National Institute of Social Development
Admission 2023 - 2024
National Institute of Social Development (NISD) is the leading institution in the Social Work education in Sri Lanka. It is functioning under the Ministry of Social Services. The Institute is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) as a degree awarding Institute. NISD is committed to producing professional social workers and promotion of social development.
Programs and Courses
Masters in Social Work, Bachelors in Social Work, Diploma in Social Work and Diploma in Counseling.
Admission Procedure 2023 - 2024
To apply for the Masters in Social Work, the candidates must possess a first or second class Bachelors degree from a recognized university or institution a Bachelors degree from a recognized university or institution and a minimum of three years post-qualifying experience working in social welfare organization (s). For admission to the first year in the Bachelors course, the candidates must possess the minimum requirements for University admission prescribed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and a minimum of a credit pass in the English Language at the G.C.E (O/L) examinations. Candidates who have completed the Diploma course are eligible for admission in second year of the Bachelors course. For admission in Diploma in Social Works, the candidates should have successfully completed the GCE (A/L) and in the same year has fulfilled the basic admission requirements to the University or should be a permanent State officer from selected categories with a minimum 3 years of service.