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Department of Social Work


The Department of Social Work was started in the year 2008 with the motive to serve people with humanitarian and ethical values. It offers Master of Social Work (MSW), a two year post graduate program with specializations of Human Resource Management (HRM), Medical and Psychiatric Social Work (MPSW) and Community Development (CD).

  • To equip Human Resource Management students with generalist knowledge, values, and skills and to prepare competent      professionals for effective functioning with diverse systems within a global context.
  • To Prepare Medical and Psychiatric Social Work students in assessment, intervention, therapeutic support through clinical      exposures.
  • To develop and make Community Development students in understanding of working with people of diversity; including      age, race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation without discrimination. Future implications of the social welfare system      with regard to the local and global continuum.

Social Work as a profession is extremely rewarding as it equips individuals, families, groups, and communities. The ultimate goal is to assist the nearby Perur village and its surrounding area.

The Department is about to start a PhD programme in the academic year 2021-2022 which will further develop the knowledge on social work practices. The Department works on providing advanced knowledge on social work and to provide quality of learning.


To excel in the field of social work and be competent to the National and International level social work professionals for the welfare of the society.


 To provide a learning environment for students emerging theory and practical knowledge this helps social work      professionals in character formation and responsibility for the society.

 Building a dynamic, interdisciplinary and critical learning atmosphere by developing competent Social Work Professionals.

 Working towards being a unique space for Social Work education in a rural setting with innovative and updated teaching      tools and techniques for efficient knowledge delivery.

We work towards promoting the profession of social work by educating students to become catalysts for social change. The      students are being prepared to be highly competent professionals who are skilled at providing effective service, integrating      interdisciplinary knowledge, theory, and social work values with practice to address social needs.

HOD Profile

  • The Department of Social Work, SMS College of Arts and Science is currently headed by Dr. D. Kokila, who is an      experienced HR in industrial setting.
  • She has obtained her Under-graduation from Dr. G. R. Dhamodharan College of Science, Coimbatore and Post-graduation      from P. S. G. College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore and Ph.D in Social Work (HR) from Bharathiar University,      Coimbatore.
  • She has qualified in National Eligibility Test for Assistant Professor in January 2017.
  • Her area of specialization includes Personnel Management, Industrial Relations, HRD and Labour Welfare.
  • She has published 4 research papers in various International Journals and Conferences.
  • She has held various responsibilities of the College like Convener of Centre for Community Development, Convener of      Centre for Counseling and Guidance, Member of Centre for Faculty Development, Report Writing Committee etc….
  • She has membership in professional bodies like NIPM, Social Work Forum (PSGCAS).
  • Her working experience includes Junior Executive HR cum Counselor in Aakaash Medical and Research Foundation,      Coimbatore, from August 2002 to till September 2003, as a Executive HR in Victus Dyeings, Tirupur, from October 2003 to      March 2005, as a Labour Welfare Officer in Dimexon Diamonds Limited, Coimbatore from April 2005 to February 2009, as a      Guest Faculty for PGDHRM course in PSG Arts and Science College, Coimbatore, as a HR freelancer provided needful      services to different organizations.


Master of Social Work (MSW).
2 years course.
Eligibility any UG course completion.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The M.S.W program describe accomplishments that graduates are expected to attain within five to seven years after graduation.

  • PEO1
  • Students can get Employment opportunity directly related to Social work and in its specialization area in government and in private sectors
  • PEO2
  • After the completion of the course student may start an NGO or work as an entrepreneur.
  • PEO3
  • Students can became a social worker, school counsellor, programme organiser, project coordinators to upbringing the marginalized community
  • PEO4
  • To introduce the students for advance knowledge in the field of social work.
  • PEO5
  • To help students develop the skills needed in conducting a research in their specialization.
  • PEO6
  • To equip the students with innovative and effective skills in the field of social work to face new emerging challenges.
  • PEO7
  • To enable the students to acquire knowledge about how to write a project proposal which will help them to take projects from state and central government.
  • PEO8
  • Equipped with knowledge and skills of social work to advocate the injustice happen in the society.
  • PEO9
  • Students can evaluate a projects and bring out its merit and demerits.
  • PEO9
  • Students can evaluate a projects and bring out its merit and demerits.
  • PEO10
  • Wide spectrum of social work experience will equip them to work for social development were ever they are planted.

Department Brochure

List of Association Activities

  •     Date
  •                      Program
  •               Resource Persons
  • Scope of Social Work Profession in India and Overseas.
  • Dr.Duraipandi Arunachalam
    Dr. Kokila. D
  • Enlightenment on Indian constitution.
  • Adv. N. Sivagnanam
  • Awareness on UNICEF 3 pillars of Social Policy.
  • Ms. Poonkodi. T
  • Prominence on Minorities Day.
  • Dr. P. Sekar.
  • National Solidarity Day.
  • Dr. M. Elamparithi.
  • National Voters day.                                                               
  • Mr. Vairamuthu ( Deputy Thasildar, Perur)    
  • Training as a tool retention.
  • Dr. Daniel Victor.

List of student’s undergone projects & Internship

  • Year

  • Semester                       
  •    Field Work
  •      Organization                                                
  • Student Name                                               
  •    I
  •       I

  • Concurrent Field Work

  • St. Joseph Old Age Home
    Shanthi Ashramam
    Chesire Home
    Coimbatore Cancer Foundation
    Observation Home
    Arya Vaidya Chikshalaya and Research Institute
    Sree Ayyappa Ghee Factory
    UDIS Forum
    Vitae International Accounting Services (P) Ltd
    Kovai Anbu Illam
    Kasthurba Gandhi Memorial Deaddiction Centre
    Don Bosco Anbu Illam
    Sarathy Pammac
    Families for Children

  • Gayathri Devi. V
    Saranya. R
    Prasanth. R
    Monisha. S
    Dahini Devi. J

  •       II

  • Concurrent Field Work

  • Naga (P) Ltd
    Shanthi Ashramam
    Chesire Home

  • Gayathri Devi. V
    Saranya. R
    Prasanth. R
    Monisha. S
    Dahini Devi. J
  •    II
  •       III

  • Concurrent Field Work

  • Naveen Psychiatric Hospital
    Mesmer Hospital
    Podran Foods (P) Ltd
    Genesis (P) Ltd, Coimbatore       
  • Saranya. R
    Dahini Devi. J
    Monisha. S
    Gayathri Devi. V
    Prasanth. R
  •    III
  •       IV

  • Block Field Work

  • Hirotec India (P) Ltd
    Coimbatore Cancer Foundation
    New Deepam Foundation
    Sakthi Soyas (P) Ltd
  • Gayathri Devi. V
    Monisha. S
    Saranya. R
    Dahini Devi. J
    Prasanth. R

  • Concurrent Field Work

  • Sakthi Sugars Ltd
    Krishna Nurshing Home
    G Plast (P) Ltd

  • Gayathri Devi. V
    Dahini Devi. J
    Monisha. S

Contact Details

Department of Social Work
SMS College of Arts & Science,
Perur Main Rd, Coimbatore,
Tamil Nadu - 641010,
0422 2982266

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