School of Physical Sciences-Academic Programmes

Academic Programmes

1. Advance Instrumentation Lab-2

Programme Eligibility /Other Details
Eligibility /Other Details 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (Minimum 50 % marks) from a recognized Board of Secondary Education. (45 % for SC/ST from Uttarakhand).
Masters in Physics (with specialization in Opto-electronics) Graduate in Science from a recognized University (established/approved by UGC) with Physics as an elective subject (Minimum 50 % marks, & 45% for SC/ST from Uttarakhand.
Ph.D. in Physics Masters Degree from a recognized University (established/approved by UGC) with minimum 55% of marks or equivalent OGPA in the respective subject or applied science.The seats are filled through entrance test. Shortlisted candidates after the written test are called for interview. Merit list is prepared on the basis of marks obtained in written test and interview performance. The candidates having qualified JRF examination conducted by UGC/CSIR/ICMR/ DBT or INSPIRE fellowship awarded by DST or having 2 years of research experience or M.Phil./M. Tech. degree in the respective subject with one publication in refereed journal are exempted from appearing in entrance test; however, they are required to appear for Interview.

Integrated M. Sc. (five years programme)

(Please refer to other departments’ pages for Generic elective courses to be opted in the Integrated M. Sc. programme)

Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-101 Mathematical Physics-I 6 (T+P)
PHC-102 Mechanics 6 (T+P)
EES-110 Environmental Science 2
Generic Elective 1 6 (T+P)
Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-151 Electricity and Magnetism 6 (T+P)
PHC-152 Waves and Optics 6 (T+P)
ENG-151 English 2
Generic Elective 2 6 (T+P)
Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-201 Mathematical Physics –II 6 (T+P)
PHC-202 Thermal Physics 6 (T+P)
PHC-203 Digital Systems and Applications 6 (T+P)
Skill Enhancement Course 1 2
Generic Elective 3 6 (T+P)
Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-251 Mathematical Physics –III 6 (T+P)
PHC-252 Elements of Modern Physics 6 (T+P)
PHC-253 Analog Systems and Applications 6 (T+P)
Skill Enhancement Course 2 2
Generic Elective 4 6 (T+P)
Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-301 Quantum Mechanics and Applications 6 (T+P)
PHC-302 Solid State Physics 6 (T+P)
Discipline Specific Elective-1 6 (T+P)
Discipline Specific Elective-2 6 (T+P)
Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-351 Electromagnetic Theory 6 (T+P)
PHC-352 Statistical Mechanics 6 (T+P)
Discipline Specific Elective-3 6 (T+P)
Discipline Specific Elective-4 6 (T+P)

M. Sc. Physics (specialization with Optoelectronics)

Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-401 Mathematical Physics 3
PHC-402 Classical Mechanics 3
PHC-403 Electromagnetic Theory 3
PHC-404 Quantum Mechanics I 3
PHC-405 Electronics 3
PHC-406 Lab I 6
Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-451 Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics 3
PHC-452 Quantum Mechanics II 3
PHC-453 Solid State Physics 3
PHC-454 Atomic and Molecular Physics 3
PHC-455 Mathematical & Computational Physics 3
PHC-456 Lab II 6
Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-501 Advanced Sol. State Phys. 3
PHC-502 Nuclear and Particle Physics 3
PHC-503 Optoelectronics I (Lasers and Detectors) 3
PHC-504 Lab III 6
Course Code Course Name Credits
PHC-551 Optoelectronics 2 (Optical Fiber communication, Integrated nonlinear optics) 3
PHC-552 Optoelectronics 3 (Applied Optics) 3
PHC-553 Project 9

Ph. D. in Physics

Course Code Course Name Credits
EES-710 Research Methodology 4
PHC-701 Advanced Solid State Physics 3
PHC-702 Advanced Computational Physics 4
PHC-703 Characterization of materials 4
PHC-704 Advanced Mathematical Physics 3
PHC-705 Atomistic Modeling and Simulations 3
PHC-706 Nanotechnology 3
PHC-707 Research Review 3

List of Elective Courses (GE, DSE And SEC)

S. No. Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Generic Elective (GE) Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)
1 Experimental Techniques Mechanics Physics Workshop Skills
2 Embedded systems- Introduction to Microcontroller Electricity and Magnetism Computational Physics Skills
3 Physics of Devices and Instrumentation Analog, Digital and Instrumentation Electrical circuit network Skills
4 Advanced Mathematical Physics Elements of Modern Physics Basic Instrumentation Skills
5 Classical Dynamics Thermal Physics Renewable Energy and Energy harvesting
6 Applied Dynamics Waves and Optics Mechanical Drawing
7 Nuclear and Particle Physicss Mathematical Physics Radiation Safety
8 Astronomy and Astrophysics Solid State Physics Applied Optics
9 Atmospheric Physics Quantum Mechanics Weather Forecasting
10 Nano Materials and Applications Embedded System: Introduction to microcontroller
11 Earth Science Nuclear and Particle Physics
12 Medical Physics
13 Biophysics
14 Dissertation