Karve Institute of Social Service is a school of social work established on 9th November 1963 in Commemoration of Social reformer Bharat Ratna Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve. In a way all the efforts of the Institute are aimed at developing a cadre of committed social workers at various levels through it formal academic programmes (from Masters Level to the Doctorate level); as well as through, the para-professionals training and capacity building process of staff for Government and Non-Government institutions. The institute is also involved in Professionals research, Consultancy and H.R. The institute is also actively involved in social development initiatives through CSR.

We offer
• Master of Social Work affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University
• Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) IN Social Work
• ICP – IICA Certificate Program in CSR Approved and Recogniced by IICA, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India
• Post Graduate Diploma Course in Corporate Social Responsibility ( PGDCSR)
• Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Mental Health (PGDCMH)
• IGNOUS Study centre - Proposed

• Neeti Ayog
• CSR Registration
• Letter

• MSW: Recognition for the MSW degree programme vide letter No. KI/S/MSW-Extn/378/1976 dated 23.08.1976 of University of Pune
• M.Phil Course: Recognition for the M.Phil degree programme vide letter No.CA/96/95 dated 16.1.1995 of University of Pune.
• Recognized PhD Centre University of Pune: Recognition for the PhD programme vide circular No.21/95, dt.6-2-95 of University of Pune.
• SIRO Govt. of India: Recognition of the Ministry of Science and Technology (Govt. of India) Department of Scientific Industries Research Centre As per the Sec.29 (f) of UGC Art 1956, Institute is recognised. (No.33-34-35-36 (CD) Pt. lll dt.29.11.7, renewal Vide letter F.No. 13/285/2014/TU-V dt. 30 august,2017 ( Period 01.04.2017 to 31. 3.2020
• NITYI Ayog

• Government of Maharashtra, Ministry of Social Welfare - ‘A’ grade. (vide letr. No... …… 2004)
• NAAC Accreditation - ‘A’ Grade valid period 19 Feb 2016 to 18 Feb 2021 with CGPA 3.30.

The Phenomenal Growth Of The Institute Has Been Possible Due To The Far-Sightedness, Dedication, Devotion, Grit, Determination And Hard Work Of The Trustees . The Trust Believes In Giving The Best And It Magnanimously Funds In Such Educational Projects. In The Service Of The Nation It Also Shapes Better Citizens, Its Motto Being ‘Shaping Better Managers For Future’.

  Board of Trustees    Designation
  Shri Madhukar Pathak   Trustee Chairman
  Shri Sandeep Khardekar   Trustee
  Shri Jagdish Patil   Trustee
  Managing Committee
  Shri. Vinayak Karale    Chairman
  Shri. Ravi Pawar   Vice Chairman
  Shri. Shivkumar Maddirala   Secretary
  Shri. Rajesh A. Shende   Treasurer
  Shri. Sandeep Dighe   Member
  Shri. Madhukar Pathak   Member
  Shri. Vaijinath Biradar   Member
  Shri. Deepak T. Janorikar   Member
  Mrs. Shilpa M. Pathak   Member