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MSW 2013 Non Grant


Important Dates

Last date for receiving application for MSW Non Grant division is extended till 12th July 2013, Friday (5.00 pm)

First round : List of Selected Candidates MSW Non-Grant

Second round of Admission Test, Group Discussion and Personality Interview for MSW Non Grant division is on Saturday, 13th July 2013

Third round of Admission Test, Group Discussion and Personality Interview for MSW Non Grant division is on Tuesday, 23rd July 2013. Last Date of Application is 22nd July 2013.



The minimum eligibility for admission to MSW Programme is a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognized University. Candidates appearing for final year examination whose results are awaited are also eligible to apply.


Candidates seeking admission should have completed 20 years of age and must be below 40 years. This rule may be waived under special circumstances.

Seats and Reservation:

The intake for MSW programme is 60 students. The institute is a Christian Minority Institute. The seats are filled up as per Govt. norms applicable to the minority institutes. Minority candidates are required to submit an attested true copy of Baptism and Church Membership Certificate from their Church authorities while submitting application. The other category (SC/ST/OBC/PH) Candidates are also required to submit attested true copy of certificates, for considering them in their respective category.


Online Application System


Dear Students,

We are glad to launch Online Application system for MSW Program. We are confident that it will make the application process more user friendly and time saving.

Before starting the application process please read the below instructions carefully and make sure to keep your education related documents handy.



Step 1: Fill up the Online Application form and press Submit button


Step 2: After the submission next screen will provide you a printable version of the form you                                     filled in.


Step 3: Deposit the fees of Rs. 550/- in on below mentioned bank account and take a note of the                             Transaction ID received from the bank

Bank Details:

Account Title: BPHE Society’s CSRD-ISWR General Administration Account

Bank Name: Union Bank of India, Station Road Branch, Ahmednagar (Maharashtra)

A/c No. 505401010912034

IFSC Code: UBI No. 550540

MICR Code: 414026002

(Note: Amount can be deposited using NEFT/RTGS facility from any other bank if branch of Union Bank of India is not present in your area)


By drawing a D.D. of Rs. 550/- in the name of Director, CSRD-ISWR, Ahmednagar, Payable at Ahmednagar.


By obtaining Challan of Rs. 550/- from CSRD-ISWR office and depositing in the Union Bank of India, Station Road Branch, Ahmednagar.


Step 4: Visit the online registration system again and fill in the transaction ID/ D.D./ChallanNo., method of payment and other details and press the Submit button.


Step 5: Send hard copies of your documents on the following address by Registered/Speed        Post/Courier:


G. P.O. Box No. 25, Station Road, Ahmednagar-414001 (M.S.)

Submission of Duly Filled in Application Form

(a) Candidates can send their duly filled in applications through Registered Post/Speed Post. The envelope should be addressed to the Office Superintendent, CSRD ISWR, Station Road, Ahmednagar 414 001.The candidates should write, in bold capital letters on the envelope, “APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION TO THE MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMME (2013–15)”

(d) Candidates can submit their applications personally to the Office Superintendent (CSRD) Institute of Social Work and Research, Ahmednagar, against proper receipt. The Institute will not be responsible for the applications delivered to any other functionary of the Institute.

(e) The last date for receiving the Application Forms, complete in all respects, by hand or by post, is July 06, 2013. Candidates should clearly note that the Institute will in no case be responsible for non-receipt of their applications or any delay in receipt thereof on any account whatsoever. They should, therefore, ensure that their applications reach the Institute on or before the prescribed last date.

Facilities during Admissions:


As compared to the number of applications received from outstation candidates, hostel facilities available are quite inadequate. Therefore, hostel accommodation may be provided to some of those candidates who do not have relatives or friends in the nearby area. Those needing accommodation should write to the office superintendent.  Allotment will be on a first come first serve basis. During the period of selection, the charges for lodging will be Rs. 50/- a day, which should be paid to the CSRD office against proper receipt immediately on arrival.


Assessment for Selection (Total Marks 200)

The selection procedure will be held at the Centre for Studies in Rural Development – Institute of Social Work and Research, Ahmednagar. Those satisfying the eligibility requirements will be assessed for selection through the following.

(a) Academic Background: Academic background is considered for the selection of the candidates. Academic performance is verified during the interview. However, high academic achievement is not the only criterion on which the candidate will be selected.

(b) Written Test (100 Marks) : The written test will be for 100 marks out of which 50 marks are for objective type questions on general awareness and 50 marks for comprehension and short answer question on contemporary social issues / problem. The written test (WT) aims at assessment of knowledge about contemporary issues in the field and sensitivity to social issues, expressed through written analysis in English/Hindi/Marathi. The test also aims at assessing candidates’ knowledge of English which is the medium of instruction of MSW course.

(c) Group Discussion (40 marks):  Those candidates who qualify at the written test shall be called for Group discussion and panel interview. The purpose of Group Discussion is determining a candidate’s ability to effectively communicate and also to asses his/her ability to express opinion on any social issues and contribute their ideas towards a meaningful group discussion. Every candidate will be participating group discussion in a group of 10 – 12 candidates. Time allotted will be 40 minutes.

(d) Personal Interview (60 Marks): The purpose of personal Interview is to find out the candidate’s interest in and aptitude for social work, experience of helping people etc. Candidates are interviewed based on the details mentioned in application form and autobiographical statement submitted. The candidate is expected to be acquainted with the programme for which he/she has applied for, as questions may be asked on the topic during the personal interview.


The list of candidates selected will be displayed on the Institute’s notice board and website on Friday, July 07, 2013. It is the responsibility of the candidate to find out whether he/she has been selected or not. Results can also be confirmed telephonically on 0241-2346328/2327258

The MSW Programmes will commence on Wednesday, July 10, 2013

After Selection Formalities

Acceptance Letter: An acceptance letter should be obtained, signed and returned to the Office Superintendent on or before 21st June 2013, if admission is accepted.

Verification of Original Documents: The verification of original documents will be carried out between 08th to 09th July 2013, from 10.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. The selected candidates must produce the following documents for verification, in original, at the time of admission. If a candidate has submitted his/her original documents like certificates, mark-sheet, etc. to a College/University for re-evaluation or for any other purpose, he/she is required to produce a letter from the college/ University authority addressed to the Director of the Institute clearly indicating that the candidate’s original documents, as stated above, have been retained by the college/ University for a specific purpose.

Payment of Fees: The full fees and deposits of the first year should be paid in Bank through Chelan obtained from the office, or by a Demand Draft drawn in favour of Director, CSRD, Ahmednagar payableat Ahmednagar. The candidates are required to submit the cash or demand draft of the requisite amount towards first year fees and deposits at the time of verification of original documents. Otherwise, the admission will be treated as automatically cancelled. Bank timings are 10.30 to 3.00 p.m.

Payment of First Semester Fees and Deposits (in Rupees) are as follows:


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Original Documents Required For Verification

(i)            Graduation Mark-sheet/Documentary proof of appeared for final exam if result is awaited;

(ii)           Transfer Certificate from the earlier college.

(iii)          No Objection Certificate from the employer, if employed;

(iv)         Baptism certificate (only for Christian minority)/Caste/Tribe Certificate for SCs and STs;

(v)          Income Certificate of the preceding financial year (only for SCs and STs who are eligible for          GoI Post-Matric Scholarship);

(vi)         Certificate of disability (if applicable);

(vii)        Certificates of extra-curricular activities, if any.


(a) If any of the above documents in original are not produced for verification, or if the copies of the document attached to the Application form do not tally with the original documents, provisional selection will be immediately cancelled.

(b) Admission will be subject to the fulfillment of the eligibility requirements as confirmed through verification of original certificates and mark-sheets etc.

(c) Original documents for verification will not be accepted by Post or courier service. They have   to be presented by the candidate or by his/her authorized representative.

Joining the Programme: Those who have accepted admission by paying the full fees and deposits are expected to join the programme on 10th July, 2013. Admission of those who have paid the fees and deposits but fail to join by the prescribed date will automatically be cancelled.

Refund of Fees: Fees once paid will be refunded as per the university of Pune rules.

Hostel Accommodation: Separate hostels are available for men and women. However, the number of available hostel seats is limited. Therefore, it is not possible for the Institute to provide hostel accommodation to all the outstation candidates selected for the Master’s Degree Programmes of the Institute. Outstation candidates, requiring hostel accommodation, should check hostel allotment status from the Office Superintendent of the Institute. The Institute reserves the right to decide admission to its hostels and can refuse admission to the hostel without assigning any reason.

Please note that candidates cannot claim hostel accommodation, merely because they have submitted the hostel form or obtained admission or paid fees in full.

Identity Card: The selected candidates should give 4 recent stamp size photographs for issue of Identity Card, at the time of verification of original documents, to the office.

Important Dates for MSW Admission for 2013-15

DATE Event
06th July (Saturday) Last date for application (NG)
07th July (Sunday) Entrance test, GD & PI (NG) – First round
07th July (Sunday) 7 p.m. Entrance test (NG) result
09th July (Tuesday) Completion of admission of the selected candidates – Non grant
10th July (Wednesday) Opening of the session
13th July (Friday) Entrance test, GD & PI (NG) – Second round