campus has enough space to accommodate several establishments including hostels, Library, Auditoriums, Park, etc. Some of the facilities are:

  • Library: We can never neglect the importance of a Well-developed Library for an educational institute. The college library has an impressive collection of over 17000 books. The library also has several journals, research papers, and periodicals. There is also a photocopying facility available in the library.
  • Computer Center: To give complete access to there students of the modern IT world and the Web. The college also has a fully advanced computer center. The students may use the facility for different purposes including emails, Web Search, creating projects, filling forms, etc.
  • Audio-Visual: The College has installed LCD projectors and sound equipment in the majority of the classrooms. This gives the student a proper modern learning experience. This also enhances the academics of students by giving them a better understanding of the concept.
  • Hostel: Accomodation is an important factor to consider when looking for colleges. The college has a Limited hostel facility available. There are separate hostels for boys and girls. Students outside Tamil Nadu are given the first preference. After fee payment and seat allotment. The student has to individually apply for the Hostel. This is done with Hostel Warden. 

Madras School of Social Work FAQ

Ques. Can someone get admission into a master's program after qualifying the entrance exam?

Ans. To get admission into a master's program, a candidate must qualify for the entrance exam. The candidate qualifying the entrance appears in a group discussion which is followed by a personal interview. 

Ques. Are there any graduation courses offered at Madras School of Social Work?

Ans.The college mainly offers post-graduation courses like MSW, MRHOD, MA to name a few. Apart from this, the college also offers Bachelor in Social Work (BSW) and Bachelor in Science (B.Sc.) which are the graduation courses. 

Ques. What is the total Hostel Charges at Madras School of Social Work?

Ans. The total hostel charge includes Hostel fees, Mess fees, and the security deposit. The collective amount comes to be INR 69,500 per year. 

Ques. What are the contact details of the institution?                                

Ans. The college's address is:-

  • 32, Casa Major Road, Egmore, Chennai – 600 008

The contact numbers and the mail id is 

  • 044 28194566, 044 28195126

Ques. Is Madras School of Social Work a Government college?

Ans. The college is an autonomous Institute. This is not a Government college but some of the courses are aided. For aided courses, you have to pay lower fees.