BSW in Nepal (Bachelors in Social Works)

BSW in Nepal (Bachelors in Social Works) A detailed information guide for BSW course in Nepal covering various aspects like introduction of the BSW course, future prospects of BSW in Nepal, colleges that conduct BSW course in Nepal, syllabus, subjects, discussions about BSW, costs to study, recent developments and more.

Brief Introduction of BSW course in Nepal ( Introduction to BSW, Bsw colleges in Nepal, Scope of BSW in Nepal, Cost to complete the degree, facts and detailed insight of the BSW course)

Bachelor of social work (BSW) is one of the subject for study, on demand, in the recent days in Nepal as well as all around the globe. With the growing involvement of International nongovernmental organization (INGO) and nongovernmental organization (NGO) for the upbringing of people’s lives and the country, there has been a demand in aspirants from the field of social work.BSW course is designed to fulfill the demand of social workers and activists for those noble purposes.

Better reward, international exposure and stability are some aspects of NGO and INGO which is driving young Nepal for social work as a profession which has been a favorite after career involvement. BSW prepares the student for entry-level practices in the field of social work and helping progress people’s lives.

BSW course in Nepali Colleges/ Universities

BSW in nepalBA in Social studies (BSW ) is a 36 months fully fledged degree programme offered by Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, Pokhara University and Purbanchal University. The programme helps student inculcate day-to-day skills in themselves to help people in building a better relationship, in overcoming family and societal problems, in uplifting livelihood and their environment and many others.

When it comes to BSW in Nepal the colleges educate students to focus on individual and social problems that arise in the civilization which includes violence of a different kind, abuses, job difficulties, displacement issues, political issues, migration issues, medical attention and many others.

BSW in Kathmandu University and BSW in Tribhuwan University ( KU BSW , TU BSW)

Duration: 36 months

Evaluation method: GPA

Eligibility to study BSW / Requirements to Join

To be eligible to appear for the University examinations at the end of each semester, a minimum of 80% attendance in class as well as in the fieldwork is a must.

Other academic requirements include:

  • assignment
  • Research Projects and presentation
  • Seminar papers and presentation
  • Fieldwork is taken as essential element for professional training in Social Work.
  • Students are required to contribute minimum fifteen hours of field work every week

Colleges that conduct BSW course in Nepal

Most of the colleges/institutes that conduct the BSW course are focused n Kathmandu. Although there is a strong interest and desire of students outside Kathmandu valley,only few colleges outside the valley offer this course. We have been getting many emails and contact forms of students from other cities like Butwal, Pokhara, Dharan, Biratnagar, Nepaljung etc asking about the BSW course. These shows the interest of students for the course from all over Nepal. We are currently updating our database about the colleges that conduct Bachelors of Social works program in Nepal. Once completed, the full list will be available in this page.

List of BSW colleges in Kathmandu (BSW colleges of Kathmandu):

Here is the list of colleges that conduct the BSW course inside Kathmandu valley.

  • Kathmandu BernHardt College | Bafal, Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu Model College | Balkumari, Lalitpur
  • Triton International College | Tinkune, Kathmandu
  • Campion College | Kupondole, Lalitpur
  • Sagarmatha College for Higher Studies | Dillibazar, Kathmandu
  • Dibyabhumi Multiple College | Hanumansthan, Kupondole, Lalitpur
  • Bright Vision College | Satdobato, Tutepani, Lalitpur
  • Khwopa College | Dekocha-5, Bhaktapur

We have tried to gather as much information as we can about the BSW course and colleges that run BSW course in Nepal. If we left your college or any institution that you know, you can email us at admin @ studentsnepal .com or SMS us about the college and some details at 9804495818. 

Similarly list of BSW colleges in Butwal, BSW colleges in Pokhara, BSW college in Biratnagar and Chitwan are also being prepared by our team. To include your college that conduct the BSW course or has proposed for the course, please contact us via email or the phone number provided above.

Cost to study/complete BSW course

Looking at the fee structure of different Universities and Colleges of Kathmandu, the average cost to study BSW course currently (2072) is around 4-6 lakhs. The cost to study BSW in Nepal is similar to the cost to study BBA. Nowadays, most of the colleges that run BBA program also run BSW. Bachelors of Social Works is one of the cheapest courses in Bachelors level in private colleges of Nepal and there is not much tough criteria to join this course.

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Popular activity threads and status updates for BSW in Nepal

Popular activity threads and status updates for BSW in Nepal by sn students. You can comment in the activity as well. For more detailed discussions check the forum section.

Is BSW an unwanted course ? everybody says, like no career nor scope I feel so confused even so can anyone recommend me a better college for BSW ?- Pratima rai (@pratima-rai) October 9, 2015

Please suggest me which college is best for BSW- Kalpit Bhandari (@kalpit-bhandari) November 25, 2015

Forums related to BSW course


    • Yearly fee including almost all types of fee is Nrs.85000 per year
      Dibyabhumi Multiple College affilaited to Tribhuvan Univeristy
      Kupondole. Lalitpur, Nepal (Near Gurudwara-Hanumanthan)

  • thank you for the detail coverage of BSW course and the information provided in the article. Students searching for the information about social works course will definitely benefit from it. ✌

  • What type of course, is this BSW course (Bachelor’s in Social Work course) ? Is there any scope of BSW course in Nepal? How can I study BSW course? I have heard from many people that BSW course have no future or career, Does that sides of BSW are true? And what is the scope of BSW Course in Nepal? Can I get a job in a social organizations i.e. NGOs and INGO’s ? I want to know about eligibility requirement for BSW course.
    In Nepal, where should I study BSW course? Do we have a maximum number of colleges to study BSW course in Nepal?
    Help to know more about all these questions.

    • Dibyabhumi Multiple College
      (Affiliated to TU)
      Kupondole, Lalitpur, Nepal

      Eligibility: 10+2 (from any faculty/stream) or equivalent

      Program Offered:

      1. BSW (Bachelor in Social Work)
      2. BJMC (Bachelor in Journalism & Mass Communication)
      3. BCA (Bachelor in Computer Application)
      4. BA (Major English)

      1. Full and partial scholarships are available.
      2. Bachelor Degree of TU + two year- work- experience within the course duration.
      3. Additional subjects such as Foundation Skills, Social Entrepreneurship & Digital Citizenship, Graphics Design, Proposal Writing, Videography/Photography and Website Update & Management, PSC (LOKSEWA) are taught.
      4. Six-month internship in Foreign Countries.
      5. Basic Foreign Language Classes of French, Spanish, and Chinese (United Nation Official Languages).
      6. Internship training opportunities only in A-Grade institutions and organizations both national and international.
      7. Fully digital classrooms (Projector based teaching) to provide knowledge and skills.
      8. Regular assessments, unit tests, and performance evaluation.
      9. Participation in seminars, workshops, and conference
      10. Exposure to RJ, VJ, MC and news readers
      11. Visiting academic faculties and professors from foreign countries.
      12. Job placement in prestigious organizations
      13. Audio & video of lecture classes are providing to the students.
      14. Abroad study counseling & documentation free for DMC students through DMC’s sister organization.

  • Is there any scope of BSW especially in the context of Nepal after the massive destruction by Earthquake? What are the major challenges that we faced once the said course is completed?
    Is there any scope in the field in United Nation Programs?

    Please do comment in this regards.
    and thanks in advance.

    • After completion of the BSW course, there are great opportunities in United Nation organizations and INGOs and NGOs.

  • for bsw we should join cmat or not???
    and which clz is best foh this course??
    what is fee structure?? is there any public clz which provide bsw in ktm valley??
    what is the scope of this course in future??

  • Hy Iam a diploma agriculture student and now i am doing job in project sector. So i am planning to join bsw and rd whch is better for further carrier and helpful in agri sector ? Also plz mention fee structure of both faculty. Thank you

  • I am studying bsw course in 1st year and many people say it doesn’t have any scope and we don’t have carear in it. Should i quit it?

  • After passing BSW 4 years course can I get job or not? And for BSW which college is best and the learning hour is how much in a day and what is the scope in abroad for BSW and salary in Nepal is ?

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