IGNOU BSW Admission 2022-23:16 August 2022 is the last date of IGNOU BSW Admission 2022-23. Now the university has extended its last date so, IGNOU BSW students can apply for admission till 16 August 2022 for the July session. The Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree program is offered by the IGNOU University for three years. Through open and distance learning, the Indira Gandhi National Open University provides many undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, certificate, and diploma programs in arts, science, and trade. IGNOU offers a BSW in numerous specialties at various university schools.

The Bachelor's degree programme in Social Work (BSW) is designed for candidates who wish to provide professional assistance to people in need. Social workers tend to work in socially relevant fields like health care, community development, education, industry, counselling, family, correction, social defence, women, children, disabilities, etc.

IGNOU BSW Admission Updates

  • IGNOU has extended the last date for submitting the assignment for the December 2021 session to 30 April 2022 and for the January 2022 session last date is 15 May 2022. Click Here
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University is inviting for IGNOU BSW Course. Students can fill and submit their online application form by 16 August 2022. Click Here

For other information, you can visit the below-stated pages

IGNOU BSW Admission Highlights

Course Name[BSW] Bachelor of Social Work
Course LevelGraduation
END DATE31 March 2022
RegistrationJanuary 2022
Duration3 Years
University NameIndira Gandhi National Open University
Official Website
Admission 2022-23Indira Gandhi National Open University Admission 2022
LocationMaidan Garhi, New Delhi, Delhi 110068
Course FeesRs.17,700
Average Starting Salary2 Lakh To 10 Lakh
Employment Areas
  • Mental Hospitals
  • Natural Resources Management Companies
  • Gender Issues Associations or Groups
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Counseling Centres
  • MNCs
  • Old Age Homes
  • Prisons
  • Correction Cells
  • Human Rights Agencies
  • HR Department of Industries
  • NGOs
  • Education Sector
  • HR Department of Industries
  • NGOs
Job Types
  • Social Worker
  • Trainee Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Criminology Specialist
  • Labour Welfare Specialist
  • Teacher
  • Counselor
  • Researcher
  • Social Security Officer
  • Executive Officer

IGNOU BSW Admission 2022-23

Students who wish to apply for admission to IGNOU can fill out the application form online. Indira Gandhi Open University opens admission in two sessions. One is January, and the other is July. The admission for the January session is over now. For July, session admission dates are not released yet. To find out about BSW course fees, candidates must examine IGNOU's Course & Fee structure. For more details related to admission, see the IGNOU AdmissionThe Last date is 16 August 2022 2022 of IGNOU BSW Admission 2022-23 for the session of July.

IGNOU BSW Admission 2022-23 Last Date

IGNOU BSW Admission Events Date
Online IGNOU BSW Admission starts15 June 2022
IGNOU BSW Admission last date16 August 2022

BSW Program Has Three Major Components:

  • Foundation Courses: 24 Credits
  • Elective Courses: 48 Credits
  • Field Work (Practicum): 24 Credits
  • Total of 96 Credits

IGNOU BSW Duration

The duration of the IGNOU Bachelor of Social Work is 3 to 6 years. The program is available in both English and Hindi. The minimum duration to complete the Bachelor of Social Work is 3 year, students have choice to give their exams. They can either attempt semester basis exam or yearly basis exam.

IGNOU BSW Admission Form 2022

IGNOU BSW is a bachelor's course for those students who want to be social workers in future and want to earn a degree in the respective course. They can apply online for IGNOU BSW Admission Form by filling out and submitting it. It is available online at the cost of Rs 200. The online link for admission is given below.

IGNOU BSW Admission Form for January 2022 session has been released by the university on its website, and the last date for the submission of the form was 31 March 2022. The form can be submitted in both online and offline mode. In the online mode, the students will have to fill up and upload the form that the university will list on its website.

For the offline mode submission, the students will have to visit their desired regional centre for submitting the application form for admission. In the application form, students are required to upload multiple documents that are marked as mandatory.

IGNOU BSW Application Process 

The application form of the BSW course is available in Online mode. Students can fill and submit it. If any candidate is interested in this course then they can follow these steps-

Step-1 Registration

  1. First of all Register yourself via creating the Username and Password through the Official website.
  2. Website-
  3. Then fill the all required details such as name, DOB, e-mail address, and contact number. After filling in the all details submit it.
  4. IGNOU sent the username to the registered Email Id and on the SMS of the candidate.
  5. The student must have to remember his/her Username and Password.

Step- 2 Log In and Form Filling

  1. The Student should have to log in through the Username and Password.
  2. Then, fill the carefully with all the necessary details.

Step- 3 Uploading Documents

At the time of filling the Application Form, the candidate should upload the scanned copy of the following documents-

  • Photograph and signature
  • Age Proof
  • Educational Qualification
  • Experience Certificate (if any)
  • Category Certificate, if SC/ST/OBC
  • BPL Certificate, if Below Poverty Line

Step- 4 Preview

  1. After upload, the scanned documents, click on the next button to check the preview of the application form.
  2. If any error will be display on the screen then they can go back and can refill the application form of [BSW] Bachelor of Social Work.

Step- 5 Fee Submission 

  1. Candidates can pay the application fee through a Debit card, Credit card, Net Banking, ATM (PNB).
  2. After successfully pay the fee, we must take out the printout of the application form for future reference.

IGNOU BSW Assignments 

IGNOU BSW Assignments submission date is extended the students can submit their online and offline December TEE 2021 till 30 April 2022. Assignment submission is part of the learning of the IGNOU BSW

What are the main benefits of IGNOU BSW?

IGNOU BSW admission's last date has been extended upto 31 March 2022. Admission to the IGNOU BSW course provides the student with multiple benefits, some of which are listed below:

  • IGNOU BSW is a DDE course. Therefore, it can be pursued and completed from home.
  • Students do not require to visit the institution campus regularly like what happens in the regular mode of study.
  • There are no time-bound classes in this course; therefore, the students can study as per their choice of time.
  • The main objective of this course is to provide information related to social work; therefore, applicants will be able to gain enormous knowledge after completing the course.
  • Interested students can gain admission to the course after completing class 12th or an equivalent course without even appearing in any entrance exam.
  • There is no age limit stated for admission to the course. Therefore, interested students of any age group can apply for admission to the course.

IGNOU BSW Syllabus

1st Year

2nd Year

3rd Year

Name of the Coursescourse code    Credits 
Social Work Intervention with Communities and Institutions BSWE-003 8
Introduction to HIV/AIDS BSWE-005 8
Substance Abuse and Counselling BSWE-006 8
Social Work Practicum-III BSWL-003 0

IGNOU BSW Fees Structure

Check the [BSW] Bachelor of Social Work course fee according to the Year wise here.

1 YearRs 5900
2 YearRs 5900
3 YearRs 5900
Total FeeRs17,700
Registration feeRs 200

Required Skill For BSW




Good listener

Critical thinking

Ability to coordinate


Ability to set boundaries

Good communication skills

Emotional intelligence

Social perceptiveness


Documents Required for IGNOU BSW Admission

  1. ID Proof Photocopy
  2. All the mark sheets of the Graduation course photocopy
  3. 10+2 Marksheet Photocopy
  4. Age Proof/ 10+2 Mark sheet.

Salient features of IGNOU BSW

  • A student who has not qualified for the 12th class can also apply for this course. after having IGNOU BPP education and certificate
  • Enrolled students do not need to attend regular classes of IGNOU BSW. They can work along with open learning. The open university offers them IGNOU Study material offline as well as online.

Jobs After IGNOU BSW Admission

There are various job opportunities for students after completing the Bachelor of Social work. Both government organisations and private companies recruit such candidates for social work management. Skill full candidates are high in demand they devote their time to healthcare, military, and social awareness and get handsome salaries.

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