DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS : Introduction

Established in 1993

The department runs B. Sc. (Physics) graduate course and M. Sc. (Physics) post graduate course.

     The Department of Physics started in 1993 with the outset of science faculty in the college. The department has six qualified staff members, well equipped laboratories, non-teaching staff and well set departmental library facility. The department runs B. Sc. (Physics) graduate course and M. Sc. (Physics) post graduate course. The department has produced about 500 Physics graduates in last 23 years. The department has history of very good results of about 80 to 90 % every year. About 60 to 70 % students get admissions for various branches of post graduation. Many of our students have been well placed in research, academics and other areas.

    The department has recently started the post graduation in Physics in 2012-2013 with intake capacity of 24 students. At present total strength of the under graduate and post graduate students is about 175. The department regularly organizes various activities for the students which includes poster competition, project exhibition, seminars, workshops, guest lectures, demonstrations, visits and study tours to various National and International research Institutions, power projects. During last few years, the department has conducted the visits and study tours for the students to the following places: Hydro-power project, Koyana. ,Dabhol power project, Ratnagiri, Bhatghar hydro-power project, Giant Meterwave Radio Telescope (GMRT), Narayangaon, Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai, Wind power project of MEDA, Satara, Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, School of Energy Studies, University of Pune, National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune, Modern Energy Park, Wadgaon etc. Nucleonix Systems, Access Solar Pvt. Ltd., JNTU, Hyderabad.

    Recently, the department has organized following two seminars: State level seminar on Innovative research projects for teachers and students., University level convention/seminar on student career development: opportunities and challenges., In addition to these, department has also organized two workshops on University syllabus restructuring.

 

DEPARTMENTAL EXPERTISE AND SERVICES

  • Renewable Energy
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Biophysics
  • Material Science
  • Plasma Physics


FUTURE PLANS

  • To develop a research laboratory for M. Phil and Ph.D. students.
  • To write minor/major research projects to different funding agencies.
  • To create a platform for graduate and postgraduate students for placements in research and industry.
  • To strengthen the Alumni association of the Department.
  • To establish the departmental students help funds.