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The Department of Physics was established in the year 2000. Since then it has been offering Physics Main at the undergraduate level with an objective of empowering women through science and technology. The postgraduate program commenced in the year 2003 and research from the year 2008. Many students and research scholars who have pursued their course here are well employed and serve in the area of higher education at different capacities.

The current areas of research are crystal Growth, Solar utility, Non-linear Dynamics, Spectroscopic analysis, Nano technology and Thin films.

Vision

Build a foundation for excellence in knowledge and creating the interest in the study of Physics.

Mission

To awaken the young minds and discover their talents both in theory and practical Physics through dedicative teaching.

Encourage the student's innovative ideas and creativity.

Career Option For Physics Graduates

Physics Graduates can find ample career openings both in public as well as private sector enterprises.

  • They can apply for all government jobs that insight graduation as the basic Qualification.
  • One can find various opportunities in governmental organisation like DRDO, VSSC, ISRO, SSPL etc
  • Can also recruit in space research centres and in research laboratories.

The Following list shows some of the common job types and Employment areas for Physics graduate:

Job Types

  • Lab Supervisor
  • Researcher
  • Technician
  • Teacher
  • Scientist
  • Consulting Physicist
  • Research Associate
  • Senior Physicist
  • Assistant Scientist
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Professor

Main Employment Areas

  • Research Institutes
  • Laboratories and Institutes
  • Educational Institutes
  • Agricultural Research services
  • Hospitals
  • Power Generating Companies
  • Aviation Industry
  • Construction Firms
  • Demolition Squads

Government Jobs after M.Sc Physics

  • There are vast opportunities available for M.Sc Graduates in government sector.
  • They can apply for jobs in scientific Research and Development organisations such as
  • The defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO),Physics Research Laboratory Ahmadabad,Shah Institute of Nuclear Physics Kolkata and Nuclear science centre New Delhi.
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
  • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  • Bharat heavy Electricals limited (BHEL)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR)

This JRF junior research fellow post comes under the category of Indra Gandhi center atomic research. A person with a good academic record in their graduation can apply for this post. Selection process will be based on the written exam and interview. The official website link for JRF is http://www.igcar.gov.in

Job Prospects abroad

There are wide Opportunities available

  • You can work in several Health care
  • Manufacturing and Electronics companies
  • Student with high percentage during post graduation, can apply for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Department Activity 2001-2019

S.NO DATE NAME OF THE EVENT RESOURCE PERSON
1.

06.09.2001

AFTER B.Sc Mr. Selvakumar, M.Sc, M.Phil, H.O.D of Physics, Govt College (Auto), Kumbakonam
2. 11.01.2002 Advanced technology in telecommunication Mr. Dhinakaran B.S.N.L Marketing officer
3.

23.07.2003

Physics in our practical life D. Devadoss, M.Sc. M.Phil., H.O.D Dept of Physics, T.B.M.L College, Porayar
4. 03.08.2004 Recent trends in telecommunication Mr. H. Mohammed abubacker
5.

11.01.2005

Future trends in communication Er. Shankar, B.S.N.L Kumbakonam.
6. 26.06.2006 A general perspective on non – linear dynamics Dr. L. Kavitha, M.Sc, Ph.D., Dept of Physics Periyar University, Salem
7.

10.03.2008

Spectroscopy and its application Dr.G. Ganeshan, Reader in Physics, H.O.D, TBML College, Poraiyar
8. 23.09.2009 Ham radio R. Sathayanarayanan, Ham radio operator, Kumbakonam
9.

25.08.2010

Recent trends in Physics Mr. A. Antony Joseph M.sc, M.Phil., (Ph.D), Lecture in Physics , St. Joseph College of Engineering & Technology, Thanjavur
10. 10.03.2011 Physics Exhibition Rev. Sr. Prema Maria Goretti, Secretary
11.

23.08.2012

Basic communication system Mr. G. Vaithiyanathan B.Tech, TTA, BSNL, Kumbakonam
12. 28.10.2013 Nanotechnology Mr. G. Rajiv Gandhi M.Sc .,(Ph.D), Assistant professor of Physics, Annai Arts and Science College, Kumbakonam.
13. 29.03.2014 Educational visit Anna planetorium, Trichy.
14. 12.12.2014 Crystal growth and application Dr.M. Senthil kumar, Assistant Professor of Physics Govt.Arts College, kumbakonam.
15. 09.09.2015 Recent trends in thinfilms Dr. L. Chinnapa, Assistant Professor of Physics, Rajah sarafoji Govt.Arts College, Thanjavur.
16. 15.07.2017 Quiz Competition Mrs. C. Premila Rosy, HOD of Computer Science, Idhaya college for women, Kumbakonam.
17. 12.04.2018 Recent Advancess in Physics Dr. K. Senthilkannan, Vice Principal, Research Scientist, E.G.S Pillai Science and Arts College, Nagapattinam.
18. 24.08.2018 Inter Department Competition IDHPHY-2K18 Rev. Sr. Dr. Vimali Mary, HOD of Tamil, Idhaya college for women, Kumbakonam.
19. 30.11.2018 Faculty Development program Unknown From Known Rev. Sr. Dr. V. Eugin Amala, Idhaya College for Women, Kumbakonam.
20. 13.09.2019 Practice of Physics Dr. K. Raghu, Assistant professor, Thiru.vi.ka. Govt. Arts College, Thiruvarur.

Students Achievement Extracurricular Activities

Seminar/ Workshops/ Conference Organized

S.NO DATE TITLE RESOURCE PERSON PARTICIPANTS
1.

29.09.2005

Solid State Physics (One day Seminar)

Dr. Dhanushkodi, School of Physics, Bharathidasan University, Trichy. 72-Students
2. 12.09.2018 FN

International Seminar on "Recent Advances in Materials Science - ISRAM-2018"

1. Dr. P. Philominathan, Associate Professor, A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College,Poondi.

2. Dr. A. Mary Saroja, Associate Professor,Department of Science and Humanities, Bharathiyar College of Engineering & Technology, Karaikal.

132 - Students, 12 - Research Scholars, 18-Staff members from Various Institutions.
3.

12.09.2018 AN

International Seminar on "Recent Advances in Materials Science - ISRAM-2018"

3. Dr. R. Rajasekaran, Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Physics Dire-Dawa University, Ethiyopia.

4. Dr. N. Anandan, Assistant Professor, School of Physical Science, Alagapa University, Karaikudi.

132 - Students, 12 - Research Scholars, 18-Staff members from Various Institutions.

Outcome

  • The Department of Physics was established in the year 2000.
  • It offers B.Sc, M.Sc and M.Phil programmes.
  • There is 7 teaching staff.
  • Seminars and Workshops are organized.
  • Faculty members have published 26 papers in National and International Journals.
  • So far, we have produced 23 UG and 20 PG University rank holders.
  • Three gold medals in B.Sc Physics.

Future Plan

  • To promote scientific research with social impact.
  • To receive funds for research projects.
  • Focusing on producing more University rank holders.
  • Organizing project oriented workshops for PG students.
  • Encouraging the students to learn e-courses (NPTEL).