Vimala College (Autonomous), Thrissur

Department of Social Work

Department Overview

History of the Department 

     The Department of Social Work (Aided) was established in the year 1995-96 in response to the College’s responsibility to address the issues of the Society. Since its inception, the Department of Social Work is actively involved in providing evidence-based, quality oriented social work education through most advanced and emerging domains of practice, research and field interventions. It has also engaged itself in strengthening social work practice, research and field projects. The Department offers Masters Degree in Social Work with specializations in Medical & Psychiatric Social Work and Rural & Urban Community Development. The Department is recognized as research centre for Social Work in the year 2017.


Graduate Attributes

                   All Social Work students of Vimala College are expected to possess the following attributes at a level appropriate to their year of study. They are expected to demonstrate these attributes in the class room, field practicum and work environment. These graduate attributes are fostered in the context of the curriculum and extracurricular activities.

  • Self awareness
  • In-depth  knowledge
  • Effective communication
  • Creativity
  • Professional Practice
  • Self management
  • Ethical Practice


We envision a cadre of empowered women professionals with personal integrity, a sense of self worth and an unshakable belief in the dignity and worth of human beings irrespective of the man made boundaries.


We dedicate ourselves to the mission of training and transforming our students to committed, competent and confident social work professionals by imparting academic and practice based knowledge, attitude and skills using the framework of social justice, human rights and sustainable and participatory development.


Ramavarmapuram Road
Thrissur 09
Kerala, India

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We envision the total transformation of the young women for their enrichment and of the society at large and the nation as a whole.

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