Government Jobs after BSW


The job prospects of social work are not confined to a particular sector as it is a vast area of study and has its applications in many fields. Those who have done the bachelor degree in social work have enormous job openings in public sector enterprises. Employment opportunities for these professionals will become far better in the upcoming years. Government sector jobs improve the prestige of the individual along with better job safety.

Government Jobs after Bachelor of social work

Graduates in social work are recruited by government mainly in community development projects. The community development programs under government supervision mainly concentrate on rural development, education and health. The public sector also offers job openings in child, woman and tribal welfare programs put forward by government. Students in social work can also find employment in different government owned industries. Another good alternative for social workers is to work with government agencies for environmental protection and conservation. Other areas where they can work are:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Counseling Centers
  • Mental Hospitals
  • Old Age Homes
  • Prisons
  • Correction Cells
  • HR Department of Industries
  • Human Rights Agencies
  • Disaster Management Department
  • Health Industry
  • Education Sector
  • Natural Resources Management Companies

A social worker can get employed in any of the job profile mentioned below.

  • Criminology Specialists
  • Labor Welfare Specialists
  • Social Worker
  • Counselors
  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • Executive Officer
  • Trainee Officer
  • Social Security Officer
  • Probation Officer

Teaching jobs after Bachelor of social work

To obtain teaching jobs in government sector the candidate has to undergo higher studies in the area. A post graduate degree in social work along with a NET qualification is enough to appear for competitive exams meant for selection of faculty in Colleges offering courses on social work. Higher qualifications such as M. Phil and PhD are much more desirable to obtain a teaching job in educational sector. There exist many colleges in India offering courses on social work.

How to prepare for these exams?

Before start preparing for each examination the student must understand clearly the syllabus for the exam. The candidate has to prepare first on the topics which are found easy to him. After completing easy topics the candidate can go with hard topics on the syllabus mentioned for the examination. Practicing previous question papers will help individuals to improve the skills in time management and to familiarize with recently asked questions. Students can also approach prominent coaching centers to obtain better guidance and training to clear these exams.

Coaching Centers for coaching programs for Government Exams

Different coaching institutes such as

  • A.S. InfoTech Competitive Coaching Institute
  • Brilliance College
  • IMS
  • Infinity Classes
  • RACE
  • Success Point
  • T.I.M.E

These institutes provide good coaching programs for candidates preparing for competitive exams conducted by Government.



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12 Responses to “Government Jobs after BSW”

  1. 12

    i want to bsw job,any job iam interest in the job

  2. 11

    I have completed B.S.W.
    An i also give the job so please send me message foe gmail.

  3. 10
    Shilpa Singhal:

    Hello to everyone!
    i am doing btec in computer science.. and also have a interest in SOCIAL WORK…
    and want to do BSW along with it…
    will it be beneficial…???

  4. 9
    alok mridha:

    is private job available immediately after completing bsw?

  5. 8

    Respected sir/madam i have finished my bachelors degree in social work and now iam doing my master degree can u suggest me any govt job

  6. 7

    I hav completed my bsw in 75%(2010) .now i m house wife also i hav a boy cild. so i m searcing nice & good govt job.also i m doing msw finel year in IGNOU.

  7. 6
    chandra sekar:

    i completed my bsw then can i get govt job

  8. 5

    Iam about to learn this B.S.W and iam afraid if i could not get a job after i finished this degree

  9. 4

    naem : sarala adras :w\o s p nagaraj rajivgandinagar 11 th ward siruguppa 583121 bellary (d) k.a education : bsw

  10. 3
    sarala T:
  11. 2
    Chaitanya bora:

    I have done my master degree in social work. How could i get job in state social welfare deptt. & disaster management sector

  12. 1
    steffy francis:

    am a graduate student. bsw…………. i want to get nice job….. i have 70% in my profession……. wil i get job…. in any agencies…………