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B.Sc (Hons.) Physics

Program Overview

BSc (Honors) in Physics is a 3 year degree program. The main objective of this course is to provide the students a strong foundation of basic and applied physics by means of various theoretical models, experimental techniques and computational techniques. This program covers the major basic and advanced physics subjects including classical mechanics, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, solid state physics etc. to develop the basic understanding in physics and mathematics required to understand and explain the physical phenomena related to matters, universe, energy etc. In this program, students also have a choice to study the exotic applied physics subjects such as material science, nanotechnology, and signal processing to help with a career in research and development (R&D) sectors. Apart from the basic and applied physics subjects, students will access the well-equipped physics lab as well as computer lab to get the necessary computational and experimental exposure. This course lays the foundation for the students with the dreams to become an innovative researcher, successful professional and skilled technician. Moreover, the course content is designed to prepare the students for national level competitive examinations like JAM and CUCET (for admission in MSc in IITs, NITs and Central Universities). A dissertation is part of the curriculum in the final year to give students a flavor or research.

Eligibility

  • 10+2 with Mathematics (PCM/A group)

Selection Process

  • The admission is based on merit

Higher studies and job opportunity after the Program

  1. Higher studies:
  • Master of Science (MSc)
  • Mater in Business Studies (MBA)
  • Master of Arts (MA)

2. Jobs:

  • Scientific Assistant in national labs (IPR, PRL, DRDO, ISRO, CSIR Labs etc.)
  • Laboratory Assistant in Academic Institutions.
  • Government jobs in Administrative Services, Banks, Railways, Defense etc.
  • Teaching at school level
  • Private sector jobs such as Software Developer, Content Developer, Statistician, Insurance Agent, Quality Control Manager etc. 

Program Structure – BSc (Hons) Physics

Seme Code Subjects Credits
I   Lecture Tutorial Practical Total
  Mechanics (Physics Core – I) 4   2 6
  Fundamental Chemistry – I 4   2 6
  Differential Calculus (Mathematics – I) 4 2   6
  English (Ability Enhancement Course) 2     2
          20
 
II Electricity and Magnetism (Physics Core – II) 4   2 6
  Fundamental Chemistry – II 4   2 6
  Differential Equations (Mathematics – II) 4 2    
  Environmental Sciences (Ability Enhancement Course) 2      
          20
 

 

Sem Code Subjects Credits
III   Lecture Tutorial Practical Total
  Thermal Physics (Physics Core – III) 4   2 6
  Mathematical Physics 4 2   6
  Analog Electronics 4   2 6
  Real Analysis (Mathematics-III) 4 2   6
  Computational Physics – I       2
          26
 
IV Wave and Optics (Physics Core – IV) 4   2  
  Digital Electronics 4   2  
  Classical Mechanics 4   2  
  Algebra (Mathematics-IV) 4 2    
  Computational Physics – II       2
          26
 
V Quantum Mechanics 4 2   6
  Statistical Mechanics 4 2   6
  Elective – I 4 2   6
  Elective – II / Dissertation       6
          24
 
VI Electromagnetic Theory 4 2   6
  Solid State Physics 4 2   6
  Elective – III 4 2   6
  Elective – IV / Dissertation       6
          24
Total
Credits 140

List  of Electives:

  1. Biophysics
  2. Digital Signal Processing
  3. Introductions to Embedded Systems: Microcontrollers
  4. Material Science
  5. Introduction to Astronomy Experimental Tools and Techniques in Physics Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  6. Dissertation & Inter Departmental Electives

Note: 

Electives may be added or removed later.