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Department of Physics

Brief profile of the department: The department of Physics, established in 2015,seeks to encourage and enhance the participation of women in one of the major streams of the natural sciences. The department offers a two-year M.Sc. programme in Physics with specialization for post-graduation in Electronics and Condensed Matter Physics. Specializations in Atomic and Molecular Physics and X-ray Crystallography are likely to be introduced soon. The department also offers a wide range of elective courses.

The Department seeks to inculcate a spirit of curiosity and enquiry in its students about the Natural world and to train them well in both theoretical and experimental aspects of the physical sciences. To this end it has started offering a Ph.D. programme in Physics from 2018.

Year of Establishment: 2015

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics
  • Material Science
  • Nonlinear Dynamics
  • Plasma Physics
  • High Energy Physics
  • No. of NET/SLET qualified students in last five years - 1
  • No. of Ph.D. produced in last five years - 0
  • No. of registered / enrolled Ph.D. scholars (present) - 8
  • No. of research publication in peer reviewed journals in last five years - 20
  • Average impact factor of the research publication - 2.41
  • No. of books published in last five years - 2
  • No. of seminar/conference organized by the department - 5
  • No. of foreign visit by faculty members and scholars during last five years - 1
  • No of special lecture organized by the department - 1
  • Total research grant received during last five years - 2
  • No. awards/honours received by the faculty members during last five years - 1
  • Departmental recognition - 0
  • No. of Seminar / conference / workshop attended by the faculty members during last five years - 20
  • No. of research collaboration within India - 01
  • No. of research collaboration outside India - 01
  • No. of MOU signed - None
  • None undertaken as of now
  • Dedicated faculty combining academic excellence with involvement in research.
  • To carve out a niche as a dedicated centre forteaching and research for women who are otherwise underrepresented in the domain ofthe physical sciences
  • Inclusion of contemporary new topics at master’s level
  • Plan for improving existing infrastructure
  • Space plan for housing new research programs
  • Implementation of New Departmental Library
  • Setup a new High Performance Computing laboratory
  • Implementation of new laboratory for proposed new courses.
  • M.Sc.: 60