Career in public sector organisations after Master of Social Work


Central Social Welfare Board, Power Finance Corporation Limited, etc are some of the governmental firms that offer employment opportunities for MSW degree holders. These candidates are recruited to the role of Project Officer, Welfare Officer, etc in Central Social Welfare Board where as they can also get appointed as Deputy Manager in Power Finance Corporation Limited. Most of the high profiled jobs require work experience also.

Public sector jobs after Master of Social Work

Central Social Welfare Board recruits Master degree holders in social work for the job positions of Project Officer, Welfare Officer, etc. For the job position of Project Officer, basic salary packages offered will be between Rs. 9300 and Rs. 34800/- per month along with Rs. 5400 as Grade Pay depending on the role, level and experience. For the job profile of Welfare Officer, basic salary packages are much the same like Project Officer Post, but with a grade pay of Rs. 4200/- per month.

Power Finance Corporation Limited recruits MSW graduates for the post of Deputy Manager. The salary packages offered for this posts falls in the range of Rs.32900/-and Rs. 58000/- per month.

Organization like Projects & Development India Limited (PDIL) recruits MSW candidates in to the post of Deputy General Manager. Those with enough work exposure in the related area are appointed to this post with salary packages between Rs. 43200- 66000/- per month.

MSW graduates are also eligible to apply for the profile of Deputy Project Manager in National Rural Health Mission. In this case, their main role is to implement projects related to ASHA scheme at state level. Other than this, Employees Provident Fund Organization, under Ministry of Labor, Government of India, also recruits master’s degree holders in MSW for the post of Social Security Assistant.

Those who are interested in teaching jobs can get in to the job Profile of Assistant Professor in government colleges. These jobs offer salary packages at UGC level with in the range of Rs. 30,000/- to Rs. 40,000/- per month.

Apart from this, one can find jobs in rural health projects under government of India, in Disaster Management, in Human Rights Agencies, etc. Labor Welfare Specialists, Social Worker, Social Security Assistant, etc are the common job profiles for MSW graduates.

How to get in to these jobs?

Each organization follows their own recruitment policy for the selection process. For example, Central Social Welfare Board recruits eligible candidates to the post of Project Officer, Welfare Officer, etc through written exam and skill test. One can forward the application for these kinds of jobs through the official web portal of CSWB. Similarly, in case of other organizations also the applications can be moved through the concerned web portals. Information on other governmental jobs can be collected through various web portals and leading news dailies.



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2 Responses to “Career in public sector organisations after Master of Social Work”

  1. 2

    kindly inform me job for msw in publick sector.

  2. 1

    i had done my msw this year . My result is awaited.. i want to do the job in public sector.. please suggest me to enhance my career.