Karve Institute of Social Service

50 yrs of Excellence



  1. A beautiful green campus with well illuminated spacious buildings, sufficient Class Rooms, faculty Cabins, sufficient parking place.
  2. Well-equipped office set-up for College & Research Cell- Lan-network, MIS, Internet facilities Xerox, E-pbx.
  3. Conference & Multipurpose Halls
  4. Audio-visual aid, LCD, Computers,Internet
  5. Common place for boys & Girls
  6. Basic amenities & facilities-
  7. Library – (Computerized-digital, Internet, Wi-Fi, AV, e-resources, good collections, periodicals, Photocopying & printing facilities).
  8. Wi-Fi Campus
  9. Play Ground, Indoor & Outdoor Games.
  10. Demonstration of water harvesting measures and vermi-culture project on the campus.
  11. Sufficient security systems:

Conference Hall

The sate of art facility with round table arrangement, capacity for 60 persons, class room sitting arrangement capacity for 125 persons, inbuilt audio - visual presentation facility.

Seminar/ Multipurpose Hall

Capacity for 125 people.

Computer & Internet facility

Available at Administrative office, Library, R & C Cell.

Tech Mahindra Computer Lab:

The Computer Lab is contributing by helping students make effective use of internet services for academic purposes, presentations, assignments, SPSS and research projects.


Welcome to the Karve Institute of Social Service Library. The library was originally founded by Late Shri. B.D.Karve, founder of Karve Institute of Social Service in 1963. The library specialises in Family & Child Welfare , Human Resource Management ,Medical Psychiatric Social Work , Urban Rural Community Development, , and is considered to be one of the foremost specialised libraries in the field of social work in Maharashtra. The KINSS Library serves as the Information System in social work education. The Library, as one of the important central facilities of the Institute, supports the study, teaching, research and development programmes of the Institute. It is housed in a separate building having two floors. The information resources have been strengthened by adding a good number of journals and latest books in social work and allied subjects. The library has a collection of 16500+ volumes which includes Text Books, Reference Books and Bound volumes of Journals. The Library subscribes to about 70+ current Journals and National Library and Information Services infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST) programme online database, the UGC- Consortium from the Inflibnet for the year 2011 by providing the online IP based institutional e-resources access. N-LIST online database consist more than 7000+ journals and 97000+ e-books with online access to students, researchers and faculties. During the period from 8th March 2014 to 5th April 2014 Karve Institute of Social Service ranked in India’s top ten colleges N-LIST users. Library operations have been automated with the help of an integrated library software package, AutoLib. The book database is accessible through OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue). Circulation Services are executed through Barcode System. It is an open access library and remains open from 9 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. on weekdays and extended from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the examination period. The Library has introduced Internet and Wi-Fi facility to facilitate free-flow of information to the users. Special reading room facility is offered for M.S.W., M.Phil, Ph.D.,PGDGMN and PGD-CSR students. Library has a well-equipped xerox, printing and scanning facility. The library has institutional membership with Jaykar library, University of Pune to avail their services.

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