Department of Family and Child Studies


“Strengthening and creating of proficient Social work professionals pertaining to family and child”.


“Aiming towards outstanding quality of social work practices and research relating to family and child in the context of indigenous communities”.


  • To educate students on the safeguarding and strengthening of the family as a unit.
  • To manage issues relating to children and families pertaining to contemporary societies and provide suitable services that is culturally relevant to meet needs.
  • To carry out research work on current issues relating to Children and Families in contemporary families.
  • To contribute to the existing knowledge on Family and Child Welfare Services.


Career Opportunities:

  1. Social welfare department /Ministry of Family and Child welfare
  2. Maternal and Child health
  3. Integrated Child Development Services
  4. Integrated Child Protection Scheme
  5. Civil hospitals (counsellors)
  6. NGOs
  7. Day care centers
  8. Juvenile homes

Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535437/6009602012

E-mail: ,,

Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017