About The Department

The Department of Physics caters to the needs of Science, Engineering and Technology programs.   It imparts knowledge in Applied Physics, Materials Science, Basics of Electronics circuits & devices and Engineering applications and New Engineering Materials. The Progmmes offered by the department includes B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Phil and Ph.D. The areas of research interests and expertise spans a wide range including  Solid State Physics, Crystal growth and characterization, Crystallography, NLO Studies, Nano Technology, Material Science, Spectroscopy, Molecular Dynamics, Medial Physics and Theoretical Physics. The Department has established a crystal Growth Lab with the facility to grow high quality crystals by SR method.

B.Sc. – Physics

A Candidate who have passed Higher Secondary Examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as main subjects of study or equivalent thereto are eligible for admission to three year B.Sc Programme in Physics. This is a three year programme comprising 6 semesters. Each semester has a minimum of 90 working days. The languages offered are Tamil, French, Hindi and Telugu. The curriculum is enriched with the latest topics of fundamentals of Physics and Non major elective subjects and soft skills are added with the reasonable credits. Equal importance is given to the practical classes. Mathematics and Chemistry are offered as the allied subjects in the I year and II year respectively. Electronics subjects like Integrated Electronics, Microprocessor fundamentals are also included in the final semester.

M.Sc. – Physics

A candidate who have passed B.Sc (Physics) degree examination of this University or the examination of other University accepted as equivalent thereto are eligible for admission to two year M.Sc Programme in Physics. This Programme comprises of 4 semesters. Each semester has a minimum of 90 working days. Each semester has core and elective subjects and the students are given freedom to choose their electives from the list of electives offered. To name a few electives are Energy Physics, Medical Physics, Crystal Growth and characterization, Laser and applications etc.

M.Phil. – Physics

Candidates who have qualified for post graduate degree in the respective discipline of this University or of any other University recognized by this University as equivalent thereto shall be eligible to register for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and undergo the prescribed course. Admission shall be based on combined merit of entrance examination and interview conducted by the University. Candidates shall be required to have obtained a minimum of 55%of marks in their respective Post Graduate Degree to register for the degree of Master of Philosophy. The M.Phil degree is awarded if a student has registered, undergone and secured the required minimum number of credits for the core and elective courses including Dissertation prescribed in the corresponding programme within the stipulated time.

Academic year 2018-2019

Academic year 2017-2018

  1. Application of Mathematics, the Queen of Science and Technology” on Friday 22nd September 2017 lecture given by Mrs. Sharon Rubini, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, St. Peter’s College of Engineering & Technology, Chennai.
  2. New Engineering materials’ (Metallic glasses, Shape memory Alloys, Nano, NLO and Bio materials) on 5th April 2018 lecture given by Dr.R.Sugaraj Samuel, Associate Professor, New college, Chennai.

Academic year 2016-2017

National Conference on Frontier Areas in Science and Humanities (NCFASH 2017)

  1.  The Humanities and Sciences Association in which Department of Physics is a part has conducted the National Conference on Frontier Areas in Science and Humanities during 8th May 2017 (NCFASH-2017). This conference paved way  for the researchers to present and discuss about their work and ideas.
  2. New Engineering materials’ (Metallic glasses, Shape memory Alloys, Nano, NLO and Bio materials) on 24th March 2017 lecture given by Dr.R.Sugaraj Samuel, Associate Professor, New college, Chennai.
Physics Academic year 2015-2016,2014-2015,2013-2014,2012-2013

Academic year 2015-2016

Vision & Mission

Vision 

To develop the department as a center for studies in materials science and Technology and to encourage the inquisitiveness in a student and make him understands the fundamentals of physics so as to exploit it for research and implementation of technology.

Mission

  • To provide the students with basic knowledge in theory and help acquire the skills in laboratory practice useful to them in the subsequent years of their branch of study.
  • To ensure better quality of education by continuous monitoring, review of performance and counseling students.
  • To appendix the academic input of students by organizing Symposiums, seminars, conferences and guest lectures.
  • To improve the quality of the faculty members through up gradation of qualification, participation in/ conduction of seminars, workshops and publication of quality  research papers with high impact factor and books.
  • To provide the state-of-the-art research facilities and offer opportunities for higher education in Science, Engineering and Technology by research and development and consultancy.

 

B.Sc Physics

PROGRAMME OUTCOME (POs):

After successful completion of three year degree program in physics a student should be able to;

PO-1. Demonstrate, solve and an understanding of major concepts in all disciplines of physics.

PO-2. Solve the problem and also think methodically, independently and draw a   logical conclusion.

PO-3. Employ critical thinking and the scientific knowledge to design, carry out, record and analyze the results of Physics experiments.

PO-4. Create an awareness of the impact of Physics on the society, and development outside the scientific community.

PO-5. PO-6. To inculcate the scientific temperament in the students and outside the scientific community.

PO-7. Use modern techniques, decent equipments and microprocessor kits

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOME (PSOs):

PSO-1. Gain the knowledge of Physics through theory and practicals. 

PSO-2. Understand the theory and application of 

PSO-3. Develop research oriented skills.

 PSO-4. Make aware and handle the sophisticated instruments/equipments.

 

M.Sc Physics

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (POs)

On successful completion of the programme,

 PO 1: The students will acquire a solid foundation in mathematical, scientific and fundamentals of Physics. 

 PO 2: The students will have a sound knowledge on preparation, processing, characterization and applications of  various kinds of Materials related to physics

 PO 3: Students will develop an ability to identify, formulate and solve problems related to Physics.

PO 4: Students will demonstrate an ability to visualize and work on laboratory and multidisciplinary tasks. 

PO 5: Students will develop an ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data. 

PO 6: Students will demonstrate knowledge of professional and ethical responsibilities. 

PO 7: Students will be able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.

PO8: Students will show the understanding of impact of Physics on the society and also will be aware of contemporary issues.

PO 9: Students will develop confidence for self education and ability for life-long learning.

 

PROGRAMME SPECIFIC OUTCOMES (PSOs)

PSO-1. Introduce advanced techniques and ideas required in developing area of Physics.

PSO-2. Enhance students‟ ability to develop mathematical models for physical systems.

PSO-3 Gain the knowledge of Physics through theory and practical‟s.

PSO-4. Understand and apply principles of physics for understanding the scientific phenomenon in classical and quantum physics.

PSO-5. Understand and apply statistical methods for describing the quantum and classical a particles phenomenon in various physical systems.

PSO-6. Understand good laboratory practices and safety. 

PSO-7. Develop research oriented skills.

PSO-8. Make aware and handle the sophisticated instruments/equipments.

 

Facilities

Sl.No

                          Equipment/ Kits available

1

FTIR- ATR

2

UV-Visible DRS

3

Ultrasonic Interferometer

4

Hall Effect Kit

5

Energy Gap-Four probe Kit

6

Quinke’s Apparatus

7

PH meter (from chemistry lab)

8

Constant Temperature water bath

9

SR Method Apparatus